Google Glass has been expanding into the hands of more and more people lately, we cannot help but keep an eye on the development side. After all, in theory, the more developers create before Glass is readily available to the public, the more attractive they will be to the average user. One developer, Paul O'Brien from MoDaCo has recently released an app that should appeal to those taking lots of pictures.
expected, Google has immediately made available its promised Android 4.4.1 update to the Nexus 5. And instead of just being some generic maintenance release, this latest update to the Android 4.4 release fixes one of the most prevalent concerns about the smartphone's inadequacy in the photography department.
Nexus 5 seems to have stepped up a bit in terms of the camera, things were not quite as perfect as many had been hoping for. Overall the handset is able to take some decent pictures, but there are frequent complaints about the shutter speed. We have been playing with third-party camera apps and have seen some improvement there, but it appears as if Google is getting ready to push out a fix.
back in July. And just yesterday the follow-up news arrived -- VSCO Cam was going to be available in the Google Play Store as of today, December 3rd. Well, the app arrived on-time and as expected in terms of features, so we moved forward with a download and began playing. Read on for some thoughts after a few hours spent playing with the latest Android camera app.
confirmed as coming to Android way back in July, but it wasn't until yesterday that we learned a specific launch date. As those who have been waiting will likely remember, that release date was set for today, December 3rd. And well, a quick check of the Play Store shows the VSCO Cam app as being available and ready for download.
several months back, but again, the app is expected to arrive in the Play Store as of tomorrow, December 3rd.
Camera Awesome for Android a short while back and while they quietly added support for the Nexus 5 after the initial launch, they have improved that support with this latest update. Camera Awesome v1.0.2 has arrived in the Google Play Store and along with the Nexus 5, this update brought added support for the Nexus 4 and HTC One as well as some general improvements that will benefit all devices.
report that surfaced earlier in the month on this very subject. The confirmation comes by way of Google spokesperson Gina Scigliano who mentioned that "Android's latest camera HAL (hardware abstraction layer) and framework supports raw and burst-mode photography."
Nexus 5 does not have the best camera among its peers, even with the presence of Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) technology. But that's not stopping Google from trying to convince you that it's more than good enough, mostly thanks to software features. Now the company has come out with three short video ads that show how even a decent quality camera can be fun.
Samsung has launched the Galaxy NX camera for those in the US. The camera is touted as being one that mixes a professional level experience with the simplicity and familiarity of Android. Basically, that is to say the Galaxy NX is one that provides an interchangeable lens experience while running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Samsung has the Galaxy NX available at this time and priced from $1,599.