The New Apple Memories Slideshow App is a Hit

Movies Made For You On iPhone 7 Missing 3 1/2 Trillion Nostalgic Pictures Not Yet Digitized


The latest Apple innovation is it’s Memories app to share your pictures. The problem is what’s missing? decades of photo snapshots, 35mm slides and film negatives representing all those delightful past memories, not yet stored on your phone. Those pictures are tucked away in photo albums, scattered in shoe boxes, and worse, cluttered draws and dusty cabinets — fading away from the ravages of time.


The Memories tab in the iPhotos app automatically creates beautiful movies out of the photos and videos in your camera roll in a matter of seconds. The revamped Photos app in iOS 10 app includes a new Memories tab, which groups photos into events automatically but creates customized slideshow movies.


How Apple Memories works: On your Mac, open an Album and click Show as Memory in the header. If you’re in the Photos tab, click the title of a group of photos to open them as a Memory. On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, tap on the header of any Moment, Collection, Year, or Album. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap Add to Memories.


Rediscover favorite and forgotten moments from deep in your photo library and from all your analog snapshots – once scanned. Memories automatically creates curated collections of your most meaningful photos and, 35mm slides and film negatives.


When creating Memories, go to the Albums Tab. Tap on the plus button to create a new album and then name the album. Select the photos you would like to add to the memory. And, that’s where the problem is quickly noticed.  Mostly all photos on your smartphones are recent pictures — if you’re like us, of the food you ate last evening.  To share wondrous past nostalgic pictures, it’s this easy to get everything digitized at ScanMyPhotos.com. As you can see, we are huge fans of these photo-sharing apps because it incentivises all app users to first digitize.


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How to Find a Reliable Photo Scanning Service

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It’s a nightmare scenario: you finally decide to save time and money by packing up and shipping your precious print photos to a scanning service to digitize but the photos disappear in transit. In fact, this actually happened to one of our customers, Irene S.


“In the process of scanning all my photos, I decided to try another photo scanning company. I live in Prescott and they’re in Phoenix (less than 100 miles away). I boxed up an order and sent it to the company, but three months later, I found myself at the point of filing a theft report. I called the company several times for updates but my calls and emails went answered. It was as if the company fell off the face of the planet and took all my photos with them! Then, months later, I opened my front door and the box of photos was back—it looked the same as when I sent it with no further information provided.”


Irene shared this story with us after the positive experience she had at ScanMyPhotos. She was exceedingly lucky to get those photos back.

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5 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts Dad Will Love

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Our Favorite Last Minute Gifts For All the Dad’s In Your Life


If you’re running out of time to find gifts dad will love for Father’s Day, look no further. We’ve put together a list of the best Father’s Day gifts you can buy or make in a jiffy. 


So, whether your Dad already has it all, or is particularly picky when it comes to presents, check out these great last-minute gift ideas.


Snag tickets to a special event


Give Dad an experience to remember with a fun night out. If he lives for sports, tickets to a game are a no brainer. For Dads who love music or comedy, a stand-up show or concert is the way to go. Find out when his favorite entertainer is coming to town, and snag tickets before they sell out. And if you’re lucky enough to live nearby, plan to attend the event together.  Our favorite ticket site, that’s super easy to navigate to score tickets to special events is StubHub


Record a touching video message


If you really want to make Dad smile, make him a video with a special message from everyone in the family. Record your siblings, close family members, and friends saying what they love most about him. Creating a video is easier than you think. All you need is a smartphone, and a simple editing software like iMovie, which comes standard in newer Apple computers.


Don’t feel tech savvy? Ask a friend or family member who knows how to use editing software for help.


Buy a magazine subscription


Solid reading material always makes a wonderful gift. Whether you have a new idea for a publication Dad will love, or happen to know that his favorite subscription has lapsed, this gift is one that’s easily purchased and ready for delivery in under five minutes. We found this useful link from Amazon for the top men’s interest magazines and how to order. 


Give a ScanMyPhotos e-gift certificate


Speaking of gifts that take minutes to purchase, snag Dad a ScanMyPhotos E-Gift Certificate today! With this gift, he can choose exactly which analog memories he wants to digitize first, whether it’s a box of meaningful photos or old video footage he’ll eagerly share on social media. He can also use his gift certificate to restore damaged images as well.


Sign up for elevated movie streaming


For movie buffs who want a wider scope of films than what Netflix has to offer, there are alternative streaming services with a focus on harder-to-find classics. If your Dad loves obscure films or is a serious cinema aficionado, this is the perfect gift. Some great options include MUBI and FilmStruck.


 

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