Tag Archives: iphone

Recorder on the Pixel 4 vs Dictation on iOS

I read this sequence from a recent blog post on this site and had the just released Dictation for iOS and Recorder for Pixel 4 listening at the same time. Here are the exact words I read: It’s the end of the decade and I love lists, so today I’m starting a series of lists […]

When it Comes to Performance, iPhone is Still King

Finding things you can test on iPhones and Android devices is kinda tricky. App launch times, while relevant to overall sense of speed, does not really test performance, and many of the apps that I could use to test an iPhone’s performance don’t run on Android. Given this, there are 6 total tests I felt […]

Deep Fusion is Legit

Apple released iOS 13.2 to the world today and it includes a great new bit of tech that will make your low light photos look even better (as long as you have an iPhone 11 or 11 Pro). It’s called “Deep Fusion” and while you won’t see this as a new mode in the Camera […]

Computational Zoom on the iPhone 11 Pro

Google talks a big game about how they enhance zoomed photos in a feature they call Super Res Zoom, which I have tested in the past and found to be less effective than the additional hardware found in the iPhone XS. The Pixel 4 will be in my hands soon and I’ll be testing out […]

Astral Photography on the iPhone 11 Pro and Pixel 3a

I installed the pre-release version of the Google Camera app with astral photography functionality on a Pixel 3a and tried it out compared to the iPhone 11 Pro. I don’t have a Pixel 4 yet to see how it does, but I hope to get one pretty soon and will of course do a similar head-to-head when I do.