Google Photos Stories December 13

PhotoScan is an incredible tool for digitizing physical prints en masse without the need of a dedicated photo scanner. Today, the app is getting even more convenient with images now automatically saved to device — and Google Photos — after capture. Meanwhile, version 1.5 also adds cropping enhancements.

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Google Photos Stories December 4

Google Drive removing ‘Google Photos’ tab from the nav drawer next month

Google Drive has long featured a tab for Google Photos in its navigation drawer that provides users with another method to view their uploaded images and videos. Starting next month, this integration will get de-prioritized, but ultimately remain accessible.

Google Photos Stories November 30

The latest update of Google Photos began rolling out yesterday with a visual change that adds a light navigation bar on Pixel devices, as well as new text selection functionality in Google Lens. A teardown of version 3.10 reveals a number of in-progress features coming to the app.

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Google Photos Stories November 29

Google Lens rolled out to Assistant on Pixel and Pixel 2 devices earlier this week and just today gained a translation feature. Meanwhile, Lens in Google Photos was also updated today with a text selection feature, while the app also gained a light navigation bar.

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Google Photos Stories November 9

Google Photos 3.9 adds a shortcut to the built-in editor to open other image editing apps

The latest version of Google Photos is rolling out this afternoon with one notable change to the app’s built-in photo editing feature. The editor now features a quick shortcut to open an image in other editing apps.

Google Photos Stories November 6

Google simplifies image insertion in Docs, Slides, & Drawings, adds Google Photos drawer

In a small, but impactful update, Google today announced that the Drive apps are receiving “improvements to the image insertion process.” Applicable to Docs, Slides, and Drawings on the web, there is now a redesigned menu and dedicated drawer for adding images to files.

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