Tag Archive: Images


Google Camera port now supports RAW images and full HDR+ control

The latest update for the Google Camera app port brings RAW image capture, full HDR customization, and numerous performance tweaks.

Last month, a developer in Ukraine created a forked version of the Google Camera app that allowed it to be installed on a lot of other Android phones not made by Google. The port’s been riddled with quite a few bugs and missing features since its initial release, but the latest update takes this from being an experiment to  [Read More…]

Pixel 2 images leak with same prices as last year

Now that the Pixel 2 XL has leaked it’s time for the smaller Pixel 2 to take the spotlight. The HTC-made device is shown off in Kinda Blue, Just Black, and Clearly White.

The design is similar to the Pixel 2 XL but obviously smaller. The price is quite a bit lower too, sticking to last year’s $ 649 base price and $ 749 upgraded storage price. But instead of 32GB and 128GB, this time you’ll get a choice of 64GB and 128GB.

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Android 8.0 Oreo system images available, update rolling to Developer Preview users

Google has uploaded the Android 8.0 Oreo system images.

For those that want to be on the bleeding edge, the Android 8.0 Oreo system images are now available. Google has the images for last year’s Pixel phones, the Nexus 6P and 5X, the Nexus Player and the Pixel C. Manually updating a device requires a few tools and a bit of time, but it’s an easy process overall. There are carrier-specific images for the Pixel phones, so make sure  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 leaks in new live images

The oh-so-controversial Google Pixel 2 has leaked in the flesh. It’s only a development model, as evidenced by the sea of stickers, but it should give us a clear idea of what to expect from the final hardware.

On the back you’ll find a glass panel just like the original, but it’s far smaller this time around. It also has smooth rounded edges, allegedly giving it a much nicer feel in the hand. The flash now has dual LEDs and  [Read More…]

Pixel and Nexus factory images with July security patches now available, OTAs arriving soon

Another month, another set of security fixes for Android.

Right on schedule, Google has released the latest factory images and OTA files for recent Pixels and Nexuses, including the July 5 security patches. This update will hit the Pixel XL, Pixel, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Pixel C, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. The new software is still based on Android 7.1.2 for the modern devices, but of course 7.1.1 for the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, which  [Read More…]

Google Assistant in Google Photos now suggests images you might want to archive

Google Photos just received a handy, new update. Smartphones have made it easier for us to snap photographs of anything interesting we might come across, but at the end of the day, you don’t want to keep every single shot in your image gallery, right? That’s why Google Photos with the help of the Google […]

Factory images with June security patch now available for Pixels and Nexuses

Get your Google devices up to the latest release on your own terms.

Google has just released the latest factory images for supported Pixels and Nexuses including the June 2017 security patches with Android 7.1.2. That includes the Pixel XL, Pixel, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player. The Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 get the June patches with Android 7.1.1.

If you’re going to apply a factory image or OTA file from Google to get  [Read More…]

Google Photos gains ability to suggest images for you to archive

Just a week after learning a new archive trick, Google Photos is adding another feature to its arsenal.

The Google Photos app will now suggest images that it thinks you’ll want to archive. The Assistant will pop up with the photos that you may want to file away into your archive, and you can review all of the suggestions before you actually do any archiving.

If you do decide to archive the photos, you can always access them again by  [Read More…]

TweetDeck for your browser now lets you verify images via Google

Knowing where Twitter’s images come from is a good thing.

With the rampant and almost revolutionary spread of fake things across the internet, TweetDeck has announced it’s added a feature that lets you verify the source behind an image before you react.

New! Click the 🔍 icon in the top right corner of an image in detail view to verify the source via Google. pic.twitter.com/w2gLXKuegC

— TweetDeck (@TweetDeck) May 31, 2017

It’s easy to use: hover  [Read More…]

Nokia 9 with dual 13MP main camera shown in live images

Last week the Nokia 9 made a brief appearance in a leaked video revealing a dual camera setup. Now the folks of Frandoid have apparenty already managed to get their hands on a Nokia 9 prototype, thus giving us a preliminary view of the phone. The Nokia 9 unit comes with an enclosure meant to […]