Articles tagged "pixel"

Google shares a deep dive into its new HDR+ with Bracketing technology found in its latest Pixel devices

Google recently shared a blog post that takes a technical look into how its new Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 devices make the most of its new HDR+ with Bracketing technology to capture HDR scenes.

Is something going on with Google Pixel cameras? Reports of failure are on the rise

Pixel users have been reporting over the past year that their Pixel devices' cameras are failing at an unusually high rate.

Google unveils its budget-friendly Pixel 4a 5G and flagship Pixel 5 smartphones

Google's 5G 4a variant adds new cellular connectivity as well as a few small spec bumps, while the flagship Pixel 5 upgrades its CPU, swaps the telephoto camera for an ultrawide and adds a number of new shooting modes.

Russell Kirsch, inventor of the pixel, dies in his Portland home at age 91

Kirsch is credited with being the inventor of the pixel, after capturing the first digital image in 1957. He passed away in his Portland, Oregon home August 11, 2020.

The Pixel 4 can't beat a compact camera, but that doesn't matter

With its newly improved Super Resolution Zoom, the Pixel 4 makes a case for itself as a replacement for a compact camera with a 4-6x zoom range. And for the most part it succeeds – compacts still have their advantages, but they're pretty much history for most users.

Researchers have developed reset-counting pixel that promises near-limitless highlight capture

Researchers from Institut für Mikroelektronik Stuttgart have developed a pixel design with the potential for massively increased dynamic range thanks to the ability to 'count' the number of times an individual pixel resets when it becomes saturated with light.

Google brings its impressive camera tech to new mid-range 3A, 3A XL smartphones

Google's new mid-range phones bring some of the impressive camera tech from the Pixel 3 and 3 XL into more affordable devices.

Google Research explains the Pixel 2 portrait mode

Google Research did a deep dive on the Pixel 2 smartphone's background-blurring portrait mode that uses neural networking and dual-pixel technology instead of a dual-camera setup.

Google teases Pixel smartphone launch, takes on iPhone X on October 4th

The announcement date is set! Google will reveal their next generation Pixel phones—their response to Apple's shiny new iPhone X—on October 4th. Let the smartphone camera wars begin.

Binary pixel sensor tech to boost smartphone image quality

Tech promises better dynamic range and low-light capture for mobile devices.

Chromebook Pixel to debut intelligent photo app

Pixel users will have first go at app that offers instant upload of full-res images to G+ and intelligent selection of your best shot.

Japan only, but HTC's latest is big step for screen display

HTC's Japan-only 'J Butterfly' device boasts 440 pixels per inch. Expect increasing resolution on a phone near you, soon.