Nokia Discontinuing Ovi Share
Nokia today announced that it plans to shutter its Ovi Share service on May 30, 2012. Users will have until then to download any content stored in Ovi Share. Nokia said that users can download their content in small pieces as well as in one large zip file, depending on their needs. The system will not be accessible after May 30. Nokia said the decision to shut Ovi Share was made so that it could focus on its core services offerings.
Microsoft Makes Branding Change Official
Microsoft today indicated its branding transition from Nokia Lumia to Microsoft Lumia is progressing as planned. Microsoft has slowly been rebranding apps, services, and web sites from Nokia to Microsoft.
Snapchat Intros 'Memories' to Save Snaps and Stories
Snapchat today said it is adding a new tool to help users save their favorite snaps and stories. Memories are stored below the camera app; users need only swipe up to see them.
Sharing Photos to Instagram from the iPhone Just Got Easier
Instagram has updated its iOS application with an important new feature that will improve the picture-sharing experience. Instagram version 8.2 enables share extensions, which make it possible to share photos to Instagram from within other apps.
Google Improves Link Sharing from AMP Articles
Google this week made it simpler for mobile device users to share AMP articles. AMP articles are specially formatted for viewing on mobile devices and load faster than standard web sites.