Thursday, August 17, 2017

Google Pixel 2 Bring HTC U11's Standing Features
Google Pixel 2
Google Pixel 2 is said to be present in two variants, standard and large. Well, the maker, the HTC reportedly will bring the mainstay feature that is in HTC U11.

Information about Pixel 2 is revealed from the list of phones that go to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). HTC itself has previously been the company appointed to make Pixel and Pixel XL.

For second generation Pixels, it looks like the big version will be made by LG, though both will have the same design style, the rear casing is made of a combination of metal and glass. While HTC gets the standard version.

These two variants are called having different fronts. This is because Pixel 2 XL will use the current style of the phone, with a thin bezel and a screen that has a 2: 1 aspect ratio. While Pixel 2 still use the screen with a large bezel, but now equipped with two front speakers.


From the FCC registration page is also revealed that HTC will bring the U11 whiz feature to Pixel 2. The feature in question is none other than the edges of mobile phones that can be squeezed for additional controls. By HTC this feature is named Active Edge.

From the existing screenshots, squeezing the phone can be used to activate Google Assistant. From the screenshot is also seen that Pixel 2 will run Android 8.0.1 with security patch in August.

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DJI Releases New Security Features for Drones
DJI
The DJI drone producer announces a new feature that allows drone users to disconnect from the internet while flying a drone.

The feature comes as DJI's efforts in strengthening the security system in its drone products. The presence of this feature also appears to be a direct response of DJI whose products have recently been banned from use in the US military.


"We have created a system of local data mode that enables enterprise-class users to fly drones without having to connect to the internet.This is very important for our various partners who use the DJI drone for very sensitive purposes," DJI's Vice President of Policy and Legal Affairs, Brendan Schulman.

Drone DJI can only be flown if the user is connected to the internet. Internet connection is needed as a means to drone can read various data such as geological location, frequency settings, until other settings are claimed to improve experience of its use.

Recently there is news that the DJI drones can be hacked and hackers can already tap the drone because it connects dire
ctly through the internet network. It makes various users worry when using DJI drones.

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Facebook Update Camera with GIF Support
Facebook Camera
Since more and more users of Android and iOS devices take advantage of camera app work, Facebook decided to add a number of new features to make the feature equivalent to its competitors.

Facebook announced that its app users on Android and iOS devices will be able to take advantage of three new fixes. The first fix will allow users to broadcast live, using Facebook Camera.


The first fix also allows users to decorate their live broadcasts with the creative effects of the app. Doing a live broadcast will feature a video on the Story feature, and the selected audience will be able to watch it.

This update also brings support for GIF so that Facebook users can create recurring videos with a duration of two seconds. This GIF can be shared to News Feed, Story or Direct, as Phone Arena reports.

Facebook also announced that Camera users can create text uploads thanks to new capabilities for uploading full-screen text, including colored backgrounds with text on it.


Similar to the ability to create GIF uploaded text can also be shared to News Feed, Story, and Direct. All features similar to Snapchat feature is available on Android and iOS devices starting this week, which will be scrolled via server.
MacBook Air This is Made from Lego
MacBook Air
One of the students from the University of Tokyo, Japan, made something unusual. He made the Macbook Air only by using Lego. The result is amazing because it looks very much like the original Macbook Air.

Macbook Air Lego features webcam features, trackpad, and USB port. This detail makes it look real. At a glance, maybe we can not tell the difference.

This work was first uploaded on Twitter with the account name @ 877dance. He is a member of the Student Activity Unit on his campus. MacBook Air Lego is also getting a lot of positive comments from the citizen.

"At first glance, I think the MacBook Air is real," chirps one of the citizens. "Please sell this at the Apple Store," said another citizen.

"In fact, I think the MacBook Air is broken because the screen is split in two," said another user.

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It Changes A Lot on iOS 11 Beta 6
iOS 11 Beta 6
Apple is scheduled to release iOS 11 in September. Prior to that, Apple released iOS 11 Beta to developers and users. The goal is none other than to receive input related to the new OS.

Recently, Apple just released iOS 11 Developer Beta 6 and Public Beta 5. This version presents a number of changes from the previous Beta version.

One of the most striking changes is the Maps application icon, Apps Store, and Reminder with the format list on the left.


In addition, if the usual "Auto Brightness" is in the "Display & Brightness" menu, now the settings move to "Accessibility".

In this version also, live wallpaper pictorial betta fish removed. There has been no official statement from Apple regarding the loss of live wallpaper.

According to Chris Smith of 9to5mac, this is done to maximize the 3D Touch feature. If live wallpaper still exists, the 3D Touch will not run perfectly.

Not only that, if you do the pairing process between iPhone and AirPods, there is a new animation. The "Now Playing Airplay" indicator will change color to blue when running.

As for, iOS 11 beta version is still temporary and can change. Apple could have established new iconic and feature changes, or did not change them at all.

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The Release of Shenmue III Will be Handled by Deep Silver
Shenmue III
Right in July 2017 yesterday, Ys Net has announced that the classic life-simulation game Shenmue III has postponed its release schedule where the game is finally planned for release in the middle of next year.

Today Ys Net has again announced important information that the release of Shenmue III will be handled by Deep Silver publisher. Both companies have signed a pact to publish Shenmue III globally.


If the previous Shenmue III did not appear on the E3 2017 event yesterday, now Ys Net ensure that the third series will be present at the 2014 Gamescom event which will take place on 22 to 26 August 2017.

Not only that, the creator Yu Suzuki will also appear in the meet and greet event to provide information and also answer some questions of the fans.


For those of you who are not familiar with the development of Shenmue III, initially came the idea of bringing a third series at the fans request, so when Yu Suzuki held a fundraising campaign for Shenmue 3 in Kickstarter, the game was able to get funding from fans for US $ 1 Million in just 1 hour 44 minutes.

In addition, Shenmue 3 is also a video game project with the largest capital gain in the Kickstarter range to date of US $ 6.3 million.


Shenmue 3 itself was announced during E3 2015, exactly on June 15, 2015, which only takes about 8 hours for Shenmue 3 to raise funds of US $ 2 million in Kickstarter.

Shenmue 3 has broken two Guinness world records as the fastest video game-raising campaign reaches US $ 1 million, and as the biggest-money-raising video project in Kickstarter.
Shenmue 3 is planned to be released on the PlayStation 4 and PC consoles.

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Google Acquisition AIMatter Startup For Next Generation AI
AIMatter Startup
Computer vision, the branch of artificial intelligence or augmented reality (AI) that allows computers to view and process images as humans do.

The image is then used to help run the program, as the core of next generation technology is developed.

To help develop the technology, Google acquired AIMatter, a startup established in Belarus.

AIMatter has built a neural network-based AI platform and SDK to quickly detect and process images on mobile devices, and photo and video editing apps called Fabby.


Rumors of this deal have been suspended since May, and only officially closed on Thursday (17/08/2017). Fabby and Google have confirmed their second deal to TechCrunch.

Fabby's sales requirement was not disclosed by the company. However, it is known that Fabby has been downloaded for over 2 million times and will continue to grow. Some AIMatter employees will be part of Google.


AIMatter also has employees working in Minsk, Bay Area, and Zurich. But it is unclear whether the staff will remain there or move to another place, or even come trafficked to Google.

Fabby has collected approximately 2 million funds with supporters including Haxus, an investment company focused on supporting AI startups.

The funding was also obtained from Yuri Melnichek, AIMatter's co-founder and chairman but is now described as an investor and corporate adviser as a former Google employee.

The position of AIMatter CEO is filled by Andrei Kulik, who plays a role in raising corporate funds.
 


Not yet known clearly where Google will apply the technology it acquired.

This technology giant has long observed how to engage in next generation social networking applications, not only to build an audience, but also to use it to build new boundaries in its advertising business.
 

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Video Download Tips On Youtube From Android Smartphones
Youtube Offline
10 years ago a video sharing site called Youtube is present in cyberspace. Since then Youtube growing rapidly until now the third most frequent site visited every day under Google Search and Facebook.

Growing up to be great, Youtube is one of the most innovative sharing media, one of them is Youtube Offline. This feature is used for Android smartphone users can still enjoy the video on Youtube site even though not connected to the internet connection.

The following tips take advantage of Offline Youtube feature of Android devices.


1. Download the latest Youtube app update from the Google Play Store to get the Offline feature in your app.
 
2. After that select the video to be seen then look for the download symbol on the smartphone screen to download videos that can be enjoyed without internet connection. But keep in mind if not all the existing video on Youtube available in offline version.
 
3. After that, you will be faced with the video selection option to download. Choosing the HD menu will make the downloaded video an excellent quality. But the consequence is the download time will grow longer and also will eat more memory capacity of the smartphone. 
 
4. If the download process runs smoothly, then you will immediately get a notification or notification if the video has been successfully downloaded. Later this video will be stored in the Offline menu contained in the Youtube menu column.
 
5. If the video successfully downloaded, enjoy Youtube video freely even without internet connection.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Google Pay US $ 3 billion to Apple
Apple company
Google seems to be getting smitten with Apple devices, especially iPad and iPhone. How not, the investment company Bernstein reported Apple device is estimated to account for 50 percent of Google's revenue from the mobile search engine sector.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017, the Silicon Valley giant is willing to pay money of US $ 3 billion for Google search to be the default on the iPhone and iPad.


"This is a symbiotic relationship of mutualism, and Google can contribute 5 percent of Apple's total operating income this year," said Bernstein analyst A.M. Sacconaghi.

Even so, Sacconaghi predicts there will be a time when Google will stop working with Apple. Therefore, the company made Steve Jobs is expected to increase the payment each year.


Just for information, Google search became the main iPhone search engine since it was first launched. However, Apple removed YouTube and Google Maps from iOS after iOS 6 was launched.

Apple is now using Apple Maps for iPad and iPhone. Not so with search engines, which still use Google as default settings. Users can change it in Safari menu.
 

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Apple Watch 3 Announced With New iPhone 8?
Apple Watch 3
No longer a secret that Apple plans to announce its latest mobile phone in September. However, the iPhone is not the only device that will be introduced in Apple's annual event.

Rumors are growing mentioning, Apple also plans to launch the device Apple
Watch 2 successor. Device called Apple Watch 3 name will appear simultaneously with the iPhone 8 and two models of iPhone 7s.

According to information from sources cited by CNBC, Apple Watch's latest generation no longer needs to connect with the iPhone to be able to receive phone calls. The ability to function independently without the need to connect with the iPhone is considered beneficial for consumers with limited budgets.

Such capability will enable consumers who have not been able to buy an iPhone to have an Apple device via its smartwatch this work first. The source also said Apple Watch 3 will be armed with embedded SIM, and not a physical SIM card.

The embedded SIM packing is intended to enable users to take advantage of cellular connectivity. In addition to making and receiving phone calls, Apple Watch 3 will also be armed with the ability to broadcast music without connecting to the iPhone.


Until now unknown information related to Apple Watch 3 support battery, as well as the impact of features such as cellular connectivity on the durability and battery life of this device.

Meanwhile, previous reports mention Apple Watch next generation will be supported by Intel modem. Apple Watch is also reported to be marketed through all major mobile operators in the United States, including AT & T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.
 

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YouTube Testing the Current Viewers Counter
YouTube
Soon, you'll probably know when a video on YouTube starts to become viral.
 

YouTube seems to be testing a new feature to display concurrent viewer numbers, which is the number of viewers who are watching the video at the same time in real-time.

So far, this feature is still in the testing phase and can only be used by some Android users. This audience count will appear below the video title, where it usually appears the total number of views from a video.
 
Basically, this feature has a similar function to see the number of viewers when the video is broadcast live. However, this feature works not to count live video audiences, but regular videos uploaded to YouTube.

For creators, this tool works to know when your video is starting to get an audience. While the audience can benefit because they can know when a video began to attract the attention of the citizens. This tool can also be used to satisfy a person's curiosity, just to know how many people are watching the video they watch.
 
Prior to this, the latest feature that YouTube added was the messenger feature. This feature allows users to submit videos and chat on new tabs in mobile apps. YouTube's goal of providing this feature is to make sure YouTube viewers are talking about videos they watch on YouTube and not other messaging platforms. 
Fall of Samsung Galaxy S5 Plane It's Not Broken
Samsung Galaxy S5
A Samsung Galaxy S5 is reportedly falling off the plane and miraculously, it is not broken when it lands on someone's home page.

Incidentally, this phone is also still recording this whole incident. When the phone was returned to the owner, Blake Henderson, the smartphone still keeps recordings when it falls. This 11-minute video is uploaded to YouTube by the nephew of phone owner Robert Ryan.


In this video you can see the view from the air for a few seconds when Henderson recorded a video from a plane from the plane, The Verge reported.

Then, the image becomes blurred mixture between blue and green when the phone is attracted by the pressure and falls from a height of one thousand feet or about 300 meters. All this is recorded within the first minute of the video.

For a few minutes later, the phone recorded the circumstances surrounding the grass and sky and the chat between two men with Kentucky accents. Around the 7:30 minute, the chatting men walked up to the phone and found it.


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