Practical Technic to capture a video on an Android device.

You must have wasted so much time and memory space on your device by trying applications in order to capture a video. In fact, I must have the solution to your issue! Indeed, there is no secret recipe, the tool is in your hands and is very easy to use, but you’ve never noticed it before!

It is already pre-installed on your smartphones and if not, you can download it from your play store. You can’t wait to discover that app? Well before I stop teasing you, you must know that it’s a Google app. Did you recognize it? In case you did not, it’s Google Play Games!! Although the application is designed for gamers , it can capture videos outside the games.

Here are few easy steps to capture a video on an android device.

Step 1: start the application “Google Play Games”

Step 2: Choose a game that is already installed on your android device.

Step 3: An information page will appear, as well as a recording icon at the header of the page. Click on it.

Step 4: Choose a format.

Step 5: Start the game. This will make appear a tooltip video.

Step 6: Exist the game and go to the application where you’d like to capture the video.

Step 7: when all is set, you can click on the recording icon and tooltip in order to capture the video.


Now that you got this Technic in hand, try it and tell us if you recommend it or not. Your experience count the most. Until then, stay tuned for more article, tips and news.


What if master pieces can come to life…

Many of us reproach to master pieces that they’re not enough realistic or a bit has been. Well what seemed to be a source of frustration to some of us is now no reason to be unsatisfied while looking at these master pieces. Scientists at UC Berkeley has defeated that challenge thanks to a new innovative application that transforms painting into photos.

UC Berkeley’s new application transforming paintings into pictures

Now that Prisma took the challenge to transform picture into paintings, it is time to inverse the situation.  UC Berkeley researchers applied the process “image-to-image translation” which reconvert paintings into pictures, among other things.


This same process were also used to alter season for the same picture, or even swap different objects in the photos. You can also apply painter’s styles to your image.

To conclude, no application is out yet, however, it is still a prototype.   High expectations are put on that emerging application, especially people who work in the photo processing field.



Adobe: Artificial Intelligence for better photography

A team of researchers working at Adobe and at University of Cornell developed a user centric application based on artificial intelligence that is -on one hand- capable of coping the style of a picture and – on another- using the same style onto a different picture.

“Deep Photo Style Transfer” was the name given to that innovative application. In order to transfer a reference style from a picture to another, the application uses the deep learning technique.

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Adobe’s new application using Artificial Intelligence : “Deep Photo Style Transfer”

The application is user friendly, and very simple to use. In the first place, all you have to do is to choose an initial image, then you’ll have to pick up the “look alike” cliché to which you’d like your picture be similar to. In one click and the job is done to you thanks to the Artificial Intelligence developed by Adobe.

The application will adjust the colors, the brightness as well as the contrast. In other terms, every single detail in the reference picture will be applied to the picture you chose.

Researchers at Adobe were based on the efforts of European scientists in order to put together the application “Deep Photo Style Transfer”.  Comparing to what Adobe did, the difference with “Neuronal Style Transfer” remain in an Artificial Intelligence consisting a neuronal network that copies opposite colors.

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Adobe’s new applications’ inspiration : Neuronal Style Transfer


To conclude, here’s a quick sneak pick of the AI’s future at Adobe’s. The Team wishes to improve the technics and the settings in order to have better and more colors. However Adobe did not precise if it will adopt the AI in all its future applications. But one thing is sure, if you have a Linux you can download now “Deep Photo Style Transfer” on GitHub.




YouTube: Google confirms, unskippable 30 seconds adds will be scraped by 2018

According to the BBC report, Google will discard unskippable 30 seconds adds that play before your Video, by 2018. However, the skippable 5 seconds format will remain in order to deduct its impact on YouTube Red ( a selling point of which is ad-free).

freelensdotblog-logo-youtuberedGoogle’s spokesperson confirms that the engine is committed to  “provide a better ads experience for users online”. As part of that, Google has decided “to stop  supporting 30 seconds unskippable ads of 2018”.



According to a study done by Accenture in 2016, 80%  of the worldwide targeted audience that  responded to this survey, confirmed that while watching a video on YouTube, It got interrupted by a 30 an add.

Until 2018, users will constantly download add blockers to escape to the massive amount of adds on YouTube .





Rumor has it “Snapchat” has a new drone.

Now that “Snap”-the firm proposed by the social network “Snapchat”- prepares to be listed on the stoke exchange market, rumor has it that It is already working on its new IoT. According to the New York Times, the little Ghost’s firm is working on a drone. But who knows –despite the fact that NYT’s sources are trusted- Snap could easily change its planes, as it’s commonly known when facing this type of initiative.

Although it is major news, it wouldn’t be a shocking one. In fact, after the lunching of “Spectacles”-the glasses that are capable of filming short videos which are conducted to profiles later- it would have been expectable that the American firm would release a new connected object.


However, what would be very surprising is the replacement of the company’s name. The firm went from “Snapchat” to “Snap” who decided to not settle for the social networks’ development, but to go bigger than that.

In the meantime, another rumor is around: It seems like Snap is working on a 360o camera. By selling this product, the venture can make some money and introduces a new format on its social platform.

Until new press releases, tweets and formal declarations, the final words would be: we are waiting! Until then, enjoy your snapchat accounts and keep snaping!