Tag Archive: Lens


Ten awesome things you can do with Google Lens

Google Lens is an AI-powered technology that leverages your smartphone’s camera and deep machine learning to detect objects. Moreover, the system understands what it detects and offers follow-up actions based on what it sees.

Google Lens was unveiled by Google in 2017 and at launch, it was a Pixel-exclusive feature. But since then, the feature has made it to more phones.

For example, handsets like the OnePlus 6T come with Google Lens integrated into the camera app. Select models from  [Read More…]

RevolCam fish-eye, wide-angle, and macro lens now just $29.99

Smartphones cameras continue to get better with each generation. What was 3.2-megapixels just a few years ago is now pushing 20-megapixels and higher; some models use two lenses on the back.

What do you do if you don’t have a cutting edge handset? Or, what if you just want to improve the camera experience without buying a new phone? Apps can only do so much. Hardware, on the other hand, can make bigger differences.

If taking better and more  [Read More…]

Best lens covers for your Oculus Go

While the Oculus Go is a great device for entertainment and playing some games, it’s going to spend most of its time on a shelf or not in use. Lens covers protect your headset from dust, sun damage, and other issues that can arise from leaving it unprotected. These lens covers will keep your device looking its best and also help prevent scuffs and other damage.

Good Fit Geekria Stretchable VR Lens Cover

This cover stretches to create  [Read More…]

Google Lens is a student’s best friend: How to copy-paste text from the real world

Let Google copy down all that information for you.

Google Lens is one of the more underappreciated Google services out there, and nowhere is this more true than in education. Sure, Google Lens can scan barcodes and identify some real-world objects when you need to figure out which one of those vines is poison oak, but the real magic in Google Lens was a little feature announced at Google I/O that made everyone who’s ever had to  [Read More…]

Android Patches, Google Lens, and Gaming Phones (Episode 10)

Welcome to In Brief, our periodic podcast which aims to provide you with all of the important things happening in the world of Android.

In this episode, we discuss a brand new gaming phone, some changes coming for everyone to Google’s favorite email service, Google Lens, and a security update.

Topics

Google Security Patch for June Google Lens released as a standalone app All Gmail users to get new look inside of a month ASUS launches ROG Phone

It’s our  [Read More…]

Google Lens now has a standalone app you can download

Available in the Play Store right now.

Google Lens is still far from perfect, but new features are steadily making it a tool that’s worth using with each passing day. To ensure everyone can access Lens in the blink of an eye, Google’s added a standalone app that you can download from the Play Store now.

Aptly named “Google Lens”, the app simply brings up the Lens viewfinder that you’d normally see when opening it via the  [Read More…]

Google Lens is now available via the default camera app for some phones

Smart Text Selection and Style Match are also rolling out.

Google announced quite a few new features for Google Lens at its I/O conference in early May, and now the company’s confirmed that those are now rolling out to Android users everywhere.

The two big features for Lens are Style Match and Smart Text Selection, with the former allowing you to scan various objects around you and show things that are similar to it. For example, scanning  [Read More…]

In Brief: YouTube Music, Google Home, and Google Lens (Podcast)

Matt and Scott discuss the rollout of YouTube Music over the coming weeks and how it fits with Google Play Music. Additionally, the pair chat about Google Home statistics and the new features of Google Lens.

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How to use Google Lens in Google Photos

Get more information about the photos you take. Hopefully.

Google Lens is the search giant’s new method for recognizing content in your photos, and making information available to you. This includes offering language translations, bring up reviews and menus for restaurants, and giving background information on monuments and landmarks. At launch, Google Lens was only available for the Pixel phones, but this has since expanded to any phone with Google Photos.

Here’s how to use Google Lens  [Read More…]

What’s new in Google Lens at Google I/O 2018

Look at all the things.

Google Lens was one of the bigger announcements last year, with the promise to make searching for something as easy as pointing your smartphone at it. Since last October, though, Google Lens has slipped into the shadowy background, (very) slowly improving but being largely ignored as Google Lens was largely a Pixel-exclusive feature. We’ve been waiting and waiting for Google Lens to escape this beta period and come to more phones.

Wait  [Read More…]