June 28, 2013

New Google camera with improved photosphere

It had already leaked on a Nexus 4, a strange new version of the camera featuring new controls. Now it is out, the new camera is featured in the new Google edition devices (Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One) running pure Google Android 4.2.2.

This new camera version seems to make kind of better photos, and photoshpere has been improved: now it works really smoothly on my Samsung Galaxy S3 running CyanogenMod 10.1.
Click the image below to see the two photospheres I made:

To enable the new camera, you must be running Android 4.2.2, and flash this .zip with a modified recovery like ClockworkMod Recovery, here you are the .zip file:

If you want to install the new Sun Beam live wallpaper (the one you have seen in the video) put the following .apk into /system/app/ and change its permissions to -rw-r--r-- :