How to send large batches of photos from your iOS device

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How to send large batches of photos from your iOS device

Kicksend looks a lot like Instagram, but it's designed solely for sharing big batches of photos.

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Problem: You just snapped dozens of wedding/vacation/rave photos on your iPhone , and now you want to share them with friends and family members. But iOS limits you to five photos per e-mail. Now what?

Fire up Kicksend. This free app lets you send big batches of photos, plus documents or video, to an individual or group.

Kicksend looks and operates a lot like Instagram, just without the fancy filters. After registering for an account (also free), you simply tap the camera button to take a photo or video, or choose some from your existing library.

The latter option lets you select one video or up to 30 photos. From there you get the option of e-mailing them to one or more recipients. Although Kicksend will pull up e-mail addresses from your address book as you type them, it curiously lacks the option to open your contacts list. (You can, however, build lists of recipients, which is crazy-handy for quick-sending to groups like family members and work friends.)

What happens next is more akin to Dropbox: the app uploads your media to its own servers, then sends your recipient(s) an e-mail with a link for viewing, downloading, or commenting on them. At … [Read more]

How to send large batches of photos from your iOS device

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