Tag Archive: Photos


How to take the best Cardboard Camera photos

Flawless Cardboard Camera photos are not complicated, and so much fun to share.

Grabbing a good panorama of that perfect sunrise is often quite rewarding, but if you’re a fan of VR photos you can one-up your game with Cardboard Camera. Instead of a 2D panorama, you’re capturing a full 360-degree panorama with depth. This means the viewer gets to really feel like they are a part of the photo, as long as the photo you captured  [Read More…]

Reviewing our first OnePlus 5 photos — primary, telephoto, and Portrait Mode

Camera performance remains one of the most important features of a modern smartphone.

OnePlus is understandably making a big deal of the camera capabilities of the new OnePlus 5. Moving to a dual-camera setup is a big move that gives the OnePlus 5 new shooting options — but at the same time, it means walking a delicate line of keeping the main camera up to speed with the competition.

Here is my first week’s worth of photos  [Read More…]

Using Cardboard Camera to capture and enjoy VR photos for Daydream

Cardboard Camera brings your photos to life when you view them with Daydream!

Cardboard Camera lets you take a panorama photo of the world around you, and then renders it into a format that can be viewed in VR. This means that you can strap on your Daydream View, and relive those awesome moments, complete with audio and depth.

Here’s how to get the best photos with this app!

Read more at VRHeads.com

Google Assistant in Google Photos now suggests images you might want to archive

Google Photos just received a handy, new update. Smartphones have made it easier for us to snap photographs of anything interesting we might come across, but at the end of the day, you don’t want to keep every single shot in your image gallery, right? That’s why Google Photos with the help of the Google […]

Google Photos gains ability to suggest images for you to archive

Just a week after learning a new archive trick, Google Photos is adding another feature to its arsenal.

The Google Photos app will now suggest images that it thinks you’ll want to archive. The Assistant will pop up with the photos that you may want to file away into your archive, and you can review all of the suggestions before you actually do any archiving.

If you do decide to archive the photos, you can always access them again by  [Read More…]

Google is abandoning Nik Collection now that Photos is done with it

“There are no plans to update or add new features.”

The folks at PetaPixel noticed a new banner over the Nik Collection site recently, explaining Google will continue offering the popular software suite it acquired back in 2012, but it would no longer be updated. Google got a lot of positive attention for buying Nik and making the $ 150 professional photo editing software free, but the real reason behind the purchase was to improve the editing features of  [Read More…]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Kodi, Google Photos

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but we’ll make  [Read More…]

Google Photos for Android now offers easy archiving

Help eliminate the embarrassment of bad angles by archiving what you don’t care for others to see.

Launching Google Photos can become a practice in vulnerability. The app tends to showcase the last batch of pictures you took, and if any are just plain bad or unflattering, it can leave you feeling exposed.

The latest update to Google Photos helps eliminate this kind of embarrassment. Discovered by 9to5Google, now you can archive  [Read More…]

Google Photos gets smarter and more social: Top 4 announcements from Google IO 2017

The new features will certainly be helpful for loyal users, but they also exist to help you to spread the word on what Google Photos can do.

Google has more than half a billion active users uploading over a billion image files to Google Photos daily, so it’s no surprise that the company is doubling down on what’s turning out to be a successful photo-sharing platform.

At Google I/O 2017, the company announced a host of new  [Read More…]

Top 4 Google Photos announcements from I/O 2017

The new features will certainly be helpful for loyal users, but they also exist to help you to spread the word on what Google Photos can do.

Google has more than half a billion active users uploading over a billion image files to Google Photos daily, so it’s no surprise that the company is doubling down on what’s turning out to be a successful photo-sharing platform.

At Google I/O 2017, the company announced a host of new  [Read More…]