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Google Now on Tap "wonders" for the photos

Google continues to Refine the contextual assistant Now on Tap and make it more suitable for daily use.


AngelHack Saint-Petersburg: welcome!

AngelHack is the world's largest and most diversified of the global hackathon, which helps international technology community to build a bridge with Silicon Valley. Organized a series of competitions in Russia is a community of application developers Apps4All. Partner of the event is the national research University "Higher school of Economics".

on June 11-12 at the National research University "Higher school of Economics" will be held Russian stage of the world's largest hackathon – AngelHack Saint-Petersburg. The strongest team of designers, programmers and developers of mobile apps in 24 hours will solve the technological problems and create prototypes of applications on the Google briefs, "Beeline", OneAPI and the "Open mobile platform". Global nominations submitted Code4Impact and Amazon Web Services.


Why Xiaomi bought 1500 Microsoft patents

About the friendship Xiaomi and Microsoft has long been known. The owners of the Mi 4 is one of the first tried the beta version of Windows Phone 8.1, and the tablet Mi Pad 2 in addition to MIUI fully working with Windows 10.


Chinese Moxi Group will release a series of smartphones-bracelets

Despite the fact that the gadgets the Chinese manufacturers no longer cause us rejection and incredulous grin, and local vendors can still amaze the world with his strange inventions.


Overview of batteries Rombica TR88 NEO and NEO TR136 with powerful lights

Today we are talking about new products from the company Rombica: two batteries with powerful flashlights TR88 NEO and NEO TR136. Lanterns in the external batteries used to it, but usually they are small and carry only a small additional function. For example, to Shine under the sofa, if something had rolled over it, find where I hid the cat ☺ or to illuminate the keyhole. In other words, a task for which flash in the phone will fit. Rombica also installed powerful LED light emitting diodes, making a "light" one of the main functions of the device and part of the design.

Finally warmed up and you spend more time on the street, and with the rapid discharge rate of modern phones – no external battery is often not enough. But if you are going to the nature with an overnight stay – with high probability you will also need a flashlight. The company Rombica offers to do it all with one device.


Protected TaigaPhone will be released before the end of the summer

The Next smartphone claiming to be "domestic", is threatening to withdraw in 2016.


Samsung will release a limited edition smartphone Galaxy S7 edge, Injustice Edition

The South Korean company Samsung Electronics has announced the release of limited edition smartphone Galaxy S7 edge, Injustice Edition, created in collaboration with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment, to celebrate the third anniversary of the video game "Injustice: Gods Among Us" (Injustice: Gods among us) and is dedicated to one of the Central characters of this game – Batman.


Eric Schmidt prefers smartphones from Apple and Samsung

Conference Europe Startup Fest in the Netherlands called for Eric Schmidt. However, journalists were attracted not so much the fact of the appearance of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alphabet, as its smartphone — the iPhone 6s.


AccuWeather will tell you about the weather in Russia the users of UC Browser

Wherever in Russia you are - you can safely count on an accurate forecast. Right in the opening browser window, even the address to drive is not necessary, but on a smartphone using a virtual keyboard, it is not always convenient. Simply tap on the thumbnail much easier. If necessary, the browser can even broadcast widget for notifications, telling you about the temperature, rainfall, wind speed, visibility, humidity and more.

How to determine the exact weather today with a smartphone? Barometer and weather vane in most phones is not yet built, but it is useless. After all, you can just download the browser, go to any weather website and see the forecast for today and the coming days. Or you can make it even simpler, by skipping one step if you use UC Browser, which is now in cooperation with AccuWeather just talk about the weather.


Manual: on Windows 10 Xiaomi Mi 4, official firmware

By the Way, following is a method you can use to change the Android firmware. Just previously we considered how sewing of a custom rekaveri. Now follow the other way, personally, I myself like it less. But perhaps it is more versatile. Anyway, this way you can sometimes save the phone if other means something went wrong.

it was evening, there was nothing to do, but because, realizing that MIUI 8 yet too crude for everyday use is not good, appeared the idea to try Windows 10 for smartphone Xiaomi Mi 4. Don't know why could someone need in addition as out of curiosity, but I will tell you how fast to flash the mobile OS from Microsoft Mi 4.


In touch every minute: review Bluetooth headset Plantronics Explorer 500

Perhaps, such devices are convenient for contact only through the Internet, to hold the device near your ear is problematic. Plantronics offers a comfortable and lightweight Bluetooth headset Explorer 500, which allows you to answer calls without being distracted from the urgent cases. Needless to say that the device is irreplaceable for those who most of time spends behind the wheel: no need to hold the phone in hand makes the ride safer and communication much more comfortable. Verify whether the claimed features of reality.

Most of us use mobile phones not only for their intended purpose: a modern smartphone is quite capable of replacing a full-fledged computer. In this regard, the size of gadgets has increased substantially: the compact tube has lost its relevance, they came blanchetiana with a display diagonal of 5-inch.


[Google I/O 2016] Google showed all the balloons Project Loon

In the depths of the labs of Google X developed tens of projects aimed at improving people's lives, but one of them has special love for mankind.


Sewn smartphone Xiaomi Mi 4

First, some useful links. They are useful for those who want to try MIUI 8 on your device and those who will put some other firmware.

Probably not the best idea to flash your smartphone at night looking, especially if you get up in the morning on the way out. Especially for a new untested firmware, the alpha version. However, I got stuck. As usual: old is already fed up, though, and worked steadily. But my Xiaomi Mi 4 is not the first month running MIUI Android Marshmallow and 7, and fans of Android - they're curious, especially if the update is major. Waiting for the announcement of MIUI 8, was monitored when the first firmware with this version of the original shell from the Chinese, at least English inside. And I've got it.


Impatient can already look at Allo

Here we are waiting for group chats, of course, private correspondence, one on one, encryption of conversations and the "incognito chat", that is, which will be destroyed after the call is completed. Moreover, stickers, Emoji, semiliki and quick response, where we just choose one of the answers that tell the same artificial intelligence. That is, Google Now will be present directly in the correspondence. Required to quickly learn the score of the last hockey games - easily book a table at a restaurant and send the date and location of a friend - is easy.

In the event Google I/O, the company showed us a messenger Allo, which will be available to the masses in June. The appearance of Allo does not mean the death of the Hangouts, these two products will exist together, although the tasks seem similar, but Google is thinking to build an artificial intelligence that will change the view of a text communication.


Google I/O 2016 — Home, Allo, Daydream, Android Wear 2.0 and more

Began a long-awaited conference I/O in 2016, the first day which Google introduced to the public operating system updates, new services and applications. A couple of times the IT giant even surprised the audience with unexpected premieres.


MTS launched a new tariff with truly unlimited Internet

MTS specifically emphasizes that at this rate there is absolutely no speed limits.

may 17, MTS launched a new tariff with unlimited Internet, which is called "Smart Bezlimita". The press service of the company says that traffic there really are no limits, moreover, available unlimited calls within the network. Daily subscription fee is 12.9 rubles in the first month, then 19 rubles per day.


Legendary Nokia back on the smartphone market

The Famous Finnish brand Nokia has announced a return to mobile devices.


Spaces from Google — when there is a common theme

Is it Bad or good, but sluh on the work of Google on messenger Spaces was not an April fool's joke.


Xperia XA Ultra – new selfie smartphone from Sony

Sony introduced the smartphone line Xperia — XA Ultra. A distinctive feature of the new 16-megapixel front camera.


Microsoft think about selling the mobile phone division of Nokia

After acquiring the mobile division of Nokia, Microsoft received the right to release phones under this brand until 2024.