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How to Find Official Google Stock Photos

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If you blog about Google or cover the company in the news, you likely need quality images to illustrate your posts and stories.

A collection of high-resolution Google stock photos is available in the press area of the company’s official blog The Keyword. The page with the photos is a bit hidden. To navigate to the page, click the 3-dot icon on the blog’s home and then click Press Corner.


You can filter the photos by type, such as Headshots for portraits of company executives like CEO Sundar Pichai, Senior VP of Hardware Rick Osterloh, and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki. Select type Logos for, well, product logos. You’ll find most of them like Chrome, Gmail, Drive, and many more. Finally, Life at Google features photos of facilities, Googlers, and work scenes.

The images are 2800x2800 PNG files except for Life at Google, where they are 2800x1867 JPEG files. You may use the photos for publication with credit: "Source: Google."

Visualize the Moon with Lunescope Moon Viewer for Android

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Lunescope Moon Viewer (formerly Moon Phase Pro) is an Android app for simulating the appearance of the Moon. It combines visualizations of the phases and eclipses with a lunar globe.


The app shows the phases and their calendar, presents the lunar topography in an interactive 3D globe, simulates eclipses, and provides orbital data, local rising and setting times, and other numerical information. The globe is a realistic representation of the surface and has hires textures from space images.

The eclipse screen summarizes the event’s circumstances at a glance and illustrates what to expect, which is helpful for planning observations. These summaries aggregate the times of the various stages, their durations, the appearance of the Moon, and its position in the sky above or below the horizon.

Lunescope is not just a good astronomy tool, it stands out among Android apps for its integration with the Google ecosystem.

It’s a lightweight app, an 8-9 MB download depending on the device. It runs…