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Wink is a new way to share photos with friends nearby

0. phoneArena posted on 11 Dec 2012, 23:03

There are plenty of options for those of you who want to share photos, like Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, Google+, 400px, and the list goes on. But, Wink wants to try jumping in that game anyway, and it thinks it has the right hook: making it easier to share photos specifically with friends who are nearby...

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posted on 11 Dec 2012, 23:49 2

1. Elboo (Posts: 1; Member since: 11 Dec 2012)

Bluetooth file transfer called. Why do the editors and rest of the iPhone generation act like it never existed? If you mention it and all mention it and complain maybe Apple with implement it in its seventh iteration.
You dont need an app, you need bluetooth file transfer.

posted on 12 Dec 2012, 08:23

3. squeeb (Posts: 99; Member since: 02 Dec 2011)

Damn good point. Even my old w800 could do bt file transfer back in 2005..

posted on 12 Dec 2012, 11:24 1

4. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2707; Member since: 26 May 2011)

Why does every geek think that existing technologies are the answer even though most people don't use them? The reason the app is needed isn't because Apple doesn't have Bluetooth file transfer, it's because most people don't know or care that the option exists. Apps get marketing, and apps get users. Features like Bluetooth file transfer get buried, and only used by tech savvy people and apps that want to make it easier for the luddites.

posted on 12 Dec 2012, 03:37

2. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 904; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)

seems like its going to be another hocker type application.

posted on 18 Dec 2012, 06:25

5. hockey_gloves (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 Dec 2012)

with the iphone you can click the share button and choose email, it takes seconds.

probably easier than asking your friends to install this app...

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