Amazon Cloud Drive Photos for iOS
Photo & video
AMZN Mobile LLC
iPhone (3GS, 4, 4S and 5), iPod touch (3rd, 4th and 5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Optimised for iPhone 5.
Age Rating: 4+
Got photos? Online retail giant Amazon has released a new app that lets iPhone users save their pictures directly on the company’s own cloud storage space.
Dubbed Amazon Cloud Drive Photos and available free of charge from the App Store, the app can transfer photos back and forth between a device and Cloud Drive, where they can be accessed using a desktop computer, web browser or other compatible device, like a Kindle Fire.
The app’s goal is to let customers enjoy the benefits of cloud storage – including ease of sharing and easier backups – regardless of what platform they use. In addition, the app lets you view your photo albums in various layouts from your iPhone or iPod touch and share Cloud Drive photos on Facebook, Twitter and via email.
Launched in March of 2011, Cloud Drive offers users 5GB of free storage, which can be used for files of all kinds, including music, pictures and video. Additional space is available for fees that range from US$10 per year for 20GB to US$500 per year for 1000GB (1TB).
by Marco Tabini, Macworld