Tag Archive: Motion


The creators of Monument Valley made a Motion Sense game for the Pixel 4

Start your journey as Soli the bird.

What you need to know Monument Valley developers, ustwo Studios, have created a Motion Sense game called Headed South for the Pixel 4. You play as a bird named Soli trying to rescue other birds from a storm using unique motion gestures for each one. Pokémon has also gotten in on the Motion Sense fun with a demo app called Pokémon Wave Hello.

At the Made by Google event on  [Read More…]

Leaked Pixel 4 promo images highlight Motion Sense, face unlock features

Leaked marketing images gives us yet another look at the upcoming Google Pixel 4.

What you need to know Google Pixel 4 promo images highlighting key features such as Motion Sense and Face Unlock have surfaced. In addition to the Motion Sense and Face Unlock features, the Pixel 4 series will also offer up to 8x zoom, thanks to the secondary telephoto lens. The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will be formally unveiled at the  [Read More…]

Linksys can now use its mesh networks to track motion in your home

Turn your mesh into a motion sensor for your home.

What you need to know Linksys Aware is a subscription service that notifies you about motion in your home. It tracks motion using only the signal from the Linksys Velop Tri-band mesh system. Subscriptions start at $ 2.99 per month, $ 24.99 per year.

If you have a Linksys VelopTri-Band AC2200 mesh system, you will be receiving an update that enables your system for Linksys’ new Linksys  [Read More…]

This is what the Pixel 4’s Motion Sense gestures look like in action

You can silence alarms, dismiss phone calls, and skip through songs.

What you need to know New marketing videos showcase how Motion Sense gestures work on the Pixel 4. Motion Sense can be used for silencing alarms, dismissing calls, and skipping through songs. You’ll only be able to use Motion Sense in certain countries and with specific apps.

The Pixel 4 will be here before you know it, and when the phone arrives, one of the features  [Read More…]

New leak hints that Motion Sense won’t work with every media app

Motion Sense won’t be available everywhere, or work with every app, but the starting lists look promising.

What you need to know New leaks from 9to5Google include info extracted from the Motion Sense APK. Motion Sense will allegedly support 38 countries at launch. 9 apps are whitelisted by the app, including Spotify and Google Play Music.

The Google Pixel 4 is going to be announced in less than three weeks, but until then, the leaks just keep  [Read More…]

New “Motion Mode” and Night Sight improvements rumored for Google Pixel 4

New mode should allow you to make more action-y photos with the upcoming model.

What you need to know 9to5Google is reporting some new camera improvements for the Pixel 4. A new “Motion Mode” will allow blurred backgrounds and moving subjects. Night Sight is getting some new improvements, notably concerning astrophotography.

October isn’t here yet, and the rumor mill keeps flowing. Today’s report out of 9to5Google claims via a reliable source that the Google Pixel 4 will  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 4’s Motion Sense feature will not be functional everywhere

Motion Sense is one of Pixel 4’s headline features.

What you need to know Best Buy’s landing page for the upcoming Pixel 4 has revealed the phone’s Motion Sense feature will work only in the U.S., Canada, Singapore, Australia, Taiwan, and Europe. Motion Sense technology will allow the Pixel 4 to detect your gestures, allowing you to do things like skipping songs and silencing phone calls without even touching the phone. The Soli radar chip to enable  [Read More…]

LG G8S ThinQ is a more affordable G8 with Snapdragon 855 and Air Motion

LG G8S is set to go on sale in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East later this month.

What you need to know LG announced the G8S alongside the G8 back at MWC, and the phone is now set to go on sale. It has the same Snapdragon 855 chipset as the G8, a ToF camera up front, and Air Motion gestures. It’ll go on sale in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Motion Photos finally work with Google Photos

You can finally back up your shot-on-Galaxy animated stills.

While maybe not the most popular feature on any given Galaxy phone, Motion Photos is a fun feature within the Samsung camera app that livens up photos by capturing a few seconds before and after you hit the shutter button, embedding a short video behind each photo you take. They’re more or less the same as Google’s Motion Stills, except that Google Photos wasn’t able to properly store  [Read More…]

How to use Air Motion on the LG G8

The G8’s handy new Time of Flight sensor and infrared light within the Z Camera system allow for what LG calls Air Motion — essentially a handful of gesture-based controls that let you quickly jump into app shortcuts, control music playback, and take screenshots, all without having to touch the phone. Here’s how to make the most of it.

How to enable Air Motion

Air Motion should be enabled to some extent by default, but you can always  [Read More…]