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Amazon Prime Photos: Impressions After 300 GB (hiramsoftware.com)
22 points by ihiram on Nov 6, 2014 | hide | past | web | favorite | 5 comments



I've tried it too, and came to pretty much the same conclusion...another place to backup...what I like about Dropbox tho is how they name files with a timestamp of when the picture was taken. I'm reluctant to enable auto-save on my Android because of how files will be named.

What I'll end up doing is going first to Dropbox, then to Amazon as a long-term backup. Annoyingly, I don't think there is a api to script this, so it will have to manual for now.


He claims that Flickr changes the original uploaded photo; just to be clear, they do not do that. They do create several resized versions, but the version you uploaded is absolutely never altered. It stays bit for bit identical and can be redownloaded and the hash will be the same.


Thx! I clarified that flickr changes the filename [0], which is different than changing the binary data, but for me a non-starter when looking at places to backup photos. ymmv.

[0] http://photo.stackexchange.com/questions/12423/does-flickr-r...


Wonder what happen if someone write an app that continuously capture 5-8 megapixel images every few seconds and upload to Amazon?

- None stop, looking out at front door, street, sunset, etc.

What if that app became popular and a lot of prime users start to using it?

:-)


Well for Amazon Cloud Drive specifically, I don't even think they have a public API




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