A new Photos app is headed to the Windows Insider Program soon. The full feature-set is yet to be detailed and it remains to be seen if it will be present in the October 5 release of Windows 11.
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Google is getting rid of free, unlimited high-quality, new backups on Photos today. Find out what that means for you and how you can manage your storage across Photos, Drive, and Gmail.
Apple has introduced a new tool that will allow users to transfer iCloud Photos to Google Photos. The tool will copy iCloud data and transfer it to Google Photos making it easier to switch ecosystems.
Today, Google announced more new features that are coming to Photos. One is an all-new video editor, but the service is also getting some features previously exclusive to Pixel owners.
2020 ends in a few days, which makes now the perfect time to take a look back at some events and happenings in the tech landscape which caught us off-guard, for better or for worse.
Google Photos is adding a new 'Cinematic photos' feature that creates a 3D parallax effect on images and Memories to be served in the highlights. The app is also adding AI-powered collage styles.
Microsft's Your Phone is getting the ability to directly delete a linked phone's photos right through the desktop app, without accessing the phone. It is currently rolling out to Insiders.
A Photos update is now rolling out to Android users that adds a new Memories Live wallpaper option that cycles through images served in the Memories feature. There are no customization options yet.
A day after Google announced that it is scrapping free, unlimited high-quality Photos backups for all but Pixel users, a new report says that future Pixel devices will not be exempt from the change.
Google today announced that it is changing its Photos backup policy, resulting in the unlimited 'High quality' backups being capped to the 15GB limit. The changes come into effect on June 1, 2021.
Instagram and Facebook have adjusted their nudity policies after backlash on deleting posts for "breast squeezing". Targets of the deletions said that the policy was not being applied uniformly.
A new Google Photos for Android update rolling out today brings new editor features such as a dedicated suggestions tab, granular editing options, and Portrait Light for the latest Pixels.
Samsung users are reporting that the enhanced motion photos captured on Samsung's One UI 2.5 are no longer backing up properly to Google Photos, with just the static images being saved.
Google is emailing users of Nest displays and Chromecast devices noting that it will begin adding location and date information to Google Photos slideshows on these devices starting September
After updating to Android 11 Beta 2, the Photos app is rolling back to an older version for some users. While some lost just the map view, others are taken back to the old design with the old logo.
Following the design refresh for the mobile apps, a new redesign for the Google Photos web client is rolling out to some users. The new UI ditches the hamburger menu for a sidebar with tabs.
Google Photos is rolling out a server-side update for the Android app that adds a mute button to quickly mute videos while in the player. The feature is not tied to the latest app redesign.
A teardown of the Photos app suggests that it might get the option to disable media backups for messaging apps like WhatsApp. The app may also allow disabling media autoplay for motion photos.
Google has announced that it is improving the album sharing controls on Photos. The app now defaults to sharing albums with users with a Google account. Album owners can also remove contributors.
Google Photos is bringing minor new additions to the Memories feature. However, a teardown of the app hints at more features likely coming, including premium editing options for Google One customers.
A major Google Photos redesign is rolling out to users on Android that brings with it a new bottom navigation design and the removal of the hamburger menu. The update seems to be a server-side switch.
Google is notifying some users that their videos on Google Photos may have been sent to random people while using the Takeout feature, which lets users download data from their accounts.
Lenovo announced a pair of smart home devices today, including the Smart Frame. The device is a 21.5-inch FHD picture frame, and the company also announced a new Google Assistant smart display.
Google today announced that it's adding a direct messaging service right into Google Photos. The idea is to make it easier to share your photos, and also for people to like or comment on them.
Google has begun rolling out the markup feature to its Photos app for all Android users. The nifty feature lets users write or draw on images and can be accessed right from the editing interface.
Microsoft published details of a security vulnerability in Windows 10 Mobile today that allows someone to access your photo library through Cortana on the lock screen. The issue will not be fixed.
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Google is updating its Photos app on iOS so that it has a depth editor, adding functionality on older devices that was previously exclusive to the latest generation of iPhone models.
Live Albums, a fresh-off-the-oven feature found in Google Photos that automatically collects pictures based on certain user-defined rules, is apparently limited to a maximum of 10,000 photos.
At the end of the week, millions of customers will get their hands on the new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max. Before that, we get a sample of photos that shows how the phone performs in the real world.
Facebook has announced that it will be combating misinformation in the form of photos and videos. It has developed machine learning to find content to be reviewed by its fact-checking partners.
Google Photos on the web is starting to suggest face merge for duplicate photo groups created for the same person. Before this update, merging duplicate groups was a somewhat manual activity.
While Google famously keeps its apps out of the Microsoft Store on Windows 10, 11K Studios has released a series of the company's apps, which are the web apps dressed as Store apps.
According to a new report, Microsoft will be adding Xbox Game DVR integration into the Windows 10 Photos app, meaning that you'll be able to edit and upload your game clips from within the app.
Google Photos on iOS gains parity with Android, bringing the power of AI to expand your knowledge of the world around you by recognizing objects captured in the images snapped by your iPhone or iPad.
Microsoft Photos on Windows 10 Mobile has been reverted back to its former self after the latest update. The previous update had caused reduced app performance for many older mobile devices.
Microsoft has released their Photos Companion app for Android and iOS. The app focuses on giving users an easy way to quickly sync images from their smartphone over to their computer.
Microsoft has begun rolling out a feature for several of its Windows 10 apps, which allow the user to enroll in an app preview program, allowing the user to test new features for just that app.
The Photos app on Windows 10 Mobile has been updated to version 18011.13438.0 for Insiders on the Fast ring. This update brings a refreshed design, new editing tools, and many features as well.