• Facebook Launches 3D Photos Feature That Uses Portrait Mode Images From iPhone

    1 month ago - By Mac Rumors

    Facebook today announced the launch of a new 3D photos feature that uses the Portrait Mode feature of the iPhone and other smartphones with dual lens cameras.
    Facebook manipulates the Portrait Mode photo to display the scene in 3D, using the depth information between the subject in the foreground and the background.
    Whether it's a shot of your pet, your friends, or a beautiful spot from your latest vacation, you just take a photo in Portrait mode using your compatible dual-lens smartphone, then share as a 3D photo on Facebook where you can scroll, pan and tilt to see the photo in realistic...
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  • CIRP: Smartphone loyalty hits new high, suggesting Android switchers less targetable for Apple

    CIRP: Smartphone loyalty hits new high, suggesting Android switchers less targetable for Apple

    1 month ago - By 9to5Mac

    CIRP is out today with a new report detailing smartphone loyalty among consumers. While Apple regularly touts “switchers” as an area of growth for the iPhone, the latest CIRP data claims that Android users are actually more loyal than iPhone users, at least over the last 12 months.
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  • Facebook makes 3D Photos available for iPhone Portrait mode shots

    Facebook makes 3D Photos available for iPhone Portrait mode shots

    1 month ago - By 9to5Mac

    After announcing its new 3D Photos back in May at its F8 conference , Facebook has made the feature available to all users today.
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  • Facebook's new 3D Photos use iPhone camera data to simulate depth

    Facebook's new 3D Photos use iPhone camera data to simulate depth

    1 month ago - By VentureBeat

    Leveraging the extra “depth” data found in certain recent iPhone photographs, Facebook today announced a new feature called 3D Photos: images that look flat at first, but can be examined from different angles either through Facebook itself, or using Oculus VR headsets. The basic premise of a 3D Photo is that the dual cameras on the iPho...
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