Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Google slapped with lawsuit over original Pixel and Pixel XL mic problems

Google Pixel The original Google Pixel
Doris Mccormick | 09 February, 2018, 03:06

Earlier this week, two users of the original Pixel phones filed a class action complaint against Google, alleging that the tech giant intentionally sold customers malfunctioning phones.

They still use Hexagon (QDSP) from the Google Camera app on the Pixel 2 (XL) just like the Pixel (XL) and they still have a special google_camera_app SELinux policy domain.

Recently enabled for third-party applications, the Pixel Visual Core does not work with the Google Camera app on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. You will notice that images short particularly in low-light will be brighter and detailed without being to noisily or blurry thanks to company's HDR+ technologies. Because of the said dates, pundits now believe that Pixel 3 will be revealed on October 4 this year as well, and its actual release in the market can be expected within the same month, too.

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While the Google Pixel 2 was only dropped in the market late past year, there are now several speculations on its successor, the Google Pixel 3. "Later this week, we are adding new Augmented Reality (AR) Stickers themed around winter sports". Strangely, the stickers are a separate download this time. With it, users will be able to use that additional computing power to improve the quality of pictures by running the HDR+ algorithm. Well, it means that Instagram, WhatsApp and Snapchat are the first apps ever to make use of the Visual Core chip on the second-gen Pixel smartphones. So basically Google is extending its photo processing capabilities to popular photography, social media, and camera apps as well. Users can press the button to prompt an update immediately, even if they weren't in the current update group.

For the impatient, you can also download the next version of Google Play Services from APK Mirror, but this isn't the recommended approach.

These updates will be rolling out over the next few days, along with other Pixel software improvements and February security monthly update.

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