• Google to Fix ‘Bug' That Gives iPhones Unlimited Full-Size Photos Storage

    21 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Well, it was fun while it lasted. We reported over the weekend that iPhone users have been enjoying free and unlimited original-quality photo backups through Google Photos thanks to the ultra-efficient HEIC file format. Google is now calling it a “bug” and saying that it will be fixed.
    As a quick rehash: Google Photos' free and unlimited photo hosting with two “downsides”: photos are compressed and must be under 16 megapixels in resolution. But because Google can't compress HEIC files without using more space and computational power, it just stores them in their original quality. And...
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