Minor Update to Google Photos Enables Manual Backups
Google Photos for Android is receiving a small update today with a new feature: it allows people to manually push backups from the phone to the cloud. The idea is to give users more control over which photos are backed up and which aren't. Google Photos automatically backs up all photos on the phone, but the manual option makes it possible to select certain images for safekeeping. Google Photos is free to download from the Google Play Store.
Google Photos Update Adds Auto White Balance Correction
Google says a new version of its Google Photos app introduces several new editing tools for improving photographs. The Google Photos editor already automatically corrects exposure and saturation, but will now also automatically correct white balance.
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 Photos Gets a Boost from AI
Google today is rolling out an update to Google Photos that introduces some new AI-assisted tools. First, Photos will reach deep into users' libraries to pair old photos of people with the newest photos of those same people so you can reconnect with those older memories.
Latest Google Photos for Android Offers Non-Destructive Editing
Google is rolling out an update to Google Photos for Android devices that makes it possible to undo changes made to images. Photos version 1.7 includes fully reversible and non-destructive editing so users can save edits alongside a new copy of each photo.