AI app EPIK hits No. 1 on the App Store for its viral yearbook photo feature

Another week, another AI app going viral. This time around, the AI app that has surged to the top of the App Store is EPIK, a photo-editing app that lets users generate nostalgic, 90s-inspired “

Slingshot’s playful new app lets you ‘sling’ quick photos to friends

A clever new app called Slingshot is combining the serendipity of BeReal snaps with the friends-only photo sharing popularized by apps like Snapchat. But while the app’s inspirations are familia

Artisse can generate AI photos of you from prompts, templates or even a reference pic

Artisse is the latest AI photo creation app to challenge the recently viral app Remini and others by allowing users to generate AI photos of themselves by first uploading a series of selfies. However

Google Photos now lets you sync your ‘Locked Folder’ private photos across devices

Google Photos will now sync your private photos stored in your Locked Folder across your devices via cloud backup, the company announced today. First introduced in May 2021, the Locked Folder has allo

Spreads lets you share full screen panoramic photos to Instagram Threads

After the photo layout app Series became a must-have companion for Instagram Threads, its developer Ryan Carver has now decided to spin off a simplified version called Spreads, designed specifically f

WhatsApp adds support for HD photos, says HD video coming ‘soon’

WhatsApp is getting an upgrade that will allow users to share HD photos through the messaging app, according to an announcement shared by Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg on his Instagram broadcast channel an

Photo layout app Series makes it easier to post your panos to Threads

Series, an iOS photo app that helps you lay out your photos in creative ways for posting on social media, is now shaping up to become the must-have companion app for users posting their photos to Inst

MyHeritage debuts Reimagine, an AI app for scanning, fixing and even animating old photos

AI is impacting the realm of photography, ranging from tools for professionals like Adobe Photoshop’s new generative AI, to those for consumers, like Google Photos’ forthcoming Magic Edito

Retro camera app Hipstamatic makes its return as an anti-Instagram social network

Amid user complaints over the current state of Instagram, Hipstamatic is returning to the App Store today with a relaunch of its social network for iPhone photography enthusiasts.

Google Photos’ AI-powered ‘Magic Eraser’ is now a Google One subscription perk

One of the Google Pixel’s best photo-editing features, “Magic Eraser,” is now making its way to other Android and iOS devices. But it won’t be free. Today, Google announced tha

Pinterest launches its collage-making app Shuffles to the general public

Pinterest’s new collage-making app Shuffles is now available to the general public, after entering an invite-only test phase earlier this summer. The app grew in popularity with Gen Z users, who

OpenAI begins allowing users to edit faces with DALL-E 2

After initially disabling the capability, OpenAI today announced that customers with access to DALL-E 2 can upload people’s faces to edit them using the AI-powered image-generating system. Previ

iOS 16 users are getting creative with the new background removal feature for photos

We said this a couple of months ago, and we’re sticking to it now: the new background removal and image cutout feature is the most fun thing to come out of iOS 16. Yes, Lock Screen widgets and c

Pixelmator Photo is coming to Mac with a new subscription-based model

The longtime iOS and iPadOS image editing application Pixelmator Photo, a companion to the popular Pixelmator Pro, is embracing subscriptions as it heads to the Mac. Previously the app was available f

BeReal: Hype or hit? What to know about the Gen Z photo-sharing app climbing the charts

An app called BeReal, founded by former GoPro employee Alexis Barreyat along with Kévin Perreau, launched in December 2019 with its idea of asking users to post an unedited photo once per day after r

Google Photos update adds a handy import option alongside other organizational changes

Google today announced a number of changes ahead for its popular Google Photos app for mobile devices. With the update, the company plans to make it easier to organize, import and sort through your al

Honeycomb, a private social app for families, raises $4M seed round

A women-led startup called Honeycomb is launching its private social app for families, backed by $4 million in seed funding led by Peter Boyce at Stellation Capital. Now out of private beta, the app o

Google Photos update adds new Memories and a Locked Folder, previews Cinematic moments

Google announced a series of upgrades to its Google Photos service, used by more than a billion users, at today’s Google I/O developer event, which was virtually streamed this year due to COVID.

Facetune maker’s new app Filtertune let anyone create and share personalized photo filters

Facetune maker Lightricks is out today with a new app, Filtertune, designed to create a community around custom photo filters. With the app, creators can make their own personalized preset photos filt

Google Photos revives its prints subscription service, expands same-day print options

Google Photos is reviving its photo printing subscription service and introducing same-day prints. The company earlier this year had briefly tested a new program that used A.I. to suggest the month&#8
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