The Google Camera app with HDR+ from the Google Pixel was recently ported to other Snapdragon-powered devices, but it had a lot of bugs keeping it from being a main camera app. 60 FPS video was broken, the front camera wouldn’t ... Read More »
The Google Pixel has a fantastic camera on its own, but the HDR+ feature that Google included in the camera app takes it to the next level. It takes multiple photos at low exposures and combines them, creating an image with better dynamic range and less noise than regular photos.
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The 3.5mm headphone jack was absent from multiple devices last year, so we’re happy when see big companies like Samsung keeping an important feature rather than removing it and implementing workarounds. Motorola was one of the offenders that left out the 3.5mm jack from the Moto Z.
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Though Samsung has a smart watch on the market with Android Wear, many other models are powered by its own Tizen operating system. Even the original Galaxy Gear, powered by Android at release, was updated to Tizen to many owners dismay. But it looks like the great folks at ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus was released three years ago now. In the technology world, it might as well be a dinosaur. However, the device still has life left in it, along with a large development community working to keep the device alive. With TI leaving the processor game, and Google discontinuing support for the ... Read More »
Many Android enthusiasts buy the Nexus line of devices not for the low price, but for stock Android. It’s pretty much the only way to get stock Android and quick updates straight from Google anymore, though the Moto X comes fairly close. The pure Google experience is something special, a light and fast interface with ... Read More »
The HTC HD2 is not a great device. Rather, it’s a symbol. It’s a symbol of how long a device can really stay useful. Of what developers can achieve. How important it is to have a hackable device. And most of all, it’s a symbol of hope. That no matter the adversity, it can be ... Read More »
When the Kindle Fire was announced, one of the biggest hypes about it was the addition of Amazon’s Silk Browser. This browser was said to improve loading speeds substantially, but it was exclusive to the Kindle Fire. Android users, not being a fan of limitations, got a break when the fine gentlemen ... Read More »
The Amazon Kindle Fire is definitely one of the best deals you can find for an Android tablet. For a mere $200, this tablet has been flying off the shelves, and is even expected to comprise half of the Android tablet market by next year. It is mostly the price/specs that make this device ... Read More »
There are two things Android could not live without – development and the Android Market (among other things). There are those few manufacturers that chose not to get approved by Google, and their devices end up being released without the Android Market (or Google Apps, in general). Once developers get ... Read More »