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Anyone tried the beta? Thoughts? I am downloading it as we speak!
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What.. there is a beta?!

Edit: Downloading now :-)
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Got it installed, and it works and feels the same as the PC version, which is good!

I like how it scan's your iPhoto Library! Makes things much easier.
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Seems OK so far. Between this and finding Pulsar today for satellite radio it has been a great Mac software day for me!
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neat, i'll have to give it a go.

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I don't know about this... it's in their terms

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11.1 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services. By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Google a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive licence to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services. This licence is for the sole purpose of enabling Google to display, distribute and promote the Services and may be revoked for certain Services as defined in the Additional Terms of those Services.
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Finally !

Fantastic news, goodbye iPhoto, so long Picasa under crossover.....

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I don't know about this... it's in their terms

well, while creepy, it should only apply to the online portion of the tool - if you use picasa for your local library, you should be fine, i'd assume.

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well, while creepy, it should only apply to the online portion of the tool - if you use picasa for your local library, you should be fine, i'd assume.
If I actually read any terms I would probably live in a cardboard box with an aluminum foil hat.
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not a foam rubber cheese hat?

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not a foam rubber cheese hat?
I would wear that over the aluminum foil hat for extra protection indeed!
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or wrap the cheese hat in foil? so it looks like leftovers...

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I don't know about this... it's in their terms
Virtually every online image hosting/social networking service has a similarly worded section in their TOS.

If you don't want to deal with terms like that... then you have two choices.
You can either:
1. Host the images on your own site
or
2. Don't host images online

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Yipeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!
There goes my iPhoto out the window
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WOOT! I have been antici.....

... pating this day for a long time. When I switched over it was the only app that I missed, and tried so many things as a replacement, but none were as easy to use and as handy as Picasa. The web albums are great, but nothing compared to Picasa. I love the way it scans your computer for pics and then organizes them by date taken. I am happy. The editing tools are pretty good to, from what I can see so far.

edit to add, I tried iPhoto, and it looked good, but then when I started moving pictures around and stuff, little white boxes would appear in iPhoto where my pictures used to be, and there were duplicates and thumbnails... blech.
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