Category: android

  • Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Camera Comparision

    Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Camera Comparision

    Those of you follow this blog know that I love(d) my Samsung Galaxy Note 4.   In addition to the Note 4 being reliable, fast, and rugged, I was especially impressed with the Note 4’s camera, which handled everything from low light concerts to bright light landscapes with equal aplumb. Alas, time passes and my […]

  • Pixel XL Depth of Field 

    Pixel XL Depth of Field 

    Trying something new….posting from my new Pixel XL to TechyMike. Took a few pictures of Blaze and our fern this morning testing the depth of field of the Pixel XL camera. I first focused on the fern with Blaze blurry in the background. Then I focused on Blaze in the background and now the fern […]

  • Google Pixel XL: Taking a Screenshot & Finding the Control Buttons

    Google Pixel XL: Taking a Screenshot & Finding the Control Buttons

    My Google Pixel XL arrived on Saturday,November 19, 2016. After opening it and going thru the set up procedure….the Pixel XL promptly downloaded Android 7.1 Nougat thereby making this techy geek nerd very very happy.  After all, this is one of the reasons I ordered the Pixel XL from Google: That I would get the […]

  • Google Pixel & Pixel XL Android Phones

    Google Pixel & Pixel XL Android Phones

    Google decided it was time to develop hardware! Since I am (was?) a hardware developer…this is great news. Google announced several new hardware products yesterday (October 4, 2016), but, I am only super excited about one: The Pixel phones. Note: I will add more information as I get hands-on experience with this phone after I […]