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“Google Fi” Cellular Service Now Offering Unlimited Plans — Albeit, Alas, For Selected Phones (Still).

by Anura Guruge


Click image to access ‘Google Fi’.


Given that I have a ‘Google Pixel 2‘ I am a ‘Google Fi‘ subscriber. 2-years ago, when I got the Pixel 2 it was a no-brainer.

The phone already came with a software SIMM already set up for ‘Google Fi‘.

I am NOT a BIG phone user!

I use my phone 99% of the time just as a camera!

So, voice, text & data is of little consequence to I!

I have the ‘smallest’ available plan and still have 90% of my data unused each month. Yes.

So, the unlimited plan probably isn’t of great interest to I.

Yes, I plan to upgrade to the Pixel 4 this Christmas. Google WILL make me an offer I cannot refuse.

The $399 price for the Pixel 3 is pretty tempting BUT I am going to hold out for the Pixel 4.

Just wanted to make sure you KNEW about this.

OK?


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by Anura Guruge

Google Pixel 3 “Night Sight” On A Pixel 2: Before & After.

by Anura Guruge


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Taken with my Google Pixel 2 Phone.

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Before
(i.e., old APP without ‘Night Sight’).


After
(i.e., NEW APP WITH ‘Night Sight’).


Yes using the Pixel 3 Camera APP (CameraP3)
on a Pixel 2
— as I described here.


I have been meaning to show YOU this comparison for a few days. Never had the time. Made a point of taking these two pictures, from the same place to show YOU the difference.

Pretty impressive right? Pretty amazing.


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by Anura Guruge

Another Example Of Google Pixel 3 “Night Sight” On A Pixel 2.

by Anura Guruge


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Taken with my Google Pixel 2 Phone.

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Yes using the Pixel 3 Camera APP (CameraP3)
on a Pixel 2
— as I described here.


This was taken outside, at 6:19pm, on Halloween — with no street light, and bare minimum ambient light from a house.

It was PITCH BLACK! I kid you NOT.

Nothing but BLACK.

So, all the green, orange, yellow and blue were ‘caught’ by the APP.

This is amazing.


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by Anura Guruge

Installing The Google Pixel 3 Camera APP With “Night Sight” On A Pixel 2.

by Anura Guruge


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Taken with my Google Pixel 2 Phone.

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To get ‘Night Sight’ You Need The Pixel 3 Camera APP (CameraP3).


You will get the ‘NIGHT’ button on the P3 APP.


Click image to access the ‘Lifehacker’ article with DETAILED instructions.


The ‘Lifehacker‘ instructions for getting the Google Pixel 3 camera APP (above) WORKS.

I used them. They worked.

Some small modifications you can make, if you so wish. You can get to Chrome’s ‘Advanced Settings’ from phone’s SETTINGS → APPs → Chrome → Advanced. I just found that easier.

It is a BIG download. So, it will take some time. Installation was pretty straightforward and easy. There were no ‘gothchas’.

Enjoy.

Thanks ‘lifehack’. (I hope this APP is safe!)


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by Anura Guruge

Google Pixel 2 “Night Sight” (Borrowed From Pixel 3) Is Just Insane — Taking Pictures In The DARK!

by Anura Guruge


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Taken with my Google Pixel 2 Phone.

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You need to get Ver. 6.1 of the ‘Camera’ App from Google Play.


I read that this ‘Night Sight‘ feature, from Google Pixel 3, had been made available for the Google Pixel 2, this morning, with a brand new update to the Camera App.

I went and downloaded the App. Yes, it was at 6.1 — which was supposed to be the requisite version.

I waited until it was dark to try it out.

IT IS SCARY.

The last 2 pictures, above, were taken in DARKNESS. I could NOT see the lighthouse or Buzz. I kid you not. The first picture had some reflected light from my PC monitors. No other lights in the room. This is AMAZING.

I am going to try this out further.


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by Anura Guruge

Do I Plan To Upgrade From My Google Pixel 2 To The Pixel 3 That Was Announced Today?

by Anura Guruge


Click to access the ‘Techcrunch’ post


Honestly, right this minute I have no intentions of upgrading. I am fairly happy with my Google Pixel 2 and don’t see that much of a ‘Big Bang’ in the Pixel 3 to justify an upgrade. IF they had come up with new camera hardware that would have been a whole different matter. Two cameras, for wide-selfies, doesn’t excite me that much — especially since I take selfies, my-way, using the REAR camera.

So for now I have no plans to upgrade.

I know that Google will do its best to convince me with offers. Maybe next year.

Yes, today I traded up to a Garmin Fenix 5 Plus from my older Fenix 5. But, I got a real sweet deal on that.


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by Anura Guruge

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