Google Camera Adds Timer, Aspect Ratio Picker
Google has pushed out an update to the stand-alone Google Camera application for Android devices and added several new functions. The latest version of Google Camera now includes a timer for taking time-delayed shots, and lets users capture snapshots whilst also recording video. The app allows users to choose between the 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios, and makes it possible to capture landscape shots left handed. Last, Google Camera now offers wide-angle and fisheye modes when shooting panoramas. Google Camera is free to download from the Google Play Store.
Google Brings Cardboard Camera App to iOS, Enables Sharing
Google today made it easier for more people to take and share 360-degree photos. The company has made its Cardboard Camera application available to iOS devices, allowing iPhone owners to capture 360-degree shots and look at them via the Google Cardboard VR viewer.
Nexus Camera App Update Tweaks Design
Google is pushing an updated version of its camera application to Nexus handsets. The new Google Camera app makes changes to the user interface to improve usability.
Update to Google Photos Adds Album Editing Features
Google today pushed out a modest update to the Google Photos app for Android devices and it brings with it several new functions. To start, Google Photos can now recognize animations created by the Google Camera app (think GIFs).
Google Offers Stand-Alone Google Lens App for Android
Google has quietly published a separate Google Lens app for Android phones in the Google Play Store. Like the version of Lens that’s buried in Google Photos and some camera apps, Google Lens lets people perform image-based searches directly from their smartphone camera.
Google Debuts VR Camera App for Cardboard
Google today announced the Cardboard Camera application for Android devices, a tool that lets people create their own VR-style photographs. Google says people need to move their phone at least a little when capturing photos via the Cardboard Camera app, which then creates a VR version of the image.