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Use Google Camera on Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 without root

The Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 has quickly become one of the most popular mid-range phones in India, and for good reason. With a 6-inch FHD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 system-on-chip, 4 or 6GBs of RAM, stock Android 8.1 Oreo, and a massive 5,000 mAh battery, it's not hard to see why Asus kept selling...

Portrait mode coming to Chromebooks with the Google Camera app

Portrait mode is being tested on the HP Chromebook X2 (Soraka), according to a new commit on the Chromium Gerrit. The Google Camera app is one of Google's unique selling points for its Pixel lineup. Its post-processing is what gives Google's flagship phones some of the best results in everyday smartphone photography. One of its...

Google Camera app shows up on some Chromebooks like the Pixelbook

The Google Pixel smartphones owe much of their camera prowess to the excellent software behind the Google Camera app. The camera app's HDR+ and Portrait Mode features make the Google Pixel a top-tier smartphone in terms of picture performance, and it's why everyone wants to see the app ported to their smartphone. In comparison, the...

Download the best Google Camera port for your Android device

One of the best developments in the Android community in recent years has been Google Camera ports. The Google Pixel's picture-taking ability is spectacular, even though the camera hardware may be better on other devices. A lot of the Google Pixel's photo magic comes from the Google Camera app. Features like HDR+ and portrait mode...

Three New AR Sticker Packs are coming to the Google Pixel and Google Pixel 2

During Google's hardware launch event in October 2017, the company showed off augmented reality stickers in the Google Camera app running on the Google Pixel 2. The first AR sticker packs later became available in December with the release of Stranger Things and Star Wars AR sticker packs along with Foodmoji and Word Art. These sticker packs...

We Sent Out Free OnePlus 6 Units to our Development Community. Here is what they’re working on.

In June, we teamed up with OnePlus to offer a developer program to help encourage development within the XDA community. A handful of the top developers from the forums were chosen to receive a free OnePlus 6 for their projects. Now that most of them have had the phone for a bit, we wanted to...

[Update: Google’s statement] Pixel 2 owners reporting blurry panoramas compared to the Pixel 2 XL

The camera is arguably the best feature of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Google has consistently received praise for their excellent camera software. In many head-to-head comparisons, the Pixel camera comes out on top. However, not everything is perfect. A bug has been affecting the Pixel 2 camera (not the XL model) since...

Fix found for Google Pixel 2 blurry panorama issue [Root]

The Pixel 2 uses much of the same hardware as the Pixel 2 XL, however, the smaller of the two 2017 flagships has had issues with its panorama images. The blurry issue has been around since the device was first launched, but we started to see an escalated number of complaints about it back in...

How a typo broke Google Photos’ unlimited original quality backup for Google Pixels on custom ROMs

One of the perks of buying a Google Pixel smartphone is the free, unlimited original quality photo backup in Google Photos. It's a huge benefit considering the incredible camera quality on the Pixel smartphones thanks in large part to the Google Camera software. If you own a Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2,...

Google Camera 5.3 prepares to add correction for wide-angle distortion on faces

Wide-angle lenses have been a great addition to smartphone cameras. They allow you to essentially take a step back and get more in the frame. However, wide-angle lenses are not without their drawbacks. Distortion is a common side-effect when using these lenses. The outside edges of the photo can appear warped and it can even...

Google Camera v5.2 adds Google Lens mode to Google Pixel & Nexus devices

Google Lens is Google's ambitious product that expands upon the ideas introduced in Google Photos. Lens attempts to bring improvements brought about by the use of machine learning and AI to photographs in a live, real-time environment. Past updates to Google Lens began adding in features like smart text selection, a style match feature to...

LG G7 ThinQ will be the first non-Pixel phone with AR Stickers

The LG G7 ThinQ launched early last month and is already seeing its first major update. This one's a big one too, as it marks the first non-Google Pixel device to support AR stickers. We've already seen unofficial ports of AR Stickers to other devices, first with the Nexus 6P, OnePlus 3/3T and the Xiaomi Mi...