CEIVA Digital Photo Frame Review
I recently discovered one of the coolest products in my history of review blogging- the CEIVA Digital Photo Frame! I was like a kid on Christmas when it arrived and I got it set up. I was like a broken record and kept saying, “Wow, this is SO neat!”.
The CEIVA Photo Frame is so much more than just a digital picture frame showcasing your favourite photos. It actually lets you receive pictures from anyone anywhere in the world. My US friends can send pictures to me and so can my family in Ontario. All I have to do is send them an invite for a free CEIVA account and they upload their pictures and send them directly to my frame in my living room. Every morning I can wake up to new pictures to look at! My friends and family can send me pictures from their camera phones, Facebook, computer or online photo sites like Flickr. Check out the other great features of the CEIVA PicturePlan Photo Delivery Service.
When my CEIVA Frame arrived in the mail, I was impressed how sleek it looked. I was curious to see how hard it would be for me to set up. I’m technically challenged and not the best at figuring out how things go together. After I registered for my CEIVA account online, I had to get my frame online so that I could start receiving pictures. I was given three options on how to connect: Via Telephone, Via Wireless Internet or Via High-Speed/Broadband. I ended up selecting Wireless Internet since that’s what we use in our home. I plugged the CEIVA Wireless Adapter into the back of frame (it’s included with the frame) and went through the Connection Wizard on my frame. I was then ready to start receiving pictures- woohoo! I was really proud of myself for figuring it out on my own. The folks at CEIVA have a Live Chat and Toll Free number I could call if I ran into any issues.
There’s a few different ways I can send photos to the frame. I uploaded some pictures from my computer into my CEIVA account. It was fast and easy! I choose pictures of my kids, my cats and a few of John. I have a hard time finding good pictures of me!
Another fun feature was the ability to add specialty channels to your CEIVA frame. I had so much fun looking at all the options and picking the ones that suited me. I selected Quote of the Day, Daily Horoscope for Aries (my sign), Flower of the Day, Pet of the Day, and even my local weather forecast! Every day it’s a new image so I won’t ever get bored of looking at the same thing over and over. Some other examples of channels you can add are “This Day in History”, “Recipes”, and various news channels.
A CEIVA Frame would be an excellent gift for parents, grandparents, new couples, recent grads or a nice gift to yourself to add to your home. My grandmother who doesn’t have Internet would still be able to have a frame and be able to connect it through her phone line. The Internet isn’t even required! I would have loved to have a CEIVA Frame when I went away to university 14 years ago. I was so homesick and I know I would have looked forward to my family sending me new pictures each day.
The CEIVA Pro80 is on sale right now for $119.99 (regularly $147.99). It includes a one year picture plan where you can receive 60 new photos every day and have unlimited photo storage. The CEIVA Share is $127.99 and includes 40 new photos per day with unlimited photo storage. The one I received was the CEIVA Pro80 and it’s well worth it and I would definitely take advantage of their amazing sale price! After my one year is up, I can renew for as little as $6.95/month. However, even if I don’t renew my plan after the year, I’ll still be able to use the frame, just not be able to add any new pictures.
CEIVA Connected Photo Frames come with unlimited PicturePlan LifetimeWarranty so if something happens and it breaks, CEIVA will fix or replace it for free!
I’m definitely considering buying a CEIVA Frame for my parents. I think it would be fun to have the girls take pictures and send them to Grandma and Poppa. My mom and dad would really enjoy that!
Visit CEIVA and learn more about this amazing product!
*I did not receive any financial compensation for this review, though I did review a sample of the product for evaluation purposes. The opinions are based only on my experiences with the product.*