Most of us have hundreds, if not thousands, of photos just sitting on our phones and computers that we rarely get to revisit in a polished way. There are too many to print and frame, and more keep piling up. That’s why I love digital frames. Do not fear them! They no longer look pixelated and tacky, and the best ones blend in with their surroundings.
I first fell in love with digital frames after trying some from a company called Aura. They’re nice to have around the house, but they also make great gifts. You can set them up for others and push your latest vacation photos straight to them, so your folks or grandparents can always stay up-to-date. They do require a Wi-Fi connection, but if that’s no issue, I now have several recommendations. These are the best digital picture frames (and the worst).
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