Tag Archive: Photos


How to transfer photos from OneDrive to Google Drive and Google Photos

Are you moving to Android from Windows 10 Mobile? This is how to transfer your photos from Microsoft to Google!

If you want to move from a Windows laptop to a Chromebook — or if you’re in the process of moving from Windows 10 Mobile to Android — you might want to move your cloud files from OneDrive to Google Drive. It’s not required — you can get to your OneDrive files very easily on Android or Chrome OS.  [Read More…]

Google I/O 2018: What’s new in Google Photos, Gmail, and Assistant

During its I/O 2018 keynote, Google laid the future roadmaps for some of its products including Google Photos, Gmail, and Assistant.

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How to move photos on your phone to a microSD card

MicroSD cards can free up precious storage space on our phones, but only if you set it up to.

We wish all phones came with unlimited storage out of the box, but at least many Android phones have the option to expand that storage with microSD cards. Not every phone supports a microSD card — looking at you, Google Pixel 2 — but for those that do, the microSD card can give you more space for your  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you upload photos and videos in-batch to Stories

Instagram brings a new update to its popular Stories feature. Now users can upload multiple photos and videos in one go.

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How to transfer Android photos to PC or back them up in the cloud

A picture is worth a thousand words. If you lose that picture, those thousand words turn into one giant NOOOOOOOOOOO.

Our phones can do so many great things, but one of the most important is that our Android phones take pictures, capturing the life and the insanity around us as we traverse this kooky world of ours. But those photos don’t do much good just living on your phone; we need to get them off our phones  [Read More…]

Instagram will soon let you download your photos, videos, and messages

More details will be announced “very soon.”

Over the course of nearly 8 years and 800+ million subscribers, Instagram’s become the go-to social network for sharing photos and videos of whatever’s going on in your life. Later this year, the app will finally allow users to download offline copies of their data.

Similar to the “Download Your Information” feature that Facebook introduced in 2010, this would enable Instagram users to save offline copies of their photos, videos,  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger now supports 360-degree photos and HD videos

HD videos are capped at 720p, but at least we’re getting somewhere.

Despite the hot mess that Facebook is still finding itself in, the company’s taken some time to update its Messenger app with a couple useful features for sharing photos and videos. Starting today, you can now send and receive 360-degree photos and HD videos in Facebook Messenger.

To send 360-degree/panorama photos, simply add them to a conversation like you would with a regular picture. A  [Read More…]

Major update to Files Go brings search capabilities, Google Photos integration

Files Go picks up three new features, turning it into one of the best storage management utilities around.

Google’s Files Go is a lightweight storage management utility that’s packed with useful features, and today the app is picking up three new features. There’s now a file search function baked in, which will allow you to search for files on your phone. With Files Go being a Google app, that includes instant results, autocomplete, and search filters.

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Here’s what goes on behind the scenes with Motion Photos on the Pixel 2

More than meets the eye.

The Pixel 2‘s camera continues to be in a league of its own, and not a day goes by where it fails to impress me. I still haven’t messed around too much with its Motion Photos feature, but after reading through Google’s behind-the-scenes look at the technology used to pull it off, that may begin to change.

When Motion Photos was announced, I personally just saw it as a way of Google  [Read More…]

Google Photos now lets you export Pixel 2 Motion Photos as GIFs

Available with Google Photos v3.15.

It’s no surprise at this point that the Pixel 2‘s camera is the best on the market, but one of its most underrated features is Motion Photos. This records a few frames before and after you press the shutter button when taking a picture, and you can now export them as GIFs.

Up until now, you’ve only been able to export files as videos or still photos. However, thanks to the addition  [Read More…]