Tag Archive: Photos


Facebook’s photo transfer tool to Google Photos is now available globally

Facebook’s photo and video transfer tool is now available globally.

What you need to know Facebook’s new photo transfer tool is now rolling out to users around the world. The tool lets you easily transfer all your Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos. Facebook had launched the photo transfer tool in Ireland last year, as part of the Data Transfer Project.

In December last year, Facebook began testing a new photo transfer tool to allow users  [Read More…]

Easily move those old pics off of Facebook and into your Google Photos

This new tool fixes the pain of switching all of your photos over.

If you’ve been on Facebook for more than a few years, you probably have loads of photos and videos that only exist there. They likely even predate your Google Photos, Dropbox, or OneDrive accounts. Sure, you could download all of your data, fish through it to find your photos, and start re-uploading them, but what a colossal pain! Thankfully now there is a tool  [Read More…]

How to remove location data from photos on Android

Location data can be very useful in documenting where you took your vacation photos or pictures for proof of things like a traffic accident, but if you leave location data on all the time, it can be used against you if someone you don’t trust gets ahold of your stuff. In order to protect yourself and those around you, here’s how to strip out location info from photos you’ve taken — and more importantly, how to keep it  [Read More…]

Use these tips to make your food photos look delicious

You’ve either done it yourself, or seen someone else do it countless times. A server brings a dish to the table, and before digging in, the patron takes a photo to capture or share it on social media. The ubiquity of smartphones has made food one of the most common subjects, yet it’s also among the most challenging to shoot.

Making food look good isn’t just about the substance of the dish itself, but also the style that  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 shows up with bigger screen in leaked live photos

It is rumored to feature a 1.2-inch full-color AMOLED display.

What you need to know Alleged real-world photos of the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Band 5 have surfaced. The photos suggest the Mi Band 5 will feature a larger display than its predecessor and come with a new charger design. It is expected to be launched in China in late June or early July.

A recent leak had suggested that the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Band 5 would be  [Read More…]

Here are 5 reasons why your phone’s photos don’t have to suck anymore

There’s a secret to everything if you know where to look.

You may be the one who takes countless photos on your phone, shooting anything and everything when the mood strikes you. Do you like how they look? Do you think there’s something missing? Could you do better if you changed a few things?

Unless you’re a professional who is already naturally selective when capturing any scene, the answer to all of those is probably yes. The  [Read More…]

Google makes it easier to share albums with Photos

Google earlier brought this direct sharing first to Photos for individual images in late 2019.

What you need to know Google introduced direct sharing for pictures Photos last year, now it’s making it available for Albums. Google Photos users will be able to share albums directly to other Google user accounts. Google says the feature is rolling out this week.

Last year, Google introduced a new direct sharing feature for Google Photos. With direct sharing, users could  [Read More…]

How to take the best photos with the OnePlus 8 Pro

The OnePlus 8 Pro brings the best and most capable camera system OnePlus has ever put in a phone, thanks to a new primary sensor and improved processing. You still get a dedicated telephoto and ultra-wide camera, too, giving you extra shooting options to inject some variety into your photos. There are lots of tools and plenty of options at your disposal with the OnePlus 8 Pro’s cameras. Here’s how you can make the most of it all  [Read More…]

Google Photos could soon allow users to easily remove audio from videos

With just a single tap.

What you need to know The Google Photos app could soon allow users to remove audio from their videos easily. Currently, the Google Photos app only lets you do things like rotating a video, trim parts, as well as export frames. The new feature will likely begin rolling out to users sometime later this year.

Google Photos may not be the first app that you’d think of for editing a video on  [Read More…]

Here’s how to take better portrait photos with your phone

Portrait photography goes back a long way and it remains one of the most popular ways to capture someone in a moment. The occasion can vary a great deal, but the point is to focus on someone and capture emotion, no matter the time, place, or person involved. Smartphones not only have superb cameras nowadays but also the ability to take great portraits. They may not be able to truly match the larger sensors and lenses of DSLR  [Read More…]