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YouCam cosmetics app lets you virtually try on makeup with new Beauty 3.0 AI tools

Shopping for makeup at certain stores can be a stressful endeavor. Perfect Corp's beauty app, YouCam Makeup (download for iOS or Android), gives users an easy way to experiment with makeup at home.

YouCam's app employs augmented reality technology to let users see what they would look like wearing products from brands like L'Oréal, Estée Lauder and Yves Saint Laurent.

This week at CES 2019, the company announced the new Beauty 3.0 AI tool. The feature can... Read More »

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Prisma's selfie app lets you 'keep your natural look,' except it doesn't

Prisma Labs is bringing its photo editing app to Android next year. Previously, Lensa was only available on iOS.

Prisma calls Lensa the "one-button Photoshop" app, as it offers a number of tools to tweak and perfect any portrait photo. The app claims to use Artificial Intelligence to retouch your selfie automatically, so you don't have to waste time tweaking it. The option to manually adjust your photos is still available.

Some of Lensa's enhancement features include teeth whitening, skin smoothing,... Read More »

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iOS users get Google Photos depth editing feature

Before Google added depth editing in Portrait mode to its Pixel devices, Apple's iPhone camera was the envy of smartphone photographers when it pioneered the DSLR-like photo technique. Google rolled out adjustable bokeh intensity in Portrait mode in the Google Photos app last month for Android users.

Google has now added the new feature to the iOS version of its Google Photos app (iOS, Android), which can be used to store, organize, backup, and access your digital photos across... Read More »

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Pixomatic's $5 app for mixing multiple images now available for free on iOS

The Pixomatic app (iOS, Android) usually costs $5, but it's is free to download today. While it's unclear how long the app won't have a price tag, it's a great time to check it out.

Pixomatic is a "desktop level quality" photo editing app. It's like having a more manageable Adobe Photoshop (iOS, Android) in your pocket.

The app makes it easier to accurately cut around an image and layer it onto another. Pixomatic even promises easier edits on... Read More »

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'Unifie' selfie app can put you in the same picture with friends and family around the world

The older we get, it's less likely that all of our friends will be in the same 10-mile radius as they once were. We rely on social media, texting, and video chats to keep in touch with people around the world.

The Unifie app (iOS, Android) can let you take a real-time selfie with faraway friends and loved ones. The app is available for download, but is still in beta testing in some areas.

Similar to a private... Read More »

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Snapchat rolls out Cat Lenses to prove once again that cats own the internet

If you open my smartphone photo library, you'll see at least twenty photos of my cats immediately. I'm talking a dozen photos of the same pose, not even doing anything exceptional. In short, I love cats and taking pictures of my cats.

If you do too, Snapchat (iOS, Android) is rolling out "Cat Lenses." The new feature will drop a filter on you and your feline friend.

Filters range from angels and devils to kissy... Read More »

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Facebook launches 3D photos to transform your everyday pictures

First announced at F8 in May, Facebook is rolling out 3D photo capabilities through portrait mode. The feature adds the illusion of depth into your photos, Facebook said.

"3D photos can help you feel even closer to the people, places and things you share on Facebook and relive your memories in a way that feels more real," Facebook 360 said on its page.

The feature is limited to dual-lens smartphones with portrait-mode capability. 3D photos can also be viewed in... Read More »

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Moment is the photo app you need to create better images on your phone

Almost everyone has a smartphone and, to some extent, uses its camera for things like snapshots of an awesome dinner out of the town, for selfies at a fun local event, and -- my favorite -- for images of the morning sunrise or evening sunset. We usually grab these shots with the stock camera app on our smartphone. But for the creatives at heart, using specialized camera apps are the way to go... Read More »

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The 2 big app announcements at the 2018 #MadebyGoogle event

Google's 2018 product event revealed the company's newest products and OS update. New devices include the Google Pixel 3, the Pixel Slate, and Google Home Hub. But there were also some important software and app announcements bundled in.

These were the two biggest ones:

1. New "Top Shot" feature in camera app

Google spent a lot of the Pixel 3 announcement talking about the phone's upgraded camera features, which were almost all based on software and artificial intelligence.

The most significant one is the... Read More »

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Google testing new advanced photo effects to compete with Apple iPhone XS

Earlier this month, Apple gave an impressive demo of the upgraded camera capabilities of the new iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. The new phones incorporate real-time machine learning, Smart HDR, zero shutter lag, and a four-frame buffer to produce the best photo.

One of the most interesting features was Depth Control, letting users change the background blurriness of a photo after it's been taken. Seemingly to keep up with Apple's advances, Google Photos version 3.23 is starting to circulate... Read More »

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