Information about Google Pixel 4 has leaked quite a few times so far, and we were especially curious about its astrophotography capabilities. The phone is now officially out, along with its bigger cousin, Google Pixel 4 XL. Let’s see what they’re capable of and if the latest Pixel phone will make photographers happy.
Just like the previous models, the upcoming Google Pixel 4 smartphone will be aimed at photographers. In a recently leaked promo video, we saw that it will feature a dedicated “astrophotography mode.” But now, there are some sample photos that show us what exactly Pixel 4 is capable of when shooting in the dark. And I have to admit, it looks promising.
The upcoming Google Pixel 4 smartphone will be aimed at photographers just like its predecessors. And this time, it looks like astrophotographers will have something to look forward to. According to a recently leaked promo video, the Pixel 4 will take good photos even in the dark, and it could even have a dedicated astrophotography mode.
Rumor has it that Canon is about to announce EOS 90D as soon as this month. But, it appears to be more than just a rumor. A promotional video for 90D has leaked, along with the one for M6 Mark II. Both videos show the looks of the upcoming cameras, but more importantly – they also reveal all major specs of both models.
Last week, a leaked video created by Google X’s head Nick Foster created quite a stir on the web. The Selfish Ledger video paints a scary future where technology increasingly makes decisions for humans. It explores the idea of “Lamarckian user data” which uses collected information to improve the lives of the future generations. Of course, this concept raises a lot of ethical concerns. But apparently, that’s not the only issue Google is dealing with in this video. Recently, BBC interviewed filmmaker Phillip Bloom who accuses the tech giant of using his stock footage without compensation. That’s a big deal considering the company sees itself as a champion of protecting copyright on the internet.
Like most manufacturers, DJI tests its products before they go out the door to ensure as much as possible that they’ll work as intended. They can’t find every fault, but if they do spot an issue, they can remedy it before it’s sold. Unlike most products, most of DJIs can record video. Testing those recording features, and drone gimbals means they have to shoot footage.
Occasionally, some of that footage slips through the cracks and gets shipped out to users. I’ve built drones before, but I think if I had to build them all day long, and only be involved in one small step of the process, I’d probably end up as bored as this guy.