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Topic: Photos

'iOS 12' features put on hold said to include multiplayer AR games, automatic sorting of photos

01/30/2018, 12:01 pm

A second report sheds more light on the features not expected to make the cut for this year's "iOS 12" update, as a redesigned home screen app grid, multiplayer support for augmented reality, and new algorithmic sorting of photos are now reportedly likely to wait until "iOS 13."


Internet discovers Apple's Photos object detection feature, controversy inevitably ensues

10/30/2017, 10:10 pm

Twitter on Monday caught wind of how specific a now year-old object recognition feature in Apple Photos can get, with users expressing concern over the system's ability to detect "brassieres."


How to free up space on your iPhone in iOS 11 without deleting apps or photos

09/15/2017, 11:09 am

As default capacities have grown on the iPhone over the last year, the immediate pinch of space has been eased somewhat for new iPhone users -- but, over time the digital cruft accumulates and stacks up. Here's how to use the iCloud Photo Library to shunt your valuable pictures to the cloud without deleting any forever, and how to prune down lightly used apps automatically.


Watch: iOS 11 adds Live Photos editing tools, new effects and more

07/06/2017, 07:07 pm

Apple's iOS 11 will deliver a handful of new Live Photos editing tools and special effects when it launches this fall. Take an early look at the upcoming feature set in this AppleInsider video.


Apple shows off Memories feature in new iPhone 7 'The Archives' ad and tutorial video

06/20/2017, 04:06 pm

Apple has continued the "practically magic" advertising campaign for the iPhone 7 on Tuesday with a new ad spot called "The Archives," which emphasizes the Memories feature in Photos.


Inside iOS 11: Apple's Photos app gains native support for animated GIFs

06/06/2017, 11:06 am

Apple's newly released iOS 11 update adds support for viewing animated GIFs in the native Photos app, and also automatically sorts them into a dedicated folder of animated images, making it even easier to find the pictures you are looking for.


Search for seemingly anything in Photos for iOS and Mac thanks to Apple's object recognition

05/11/2017, 09:05 am

Apple's Photos apps for both iOS and macOS feature advanced object recognition technology, identifying items with great specificity and surprising accuracy, from common scenic queries like "beaches" to something as specific as "avocados."


Four of the best casual photography and filter apps for iPhone

03/19/2017, 02:03 am

If you're a seasoned iPhone pro, or a new user, the vast amount of simple photography apps can be staggering -- AppleInsider picks out four cheap or free ones for you to try.


Apple deploys updated Photos iCloud app with Sierra-like album browsing

12/22/2016, 11:12 am

Apple on Thursday officially rolled out a new version of its Photos Web app for iCloud, introducing an interface similar to macOS Sierra.


iPhones account for 8 of top 10 cameras in 2016 Flickr report, Apple celebrates by offering Portrait mode tips

12/06/2016, 05:12 pm

Photo sharing site Flickr noted that Apple remains the leading camera brand among its users, filling eight slots of its top ten most popular cameras. iPhones now account for 47 percent of its photographers, compared to 24 percent using Canon cameras and 18 percent using Nikons.


Apple adds basic support for Touch Bar in beta Web-based iCloud Photo Library

12/05/2016, 09:12 am

Very recently, Apple updated its beta iCloud site with support for the Touch Bar on the 2016 MacBook Pro -- but the support is bug-laden, and not fully implemented.


Apple's iPhone 7 camera delivers nice slice of enhancements, but iPhone 7 Plus takes the cake

09/23/2016, 10:09 am

Apple's latest iPhone 7 and 7 Plus make significant strides in improving the quality and versatility of photos you can take, as well as in reproducing them in Wide Color. You can capture more detailed and nuanced pics in low light, you can confidently pull out your phone in wet environments, hand jitter is cinematically smoothed away and the new dual camera system on iPhone 7 Plus opens up entirely new ways to shoot.


Inside iOS 10: Examining the new smart Photos features

09/22/2016, 12:09 pm

With the new iOS 10 and macOS Sierra updates Apple introduced a set of automated Photos tools, like new machine learning algorithms that automatically identify faces and places, that combine to make image search and organization easier than ever.


Apple's Photos apps for iOS 10 & OS X 10.12 to restore iPhoto editing features - report

02/25/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple is said to be planning big changes in its Photos applications for both iOS 10 and OS X 10.12, more closely aligning the capabilities of the iPhone and Mac apps, and also restoring some absent functionality that was previously found in iPhoto.


Holiday Buyer's Guide: iPhone accessories for photographers & filmmakers

11/18/2015, 05:11 pm

There's lots of gift options for aspiring filmmakers and photographers on your holiday list. Here's a selection of imaging accessories for Phone users.


Apple invention automatically shares photos based on facial recognition data

08/13/2015, 04:08 am

In an invention published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday, Apple outlines a process of identifying individuals in a digital image using facial recognition techniques and sending a copy of the photo out to those people by associating contact information pulled from an app like Contacts.


iOS 9 code points to Apple TV apps, 'iPad Pro' keyboard, new Photos feature

06/15/2015, 09:06 am

The current iOS 9 beta contains references to a collection of unreleased products and features, including the next-generation Apple TV, the "iPad Pro," and new options in Photos, according to a noted iOS developer.


Leica, Apple working to fix Monochrom DNG bug that could erase Photos app library

05/13/2015, 12:05 pm

German optics firm Leica has informed buyers of its new Monochrom Typ 246 digital camera that DNG files generated from the black-and-white shooter are incompatible with Apple's Photos app for OS X, and that using Photos to import Monochrom shots could result in corruption of the Photos library.


Aperture, iPhoto disappear from Mac App Store following Photos debut

04/10/2015, 04:04 pm

Aperture and iPhoto were removed from the Mac App Store and are no longer available for download, checks of the storefront showed on Friday, signaling an end to two long-running product lines.


Apple releases iTunes 12.1.2, enabling syncing between iOS and new OS X Photos app

04/09/2015, 01:04 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a new update for iTunes that takes advantage of the new OS X Photos application, adding support for syncing photos to an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.