Google lens

@shaggin (71704)
United States
May 1, 2024 9:00pm CST
I found a fun app called Google Lens. A friend shared about going antiquing and using it. I didn’t have to download it as it’s always on my web browser. When I opened Google chrome on the right side of the search bar is a camera. That’s what opens the Google lens feature. If you don’t have Google chrome on your phone you can download it in the App Store but here is a link: https://apps.apple.com I tried it out on some flowers last week and thought it was fun and easy to use. It taught me these two flowers in the collage are a Red trillium and a Yellow trout lily.
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@kaylachan (60552)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
2 May
Apple has their own version built into the camera. If your phone is an android, you don't need chrome. It's part of Android.
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@shaggin (71704)
• United States
6 May
@kaylachan I have an iPhone. Not sure how to work it just from my camera like you mention.
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@shaggin (71704)
• United States
7 May
@kaylachan hmm I don’t see anything like that on mine. Mines pretty old it’s an iPhone SE
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@kaylachan (60552)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
6 May
@shaggin Ah. I see. well something like that is built in the app. Especially if you have IOs 16 or later. You just point your camera at something, and if there's text yellow squares highlight it. and there's a button that appears that'll let you copy capture translate etc. You take a picture of an object, and then hit the i icon and it gives you the option to look up whatever it is. Or you can press and hold on a subject, and it'll do the same thing.
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@LadyDuck (463068)
• Switzerland
2 May
It's surely a good app, my phone is an Android this is a built up feature
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@shaggin (71704)
• United States
10 May
@LadyDuck how fun to have been able to use that this whole time! I’m just finding out about it and it’s neat.
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@LadyDuck (463068)
• Switzerland
10 May
@shaggin I agree that it's a great app.
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@snowy22315 (172588)
• United States
2 May
That sounds like a cool app. Thanks for sharing.
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@shaggin (71704)
• United States
5 May
@snowy22315 I discovered yesterday that I can use a photo I have stored on my phone and kind up upload it to that app and find out what the items are. That would work better than me doing it when I am out since a lot of places I dont have good service for data to work.
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@snowy22315 (172588)
• United States
5 May
@shaggin nice I am going to try that at some point for sure.
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@wolfgirl569 (97968)
• Marion, Ohio
2 May
They can be helpful
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@shaggin (71704)
• United States
10 May
@wolfgirl569 saves me a lot of time Googling things to try to identify what things are.
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@LindaOHio (161550)
• United States
2 May
I haven't seen a trillium since my Campfire Girl days. Have a good day.
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@shaggin (71704)
• United States
6 May
@Lindaohio they are usually one of the first things to bloom in the woods around here.
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