Google Photos: News

03 Aug 2022


Google Photos: Top tips and tricks you must know

We are not short of cloud storage options for photos. There's OneDrive, Dropbox, and iCloud, among others, but Google Photos continues to be one of the best in the mix.

01 Jun 2021


Google Photos free storage ends today; Is Google One worthwhile?

After an announcement last year, Google will finally end unlimited free storage for Google Photos users today. The company had said that from June 1, Google Photos will share 15GB of cloud storage with other services such as Gmail and Google Drive.

17 May 2021


Free Photos storage ending; should you pay for Google One?

Google has been paywalling a number of services as of last year. Now, it appears to be Google Photos' turn. Google users will lose access to the app's free cloud backup service on June 1, unless they subscribe to a Google One membership.

25 Apr 2021


Google Photos gets new 'Sharpen' and 'Denoise' photo editing effects

Google Photos has been one of the most popular gallery apps on Android, pre-loaded on many Android phones.

12 Nov 2020


No free unlimited Google Photos storage from 2021: Details here

Google has announced that it will be ending the free unlimited storage feature on Google Photos from next year.

30 Jun 2020


#TechBytes: Best alternatives to popular Chinese apps banned in India

Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, the Government of India has taken the decision to ban as many as 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.

28 Jun 2020


#WeeklyRecap: Apple Silicon, iOS 14, fancy new phones, and more

This week has been all about consumer technology, thanks to Apple.

26 Jun 2020


New logo to interface, here's how Google Photos is changing

With over a billion active users, Google Photos serves as an ideal cloud storage solution to preserve precious photos and videos and revisit them whenever, wherever needed.

07 Jun 2020


#TechBytes: How to transfer Facebook photos, videos to Google Photos

A few months ago, Facebook announced a tool to let select users port their photos/videos to Google Photos.

05 Feb 2020


Shocking! Private videos in Google Photos sent to strangers

In a major shocker, Google has admitted to inadvertently sending some people's private videos uploaded on Google Photos to complete strangers.

16 Jan 2020


Now, you will get alerts about third-party logins with Facebook

As politicians continue to raise concerns over the trove of data Facebook has access to, the social network is doing everything possible to make users feel that their information is in safe hands.

29 Dec 2019


#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Alexa suggests suicide, messaging app spying, WhatsApp fraud, more

Even as the world celebrated Christmas this week, there were some interesting developments in the sphere of technology.

26 Dec 2019


Soon, Google Photos will let you zoom in on videos

After Lens-powered search functions, Google is gearing up to add another handy capability into Photos - Video Zooming.

08 Dec 2019


#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Nokia TV, Echo Input Portable, Android flaw, and more

In the first week of December, we saw some big developments in consumer tech, thanks to the launch of a Nokia-branded TV and Amazon's first wireless Echo smart speaker.

04 Dec 2019


Now, Google is adding instant chat into Photos. But, why?

From Google Talk and Voice to Google+ Hangouts and Allo, Google has created way too many messaging and communication apps over the years.

03 Dec 2019


Now, you can transfer your Facebook photos/videos to Google Photos

In another effort to give users a sense of control over their data, Facebook is launching a tool to enable instant media transfer.

01 Dec 2019


Google Photos enables manual face tagging: How to use it

After offering a bunch of AI-powered quirks (sometimes even unnecessary ones) into its Photos app, Google is finally adding something we all have wanted for so long - manual face tagging.

19 Oct 2019


iPhone users can save unlimited original-quality images in Google Photos

Google Photos makes an ideal cloud backup service to keep years-old memories, be it photos or videos, perfectly safe.

25 Sep 2019


Instagram is also getting a dark mode: Details here

After Slack, Gmail, and Google Photos, Instagram has joined the long list of services that are getting a dedicated dark mode.

18 Sep 2019


You can now share WhatsApp Status updates as Facebook Stories

After months of beta testing, WhatsApp has released the ability to let users share their statuses to Facebook.

26 Aug 2019


Google Nest Hub launched in India for Rs. 10,000

Expanding its portfolio of smart devices in India, Google has launched its Nest Hub in the country for Rs. 9,999.

24 Aug 2019


Now, you can search for text in Google Photos' images

Google Photos is getting better than ever, thanks to some amazing features by the search giant.

19 Aug 2019


Now, you can use simple gestures to switch Google accounts

In a bid to make its services more convenient to use, Google is adding a handy new capability into its Android/iOS apps - the ability to switch accounts with gestures.

19 Jul 2019


Your privately-shared Google Photos are not fully secure: Here's why

Google Photos makes an ideal platform to back up images and videos.

27 Jun 2019


Soon, WhatsApp will share Statuses to your Facebook account

WhatsApp appears to be testing a new feature, an option that would let you share your Statuses to Facebook.

19 May 2019


Google's security tools can shield you from cyber-attacks: Details here

Google has long been asking users to enable its security tools for shielding all its services - from Gmail to Google Photos - from hacking attempts.

22 Mar 2019


How to save photos online without using too much data

With cloud storage services, we all got a way to save our phones' precious storage without deleting the memories of our loved ones.

22 Mar 2019


Google Photos' bug exposed location histories: Here's how

Google's cloud-based Photos service was marred by a bug, a vulnerability that opened gates for attackers to approximate location of images stored in an account.

05 Mar 2019


Shocking! Android TV exposes strangers' private Google Photos as screensavers

Today, even if you keep your accounts fully-secured, there's no way to dodge privacy-compromising bugs.

21 Feb 2019


Here's how you can save space on your low-end cellphones

The sheer amount of apps, games, and content we consume destroys the space on our phones.

31 Jan 2019


Google+ losing key features next week, shuttering on April 2

After back-to-back data leaks, Google's failed social media platform, Google+, is on the verge of being buried.

29 Jan 2019

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By typing Captcha, you are actually helping Google. Read how

Have you ever come across the word 'Captcha' on the Internet while entering a password or filling a form, and Google says it is to prove that you are human?

28 Jan 2019


Moments, Facebook's rarely-used, photo-sharing app to shut down next month

Facebook has announced that it is shutting down its standalone photo-sharing app, Moments, next month.

12 Dec 2018


Google Photos ends unlimited storage for certain videos: Details here

Most of us use Google Photos, thanks to its ability to sync photos and videos seamlessly with our Google accounts.

06 Dec 2018


Want to improve battery life of your smartphone? Try this

Modern-day smartphones are not just phones for calling or texting, they are 'feature-packed' computing devices aimed at simplifying our lives, making things 'smarter'.

24 Nov 2018


#TechBytes: 5 useful Google Assistant tricks you didn't know about

Among all digital helpers, Google Assistant takes the top spot with its quirky replies and a host of productivity-focused features.

02 Nov 2018


Selling your Android phone? Don't forget to follow these steps

As the festive season sets in, many of you would be thinking of selling or trading in your Android smartphone for a new one.

10 Oct 2018


Meet Google Home Hub: A 'camera-less' smart display

Yes, the new Pixel devices are here. They're pretty colorful and interesting, but what drew most of our attention at the recent #MadeByGoogle event is the company's new smart display - Google Home Hub.

19 Sep 2018


5 best cloud storage apps for every smartphone user

Our smartphones are packed with limited storage and thus, storing high-quality pictures and videos, documents along with countless apps and games is obviously quite difficult.

09 Aug 2018


How Google helped this Mumbai woman find her stolen smartphone

With quick thinking and some help from Google, a Mumbai woman managed to nab the man who had stolen her phone.