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  • Google acquires AIMatter, maker of the Fabby computer vision app

    Google acquires AIMatter, maker of the Fabby computer vision app

    Computer vision — the branch of artificial intelligence that lets computers “see” and process images like humans do (and, actually, often better than us), and then use those images to help run programs — is at the heart of how the next generation of tech is developing, and this week Google made an acquisition this week to help it along with its own efforts in this… Read More

  • Tumblr brings photo filters and stickers to its iOS, iMessage and Android apps

    Tumblr brings photo filters and stickers to its iOS, iMessage and Android apps

    Tumblr today is launching two new tools for creative expression, stickers and filters, which could become another revenue stream for the Yahoo-owned company, if it chooses to go in that direction in the future. Available only on mobile, users will be able to decorate their photos or GIFs using color filters or stickers from either the main Tumblr app on iOS or Android, or Tumblr’s… Read More

  • Infltr lets you filter your photos directly in the iMessage app

    Infltr lets you filter your photos directly in the iMessage app

    Photo-editing app Infltr is best known for giving Instagram a run for its money with an app that lets you choose from an infinite number of photo filters – well, technically, it’s just over 7 million. The idea is that you can use color combinations to give your photo a unique look, instead of relying on built-in filter presets. Now, Infltr is bringing its photo editor to the… Read More

  • PicsArt adds Prisma-like effects to photos and video

    PicsArt drizzles Prisma-style magic on your pics and videos

    PicsArt today launched a brand new pair of apps for iOS, adding Prisma-like effects for photographs and videos to the visually stimulating toolbox that lives inside your phone. The company also launches a Remix Me feature, turning photo adjustments into a social experiment not entirely unlike what we saw with the now-defunct Dubble app. Read More

  • Facebook Starts Auto-Enhancing Photos Because Algorithms Are Better At Filters Than You

    Facebook Starts Auto-Enhancing Photos Because Algorithms Are Better At Filters Than You

    We’re not ace photographers, but we all take photos. Most could use a little help with light and shadow. So rather than making you manually filter them, Facebook tells me it will now auto-enhance newly uploaded photos starting today on iOS and soon on Android. You’ll be able to adjust a slider to control just how enhanced you want the light, shadow, and clarity, or revert back to… Read More

  • Twitter Copies Instagram With New Adjustable Photo Filters

    Twitter Copies Instagram With New Adjustable Photo Filters

    Over-filtering can obliterate the beauty of your photos or make them look cliché. So to give you more nuanced control, Twitter for iOS and Android today replaced its clumsy photo filter grid with a much simpler Instagram-style row of adjustable filters. Each filter can be double-tapped to reveal an intensity slider so you can lay that sepia effect on heavy or light to get the perfect… Read More

  • Moleskine Notebook And “Analog App” Brings Manual Photo And Video Mixing To iPhone

    Moleskine Notebook And “Analog App” Brings Manual Photo And Video Mixing To iPhone

    You might be familiar with “sweding,” the concept spawned by 2008 Michel Gondry film Be Kind Rewind that involves making low-budget remakes of your favorite movies with friends. That’s a little like what Honest&Smile are doing with the creation of so-called “analog apps.” The group’s latest project is a partnership with Moleskine for a hardware photo… Read More