I’ll keep this short. You should download your Twitter data, Facebook data, and as you probably have that too, your Google data. You never know when you might be banned from using them, even accidentally. After you’ve saved that data, go to Instagram and Reddit and do the same! Twitter […]
Nik Collection 4.0 was announced recently but comments here say that if you have a previous version it always shows an update warning that can’t be turned off. Within a couple weeks of usage, I received the on-screen notification when launching the software below telling me to update. However, clicking […]
Google Photos will start counting your uploads against a storage limit from tomorrow. Make sure you upload anything you’ve been meaning to upload in the next few hours! Also go into your shared albums and click the “Save photos” button if you want “local” copies of any photos shared with […]
Google sent out an email today to Feedburner users with the ominous subject, “Upcoming changes to Feedburner”. It’s Google so my first thought was that they were about to shut it down. No, it’s not quite that bad, but they are shutting down parts of the service. Starting in July, […]
Google’s new PhotoScan app (it’s on iOS too) is pretty good. Here’s a photo of the Marina in Cork my Dad took sometime in the nineties, probably. I’ll spare you the family photos! 🙂 There’s a lengthy Reddit thread on it too.
I’ll admit I haven’t been too excited about the whole “paying for things with my phone” hype. I think I may have used a contactless terminal in Mc Donalds once. But there was a system update for my Galaxy S7 Edge yesterday and early this morning I noticed a new […]
Next time you launch Google Now tap on the Google Doodle and you’ll see the screen above. They’re fun games you can play on your phone, all with a sporting, Olympic theme with cute fruity graphics!
The stand alone Google Photos app went live last night and I’m playing with it this morning. I love that I can search my photos for animals, family or San Francisco and it will return meaningful results. The app is really nice to use now, I love the new month […]
Neat, search for find my phone using Google and it will tell you where your Android phone is! More here.
Android L, the next major release of Android will allow apps to get raw data from the camera. This lets photographers extract more information and develop photos a lot more than they could with simple Jpeg files. They’ll be able to “push” the image further to recover blown out highlights […]