Verizon Adds Faces to Ringtones to Create Facetones
Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of a new application called Facetones. Facetones, which was developed by Vringo, automatically pulls photos from users' Facebook accounts to create a slideshow that plays on the phone's display when the phone rings. The service works on about 20 Android and BlackBerry smartphones. It can be downloaded through the V CAST Apps store and costs $0.99 per month or can be purchased for a one-time fee of $2.99.
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.
Android Messages with RCS to Reach More Phones On More Carriers
Google says its Android Messages app is on the upswing thanks to new RCS-based tools and growing support from phone makers and wireless network operators. To start, brands now have more power to interact with consumers thanks to RCS business messaging.
Facebook Debuts Moments App for Sharing Event Photos
Facebook today announced a new application called Moments. The app is meant to help people share photos privately with others — even if they don't use Facebook.
Verizon Updates Cloud App with Smart Albums
Verizon Wireless has improved the Verizon Cloud app for Android devices with new features called Smart Albums and Print Shop. Smart Albums can automatically select the best photos and videos to create albums based on events and locations.
Old news - Android does it already