Here are the best Google Photos alternatives you should try
Now that you have to pay to store your media online, why not look for the best options available?
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In case you forgot, Google Photos is no longer free starting today
Starting today – that is June 1 – Google Photos no longer offers free cloud storage for your pictures and videos.
I dropped Google Photos for Plex
Google Photos’ free compressed unlimited cloud storage is no more. Maybe I should use Plex for my mobile photo management instead? Let’s see how that turns out.
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Google Photos can now identify random objects to make meaningful Memories
Google Photos will use AI to create artificial frames that fill the movement gap between two similar photos for making a cinematic moment.
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Google Photos might still remain free for a lucky few
As of now, the Pixel 3a and newer devices get unlimited “High quality” backup with Photos compressed to 16MP.
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Google Photos might be testing ‘Filter’ button to make it easier to sort through your photo gallery
For reference, Google Photos already allows you to search with filters like selfies, videos, screenshots, motion photos, PhotoScan, and 360 photos, and more in the categories section.
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Google Photos gets some cool new editing tools, but you gotta pay for them
If you have a Google One subscription, you can now access new tools such as Portrait Blur and Portrait Light in Google Photos.
Pocketnow Daily: Apple MacBook Air M1 Benchmarks: This Changes EVERYTHING?! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the test results of the latest MacBook Air with the M1 chip, the Samsung Galaxy S21 and more.
Unlimited Google Photo backups will be unavailable with future Pixel phones
It seems that unlimited Google Photo backups won’t be available in future Google Pixel devices because of Google change in storage policies
Pocketnow Daily: Google Photos is No Longer FREE? (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the latest changes in storage policies announced by Google, iPhone 13 rumors, and more.
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Google Account and Google Photos’ storage policies will change, for worse?
Google has announced new policy changes to its storage services that will start to take effect next year, which affect Google Photos the most
Google Photos on iOS gets a host of new video editing tools
You can now apply filters, rotate or trim the videos, or play with attributes such as saturation, contrast, tint, exposure and highlights to name a few.
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Canon cameras can now automatically backup to Google Photos via Android, iOS App
Canon is rolling out a new app update through which its cameras…
Google Photos temporarily disables image backups for messaging apps
Image backups in Google Photos have been disabled for WhatsApp, Messenger, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Helo, Instagram, LINE, Messages, and Viber.
Google Photos redesign adds a map view and introduces a new logo
The Search tab now has a map view that lets users see where they clicked their photos and videos, complete with pinch and zoom gesture support.
The trial of Google’s photo printing service is ending on June 30
There is a chance that the photo printing service might return with even wider availability.
Facebook users worldwide can now transfer photos and videos to Google Photos
The Google Photos migration tool is a part of Facebook’s open-source Data Transfer Project.
Google Photos now lets you share an album directly without creating a link
Albums in Google Photos can now be shared directly with contacts that have a Google account, but link sharing will still be available.
Facebook’s new tool lets you transfer pictures and videos to Google Photos
The photo transfer tool is part of the Facebook Data Transfer Project, and will soon add support for more services apart from Google Photos.
Free Google Photos book for Google Fi customers!
Stressed out from shopping? Play a little game to ease the mind. After that, you’ve got a free photo album you can make and that’s another gift checked.
Google Home Hub introduces a smart display without a camera
With privacy concerns abound as our homes smarten up, Google has decided against including a camera on its smart home hub.
Google Assistant voices, Google Photos Color Pop now available
A slate of new Google features are rolling out to consumers for use at their leisure. Except for Color Pop. You’ll learn why.
Google Photos introduces document scanning, colorized B&W photos
Sharing photos you take with the people that are in them should be easier. Google Photos will help to do that and much more with its AI.
Like software updates, unlimited Google Photos storage for Pixel 2 lasts 3 years
Compression-free uploads will last up to 2021. From there, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will still get free though compressed backups.
Removing the Google Photos app from your Android device won’t stop auto-uploads
A startling revelation: even if you uninstall the app on Android, that’s not enough to shut off Google Photos auto-upload. Here’s how to fix that.