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Google Photos will let you order same-day prints from Walmart or CVS

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SIPA USA/PA Images Google Photos has given users the option to create and buy physical photo books since 2017 — now it looks like the app is expanding to offer prints and canvas prints as well. In an APK teardown of the latest version of the app, 9to5Google found that […]

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Google Photos can now search for text in images

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SIPA USA/PA Images Google is making it much easier to look for specific images with text through its Photos app. Over the years, the tech giant released various object recognition features powered by Google Lens for its backup application, so it doesn’t end up a photo dump where you can’t […]

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Google Photos’ face-grouping feature comes to Europe

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SOPA Images via Getty Images Google Photos recently hit one billion users after being spun out from Google+ just four years ago. One reason the product grew so quickly is its frequent updates, adding features like video animation and a crop and adjust tool for photographing documents. Now, Google is […]

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Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SOPA Images via Getty Images Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service. The company spun out Photos from Google+ […]

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Google Photos will let you manually tag faces it doesn’t recognize

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SOPA Images via Getty Images Google Photos’ product lead David Lieb took advantage of some downtime this week to start a surprisingly open dialogue on Twitter. Yesterday, he asked users what they want to see next from Google Photos — new features, bug fixes, performance improvements, etc. The conversation lasted […]

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WhatsApp test shares your Status to Facebook with one click

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links stockcam via Getty Images WhatsApp is testing a feature that will allow users to share their Status posts to Facebook and other services, according to The Verge. WhatsApp Status is basically the app’s equivalent to Stories, and the new feature would make it possible for users to directly port their […]

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Google will stop syncing files between Drive and Photos

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SOPA Images via Getty Images Google is changing how Drive and Photos share your videos and photos with each other, in a move that might actually cause more problems than it solves. From July 10th, when you upload files to Drive or Photos, they won’t automatically sync to the other […]

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Google Lens dining and translation filters roll out this week

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Google is acting quickly on its plans to bring clever new filters to Lens. The search firm is starting to roll out its promised Dining and Translate filters to Lens on Android and iOS, giving you some potential time savers. Translate is likely to be the most practical if you’re […]

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Google Photos makes it easier to take clear pictures of receipts

Engadget RSS Feed Google Photos Google is making it easier to capture clear photographs of receipts and other documents. Following on from the AI-powered suggested actions feature unveiled out last year, which automatically brightens and rotates images, the company is this week launching a new crop and adjust function for snaps of printed items and […]

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Android TV bug gave users access to strangers’ Google Photos

Engadget RSS Feed ASSOCIATED PRESS On a good day, Android TV, Google’s Android OS for TVs, allows users to display photos from their Google Photos albums as screensavers. That’s a nice perk — when it doesn’t potentially share your private photos with strangers. Over the weekend, a disturbed Android TV owner took to Twitter when […]

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