Tag Archive for Google Pixel 2

Enable Google Pixel 3’s Call Screening on Pixel 2 and Pixel [Root]

Google released the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL devices just a month ago. Along with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 4GB RAM, 64/128GB internal storage, IP68 rating, wireless charging, and other hardware-based features, the devices also offers several software exclusives. One of these features is Night Sight, the camera feature which helps users shoot amazing…

Google Camera mod adds Photobooth, Motion tracking, & live Google Lens to the Pixel 2

The Google Pixel 3 was announced earlier this month with many new features in the Googe Camera app like real-time Google Lens suggestions, motion tracking autofocus, Photobooth, Night Sight, and Super Res Zoom. These features all work great on the Pixel 3, but only Night Sight will officially be available for the Google Pixel and Google…

The Night Sight mode in the Google Camera app for the Google Pixel 3, Pixel 2, and Pixel is incredible

The Google Nexus smartphones were beloved on XDA for their high-end specifications, customizability, and generally lower prices than comparable flagships. Then came the Google Pixel series with their higher prices, but exceptional photography. Those without a Pixel look at the pictures taken by the device with envy. The first Google Pixel, and to a lesser…

[Hands-on] “Flip to Shhh” is Digital Wellbeing’s upcoming Flip to Do Not Disturb gesture for the Google Pixel

Before going to sleep, it can be really tempting to do some last-minute Internet browsing using your smartphone. It’s a bad habit that a lot of people engage in, and so both Google and Apple have introduced features this year to help you curb your smartphone addiction. At Google I/O 2018, Google unveiled Digital Wellbeing:…

XDA Smartphone Camera Comparison – Part 2: Moving from Outdoors to Indoors

Mobile photography is one of the cornerstones of the smartphone experience. I recall that my very first all-touch smartphone was the Samsung Omnia, a phone that touted its mobile photography skills with a then unheard of 5MP sensor. The technology continued to improve, leading to Apple pushing it forward with iPhones and Nokia basically putting…

Google is improving the Assistant’s Song Search thanks to the Pixel 2’s Now Playing feature

An often overlooked Google Pixel 2-only feature is its “now playing” option. It’s pretty simple, but in my view, it’s one of the coolest exclusive features on any smartphone. It utilizes deep neural networks to continuously analyze background audio picked up by your phone’s microphone. It then creates a unique fingerprint of the audio based…