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Droider Show #242: the End of Google I/O and porn-fitness

Friends, the time has come to sum up the main conference Google I/O! Also in the issue details about the next sale of Nokia, about the lock and reincarnation public MDK and snack of a fitness program BangFit from the leader of the Internet of strawberries – PornHub.

In the gadget continue to rake news with I/O: about "smart" jacket with touch cloth from Levis and Google, about the new modular smartphone Project Ara, about the translator of the future Pilot and about foldable backpack-electrocat MovPack.


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.


Science Journal is the app for scientists from Google

Google introduced app Science Journal, with which the smartphone can be turned into a pocket laboratory.


Install Windows 10 from USB drive

So, this text on how to install Windows 10 on a notebook from scratch without having the installation disk, because before this system was installed by the vendor. In our case, Asus, ultrabook UX31A (Zenbook Prime). When you buy it installed Windows 7 Home Premium, which later was updated to Windows 10 Home. But what if the system is filled with so thorough that you will save a reinstall? To recover on the original Windows 7, and then again to wait for an update to ten? The folly. But the installation disk is not in the hands, because the sink in question.

Perhaps, in the last two posts here may seem that I like to write about Windows :) In fact, Microsoft is once again pleased with the fact that the company all "for the people", and therefore immediately after solving another riddle MS, I decided to share the instructions with those who can get into a similar situation. And for ourselves also useful, as I suspect that to reinstall Windows I have not the last time in my life.


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.


[Google I/O 2016] Instant Apps — Android the secret weapon

An Important part of the I/O 2016 was the announcement of Instant Apps — Android applications that do not need to be installed on your smartphone.


Chrome OS will have full support for Android apps

Google I/O in 2016 to continue rattling off announcements, some of which took place outside official presentation.


BangFit — app for weight loss from Pornhub

Admit it, you've dreamed about something like that. And the service Pornhub has already submitted browser game BangFit to combat obesity.


The developers AngelHack competition will be held in Novosibirsk

On may 28-29 at the site of Academpark will host the Russian stage of the world's largest hackathon – AngelHack Novosibirsk. The winner will receive an exclusive invitation to the program HACKcelerator, the results of which will be selected top 25 teams to participate in the global Demo Day in San Francisco.


Another developer AngelHack competition will be held in Novosibirsk

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.

on may 28-29 at the site of Academpark will host the Russian stage of the world's largest hackathon – AngelHack Novosibirsk. The winner will receive an exclusive invitation to the program HACKcelerator, the results of which will be selected top 25 teams to participate in the global Demo Day in San Francisco.


WhatsApp has released a client for the PC, in beta version adds video calls

But later this feature was removed. In the latest client update for Android, version 2.16.81 will not find it.

a Few days ago slipped the news that the popular messaging app, besides WhatsApp mobile application and the web service got the desktop version of the program. Came distributions for Windows and Mac. A little later, some users of the messenger noticed that the program, in beta, the opportunity to make video calls.


Google has released an updated version of the Play Store

Google has released the latest version of digital Play store.


ES File Explorer brings adware on users ' devices

For Example, when your smartphone is charging, then ES File Explorer will ask if you want to try a new technology for faster charging. A positive response activates DU Quick Charge. Now in ES File Explorer appear integrated application control battery, cleaning the cache and memory, etc.

I Think it spoils a decent soft and lose users. ES File Explorer - once one of the most decent file managers, in other words, the conductor for Android suddenly brought into the next update along with bug fixes and even a pack of advertising modules. Some users on Reddit noticed that the phone now asks questions on activation imposed IN in various actions.


WhatsApp has introduced a desktop application for Windows and OS X

"Better late than never," he decided to WhatsApp and released apps for desktop operating systems.


VRidge will allow you to try the game with Oculus Rift to Cardboard

Virtual reality Helmets did not become mass, as already shared on 2 categories: "full" (Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR) for console and PC games, and VR headsets that required a smartphone (Cardboard, Gear VR). The possibility of the latter option is more modest – a 360-degree video and games with simple graphics.


Google promised a second wave of Android One smartphones

In 2014, introduced Android One, a line of extremely low-cost smartphone for developing countries, for renewal which meets Google. Despite some interesting devices in 2015, overall, the program was not popular among buyers.


Samsung launches Trade-in program in Russia

That's called a campaign in the official press release, although, of course, this is just an advertising campaign than a real trade-in program.

Samsung launches a temporary trade-in program in Russia. Now some may get a discount for buying smartphones Galaxy A3. Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7, 2016 or Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge. Though only 1 to may 31. You can give the device line Galaxy A, Galaxy S5 or Apple. Thus it is possible to benefit up to 20 thousand rubles.


Google Play Store shows information on the number of megabytes of update

Now some users noticed that the Play Store additionally displays the numbers of megabytes that need to be downloaded to the device.

Google further widening of its corporate app store, informing the user how much will weigh the game update or program. Once long ago taught the Play Store incremental update, so you don't have to download the whole product again, taking only those pieces that are really needed for update.


Android malware from Google Play tricked users to install programs

All applications, which are built in Android.Click.95, are quite primitive crafts. In most cases, they represent typical program is the compilation of various tips, horoscopes, horoscopes, jokes and other information for each day, freely available online. Virus analysts "Doctor Web" has discovered more than 190 such applications distributed in Google Play at least six developers: allnidiv, malnu3a, mulache, Lohari, Kisjhka and PolkaPola. Thus, in total, of the Trojan managed to load at least 140,000 users. Google is already aware of this incident, however, at the time of writing many of the identified applications is still available for download.

Directory of digital content Google Play is the most trusted source for smartphones and tablets running the Android OS, but from time to time and still found all sorts of malware. Recently the specialists of "Doctor Web" found in this directory more than 190 applications, which is Android.Click.95, frightening users that there are problems on mobile devices and forcing them to install advertised programs.


Google Play will report on the advertising inside the app

Google Play is constantly changing and evolving to become more comprehensible for the potential buyer.