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Google+ Photos shutting down on August 1 in favor of Google Photos

Google+ Photos shutting down on August 1 in favor of Google Photos

Now that Google Photos has been live for a couple of months, it looks like it's time to shutter Google+ Photos. Google announced today that on August 1, the photo section that was integrated into the Google+ app will be shut down in favor of the separate Google Photos app. From Google: In an...
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Google offers more details on the closure of Google+ Photos

Following Google's announcement earlier this week that it would shut down Google+ Photos in favor of the new Google Photos service, head of Google Photos Anil Sabharwal clarified the changes taking place. Sabharwal mentioned that users will still be able to share, comment and +1 photos and...
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Get your Google Photos library started with the desktop uploader

Google Photos is the new hotness in online picture management, and we wouldn't blame you if you wanted to give it a try. Problem is, unless you've had Google+ automatic photo backup turned on the past couple of years, your photo library is probably looking pretty barren. And even if you have had...
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Google Photos' latest feature will take you on a walk down memory lane

Google Photos' latest feature will take you on a walk down memory lane

Google is now rolling out a feature to Google Photos that should help you relive awesome moments from the past. Going forward, on any given date, Google Photos can show you pictures that were taken on that date in past years so you can take a brief walk down memory lane. From Google: By...
Google Photos for Android adds ability to reorder album photos and trim video

Google Photos for Android adds ability to reorder album photos and trim video

Google has pushed an update out to Google Photos on Android, bringing along some great new features. Coming along in the latest update is the ability to reorder your photos in albums, video trimming, and more. Here's the full breakdown of what's new in Google Photos: Google Photos can recognize...
How to add a custom description to pictures in Google Photos

How to add a custom description to pictures in Google Photos

Google Photos is steadily adding subtle new features to its service through updates to its apps and website, and one of the lesser-known new features is the ability to add a custom description to an individual photo. It just takes a few taps or clicks to get it done, and when you come back to a...
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Google Photos adds a couple new album tools, custom photo description editing

Updates to the Google Photos app and website today have added a couple new ways of adding to and tweaking albums. In version 1.2 of the app, when viewing an individual photo you'll now see a new "Add to album" option in the overflow menu, which will let you create a new album with just that photo...
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Google offers more details on the closure of Google+ Photos

Following Google's announcement earlier this week that it would shut down Google+ Photos in favor of the new Google Photos service, head of Google Photos Anil Sabharwal clarified the changes taking place. Sabharwal mentioned that users will still be able to share, comment and +1 photos and...
Google+ Photos shutting down on August 1 in favor of Google Photos

Google+ Photos shutting down on August 1 in favor of Google Photos

Now that Google Photos has been live for a couple of months, it looks like it's time to shutter Google+ Photos. Google announced today that on August 1, the photo section that was integrated into the Google+ app will be shut down in favor of the separate Google Photos app. From Google: In an...
How to edit your pictures in Google Photos on Android and the web

How to edit your pictures in Google Photos on Android and the web

Google Photos has turned into a wonderful repository for every photo you take, and also works as a nice stand-in gallery replacement app on many phones. A gallery app isn't just about holding photos though, it's also about editing pictures before sharing them out anywhere you want. Astute Google...
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Use the Google Settings app to turn photo backup on and off, even after Google Photos is uninstalled

Backing up all of your photos somewhere online is a good idea. Phones get lost or broken, SD cards can go bad, and sometimes a picture is a priceless memory. We think you should be using any of the various services to keep everything stored in the cloud in case you ever need access to a remote...
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Stories, Movies and more: Traveling with Google Photos

The new Google Photos wants to help you sort though and share your memories — and for the most part it's pretty good. However the Stories and Movies features aren't without their frustrations. When the new Google Photos update landed on my LG G4, I'd just stepped off an 11-hour flight to China...
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How to get your pictures out of Facebook and into Google Photos

Facebook basically does the bare minimum when it comes to giving you your photos back, and that's really unfortunate. Most of us have a lot of photos in Facebook, but don't actually use that platform as a long-term storage solution. That's probably a good idea considering how photos are handled...

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