Pixel Pointers issues to time lapse astrophotography coming to Google Digicam

Forward of the June Pixel Characteristic Drop, code within the Pixel Pointers app issues to Google Digicam’s astrophotography probably getting upgraded to supply time lapse video.


About APK Perception: On this “APK Perception” submit, we’ve decompiled the most recent model of an application that Google uploaded to the Play Retailer. After we decompile those recordsdata (referred to as APKs, with regards to Android apps), we’re in a position to look more than a few strains of code inside of that trace at conceivable long run options. Take into account that Google would possibly or won’t ever send those options, and our interpretation of what they’re could also be imperfect. We’ll attempt to allow the ones which might be nearer to being completed, then again, to turn you ways they’ll glance within the case that they do send. With that during thoughts, learn on.

Astrophotography time lapse

On Tuesday afternoon, Google started rolling out an replace to the Pixel Pointers app — model — a not unusual incidence forward of a quarterly Characteristic Drop for Pixel telephones. Whilst a lot of the brand new “pointers” aren’t but are living within the app after this replace, our Dylan Roussel was once in a position to trace down code for a brand new tip associated with Google Digicam.



The important thing portion this is after all “Astrotimelapse,” which means the mix of taking a time lapse video with the Pixel’s superb astrophotography features. If our assumptions are right kind, this would probably permit you to document the motion of the celebrities within the evening sky.

Sadly, the one different element we had been in a position to find is that earlier than appearing information about “Astrotimelapse,” the Pixel Pointers app will take a look at for those who’re the use of model 8.2.3 of the Google Digicam app. As of nowadays, the most recent model of Google Digicam is 8.2.2, suggesting that an replace could also be coming within the close to long run, although there’s no promises it’s tied to the June Characteristic Drop.

Google Pictures locked folder

Previous this month, all over Google I/O, the corporate shared that Google Pictures could be gaining a brand new “(*4*)Locked folder” function — unique to Pixels, in the beginning — which lets you stay positive footage hidden out of your telephone’s gallery. In the similar Pixel Pointers replace, we’ve discovered indicators of a “tip” in regards to the Google Pictures locked folder.



Whilst a long way from affirmation, this means to us that the locked folder will arrive within the close to long run, probably as a part of Monday’s June Pixel Characteristic Drop.

Google Pictures Locked Folder, as observed at Google I/O

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