Google today announced the launch of two new experimental photography apps on iOS, which are designed to allow the company to test technologies like object recognition, person segmentation, stylization algorithms, efficient image encoding and decoding, and more.
Called „appsperiments,“ the two apps include „Selfissimo“ and „Scrubbies.“ Selfissimo is an automated selfie app that captures a stylish black and white photo each time you change to a new pose, sort of like a photo booth. The app lets you tap to start a photoshoot, and then it encourages you to adopt different poses. Each time it detects a pause in movement, it snaps a photo. [...]
A handful of popular apps have been optimized for the iPhone X over the past few days. We’ve rounded up some of the notable ones below.
Each of these apps now support the iPhone X’s new screen size, rather than having a letterboxed design with black bars at the top and bottom. Skype VLC Tidal Feedly LINE Viber PlayStation Vue Bank of America
If you have an iPhone X and use any of these apps, check the App Store’s Updates tab to ensure you have the latest version installed.Related Roundup: iPhone X Tags: Skype, Bank of America, VLC, Tidal, Viber, Feedly Buyer’s Guide: iPhone X (Buy Now)
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Google has shuttered the Chrome Apps section of its Chrome browser web store, following through on an announcement the company made more than a year ago. As of Wednesday, the Apps selection no longer appeared in the web store’s search panel filters below Extensions and Themes.
Prior to yesterday’s removal, Chrome apps were available in two flavors: packaged apps and hosted apps. As Ars Technica notes, hosted apps were little more than desktop bookmarks, but they gave Chrome OS users a way to pin important web pages to certain parts of the GUI.
Packaged apps, which first appeared on Mac in 2013, could be downloaded into the Applications folder where they [...]
Google today updated its collection of productivity apps for iOS with support for the iPhone X, so now anyone who uses Google Docs [Direct Link], Google Sheets [Direct Link], and Google Slides [Direct Link] on Apple’s newest smartphone will see full compatibility for the iPhone X’s 5.8-inch screen.
Additionally, the same update has introduced drag-and-drop support for all three apps on compatible iPads. This way, users can easily drag and drop content from other apps right into Docs, Sheets, and Slides using multitasking on iPad. The release notes for each app’s version 1.2017.46204 update reads as follows: – iOS 11 and iPhone X support – [...]