Google Photos Gets Even Better With Smart Albums

Google Photos has proven quite popular since Google dropped the Google+ element and created it as a standalone app. Much of the cool factor was already there as the Google+ incarnation. This includes things like “auto-awesome,” which automatically enhance photos…

Say Goodbye to Picasa, Get Used To Google Photos

Google announced on Friday that it will be retiring Picasa over the coming months as it commits its focus to Google Photos. Perhaps the only thing surprising about this is that it hasn’t already happened. “We believe we can create…

Google Sets a Kill Date for Google+ Photos

This isn’t a shocker – we knew this was coming eventually. But Google has just set a kill date for Google+ Photos. Google will begin to shut down the photo feature inside its struggling social network on August 1st. The…

Google Unveils Its New Photos App At Google I/O

At Google I/O on Thursday, Google unveiled its new Google Photos app, which removes what little friction its old one may have had (by untying it from Google+) and giving users unlimited storage to store a “lifetime” of photos and…

Google’s New Standalone Photo Service Could Debut at I/O

If Google+ has seen any sort of enthusiasm over the past couple of years, it’s thanks to photos. Google+ has some nice photo features, but there’s a problem – it’s all tied to Google+. The social network aspect of Google+…

Lanterns, Knots, & A Masquerade

It’s raining where I live; has been for two days now. Utter dreariness. If this describes the climate where you are today then take a break from gazing listlessly out the window and have a turn at today’s Top Photos…

RUMOR: Google Rebranding Blogger and Picasa

In an effort to unify its brand, Google plans to rebrand some of their non-Google names, for the public launch of Google+. Two of the biggest properties reportedly getting a new name are Picasa and Blogger. Mashable is reporting that…