Category: App Reviews

“Painting” Photos with The Prisma App

“Painting” Photos with The Prisma App

Beach-Umbrella-Detail_thumbAs I’ve pointed out in the past, sometimes it is possible to “salvage” a less than optimum, blurry, or just plain bad photo and turn it into a “work of art” using special effects features in a photo editing program.

And the same software can be used to convert a boring shot into one that is far more eye-catching.

For years I’ve used Adobe’s Photoshop Elements, the “Lite” version of its flagship product, Photoshop, to create alternative, more “artistic” renditions of photos taken with my point-and-shoot digital cameras.

But I recently stumbled upon an even better way to turn photos in to “paintings” – the Prisma app for smartphones and tablets.

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Find Your Car, Charge You Phone

Find Your Car, Charge You Phone

As a motorist in today’s high-tech age, you are faced with two problems, one almost as old as the automobile itself, the other created by the mobile devices you love to have ready to connect you to the world when you are on the road.

(William Cresswell Flickr Photo)
(William Cresswell Flickr Photo)

Problem number one: Where did I park my car? I forget!

Problem number two: When I’m away from AC power outlets, or a computer, how do I recharge the battery in my smartphone or tablet?

ZUS Charger

A product called ZUS is designed to solve both of those problems.

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