The Nokia 9 PureView has a rather complex camera arrangement that produces excellent results. However, Google Pixel Camera app (or Gcam as it is sometimes referred to) still has its advantages. Mainly, superb low light performance and a punchier looking image without additional processing. Thankfully, there are a number of helpful modders out there who produce Gcam APKs that work with many modern phones. The Nokia 9 PureView is no exception! I tried a ton of APKs: So far, the
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March 17th, 2019 Update: Reader Jeff suggested the J&D Nokia 9 PureView case for additional protection. It appears to be very similar to the Slinco but with more drop protection. Original March 13th info: My Nokia 9 PureView arrived recently and I have been putting it through its paces. So far I am really enjoying this phone and its 5 cameras. 😉 Along with evaluating the photo performance, I have also been evaluating the best phone cases for the Nokia 9.
Recently I purchased a LG G6 phone. The first time I opened Google Drive it offered me a free 2-year 100GB Google Drive promotion. I already pay for the 1TB a year plan for my account. However, my wife could certainly use the free 100GB. I actually already pay $1.99 a month for 100GB for her, so with the free plan I could cancel the paid plan and save almost $48 over the course of 2 years. Therefore, I promptly canceled out of the
Question: Hello J.D., I have read your FreedomPop articles in the past and I really like their free internet services. I made sure to downgrade to the free plan and I love it. However, now I am getting a $9.99 bill for “Premier service” and I can not for the life of me figure out how to cancel it 🙁 Can you please help me cancel? Thank you, Tony K. Answer: Dear Tony, thank you for your message. Yes, I think I
The OnePlus 5 is an interesting phone released at an interesting time. Specifically, a phone with two cameras, when two cameras are a new big feature. Personally, I am a fan of the dual camera concept. The ability to have two focal lengths in a single phone is wonderful. There are a couple approaches: 2x zoom This is the route Apple went with the iPhone 7 Plus and its ~28mm wide and ~56mm telephoto (35mm equivalent) Ultrawide This is the
The Google Pixel XL is a simply amazing photographic device when it comes to quickly capturing the moment. The following three photos showcase some very difficult lighting scenarios which the Pixel handles with aplomb. The sky, water, and people are all in focus and well exposed with minimal blown highlights and shadow depth is retained as well. The first two family photos have a filter applied for punchier color, the last fishing photo is straight out of the camera and
If you have been getting calls from (417) 622-0514, it is most likely solicitation from Sirius XM 🙁 I received a number of calls from that number trying to sell me a Sirius XM subscription after my free trial ended. I recommend blocking the number.
Are you ready to watch crappy 480p video on your 4K phone display? Yeah, me neither 😉 So, since AT&T seems to have turned their “Stream Saver” on for everybody by default 🙁 that means we need to go into our AT&T account to regain our HD video goodness! 🙂 Here are the steps: #1 Login to att.com with your account info #2 Scroll down to the “manage my data” #3 Review your device(s) and toggle/turn Off Stream Saver