Tag Archive: Taken


Here are our first photos taken with the Google Pixel 3

Start to see what this camera is capable of.

Leading the smartphone camera race for a year with the Pixel 2 and 2 XL, Google had a tough act to follow. The Pixel 3 and 3 XL focus on new software-based features and utilizing the Pixel Visual Core to take better photos than the last generation, but also significantly upgrade the front-facing camera setup for selfie shots. As I work through my full review process, I wanted  [Read More…]

Pete Lau shares the first camera samples taken with the OnePlus 6

OnePlus CEO gives us an early look at the camera capabilities of the OnePlus 6.

The OnePlus 6 hype machine is in full swing, with the Chinese manufacturer teasing new details about its upcoming flagship on a daily basis now. We saw yesterday that the phone will be the first OnePlus device to offer water resistance, and just a few hours later OnePlus CEO Pete Lau shared the first camera samples taken with the device on Weibo.

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Here are our first photos taken with the Galaxy S9+

My initial take on what the pair of cameras can do.

With so much shared between the Galaxy S9+ and its predecessor, much focus has been put on the all-new camera setup as a true differentiation between models. So it makes sense that of all the questions I’ve seen about these phones, a majority have been about its cameras. To give you a sneak peek of what to expect, as I’m getting into my full review of the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Google and Huawei taken to court over Nexus 6P performance issues

Suffering boot loops and severe battery drain? A lawsuit filed in Texas alleges the same, and that Google and Huawei have offered little help on the matter.

The Nexus 6P battery drain and boot looping issues have happened to so many people — my husband and myself, included —that there’s now a lawsuit filed against Google and Huawei over the device’s numerous issues.

According to a press release from the firm behind the lawsuit, Chimicles & Tikellis, the complaint  [Read More…]

Huawei apologizes for implying photo taken with Canon DSLR was taken with its P9

In his review of the Huawei P9, our own Nick Sarafolean had positive things to say about the new flagship, even pointing out that some of the images captured by the smartphone could compare to DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. Apparently Huawei feels the same way, but decided to go about things a bit differently.

As noted by Android Police, Huawei recently published an admittedly great photo — which you can see below — to its Google+ social media page. There’s plenty of  [Read More…]

Google explains why some photos taken with the Nexus 5X are upside down

The recently-launched Nexus 5X smartphone from Google includes a 12.3MP rear camera. However, many owners of the phone have discovered that taking images with the Nexus 5X have resulted in photos that are upside down. Now, a Google team member has revealed the reason, as well as a solution to the problem.

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Tweetdeck services taken offline after rapidly-spreading exploit

If are a big user of Tweetdeck, you might have noticed some issues with using those apps today. A security issue that was first discovered with the Chrome app version has since caused the app’s owners at Twitter to shut down all Tweetdeck services to fix the problem.

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The problem was first revealed earlier this morning, and it involves an XSS issue could cause hackers to execute code remotely on a user’s PC — as  [Read More…]