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Perspective-shifting web app lets Google Camera mimic another one of Lytro’s tricks


 
 

It's a tough time to be plenoptic camera maker Lytro. While it's attention-grabbing refocusing, depth-of-field and perspective effects are undeniably cool, others are getting onto its turf and copying its tricks. First HTC launched its One M8 smartphone with depth-sensing camera. Then Google got into the game with...

Google Camera app for Android adds slightly dubious, Lytro-like refocusing, depth-of-field effects

 
 

Do you have a Google Android smartphone or tablet running Android 4.4+ KitKat or higher, or are you willing to root and install a third-party ROM to get it? If so, you can also have the company's just released Google Camera app, which overhauls the user interface yet again, and adds a new, Lytro-like post-capture...