Articles tagged "app-news"

Hydra app update brings zoom lens support and improved selfies

Hydra for iOS offers a range of clever-looking capture modes, applying multi-frame methods merging up to 60 exposures.

Moment launches camera app with focus on manual control

Lens maker Moment is leaning into the software sector, launching a newly-revamped smartphone camera app targeted at enthusiast photographers.

Technical Camera is an iPhone camera app for advanced users

The new Technical Camera app offers comprehensive manual controls and a range of features for users who prefer to take control of the capture process.

Camera Plus 2 comes with overhauled UI and new features

The popular Camera+ app for iOS has received a complete overhaul. Version 2 now offers a depth mode, dual-cam support and a completely new interface.

You can now favorite images in Google Photos

Google has finally added the ability to mark your favorite images in Google Photos, so they can be filtered into a dedicated album. The service is also planning to a social network-like "heart" button that lets you like other people's photos.

Instagram launches Mute button, tests 'all caught up' feature

Instagram has finally launched a "Mute" button, and is testing an "All Caught Up" feature that will let you know when you've seen all new post from the people you follow from the past 48 hours.

Instagram now lets you share other people's photos in your Stories

You can now insert another user's Instagram post into your own Stories as a customized sticker, the first official "regram" feature we've seen from the Facebook-owned photo sharing app.

8x10 is an app for selling limited edition framed prints on Instagram

The 8x10 app lets you monetize your Instagram account by selling fine art prints of your photography directly through the photo sharing app. The app handles all the fulfillment and shipping details for you, taking a cut of your profit to cover the costs.

Adobe Photoshop Express update brings perspective correction and vignetting

The latest version of Adobe's mobile editing app for Android comes with a number of useful new features.

Instagram gets third-party Story support and video chat

A number of new Instagram features were announced at Facebook's F8 developer conference, including support for Stories in third-party apps and a new video chat feature.

Halide update adds Apple Watch support, self-timer and more

The updated Halide app allows for control of some camera functions from your Apple Watch.

Microsoft Photos Companion app offers easy photo transfer from smartphones to PC

Similar to Apple's AirDrop functionality, Microsoft's new Photos Companion app lets you send photos and videos from an Android or iOS smartphone to a PC via a WiFi network.

Google Photos adds new AI-powered themed video options

Google Photos can automatically create videos from your images for special occasions, such as Mother's Day, or by selecting a specific type of photo in your collection.

The Google Arts & Culture app can find your fine art doppelganger

A new feature in the Google Arts & Culture app compares your facial features to its database of thousands of artworks, finding your fine art "doppelganger."

Instagram now lets you follow hashtags, is testing 'recommended' posts

A month after testing the feature with small groups, Instagram has launched the ability to follow hashtags at the same time as they're testing another new feature: a Recommended for You section.

Google launches three mobile photography 'Appsperiments'

Google Research has launched the first three in a series of experimental photography apps based around technologies that are currently under development.

Photo Mate Raw conversion app for Android goes freemium

Arguably the most comprehensive Raw conversion app for Android, Photo Mate is now available as a free ad-supported version.

Instagram's new AI-powered comment filter tackles trolls and spam

Instagram has just rolled out a new AI-based comment filter that uses deep learning to identify and scrub nasty comments from your photos.

You can now share live video replays to Instagram Stories

Since its introduction in November last year Instagram's live streaming feature has been used by millions, but videos could not be archived for watching at a later stage. A new update has now added the capability.

Google's new PhotoScan app makes digitizing prints super easy

A new iOS and Android app from Google uses computational photography to make scanning photos quick and painless. Read more

Instagram officially launches 'save draft' feature

After months of testing, Instagram has launched a 'save as draft' feature. Learn more

PABLO is a long exposure and light painting app for the iPhone

The PABLO app allows you to create light paintings my moving light sources in front of your iPhone camera or move the device itself during a long exposure. Read more

RAW by 500px comes with licensing and assignment notifications

In addition to a range of Raw editing tools the new RAW by 500px apps allows you to submit images for licensing a receive assignment notifications in your area. Read more

Adobe Lightroom Mobile for iOS 2.5 brings Raw DNG capture

iPhones and iPads running iOS 10 that use a 12MP camera can now capture Raw files thanks to Lightroom Mobile 2.5. Read more

Facebook Moments app adds support for full-resolution photo storage

Facebook Moments, a photo-sharing mobile app, has been updated with support for full-resolution images. Read more

Snapseed 2.9 for iOS adds Raw support for 144 camera models

The iOS version of Google's Snapseed mobile photo editing app just got an update with a major new benefit: full Raw support for 144 cameras and all DNG files. Read more

Artisto is like the Prisma app, but for videos

The Artisto app does for video what the popular Prisma app does for still images: use neural networks and machine learning to apply art filters in the style of famous artists to your recorded clips. Read more

Astropad 2.0 brings better performance and increased compatibility

The Astropad app converts your iPad into a graphics tablet for Mac computers. Version 2.0 comes with several performance enhancements and can be used with more Mac software packages than before. Read more

Instagram Stories launch as 'disappearing' photo and video slideshows

Instagram has taken inspiration from Snapchat and launched a new feature called Stories. Read more

Ricoh releases THETA+ Video app for Android

Ricoh's Theta+ Video app for editing 360° video and time-lapse footage from the Ricoh Theta camera is now available for Android users. The software allows video to be re-mapped to different projections, such as 'Little Planet' as well as allowing color adjustments. Read more

Microsoft Pix aims to capture better people pictures

The Microsoft Pix app aims to out-do your stock iPhone app by analyzing captured image bursts for image quality and facial expressions, selecting and optimizing the best exposures. Read more

Popular Prisma photo app now available on Android

The Prisma app uses neural networks and machine learning to turn your photos into 'paintings' in the style of famous artists. After its launch on iOS a month ago, it's now available for Google's Android OS. Read more

Study: Instagram interactions declining as user base grows

User interactions on Instagram decreased an overall 33% from the first quarter of 2015 to the first quarter of 2016, according to analytics company Quintly. Read more

Avast Photo Space lets you store more photos on your iPhone

Avast Photo Space allows you to store up to 7 times more images on your iPhone by reducing the resolution of your files and storing the original versions in the cloud. It also offers an integrated camera app for a better user experience. Read more

STG Uploader app allows Sony cameras to upload directly to Google Photos

A new unofficial app called STG Uploader enables Sony cameras compatible with PlayMemories Camera Apps to upload content directly to Google Photos. Read more

Instagram begins rolling out reordered feeds to all users

Despite complaints from some users, Instagram is going ahead with its plan to reorder images in users' news feeds. Read more

New VSCO app for Android and iOS is coming soon

The popular VSCO shooting, editing and community app is giving us a sneak peek at its upcoming redesign. Read more

Instagram introduces business profiles with insights, promoted posts and contact button

Instagram has introduced business profiles, allowing companies or individuals operating as a business to add contact details, promote posts and view insights related to their account. Read more

Photomyne app scans multiple prints at a time

The Photomyme app allows for faster throughput when scanning printed images by letting you scan more than one image at a time. Read more

Unfade for iOS scans and restores old prints

If you have boxes of old faded prints in your closet, the Unfade app for iOS might be worth a closer look. Read more

EyeEm launches The Roll for iOS, an intelligent take on your Camera Roll

EyeEm's brand new iOS app wants to save you from the mess that is your Camera Roll. It uses machine learning to sort, tag, keyword and pick your best shots. Read more

Instagram gets a new logo, monochrome interface

Instagram has made a significant design change to its logo, and has introduced a monochrome user interface that puts more emphasis on photos. Read more