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Pixel, Pixel XL Users Couldn’t Use Unlimited Google Photos Storage Due to Typo, Issue Fixed

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel and Pixel XL users were not enjoying unlimited storage in Photos This was due to a typo in AOSP builds The issue only affected users running custom AOSP-based ROMs One of the huge advantages of buying a smartphone from the Google Pixel series was unlimited photo and video storage in Google Photos, thereby eradicating the problems of storage ... Read More »

Google Earth to Let Users Post Stories, Photos in Coming Years

Alphabet Inc wants users to post millions of stories, video and photos on its Google Earth platform in the next few years, the program chief said on Tuesday at a launch event in Brazil for content focused on showcasing the Amazon rainforest. The “Voyager” tool allows Internet surfers to take interactive tours of exotic destinations on Google Earth led by the likes of primatologist ... Read More »

Amazon Product Page Error Leads Some Users to Dog Photos

HIGHLIGHTS Many shoppers took to Twitter to report the error message A different image of a dog greeted users each time Glitch was unlikely to affect Amazon’s control over consumers’ wallets Amazon told some shoppers on Wednesday that there was a problem when they were trying to view product listings. “Sorry something went wrong on our end,” Amazon said on ... Read More »

Apple iMessage Update Lets You Send Payments, Edit Photos, More

Until very recently, the thought of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) ever opening its applications like other companies for developers with APIs and SDKs wasn’t even contemplated. The company is notoriously protective of its platform, so when it announced third party developers would have access to several of its applications, including Messages, which is the company’s most used app, at the Apple Worldwide ... Read More »

PhotoScan by Google for Android and iPhone Wants to Help Digitise Your Old Photos

PhotoScan by Google for Android and iPhone Wants to Help Digitise Your Old Photos Google wants to make digitizing your many boxes of old photo prints as easy as opening an app. The PhotoScan app for iPhones and Android phones will use the phone’s camera to capture an old photo in four sections and stitch them together, much like a ... Read More »

Tinder Smart Photos Launched; Helps Find Matches by Choosing Your Best Photo

Tinder Smart Photos Launched; Helps Find Matches by Choosing Your Best Photo HIGHLIGHTS Tinder claims users saw a 12 percent increase in matches Smart Photos alternates your profile pictures to test success rate Tinder says algorithm will maximise your match potential Tinder has quickly become one of the most popular dating apps around the world, but there has been one ... Read More »

Instagram Finally Lets You Zoom in on Photos and Videos

Instagram Finally Lets You Zoom in on Photos and Videos HIGHLIGHTS It’s arrived on Instagram’s latest iOS app version Pinch to zoom feature will roll out to Android users in ‘coming weeks’ Zooming on photos or videos will make them look gross There have been a lot of requests to add a much-wanted zoom feature to the Instagram app. The ... Read More »

Oh Snap! Snapchat’s Memories Feature Now Lets You See Old Photos

Oh snap! Snapchat wants you to hold on to your photos and videos for a little longer. The new Snapchat Memories feature is a shareable and searchable archive of snaps. The feature allows you to save photos you take within Snapchat’s server.  The company, in its press release describes Memories as “a personal collection of your favorite moments that lives ... Read More »

Axl Rose wishes Unflattering ‘fats’ photos eliminated From the net

IN 2010, A PHOTOGRAPHER included A weapons N’ ROSES concert, SNAPPING snap shots OF AXL ROSE. THE photos stuck the eye OF GAUNTLET, A HEAVY steel news web page THAT REPUBLISHED THE pictures below a totally different HEADLINE: “OMFG AXL ROSE IS fats.” THIS was the start OF “fatsAXL,” a median net MEME In 2010, a Winnipeg free Press photographer ... Read More »

Google Photos for iOS Gets Support for Live Photos, Split View, and More

Google has consistently been rolling out updates and new features for its Google Photos application to increase its user base. It hasn’t only been focusing on its Android platform, but also on a rival mobile operating system – iOS. The company has this time rolled out an update for Google Photos for iOS with a feature exclusive to Apple iPhone ... Read More »