The Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta update is now rolling out over-the-air for the Google Pixel and Nexus 5X as part of Google’s Developer Preview program. The update is said to be relatively lightweight, with general optimizations like improved stability and security patches. However, the inclusion of a fingerprint gesture on the Nexus 5X might have some fans excited about it.
On the Google Pixel and Pixel XL released last year, you can swipe downward on the fingerprint sensor to reveal the notification shade. It’s a gesture that’s particularly useful for bigger devices (or people with small hands) where it’s hard to reach the top of the display when operating the device [...]
Google’s recently released Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones include some improvements for camera performances in both hardware and software, compared to its older Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P devices. However, if you are willing to side-load apps on those older Nexus phones, you have a chance to get a mod to Google Camera that offers some performance improvements.See also: Best Android smartphone cameras 2 weeks ago
The mod itself was developed by Charles Chow and is called Camera NX V4 and it’s main goal is to offer close to the same amount of shutter lag for the older Nexus phones that are available for the new Google Pixel phones. And by “same amount of shutter [...]