Google Photos gets a new collage editor and new features

Google is rolling a major update to Google Photos that brings a new collage editing tool in addition to a number of other new modifications to Memories. In addition to redesigning Memories, the update, according to Google, will also add new memory types, memory styles, and memory sharing, as well as a collage editor tool. Recently, Google announced new, animated emoji for Android. Continue reading “Google Photos gets a new collage editor and new features”

Apple launches new service that lets you automatically transfer your photos from iCloud to Google Photos

Apple has recently started offering a way that let iCloud users transfer their photos and videos to Google Photos quickly and easily. Continue reading “Apple launches new service that lets you automatically transfer your photos from iCloud to Google Photos”

Google Photos Express Backup rolls out widely for users in India

Finally, Google is rolling out Express backup in Google Photos to all the Android users in India. After testing the Express backup feature with a small percentage of people in the last December, the company has started releasing to a large number of users. Continue reading “Google Photos Express Backup rolls out widely for users in India”

Google silently bumps Live album limit in Photos to 20,000

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Google which announced Live Albums in early October this year offers Google Photos users an easy way to create albums that automatically add new photos of specific people and pets. However, the limit was 10,000 on the private album which was considered too low; thankfully, Google has now raised the private album limit to match the shared album limit at 20,000 images. Continue reading “Google silently bumps Live album limit in Photos to 20,000”

Google Photos for iOS gets the ability to adjust background blur and change focus

Google PhotosGoogle Photos for iOS gets the ability to adjust the background blur and change the focus. To edit, just pull up a portrait photo in Google Photos, then tap the editing icon to get to the editing menu, then click it one more time to edit depth and focus. Continue reading “Google Photos for iOS gets the ability to adjust background blur and change focus”

Google Photos update hints at restoring backups while charging, guidance for backup conditions

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Google Photos has gained a new update which doesn’t bring any major changes to the surface. However, a teardown reveals that there might be a new informative boxes coming that can explain why backups aren’t running, and the ability to backup only when charging the phone might be making a return.  Continue reading “Google Photos update hints at restoring backups while charging, guidance for backup conditions”

Google Photos gets new ‘live album’ automatic sharing, and depth editor

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Google has introduced the ‘Live Album’ feature that can turn any album into a live album. You can just choose the people you want to see, and Google Photos will automatically add photos of them to your album as you take them and then share the album with family and friends. Continue reading “Google Photos gets new ‘live album’ automatic sharing, and depth editor”

Google might be testing Color Pop, manual bokeh effects in Google Photos

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Google might be testing new Color Pop, along with manual bokeh effects.  as some users are reporting to have gotten the new editing tools The Color Pop keeps the focus of the photo in color and desaturates the rest of the shot. The manual bokeh lets you do something similar by blurring the background instead of desaturated. Continue reading “Google might be testing Color Pop, manual bokeh effects in Google Photos”

Google opens up Photos Library API to everyone

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After being in developers preview over the past few months, Google today announced that its Photos Library API is now generally available. Those who wish to build and test their own experience can join the partner program for a larger integration.  Continue reading “Google opens up Photos Library API to everyone”

Google Photos 4.0 for Android brings Material Design, swipe up Info Shortcut

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Search engine giant Google is slowly updating its web service both in terms of feature and visual appeal. It’s a known fact that Google has revamped Gmail, Chrome (Chrome 69) and now, its time for Google Photos. Continue reading “Google Photos 4.0 for Android brings Material Design, swipe up Info Shortcut”

Google Photos v3.26 brings captions in photo books; hints at ability to edit VR images and more

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After Chrome, Google is also rolling update to its Photos app and the only change is the ability to add captions in photo books. However, digging a little deep into the app reveals support for editing stereoscopic images and new suggestion types that might pop up for some of your photos. Continue reading “Google Photos v3.26 brings captions in photo books; hints at ability to edit VR images and more”

Google Photos v3.23 hints at adjustable bokeh effect, lower saved photo quality, and more

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Google is rolling out a new update to the Photos app which brings the version to V3.23 and there are no immediate changes right off the bat, but there are many features lying behind the screen one among which is the ability to apply smooth bokeh effects of portrait mode, and we can even control the intensity of the blur. Continue reading “Google Photos v3.23 hints at adjustable bokeh effect, lower saved photo quality, and more”

Google Photos gets ability to mark photos as favorites

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Google constantly and consistently keeps pushing updates to its flagship apps, and today it is the Photos app. The app has received the ability to mark photos as favorites with stars and hearts. This makes it easier to view all the favorited pictures in one place instead of scrolling through numerous pictures. Continue reading “Google Photos gets ability to mark photos as favorites”

Google Photos to get AI-powered One-tap actions, color pop and more

Google CEO Sundar Pichai at the Google I/O 2018 delivering the keynote announced new features for Google Photos app that includes suggested actions powered by machine learning, color pop and an option for developers to integrate Google Photos with their apps.

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