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Google's new camera is its most Apple-like product yet

Google's new camera is its most Apple-like product yet

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The first Google gadget where I didn't feel like I was the product. We all know the deal with Google's hardware and services. You are getting something cool in exchange for your data, and understandably not everyone is alright with that. If you've been waiting for Google to explore a privacy-first world, it looks like its new Clips camera is the start. From my review on Android Central: Basically, the camera is always recording but only saves the stuff it thinks you will find interesting. All of this is done locally, with no connection to your phone or your data required. As "smart" things with cameras on them go, it's remarkably privacy-focused. You are the only one with access to the photos and video captured by Clips. The AI heavy lifting all happens locally, and you can extract photos and video without ever being connected to the internet. The recorded content isn't stored to your phone or in Google Photos unless you explicitly give permission. In my opinion, this is ...