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Now rolling out to all Pixel phones, including the 3a.
The phone and its larger companion will also get three years worth of software updates.
Announced alongside the Pixel 3 and 3 XL early last month, Google today confirmed it’s beginning to roll out Night Sight to all Pixel smartphone owners, including those who own a Pixel 2 and original Pixel from 2016. The feature is designed to accommodate low-light situations where more light would be beneficial. As you can […]
Apple was met with a ton of criticism when it released the iPhone XS and XS Max. No, it wasn’t the performance, price, or charging methods (although they could definitely improve). In fact, it surrounded the phones’ front-facing cameras. When users began taking selfies, they noticed some odd skin smoothing that would make their faces […]
A feature that’s favored by many Android smartphone users is external mic support when recording video. Especially handy with vloggers, the feature lets users connect a third-party microphone to their smartphone and record audio with it instead of with their phone’s built-in mics which can produce some awful sound at times. For whatever reason, Google […]
As if we haven’t already seen enough leaks, new reports have surfaced that unveil further details surrounding Google’s upcoming Pixel 3 and 3 XL smartphones. This time around, we’re talking about the cameras on the devices and how they’ll function. For starters, Mobile-Review was able to supposedly obtain a unit of the Pixel 3 XL […]
Virtual reality has been a thing for a number of years at this point, but it’s always pretty much involved your smartphone in some way or another unless you bought something that could connect to your PC. That is, until the first standalone VR headsets came into play. Without any wires tying you down or […]
Google today announced at I/O 2018 that its object identification tool, Google Lens, will be coming to the camera app on certain smartphones. Of course, it’ll be available on the Pixel, but it’s also making its way to those with a smartphone from LG, Motorola, Xiaomi, Sony, Nokia, Transsion, TCL, OnePlus, BQ, and Asus. It’s […]
Lenovo unveiled its Mirage Solo standalone Daydream headset back at CES 2018, and to go alongside it, the company announced the Mirage Camera. Essentially, the camera allows users to capture moments in the real world and later view them in 180-degrees using a Daydream headset or Google Cardboard. We were offered a review sample of […]
One point ahead of Google’s Pixel 2 XL
Essential has announced an update for its camera app on the Essential Phone that enables Auto HDR. With the mode, the camera will automatically adjust itself using HDR based on the scene presented in front of you. A good example would a sunset where, if you aim your camera at the skyline, the phone will […]
Google’s Pixel Visual Core is a mysterious piece of hardware. When it was first activated in the Pixel 2 and 2 XL, it was revealed it would make HDR+ processing and the overall camera experience on the smartphone faster since there would be a dedicated place for processing to take place. I didn’t entirely notice […]
Google enabled the Pixel Visual Core, a mysterious SoC inside the Pixel 2 and 2 XL, with Android 8.1 Oreo to make HDR+ image processing less battery heavy and more efficient on the CPU. It also supposedly improves the quality of your photos, although in real-world testing, there isn’t much of a difference. That being […]
Today during the huge CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Lenovo took the wraps off even more gadgets by unveiling the new Lenovo Mirage Solo and Mirage Camera. The devices mark the first virtual reality products to come out of Lenovo and stand as some of the first standalone Daydream-compatible devices to reach the market. Starting […]