Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »
Google is updating a lot of its apps lately and adding Android Wear support now that two of the smartwatches have launched. Most apps simply mirror existing functionality at this time and show some extra data on your wrist. However, Google Camera has been updated with some Android Wear functionality that may be a bit more ... Read More »
What’s the best thing about Google splitting off its Camera app from AOSP and putting it in Google Play? The ability to quickly update the app to add – or in this case, re-add – features without sending out a major firmware update. Today’s update allows you to capture a photo while recording video.
The new Google Camera app is quite nice. After some time with it, I’ve come to enjoy its simplicity (even if I yearn for more options and features). But one of the best features of the camera is arguably Lens Blur, the new mode that uses depth mapping to properly blur either the background or ... Read More »
With the surprising release of Google Camera yesterday, we got a bunch of new features previously not seen on most Android devices. Photo Sphere became available to many, instead of being tied only to Nexus devices. But most surprising of all was the new Lens Blur feature, which had not been seen before. It allowed ... Read More »