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Google Camera 7.4 rolls out with 1080p/4K resolution quick toggles and prepares for Pixel 5 support

A few months ago, we spotted a leaked version of the Google Camera app, version 7.4, on a pre-release Pixel 4a device. Today, version 7.4 of the Pixel camera app is rolling out for users on the Google Play Store, and it brings a few noticeable changes. Update (6/5/2020 @ 11:47AM EST): Per Rita Khoury from AndroidPolice, it...

Marc Levoy, the man behind Google Camera’s best features, has left Google

If there's one thing the Pixel smartphone series is known for, it's camera supremacy. Google has never been able to claim to have the best smartphone hardware, but photography has been the Pixel brand's bread and butter. The Pixel series changed the game in terms of what we expect from smartphone cameras, and now a...

Early Google Pixel 4a camera review showcases the 2020 mid-range Pixel’s camera performance

Later this month, Google is expected to launch the follow-up to the 2019 mid-range Pixel 3a: the Google Pixel 4a. The smartphone, which is expected to come in only one size, is expected to cost $400 at launch, pitting Google's 2020 mid-range Pixel against the likes of the Apple iPhone SE and Samsung Galaxy A51....

ASUS ROG Phone II Developments: Google Camera, LineageOS 17.1, and more

The ASUS ROG Phone II was inarguably one of the most iconic phones from 2019. Along with great performance chops, the device also offered users a unique design and some innovative features like the AirTriggers, all of which was accompanied by a rather affordable price tag. In an attempt to generate more interest in the...

ASUS ZenFone 6/ASUS 6Z Developments: Custom ROMs, Kernels, Mods, and more

The ASUS ZenFone 6 is among the few pocket-friendly flagship killer devices. Besides its powerful Snapdragon 855 processor, the ZenFone 6 (ASUS 6Z in India) is known for its 180º flipping rear camera. When it comes to software, the phone offers a really clean user experience for its target audience, primarily comprising gamers and power...

Google Camera Go brings Portrait Mode photography to budget Android Go smartphones

Earlier today, HMD Global announced a trio of new smartphones: the Nokia 8.3, the Nokia 5.3, and Nokia 1.3. While the Nokia 8.3 and Nokia 5.3 run regular Android 10 with a handful of HMD Global's customizations on top, the Nokia 1.3 runs Android 10 (Go Edition), a special version of Android that's optimized for...

Leaked Google Camera 7.4 APK hints Google is finally working on 4K video recording at 60fps

Google's Pixel smartphones are widely praised by tech reviewers for their picture-taking prowess, though that praise doesn't always extend to the video recording quality. Google is making steady improvements to the video and audio recording capabilities of its Pixel smartphones, though, and there's evidence the company is listening to feedback from video creators: Our earlier...

Google Camera 7.3 hints at 24fps video recording and 2020 mid-range Pixel code-names

Google Camera 7.3.017 started rolling out tonight for a handful of users. We obtained the APK and installed it on our Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 4, and on the surface, there aren't many changes. The only thing we immediately noticed is that there's a new listing in the Settings page called "Do Not Disturb...

Google Camera mod brings manual/forced Astrophotography mode to Pixels for Light Painting shots

Google Camera has practically been the highlight feature of the Google Pixel lineup, and often the saving grace for devices that otherwise would have been mediocre experiences. For the Google Pixel 4 and the Google Pixel 4 XL, Google Camera enables features like Astrophotography mode: a dedicated photo mode that takes very long exposure shots...

Google Camera and Samsung Camera apps exposed camera and video intents to third-party apps

When compared to iOS, Android provides applications a lot of ways to interact with each other, enabling developers to build some of the more common Android features we have come to expect and love. This is made possible thanks to Android's Intent system, which allows any app to send any intent it wants, and allows...

Google Camera on the Pixel 4 can offer to Scan Documents, Translate, and Copy Text

When Google announced the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL last month, there were a lot of new features that the company chose not to mention at the Made by Google event. New features like Screen Attention, Pixel Themes, car crash detection, and more were never announced but can be found on the latest Pixel...

Google Camera mod enables 16X Zoom on the Google Pixel 4

The Pixel 4 is Google's first smartphone to have multiple rear cameras. Unlike many other competing flagship smartphones that offer both ultrawide and a telephoto cameras on the rear, the Pixel 4 only has a secondary telephoto camera. To its credit, the Pixel 4 uses the telephoto camera to great effect. It not only enables...