photography

Google+'s somewhat random photo function can be controlled
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Google+'s somewhat random photo function can be controlled

Ara Wagoner 20

Auto Awesome photos and videos are somewhat enigmatic to many, due in large part to the usually random way that they're picked and gussied up by Google. There's animated (Motion) Auto Awesomes, there's collage (Mix) Auto Awesomes, and then there are Movie Auto Awesomes. And while they'll show up on any device on their own, only the lucky users on Android can make them on command. Let's...

Interact with photographers by liking or commenting on photospheres!
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Interact with photographers by liking or commenting on photospheres!

Chuong H Nguyen 3

Google announced that it updated the views inside Google Maps to make it more interactive for viewers who love to see photo spheres. Now, with the update, you can add your +1 and comments to a photo sphere to let the photographer know how much you appreciate their images. Google Maps product manager Evan Rapoport is promoting this new feature as a way fro photographers to engage with...

Galaxy S5 owners with 'Warning: Camera Failed' errors advised to contact support

Galaxy S5 owners with 'Warning: Camera Failed' errors advised to contact support

Derek Kessler 41

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a fantastic camera, but it seems that enough owners of the new Samsung flagship have experienced errors that Verizon is taking support action to rectify. The error, simply described as "Warning: Camera Failed" freezes the camera app on launch and requires a reboot of the phone. Needless to say, that's not an acceptable issue for any user, and Galaxy S5 owners...