‘Tis the Season to Embrace the Warm and Cozy Concept of Hygge, Here’s What You Need to Know

HyggeThe days are getting shorter and the temperatures are falling. For many the winter months are a time of isolation and weariness—but this is not the case for the Danish.

 

Scandinavians are no stranger to long, dark, and cold days, but rather than begrudgingly deal with the winter blues, they’ve found a way to embrace it through the concept of hygge.

 

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Why ScanMyPhotos Celebrates and Fosters Diversity of People and Ideas

diversityFor 28 years, our customers from across the nation have entrusted their precious memories into our care. We’ve received photos of family vacations, historic moments, and so many smiling and happy faces of all backgrounds, ethnicities, races, genders, and sexual orientations.


Every picture we scan represents a true portrait of our nation and our world. Each one arrives at ScanMyPhotos to be preserved without prejudice or reservation.



Our photo scanning technology doesn’t care or discriminate who’s in the picture. As each snapshot carefully passes through the digitization process, a memory is preserved. In light of current events, this is a process we all need to adopt.


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How This Gift Can Help a Loved One Re-live All the Good Times

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Lois and her mom

In the daily course of our lives, it’s easy to get caught up in the present and focus on the negativity. Job stresses, personal life issues, bills to pay—the list goes on. But in the back of our mind exists millions of moments that when we recall, will bring an instant smile to our face. This is the magic of what pictures can do, and it’s why ScanMyPhotos customer Lois Thar decided to give the gift of the past to her mother for her 85th birthday.

 

“Mom’s birthday was coming up and we wanted to digitize her old print photos and create a slideshow for her birthday. We got the idea while we were cleaning up her apartment and found this big box of photos and I was like ‘Oookay, what can I do with these?’”

 

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Give Your Loved Ones the Gift of Less Stuff this Holiday Season

less stuffThe holiday season is typically a blur of excess—from the food to the presents and everything in between. But lately, it seems like there has been a fundamental shift when it comes to our lifestyles. People are seeking ways to simplify their lives and, in general, accumulate less stuff. Just watch any Tiny House Hunters episode and you’ll see simplicity is a trend on the rise.

 

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7 Tips In Preparing For Apple iPhone X

Welcome to the premiere of The ScanMyPhotos Tech Report to share helpful insights and tips with you. Today we are sharing 7 tips to prepare you for the new Apple iPhone X


The ScanMyPhotos Tech Report: 7 Tips In Preparation For Delivery Of Your New iPhone X


Today, Brian X. Chen lead consumer technology writer for The New York Times wrote what must singularly be the best review ever, as he raves on the new iPhone X. He announced that “[t]he iPhone X is the best iPhone ever made. The tests revealed that the phone was incredibly fast and took exceptional photos, which helped me arrive at this verdict: Splurge on the iPhone X.”



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As millions await delivery of the new smartphone model, we share with you the premiere of The ScanMyPhotos Tech Report to help prepare you for delivery of the new iPhone X (pronounced “ten”). Do you have additional tips which we can add and share?



Backup to fully sync your old smartphone on your computer and on iCloud to safeguard all your settings for a full and smooth transition to the iPhone X (after upgrading to iOS, version 11.1)


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Upgrade your old phone’s iOS software to the latest version (11.1)


Watch Tutorials like Apple’s Tip and YouTube videos related to setting up the iPhone X


Get Ready to Sell your old phone on sites like Gazelle, eBay, Craigslist, or sell it back to your phone carrier provider


Register Now to beat the crowds to reserve your seat at the Apple Genius Bar to get personalized support


While Waiting, Scan Your Entire Photo History. What’s missing from all smartphones are pictures. The average household has 5,500 still-analog snapshots, and there are 3 1/2 trillion old-school pictures not yet digitized. Most devices just have recent digital photos uploaded, but not those nostalgic decades-past photos, 35mm slides, and film negatives.


ScanMyPhotos.com has digitized 400 million pictures and now features scanning about 6,000 photos for under $300, including free 3-way S/H to get it done while awaiting your new smartphone

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Erase Everything from your old smartphone to remove all your personal information (Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings



Visit ScanMyPhotos for more tips to help with your photo scanning project

 


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