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Travel in France with Cool App for my Mom?

Travel in France with Cool App for my Mom?

Jan 17th, 2013, 09:44 PM
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Travel in France with Cool App for my Mom?

Hey guys!!!
I am about to leave home and travel in France in couple days and I promised mom to take travel pictures and share it with her.I am wondering is there some app that I can share pictures or videos instantly with my Mom,I mean, from my phone to her phone or her computer ?
Please suggest some!!
choleywwy is offline  
Jan 18th, 2013, 01:31 PM
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I don't have any idea what apps would work.

I do want to tell you to be careful about possible high costs for sending those pictures and videos from your phone. Unless you only do it where you have free WiFi it could get very expensive, especially with videos. So, if you take a nice picture, do not send it off instantly. If your hotel has free WiFi, send the pictures off when you go back there in the evening. Or find a cafe/restaurant that has free WiFi.
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Jan 18th, 2013, 03:30 PM
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Can't you post the photos on a photo site such as flicker, snapfish, shutterfly, etc.? That way you can share the photos with many people by simply sending them the link. As suggested above, share the photos when you have free wifi.
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Jan 18th, 2013, 07:12 PM
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As far as I know, there are no inexpensive ways to send images. As noted, you can post on flicker and the other websites, but sending them by email can get expensive.

Free WiFi is always an option, as is a message service from your provider. AT&T has the least expensive options.
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Jan 20th, 2013, 08:01 AM
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We used MobilyTrip during our 2 month holiday in Paris (returned two days ago). It works on both Android and iPhones. It works offline so you can take photos, make notes and commentary and then just upload when you have access to WiFi. This gets around the expensive issue of roaming data. Free WiFi is widely available in Paris and most major cities in France. In Paris it is even available in parks and open spaces in addition to libraries: http://www.paris.fr/english/english/...289_port_19237
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Jan 20th, 2013, 08:20 AM
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OK, call me "Old School", but I bet Mom would love a postcard !

- Kevin
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Jan 20th, 2013, 08:42 AM
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As a mom I would love to get photo updates, BUT I would hardly expect instaneous connection with a traveling child. So, my advice is to live your trip in the moment, snap away and wait to share until you have free time and free wifi.
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