Google Camera Depth Map Collection

Some pictures interpreted by Google Camera You can extract these using the following: exiftool -X -b $1.jpg | sed -n -e ‘s/.*<XMP-GDepth:Data>\(.*\)<\/XMP-GDepth:Data>.*/\1/p’ | base64 -d > $1_depthmap.png exiftool -X -b $1.jpg | sed -n -e ‘s/.*<XMP-GImage:Data>\(.*\)<\/XMP-GImage:Data>.*/\1/p’ | base64 -d > $1_preprocessed.jpg

Why I decided to get Galaxy Nexus and go back to Vanilla Android

I have been Android user since T-mobile released their first Android phone, T-mobile G1 (HTC Dream), back in 2008. Couple years after that, I’ve moved to Nexus One, then on Sensation 4G (HTC Sensation) then recently, I’ve decided to move to Galaxy Nexus with vanilla Android. Of course, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) was one of many reasons […]

Analysis of Nexus One’s 3G Issue

I have been try to figure out Nexus One’s 3G conductibility issues I have been experiencing. Observation: Occasionally, data connection is disrupted randomly, causing application trying to connect to network reports timeout. This continues for few seconds to few minutes, depending on network access being attempted. (to the device to be able to recover, data […]

Working Around Nexus One’s 3G Issues

There seems to be several issue regarding 3G connection issue on Nexus One. Issue range from fluctuation of signal strength depending on where you hold your phone, and others. One issue I am experiencing, which some other people report is the fact that Nexus One causes network error while up arrow indicator was staying on. […]

A Major Defect of the Android Platform

I haven’t bad mouthed too much of the Android platform, because I think I had some expectation that they are probably working on this to fix the problem. It has been some update release and they still haven’t figured out probably the most critical defect of the platform, so I will dump it out here […]

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