The San Francisco-based company, which started as a free service to share and store photos, music and other large files, competes with much larger technology firms such as Alphabet Inc's Google, Microsoft Corp and Amazon.com Inc as well as cloud-storage rival Box Inc. Show More Summary
Google revealed that its augmented reality developer kit, ARCore, is no longer in beta. ARCore 1.0 is now available, and developers can submit AR apps to the Google Play Store. The company also announced that Lens is coming to Google Photos.
The technology, which lets you run Google searches via a smartphone's camera, is headed to the Google Photos app.
Great news for those who live in an augmented reality. Since its debut at 2017's Google I/O conference, Google Lens has been impressing users with its ability to parse actionable and useful information from existing photos on the company's own Pixel phones. Show More Summary
You can’t go back in time and not post those embarrassing photos, but you can erase your mistakes before your future boss Googles you. When I graduated from college in 2000, social media didn’t really exist, and managers didn’t do Google background checks. I didn’t realize how easy I had it compared to today’s graduates. Read Full Story
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Google has supported Rich Communication Services (RCS) for a while now, hoping to bring features like group chat, high-res photo sharing and read receipts to all Android users. The company made a big push to expand RCS support on Android...Show More Summary
Google Chromecast turns any TV into an internet-connected smart TV. And with it, the TV can also talk to your PC. Some simple apps can cast movies, music, and photos from your hard drive to the TV, bypassing the internet. Note: The Chromecast requires an active internet connection to run. Show More Summary
Do you miss Google’s View Image button? We’re talking about the button that let you open a new tab and see full-scaled versions of photos in Google Image Search. Unfortunately, that button was removed thanks to a new deal inked between Google and Getty Images. Show More Summary
So, you pay a helicopter pilot to carry you to the top of a mountain. Your ski hits a rock. Then this happens...Granny flats and zoning regulations.Google can create panorama photos for you. They don't always come out right.In The Shawshank Redemption, Andy hides his hammer in the book of... Show More Summary
This year, give the gift of memories. Smartphones cameras just keep getting better, and you've probably taken a few photos over the years that you want to commit to memory forever. Sure, you can post them on social media or get individual...Show More Summary
Google has made it a little more difficult to download photos
Google Images is pretty much the default way of finding photos around the internet, but the company just made a small but signficant change to how you access images. Google removed the ‘View Image’ button that allowed you to easily see a photo at its full size. Show More Summary
A glitch wiped out people's work to organize older photos. Google warns people not to edit photo dates for now.
Google's just made a rather subtle change to its image search — but one that will have big repercussions for copyright. Announced on Thursday on Twitter, the company has removed the "view image" button from image search, which will make...Show More Summary
Local Guides come from all over the world, and they form a community of people who share their knowledge on Google Maps—everything from photos and reviews of local restaurants to accessibility information. And for one long-distance couple, the Local Guides community helped bridge the miles between Malaysia and Bangladesh. Show More Summary
Google today announced a preview of AMP stories, a new tool for creators to bring content to the mobile web in a new and engaging way. AMP stories were inspired by the likes of Snapchat and Instagram, which both offer people the ability to tell on-going, ephemeral stories that others swipe through. Show More Summary
Photos from the past, meet scanner from the future Google Photos is a home for all your photos and videos, but what about those old prints that are some of your most treasured memories? Such as photos of grandma when she was young, your childhood pet, and that hairstyle you wish you could forget. Show More Summary
Google Photos yesterday upped its AI game by allowing users to cobble together slideshows of their favorite images with a number of new themes. While the Assistant always pieced together matching images in the form of mini-collages,Show More Summary