Tag Archives: Google Pixel

Early Google Camera port brings Night Sight and Live Google Lens to other devices

An early port of the Google Camera app is now available with Live Google Lens and Night Sight support.Google Camera 6.1 arrived with the newly released Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. It brings a new UI and some extra features to older Pixel devices, like RAW capture support, capturing audio via external microphone during video recording, HEVC encoding, and more. Google Camera ports have always been incredibly popular throughout the community as Google’s HDR+ processing

All Google Pixels to get external mic support on October 18


The Google Pixel line of devices do not support external microphones, despite Google’s focus on the amazing camera on the last two years of device releases. People have been complaining about this as long as the devices have been on the market.

Fortunately, Google decided to finally listen to […]

Over 75% of Google Pixel users are on Android Pie

Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XLEvery time I begin to consider the latest flagship from Samsung or Huawei, I’m reminded why I love the Google Pixel: its fast Android updates. Every time there’s a new monthly security patch or major version upgrade, I download the factory image immediately to flash it manually, so I don’t have to wait for an OTA

Google Camera 6.1 supports external microphones during video recording

Google Camera 6.1 for the Google PixelWhen looking for a third party camera application, often users look no further than the Google Camera. Its HDR+ processing algorithms can upgrade any camera sensor, and as such ports of the Google Camera to other devices are sought after by the community at large. That’s not to say it’s perfect though. It still has

[Hands-on] “Flip to Shhh” is Digital Wellbeing’s upcoming Flip to Do Not Disturb gesture for the Google Pixel

Digital Wellbeing Flip to Do Not Disturb Google Pixel 2Before going to sleep, it can be really tempting to do some last-minute Internet browsing using your smartphone. It’s a bad habit that a lot of people engage in, and so both Google and Apple have introduced features this year to help you curb your smartphone addiction. At Google I/O 2018, Google unveiled Digital Wellbeing: