Nokia Expands Photo Browser Availability to S60 3rd Ed.
Nokia's Beta Labs has made a new version of the recently announced Photo Browser available to S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1 and Feature Pack 2 handsets. Previously, it was only available for S60 5th Edition. The Photo Browser gives S60 users another way to interact with images on their handsets, and has a feature called Face Tracking that lets users browse the faces of people captured in photos. Noka Beta Labs has also updated its Share Online application for S60 3rd Ed FP1 and FP2, making it easier to share photos with contacts. Both are free downloads available from the Beta Labs site.
Google Photos Debuts Suggested Sharing, Photo Books
Google today made it easier to share photos with others. The new suggested sharing tool relies on machine learning to recognize faces in photos and match them with known contacts.
Cat S60 Boasts a Thermal Camera
Cat Phones today announced the S60 smartphone, a fully rugged handset that is the first to include a thermal camera. The thermal camera allows the S60 to see and take pictures of heat signatures at a range of 50 to 100 feet.
Google Photos Picks Up New Slideshow Feature
Google today made it easier to view photo albums online and on Android handsets with a new slideshow tool. Photos users need only open an album, click a picture, and select "slideshow" from the dropdown menu to initiate a slideshow of all the photos in that particular album.
Facebook's Photo Magic Hits Messenger
Facebook says tests of Photo Magic have gone well and today it is adding the feature to Messenger for users in the U.S. Photo Magic scans users' camera roll using face-recognition software.