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Create and Share Picture Albums on Picassa with bbCasa for BlackBerry


picassa app for blackberry

A long time ago, back in 2008, there was an official Picasa app for BlackBerry and it was very short lived. The app looked really good but rumor had it that there were technical difficulties and the Flickr app was going to replace it as the official BlackBerry picture app. Bul System let us know that they have a Picasa app available called bbCasa which could be a good alternative for Picasa users. The app features:

  • View all your Picasa Web Albums
  • Share your Picasa Web Albums and Photos
  • View info about Photos and Albums
  • View and post Comments
  • Create Albums and Upload Photos
  • Your photos + photos of your friends

There are a lot of apps out there that allow you to post pictures to Picasa, but being able to view info and post comments is a nice addition. Check out bbCasa in the store, currently being sold for $2.99.

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Free BlackBerry Video Applications – What Do You Use?


As more people get on Twitter and Facebook, we seem to have a fascination with sharing our every detail with the world around us.  Sure, pictures are good, but video is so much more fun (at least for those with big data plans).  For those of you who are interested in living your life in front of a camera and have OS 4.5, we have four streaming/sharing video applications for you to check out.  Do you use any of these?  Is there a free (or paid) BlackBerry video application that we left out?  Hit us up in the comments so we can try ‘em out.

Qik – a live streaming video application for BlackBerry devices that has integration with Twitter.  They are currently working on direct integration of Facebook.

ITookThisOnMyPhone – allows you to take pictures and videos and upload them automatically or manually to their server or to photo and video sites such as Flickr, Picasa and YouTube.  Then you can catch embed codes and post them to your favorite places.

Next2Friends -Next2Friends seems to be a blend of Qik and ITookThisOnMyPhone.  Here you can stream video and upload pictures automatically.  Next2Friends also allows you to get embed codes to place your videos on your Facebook profile, blog or other location.  Additionally, they add Ask where you take a picture, add a question and send it to a friend for their opinion.

12Seconds.tv – this is a bit different as it is not quite an application but a place where you can email your videos, similar to the way Twitpic works with photos.  After sending the upload, you can have 12Seconds.tv post your video automatically to Twitter, Facebook and FriendFeed.  12Seconds.tv also has direct integration to TweetDeck to make it really easy to upload a video from your computer. Note: If you use Sprint, use your @sprint.blackberry.net email address to send videos to 12Seconds.tv.


Picasa for BlackBerry scrapped?


BlackBerry for Picasa dumped

Picasa, Google’s picture-organizing and sharing service, was looking to get all cozy-like with BlackBerry back around CES, but has apparently been killed off since. How come? Well, I’ve got a few theories. You might notice that BlackBerry’s Facebook page recently started showing off Flickr for BlackBerry rather prominently. Although RIM’s managed to make nice with the multitude of competing instant messaging services like Yahoo!, Windows Messenger Live, and Google Talk, maybe things won’t be quite as friendly with picture sharing. A more optimistic theory that pops to mind involves the BlackBerry Bold’s picture geotagging feature. I would love to see that fit right into Google’s Panoramio, which would quickly trump Picasa. Where do you guys think the future of picture sharing on BlackBerry is going to lie?

(via BerryReview)

Picasa app coming to BlackBerry


PicasaRemember when Google Updater came out, and everyone moaned how Picasa was just a link to the mobile site? Well, word has it a proper application is in the works, and should not only allow you direct uploading from your phone to Google’s web photo album service, but also let you add tags as well as geotag the location of the photo. The Facebook application featured picture uploading, which is one of its great features over the mobile site, but a fully-featured mobile photo app will be even better. I’m all about the geotagging (and Google, for that matter), so keep your eyes peeled for a release.