There’s no denying you have way too many pictures and videos stored on your phone or tablet. Who’s really carrying around a dedicated camera these days? We all just use our mobile devices because of the convenience and image quality. But the potential problem with doing so is that you’ll be filling up internal storage […]
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Google Photos' product lead David Lieb took advantage of some downtime this week to start a surprisingly open dialogue on Twitter. Yesterday, he asked users what they want to see next from Google Photos — new features, bug fixes, performance improve…
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It’s about that time where people start snapping photos of the yet unreleased Galaxy Note 10, showing everything off to people on the internet well before Samsung even has an official launch date for the phone. And, like all good leaked photos, the photos are exceptionally blurry despite modern smartphones sometimes being able to compete […]
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Google is, at its heart, an advertising company. They have their hands in many, many different projects, products, and services, but fundamentally they’re all different ways to serve up ads to users. That’s not a bad or nefarious thing, either; it allows Google to craft up some remarkable products and let the whole world use […]
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Earlier this year Google announced a new feature for their Google Photos services called Live Albums. When initially released, Live Albums came with a limit of 10,000 photos and videos. In a recent change, Google has bumped that limit up to 20,000 items, which matches the limit on shared albums. Live Albums are private albums […]
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A new update to the Google Photos app on Android was spotted rolling out a few hours ago and reports indicate a new movie editor is now included in the app. Many thought this move was close to happening based on some earlier teardowns of the Google Photos app. Those who have been waiting patiently […]
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Instagram has announced a new feature to help you quickly take excellent photos of yourself or the people around you, emulating the portrait mode that we’re seeing on most new smartphones. The feature is called Focus and gives your shots a professional, softly blurred look and makes them quick and easy to share. If you’ve […]
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One of the great frustrations about Instagram is the inability to download the photos and videos (or any other information) you’ve uploaded to the social media app. Unlike Facebook with its Download Your Information tool, Instagram doesn’t have that option unless you are willing to use a third-party app, although this could be about to […]
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Google Photos is among the most popular of Google’s apps and it continues to evolve and improve. The latest feature adds location data to the right of date dividers as you scroll through your photos. Photos on the web has been doing this for a few months, but the feature is new to Android. This […]
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Google Photos is one of Google’s most popular new products, and they’ve been steadily adding new features to the service to make it even smarter. The latest addition? It will now recognize your furry friends in addition to your human friends. You’re probably thinking that Google Photos has always recognized animals in your photos, and […]
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At WWDC this year, Apple announced that iOS11 would have a new and improved Photos app, thanks in part to machine learning and AI. Apparently some of the advancements in this technology could be due to the acquisition of Regaind, a French startup tha…
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Instagram wants to add some flair to your private messages, and they’re doing that with more stickers. Instead of normal stickers, though, Instagram will stickerfy whatever image you’re replying to. If a friend sends you a reshared post in Direct, whenever you reply to the image you’ll have a sticker version of the original image […]
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Google Photos is one of the best new services that’s come out of the search giant, and it just keeps gaining steam. At today’s I/O 2017 keynote, Google announced that Photos has hit an incredible 500 million monthly users, and they’re rolling out a handful of new features to try and build that number up […]
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NASA has retired one of its greats — the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite — but the stunning images of Earth captured during its 17-year mission will live on. Here are 20 of our favorites.
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In recent months, Instagram has taken some long-overdue steps to reduce abuse on its platform and generally make the experience better and safer for all users. Today, the company has announced another change in line with those goals. When you're brow…
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Being able to delete and recover photos is important, especially if you’re working with a set amount of storage space. Luckily, it’s not difficult to do, regardless if your phone is running a stock version of Android or a custom interface.
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If you’re applying for a passport or renewing one, you need to submit a photo along with your official application. There are strict guidelines, but fortunately, it’s something you can do at home. Here’s how.
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In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week.
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As Cassini winds down its 20-year mission to Saturn, the spacecraft will maneuver into a series of weeklong orbits, allowing it to get a closer look at the planet's famous rings as it flies by. Although there are still a few days before Cassini graze…
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If you have a Chromecast, you’ve probably seen some of the really cool photos that are displayed as a “screensaver” on your TV when you aren’t casting anything to it. Google features some stunning high resolution photos that are pulled from some of the best photographers on Google+, bringing them to a much broader audience […]
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Like to jazz up your Instagram pics before sharing them? Then you’ll love the app’s latest feature, which allows you to save your edited photos as drafts. In testing since July, the feature is now officially available to everyone.
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Android Beam has been around since 2011, but no one seems to know about it. It’s an easy way to quickly transfer content between two Android devices. Here’s everything you need to know regarding the feature, including how to properly set it up.
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After months of being able to share 360 degree videos, the chance to share 360 degree still photos on Facebook is almost here. Plus, a new button will let you quickly view them on your Gear VR headset.
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Google has finally added a feature that competing services have had for a while — the ability to comment on shared albums and photos. Photos will also now offer “smart suggestions” on photos you might want to add to shared albums.
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The LG G5 retains the best features of its predecessor, and adds a few others that help make it one of the top shooters available. Here’s how to properly use them and take your photography to the next level.
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Flipagram has launched an update to its app that allows you to take photos and videos straight from the app — you’ll no longer have to browse through the camera roll in order to create media for Flipagram.
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The New Horizons spacecraft might already be heading for a Kuiper belt object farther than Pluto, but it continues to give us a closer view of the dwarf planet. Some of the latest photos it sent back taken during the probe's closest flyby in July 201…
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You have so many photos on your iPhone, but phones break and it is time to back up those pictures to your computer. Here is a list of few different methods to transfer those selfies and other cherished memories.
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Samsung has revealed its next smartwatch, called the Gear S2, in a fashion-influenced Lookbook, where it’s pictured alongside the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. The circular watch is expected to launch in September.
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Google’s standalone photo service, the aptly-titled Google Photos, is the perfect tool for uploading and retaining all your favorite memories in one place. Check out our guide on how to quickly share photos using the service’s Web interface or mobile app.
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