Monday, July 24, 2017

Video Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Explodes in India
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Explodes
Video Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 in India is busy talked about in cyberspace. Not only this time the Xiaomi device exploded. Previously, there have been incidents Xiaomi Mi 4i and Mi Band 2.

Incident explosion Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 on July 17 and this recorded CCTV in Poorvika outlets. For your information, Poorvika is Xiaomi's official outlet in India.


The Chinese-made smart phone exploded when an outlet employee tried to insert the SIM card into the phone. Suddenly course there is a burst of fire coming out of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Employees instantly threw the phone, while the owner of the phone immediately distanced themselves.

As reported by the news page technology Phone Radar, the phone is a variant with random access memory (RAM) of 3 gigabytes and 32 gigabytes of internal memory.


After the incident, Poorvika immediately reported the incident explosion Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Xiaomi Service Center. Likewise the owner of the incident reported it to the police. However, Xiaomi has not commented about the incident.
 
Nokia 8 Will Have a Gold Color Variant?
Nokia 8
The mystery of Nokia 8 is increasingly revealed. This time, some of Nokia's latest smartphone photos are circulating in the Baidu forum, China.

This time the photo in circulation is a form of suspected Nokia 8 colored phone gold. Previously, leaked photos show only gray and blue variants.


The photo is arguably similar to a leaked photo of Nokia 8 that appeared earlier. The difference is, there is no label "Zeiss" in the back camera. Carl Zeiss camera lens called many parties as one of Nokia's flagship features 8.

Just for information, Carl Zeiss is known to have worked with HMD Global, the company licensed Nokia.


Previously rumored Nokia 8 is a high-end smartphone. His brain will use Snapdragon 835 with randon access memory RAM of 4 gigabytes. 5.3-inch screen and dual camera with 13 megapixel resolution. Reportedly this phone will be released later this month. 

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Leaks Reveals Some Specifications Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has appeared in several new leaks today, which gives consumers the best view of the device as reported Androidheadlines.
 
The latest leak shows the phone from almost every angle and even flaunts several user interfaces. Of course, this is not the first time that the design of Galaxy S8 Active has leaked.

The post has recently passed through the FCC and along with the product document is a diagram showing the design of the phone from the back, which corresponds to the display of these leaked images.

However this image does not come from the official Samsung, but this image has been leaked by users who have earned this phone as a preliminary test unit. On the back of this phone clearly visible words Galaxy S8 Active.
 
One of the images shows this device comes with a 4,000mAh battery. While the display of the phone screen shows other useful details like the software version, even though the top of the image is covered.

Galaxy S8 Active supports USB Type C and has a 3.5mm audio port on the bottom and is on the left of the charging port. Also at the bottom there is a single speaker.

Just as it was described in previous leaks, Galaxy S8 Active has signs of the device series. For the design, bumper-style frames appear to protect the rugged corner and composite materials used for the back of the phone. This is different from the back of glass used on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 +.
 
The dual camera module remains the same, just as the fingerprint sensor is facing backwards. The phone comes in black, which is likely to be the only color offered by Samsung and AT & T (exclusive operator of the device).
 
There is still no confirmation about the release date for Samsung Galaxy S8 Active and also not mentioned the price AT & T. But, if it's past the FCC and the pictures start to leak, chances are the launch is not too long anymore.
Snapdragon 836 Will Be First on Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2
The upcoming Google Pixel 2 will be the first phone powered by Snapdragon 836, a revised version of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (SoC), according to industry insiders cited by Androidheadlines.

The source did not specify whether the chip would appear on both Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones or one of them. While some recent reports indicate that the upcoming Google device will have more differences between Pixel and Pixel 2 XL.

This latest report is different from some of the previous rumors and leaks related to the upcoming Pixel 2 line, stating that the devices will come with Snapdragon 835.

A device called Pixel 2 XL appeared on the GFXBench mobile benchmark database site in early June, with details indicating that the device would use Snapdragon 835.


However, the source of the report also claims that Snapdragon 836 will be relatively similar to its hardware predecessor, but it will feature a higher GPU clock speed and a CPU higher than Snapdragon 835.

Snapdragon 835, the first 10nm Qualcomm SoC equipped with eight Kryo 280 cores, has a maximum frequency of 2.45GHz, and the Adreno 540 GPU. If the router offers hardware with an identical base clock, then this chip will have energy efficiency like Snapdragon 835 in everyday use , Although its performance is stronger under heavy loads.


Snapdragon 836 itself recently reported to have improved performance compared to Snapdragon 835, similar to how Snapdragon 821 was upgraded from Snapdragon 820 last year.
NASA: Drones Voice Is Very Disturbing
Drone
If you are familiar with the drone, surely you know what sound the unmanned drone sound produced. At first glance, drone sound when operated like a sound on a computer. It's not too hard, but for NASA, the sound of drones is considered very disturbing.

According to research conducted by the US space agency to 38 unmanned vehicle subjects, the results show that drones are unmanned vehicles that have the most annoying sound.


As reported by Digital Trends, this research is done by playing the sound of 38 subjects recording, ranging from cars, drones, vans, to trucks. NASA then gave the ratings of vehicles rated as disturbing to the most disturbing.

"What we found was that the sound of this unmanned drone produced a systematic noise that would be bigger, compared to car sounds, when we compared it with the same volume," said NASA research engineer Andrew Christian.

Nevertheless, Christian hopes that this research does not inhibit the presence of drones for any field, not just for goods delivery only. We do not mean that, "he said.


According to him, drone sound is not good to hear and humans are not accustomed to hear the sound of this kind of vehicle. However, in the next 30 years, it can change.

"I think everyone has different views, and at the airport, people might think the aircraft sounds very noisy, but not for those who live near the runway, they're used to it," he said.
 

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Intel Says that Qualcomm Monopolized the Market
Intel
Qualcomm is unremittingly sued by various companies, and this time it is Intel's reporter, who calls Qualcomm abusing its position as the ruler of the mobile processor market.

Qualcomm called fixing licensing rates for technology usage too high, at least five times more expensive. While they offer a cheaper price for the purchase of chips by mobile phone manufacturers.

Intel also asked the International Trade Commission (ITC) to investigate Qualcomm over the tariffs on the use of that license is too high. In a statement, Intel calls itself a victim of the monopoly practice of mobile chips.
 
Qualcomm itself calls Intel infringes his patents on the use of LTE modems that exist in a number of devices made by Apple. Qualcomm also accused Apple of deliberately making the modem work more slowly than made by Intel.

Ironically, Intel itself had previously been in the position of perpetrators of monopolistic practices. Intel has been fined for $ 1.4 billion in 2014 because of the practice of PC chip monopoly over AMD, as quoted by Engadget.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Apple iPhone 8 Appears September 6th?
iPhone 8
Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus are predicted to slide soon, given Apple's tradition of announcing its latest smartphone in September.

Various rumors circulating related three new iPhone which is expected to be launched this year. A number of rumors are calling the iPhone 8 will come with support for OLED sized screen and a new aspect ratio.


In addition, iPhone 8 is also called will carry a new design with glass material wrap the front and rear, and using metal frames, and support 3D face scanner technology that will predict will replace the Touch ID fingerprint scanner.

Apple is expected to bring a variety of interesting features on the iPhone 8 and position it as a pro phone with high price offerings. Until now there has been no official information related to the latest iPhone price.

However, Phone Arena reported, 64GB of internal memory version for iPhone 8 will be offered for US $ 1,100, while the iPhone 7s for US $ 650 and iPhone 7s Plus for US $ 770.


For 256GB of internal memory version, iPhone 8 will be offered for US $ 1,200, while the iPhone 7s for US $ 750 and iPhone 7s Plus for US $ 870.

Meanwhile, iPhone 8, iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus are expected to be announced on September 5 or 6, and launch on September 15 or 22, with September 22 expected to be for the iPhone 8.
 

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Despacito So Most Songs Are Played All Time
Despacito
The song titled Despacito sung by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee is practically at the top.

Despacito's popularity is evident from the number of viewers on the YouTube video sharing page. According to a report published by Quartz, Despacito's video clips have been witnessed over 2.5 billion times.

The latest report, now Despacito became the most played song of all time. To quote The Guardian's page, the song has been played as much as 4.6 billion times worldwide through various streaming music platforms.


This data is published by Universal Music Latin Entertainment. That way, the song 'Sorry' popularized Justin Bieber was in second position and played as much as 4.38 billion times.

Universal CEO Lucian Grainge heralded the remarkable achievement by saying, "(Platform) Streaming has opened up the possibility of a song with different rhythms, languages and cultures being the most heavily heard in the world."

Despacito himself has been at the top of the UK charts for nine weeks in a row. In America even this song occupies the peak of the charts.


This achievement, said Grainge, also assisted with music streaming services such as Spotify which provides various types of songs, including the type of Latin pop music that has been only enjoyed in the country of origin.

Not only Despacito, some other popular Latin pop songs in Spotify include 'Mi Gente' sung by J Balvin, Malware's Los Felices, and Danny Ocean's 'Me Rehuso'.
 

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Twitter Claims to Increase 10 Times The Blocking Of Abuse Accounts
Twitter
Twitter strives to get its platform free of accounts that do hate speech. Therefore, they claim to have increased 10 times more action against the number of accounts that apply roughly every day.

Twitter also limits the functionality of the account or suspends thousands of accounts that are more violent each day.

There are breakers who repeatedly create new accounts after being suspended for being found to be in violation. The new Twitter system, in the last four months alone, has removed twice as many account types as this one. The Twitter team also does a daily content review and continues to improve how to implement existing policies.


"Twitter's commitment to make this platform safer starting last January First, by researching to gain a deeper understanding of the issues, then carrying out a series of product updates, we have also established a Trust & Safety Council to collect feedback Support our work in the future, "said Ed Ho, General Manager, Consumer Product & Engineering, Twitter.

They also acknowledge that accounts that show abusive behavior are now limited for a while, and Twitter tells the reason. Accounts entered into this limited function period result in 25 percent fewer abuse reports and about 65 percent of those accounts are in this state only once.

Not only that, Twitter has introduced a new way to customize the user experience, including notification filters and mute certain keywords. This filter reduces unwanted interactions: blocking after @mention from people they do not follow down 40 percent. These numbers will vary, but the approach has a positive impact.
 

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Neil Armstrong Bag Sold US $ 1.8 Million
Neil Armstrong Bag
A bag worn by a US astronaut named Neil Armstrong to bring the first sample of moon to earth dust sold to an anonymous bidder for US $ 1.8 million at an auction in New York on Thursday July 20, 2017. The sale marked the 48th anniversary The first landing on the moon.

The unidentified bag was in a box at Johnson Space Center in Houston. According to the Sotheby auctioneer, the bag was bought by a person who did not want to be named publicly. The person who buys the bag offers a bid bid by phone.


The auctioneer said that the bag is expected to sell between US $ 2 million and US $ 4 million.

Bags measuring 30 x 22 cm or approximately 8.5 inches has a label in his bag with the words 'Lunar Sample Return'. It is not known more clearly about the bag for decades back since Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew returned to earth in July 1969.

After disappearing from the Johnson Center, the item was found in the garage of the manager of a Kansas museum, Max Ary, who was convicted of his theft in 2014, according to court records.


The bag was seized by the US Marshals Service and installed it for auction three times, but the bag did not attract the bidders until it was purchased in 2015 for $ 995 by Chicago lawyer Nancy Lee Carlson.

He sent the bag to NASA to get authentication, and when the tests showed that it was used by Neil Armstrong and still has a moon dust trail in it. The US space agency decided to keep it.

However, Carlson succeeded in suing NASA for returning the bag, and the attention created by his legal challenge sparked many questions from potential buyers, according to Sotheby. It made Carlson decide to auction off the bag again.


There is one group that criticizes the decision to sell the bag which is a piece of space history.

"The bag is in the museum, so the whole world can share and celebrate the achievement of the universal man it represents," said Michelle Hanlon co-founder of For All Moonkind, a nonprofit set up to persuade the United Nations to implement measures to preserve and protect The six landing sites of Apollo on the moon. So quoted from Mirror.
 
 

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Facebook Silently Revive Google Project Ara
Google Project Ara
The development process of Project Ara, Google's futuristic modular smartphone, has to stop after producing a prototype on display in public. However, the presence of Moto Mods is referred to as an alternative to Project Ara.

No longer developed by Google, Facebook secretly showed interest in the rest of the development of Smart Ara Project smartphone. According to Business Insider reports, Facebook's secret division named Building 8 is working on a number of developers from Project Ara.


One of them is Regina Dugan. The woman who previously oversaw the Google project development process is now reported to be the head of Building 8. This report originated from a patent registration made by Facebook. The patent is described as a chassis and module with various functions that can be connected to the chassis.

On the documents, the patents listed will be used on smartphones and intelligent speakers. It's similar to the purpose and function that the previous Google Project Ara tool has.

There is no official confirmation regarding the information yet, but if the device will be realized, new customers will be able to get it in the next few years. Especially considering Facebook has not experienced in the realm of hardware.
 

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Blizzard Say Goodbye Windows XP and Vista
Blizzard
Blizzard, game developer Overwatch and World of Warcraft, said goodbye to Windows XP and Vista operating systems. The developer has announced that they will no longer support both OS.

Some new Blizzard game titles like World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, and Diablo III can not be played either in Windows XP or Vista.


The decision was announced by Community Manager Blizzard, Nate Valenta through a forum on his official website. While the time to stop Blizzard support is still unknown. Nate just revealed that it will happen in October 2017.

"Microsoft has discontinued support for that version of Windows respectively in 2009 and 2012. But since our players are still using it at the time, we continue to support it, but now there have been three Windows since Vista was released. Some of our users have updated to One of them, "he said.

Nate also appealed to players who are still using Windows XP and Vista to make software updates to the latest version if they still want to play Blizzard output game.


"The game will not run on this old operating system after they are no longer supported, so we encourage every player who still uses one of the old OS to upgrade to a newer version," he added.

The plan Blizzard will release the rules gradually. They promised to provide more information as they approached closing time for support. So quoted from Slashgear.
 

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