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Google Photos just let me copy text from a photo into my web browser

Google Photos just let me copy text from a photo into my web browser – By Mitchell Clark The Verge

The desktop Google Photos website seems to be getting the ability to scan for text in an image and turn it into copy-and-pasteable text, thanks to Google’s Lens technology (via 9to5Google). Lens has been available in many places on Android for a while, but its optical character recognition (OCR) feature coming to the desktop could make Google Photos an easy and free way to get real-life text onto your computer.