photography

Android camera app reportedly getting portrait and effects improvements through Play Store

Android camera app reportedly getting portrait and effects improvements through Play Store

Derek Kessler 85

To be updated independently of Android, gaining custom filter support The Android camera app will soon be split off into the Google Play Store and is looking to get an update with a refreshed UI and new effects. Manufacturers have put a lot of effort into expanding the capabilities of their camera apps in recent years — just see the Duo Camera and its crazy effects in the HTC One M8 —...

Google+ will apply Auto Awesome floating hearts to your Valentine's Day kissing photos

Google+ will apply Auto Awesome floating hearts to your Valentine's Day kissing photos

Andrew Martonik 15

Love is in the air on Google+ for Valentine's Day It's one of those times when no matter where you are there's a feeling of love in the air. Yep, Valentine's Day is tomorrow and Google+ is offering up a special Auto Awesome animated picture for the occasion. Upload or take a photo of people kissing, and in short order you'll be notified that there's a new Auto Awesome picture waiting...

Twitter adds crop and rotate to photo uploads, fills your feed with more recommendations

Twitter adds crop and rotate to photo uploads, fills your feed with more recommendations

Andrew Martonik 18

             Pull-to-refresh on an empty timeline will offer people and topics to follow Building on photo enhancements in previous releases, Twitter is working to improve and streamline the photo sharing experience. When uploading photos from the official app, beyond the normal set of filters and effects you now have the simple options of applying pre-defined square or wide crops, as...