Tag Archives: photos

Facebook Extends Fact-Checking to Photos, Videos

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has deployed its powerful algorithms to identify misinformation Flagged posts will be sent to outside fact-checkers for further review Photos, videos represent one of the toughest challenges facing Facebook Facebook said Thursday it would expand its efforts to scan photos and videos uploaded to the social network for evidence that they’ve been manipulated, as lawmakers sound new alarms that ... Read More »

Google Photos update tweaks interface to put focus on album, device folders

If you’re a regular user of Google Photos (and if you’re not, you should be), don’t freak out if things are arranged a little differently when you fire up the app today. A new update rolling out to users brings some interface and layout tweaks, but the most interesting stuff is hidden deep in the code. GreenbotThe album view in ... Read More »

Google Photos begins creating animations from videos, gets smarter about fixing sideways pictures

Google is flexing more of its AI muscles in Google Photos, promising to do much of the work for you when it comes to fixing images, finding memories, or making cute animations you’ll want to share with friends and family. In the latest Google Photos update, the app will begin to ping you about pictures that are sideways but need ... Read More »

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 beta build improves touchpads, updates Photos, and stabilizes your PC

While Windows 10 is designed for a range of hardware, more modern, powerful PCs will benefit from reliability improvements in the new Windows 10 Insider build 14942, released Friday. The new Insider build for the Fast ring includes a laundry list of tweaks and new changes, but the most important are some under-the-hood improvements that Microsoft promises will help improve the reliability ... Read More »

Another set of photos surface with only a pair of iPhone 7 models

September is almost here and the excitement about Apple’s new iPhone refresh is growing with each passing minute. Yet, despite the close release, we still can’t quite put our finger on some major specifics about the iPhone 7 family, primarily how many models it will feature and how they will differ. Unlike past years, the problem this time doesn’t seem ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note7, photos of phone and packaging appear

There aren’t even 24 hours left before Samsung’s official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 which is to take place tomorrow at 10AM EST time zone. There are already leaked photos of the retail packaging and the Gold Galaxy Note7 in question. This leak thankfully isn’t a blurry photo of the phone in question. There are also photos of the ... Read More »

Yet another batch of iPhone photos spotted online

As we draw ever nearer to September and thus Cupertino’s typical announcement window, leaks about the new iPhones are not only increasing in volume, but also quality. We already get some quick shots and even a video or two, but nothing really high-quality. However, that’s something the latest batch of stills comes to fix. They look quite well done and ... Read More »

New Facebook tool lets blind people ‘see’ photos

Social media platforms may be a great way of telling the world about your life, but not everyone can appreciate these moments in full. Facebook is launching “automatic alternative text”; a tool that uses object recognition technology to identify and describe an image, so that visually impaired and blind people using screen readers will be able to hear—and therefore visualize—what’s ... Read More »

Mysterious all-metal Nokia resurfaces in a new set photos

2016 seems to hold particular promise for Nokia and its return to the smartphone market. If you don’t remember, the Microsoft buyout of the Finish’s Titan’s mobile business involved a non-compete clause that prevented the company from releasing smartphones under the Nokia brand. That expired on December 31, 2015 and eager fans can hardly contain their excitement at the possibility ... Read More »

All-metal Nubia X8 leaks in live photos

Nubia, ZTE’s premium sister company, is planning to launch a couple of devices on its January 18 event. As it’s often the case, one of the phones to be announced at the event has leaked. What you see below are live photos of the Nubia X8 – a metal-clad smartphone with a fingerprint sensor below the main camera. According to ... Read More »