Items tagged with Nik Software

Manipulating photographs on smartphones and tablets is becoming an increasingly important proposition for mobile users. Along with the social benefits that tie into such tasks, it's the reason Facebook forked over $1 billion to acquire Instagram, a free app that essentially makes good photos look old and crappy through the use of various filters (yes, we're being facetious). That in turn may have prompted Google to scoop up Nik Software, makers of the lesser known SnapSeed app. Technically, SnapSeed is a competitor to Instagram, much in the same way that Google+ competes with Facebook. By the numbers,... Read more...