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[Video] Check Out These Hilarious Live Video Effects on Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Authored by: Steven Blum — Nov 16, 2011

 

One of the lesser-discussed new features on Android 4.0/ Ice Cream Sandwich is the ability to create live video effects during chat. Using this feature, you can shrink people's heads, enlarge their mouths and generally mess with their minds.

On Monday night, lead Android developer Matthias Duarte showed off some of these funny effects on "The Verge" video podcast. The effects seem to have amused both the host and studio audience (especially that mouth-enlarging one).

Duarte also argued that camera phones should be less about chasing after the features of a DSLR and more about creating a camera that makes it easier to "share moments with other people." Do you agree?

Check out the video effects for yourself in the YouTube clip below:

Source: Phandroid

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.

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