Has tech wunderkind David Karp decided to take his fashion career to the next level? As we’ve noted before, Mr. Karp has something of a sideline in the modeling business, having appeared in campaigns for both Uniqlo and J. Crew, as well as a Silicon Alley-themed spread in Vanity Fair. Now, via a tipster, it appears that these days, he’s just chillin’ with fashion photographer and noted wearer of creepy uncle glasses Terry Richardson. Read More
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Guess the tiny team at Instagram (still a mere 14 people) isn’t letting the legal maneuvering around their acquisition become a distraction. The company just released incarnation 3.0 of its mobile photo-sharing app. The crucial change: The addition of Photo Maps, a new feature that will allow users to organize their geo-tagged pics (and browse others’) geographically.
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American audiences have discovered a Japanese version of Instagram called Pick and Buzzfeed is nearly beside itself with the possibilities. “I’m pretty sure I’m never switching back,” swoons FWD’s John Herrman. What makes Pick so much <3 <3 <3-ier than its domestic counterpart? Stickers! There are puppy stickers, and straw hat stickers and bunny wabbit stickers, and alphabet stickers–all the better to spell out squeeeeeee! Read More
Aviary, the Made in NYC startup behind a robust suite of editing software, announced the release of an iPad SDK today. It’s been just a few weeks since Aviary launched its mobile SDK. But as AllThingsD reports, the iPad SDK as well as several new API extensions represents a big pivot away from Flash.
In fact, although Aviary started out by bringing Adobe-esque multimedia editing to Web browsers via Flash, CEO Avi Muchnick says Aviary will no longer be adding to that tool set and will instead focusing on mobile. “It wasn’t part of the road map for the company,”Mr. Muchnick told Betabeat. After watching mobile grow to 50 percent of overall Aviary usage in just a few weeks, it appears the company is onto something big. Read More
Hot on the heels of their successful hack day, Aviary launched a mobile SDK today to embed their photo editing tools into mobile apps. They launched with 31 partners including Picplz, Pictour, Pixable, Piictu, Getaround, Fashism, Yumalicious, Minus and iSocialize.
“Right now it’s all about Read More