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Google gave up: Project Ara turned

However, if Google found the idea of Project Ara not too good, Shine it more than one year (started in 2013), the G5 was just too popular with the public. Apparently, our society does not yet need a modular device, at least in the form in which we now can offer manufacturers.

Forget about Project Ara and the modular smartphone from Google. The company is putting this initiative on hold. About it reports Reuters, citing its intelligence sources. They say that the idea is not particularly well, much progress was not achieved, Google got tired of it, and therefore it was decided that for modular devices, the time has not yet come. In the meantime, if you really want, you can refer to LG G5.

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Turing prepares codesmart Cadenza with Snapdragon 830

Turing Robotic Industries announced that it will release in 2017 smartphone Cadenza with impressive features.

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Recalls unsuccessful Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Now the company officially commented on the situation, sending out a press release. Samsung reports that usually tries to make products of the highest quality, and therefore very seriously reports of incidents with the Galaxy Note 7. The company's engineers have investigated the situation and have to admit that the battery issue does exist.

just yesterday we told you that Galaxy Note 7 Samsung came fakap. The device is so popular, it a lot of pre-orders and have a good sale in the world, but it has serious problems that end with the explosion of battery while charging. Like it or not, and it is necessary to do something because it is dangerous.

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[IFA 2016] Alcatel showed VR-helmet Vision and smartphone Shine Lite

At the Berlin exhibition company TCL Communication (Alcatel) introduced several new products: Shine Lite smartphone with premium design and virtual reality helmet Vision.

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In the Play Store started public testing of applications

Google has launched a branded digital store public testing of applications and games.

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Sony introduced the flagship Sony Xperia Xperia XZ and X Compact technology cooperation between the three sensors when taking pictures

Sony announced the release of new smartphones in the Xperia series, X – 5.2-inch flagship Xperia XZ and compact 4.6-inch Xperia X Compact, which, according to the manufacturer, offer a more intelligent and personalized approach.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 ignites spontaneously, the sale is suspended

The Situation in this case is complicated by the fact that the model turned out to be excessive. Samsung sent out press releases about the fact that the number of pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 7 rolls, demand is high. And here I rushed for no reason seems to be the problem, ending with fire. It is already known at least five cases.

When devices sold tens of millions, but suddenly one of them kind of randomly lights up, it is unpleasant, but not very scary. Can be a single marriage, and the wrong operation or some other reason. But if the news about the fire coming from different places, from different buyers, and besides, are not isolated, it is a chance to think and find out the reason. Pocketnow reports that some of the phablets Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was burned.

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Samsung shows smart watch Gear S3

In the end we got a smart device worn on the hand, protected to IP68 standard, but with a bunch of sensors and sensors: barometer, speedometer, altimeter. There's even GPS, Nfc, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi.

August 31, 2016 it happened. Samsung has officially unveiled its smart watch Gear S3. Say at once that this gadget works with Android Wear and its own Tizen OS (Wearable Platform 2.3.2), which the company tries to promote. In the official press release reported that the company was inspired by the classic models of watches that is immediately noticeable by their appearance. And good.

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Lenovo is testing the mysterious smartphone Moto M

In 2016, Lenovo has simply expanded the lineup of Moto E, Moto G and Moto X flagship and Moto Z Force Z.

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Instagram gives you the ability to zoom-in photos

Instagram today in an official press release said that the Zoom feature will become available to some users today. This will affect those who get out in social network with iOS devices. For owners of Android smartphones, this chip has been delayed, will be widely available in the next few weeks.

Well, finally! Since we allowed users to upload service not only square photos than lost some of its chips and individuality, it could give users some more freedom. You never was such that you see someone's pictures in the feed and desperately want to increase the photo below is something to consider more closely?

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More photos Xiaomi Mi Note 2

In addition, recall that the chipset there will be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, the diagonal will be 5,% inch (OLED), memory available is 6 GB, and the internal 128. Most likely, the market will be two models: one with FullHD resolution, the second is with QHD.

the First news of the phablet Xiaomi Mi Note 2 appeared just over a week ago. Now, as usual, clarification. New photos and confirmation and adjustments specifications. So, we are waiting for a curved screen and dual camera.

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Sony Xperia X Compact have hit the benchmarks before the announcement

We have already some time ago, I wrote about this device, showing the first pictures Xperia X Compact, which shared with us Evan Blass. Now, a popular benchmark for smartphones Geekbench found the data after passing the tests Xperia X Compact and gadget spec.

a Few days before the exhibition IFA 2016, which starts in Berlin, becoming more and more information about the devices that we see. Some companies, such as Alcatel, send out newsworthy press releases, others just invite you to visit our stand at the appointed time, but did not disclose details about the planned gadgets. However, it is for them others do. For example, it became known specifications of the device Sony Xperia X Compact.

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Definitive Experience is now officially

It is Impossible to tell that the announcement re-release - surprise for fans of the series. A new toy has already been something you know, the name glowed on the websites of some retailers previously.

Komani is going to release Metal Gear Solid 5: The Definitive Experience 11 October in the USA on October 13 of Velikobritanii. In the edition of the game will include Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, The Phantom Pain, as well as DLC for both.

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SuHide app from Chainfire to hide root on your phone

For Example, root access is absolutely contraindicated in Android Pay, don't like it, and various Bank applications and antivirus (well here at all for obvious reasons). And even if getting root on your Android device, you will hardly be able to hack the banking system, using only the client application, the banks consider that you agree to allow the attacker to gain complete control over your device and sacrifice their own safety. In part it is, because the root is played only for advanced users that understand what the consequences might be in a position to weigh the pros and cons of such decision.

Get Ruth-access on device with Android often gives the user a lot of different privileges and buns. But in our modern world where more attention is paid to security, root access at the same time bring some disadvantages, because it is a potential security hole, or simply too many possibilities for a user, where this should be avoided.

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[IFA 2016] What are you waiting for IT-journalists and bloggers from the show?

On 31 August in Berlin will start the first announcement, timed to coincide with IFA 2016. The exhibition itself will be held from 2 to 4 September.

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Xbox One surpassed sales of the Playstation 4

Some connect this with the promised release of the Xbox One S. And we would suggest that the decline in sales of the Playstation 4 is due to the fact that the world is waiting for Playstation 4 NEO. And update the regular version to slim also promised us.

July was an unusual month for Sony, but happy for Microsoft. According to the latest statistics for July 2016 in the U.S. sales of consoles Xbox One Playstation 4 overcame. Bosses at Microsoft happy and predict that sales of Xbox One in August will also be higher than the PS4.

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Android Nougat will receive a quarterly update 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.12

Thus, the company plans to bring the Android system to perfection Nougat, make the most of it polished and bringing to mind. However, while not reported release date even the first update, but many assume that it will happen in September, perhaps in time to market of devices Marlin and Sailfish.

Google stirs up some interesting things with Android Nougat. We already now from comrade @evleaks, which is considered the proven source of the leak, we learn that the company has already prepared the schedule of system updates until at least version 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, which will come out quarterly.

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Configuring virtual keys will appear in the Android 7.1

For example, some members of XDA forum have reported that Android Nougat appeared some chips, which were waiting for what was discussed in the leaks, or even was available in the Developer Preview.

As usually happens with Android, only there was some kind of major version, and we already hear news of what's cooking update. In our case it is about Android 7.1 and some moments Android Nougat, which clearly are referring to it, as well as reveal the secrets of what you can expect when you update.

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Smartphones based on Qualcomm 800/801 will not receive Android Nougat

For example, will remain deprived of Xperia Z3, HTC One M8, Nexus 5. First, all these devices were released quite a while ago, in the 2013-2014 year, and secondly, they all work with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800/801. They say that the blame here is Qualcomm, but actually release date gives manufacturers the excuse why these gadgets will not get further support. Referred to as among the reasons for the lack of support for the new Vulkan API.

we have already talked about which of the devices from different vendors must get the Android Nougat in the near future. However, some sources report that in fact there is a hard limit, which upset owners of some of the latest flagships. It turns out that the devices with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800/801 in principle will not receive Android Nougat.

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Droider Cast #36.1 — Talk about comics

Present to your attention a pilot episode of a new format within the Droider Cast.

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