This week ends with the reconciliation of Apple and Qualcomm, new Samsung have problems and sad news from France. While not without new announcements and interesting details about the upcoming devices.
The fire in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris
Last week in the night from 15 to 16 April in France as a result of extensive fire damaged the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris. The flames destroyed the spire, the oak frame and on the XV century, however, the supporting structures have survived as the major works of art that were rescued by firefighters.
French publisher Ubisoft has announced a donation in the amount of 500 thousand euros for the restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral and the free version of the action adventure Assassin’s Creed: Unity, which featured a virtual version of the Cathedral.
Details PlayStation 5: very powerful, but not this year
System architect and game designer Sony mark Cheney revealed in an interview with Wired some of the details regarding the next generation consoles PlayStation. The key is that the console will not be released this year, but the developers have already received the preliminary version of the device for establishing compatibility.
It is reported that the fifth generation PlayStation will support games from the PS4, based on its CPU and graphics accelerator will fall Ryzen AMD third-generation AMD Radeon and Navi respectively.
Other features: support for ray tracing and resolution of 8K, and SSD instead of HDD, as in the previous generations console.
Problem with Galaxy Fold or leave the film alone!
Samsung has officially commented on the situation with the failing foldable display smartphone Galaxy Fold.
According to a statement from the Korean company, the users of the device in any case impossible to remove film on flexible 7,3-inch display, as it is its structural component. Moreover, it cannot be applied over this film, other protective films or stickers.
However, Samsung ignored other cases of defective flexible display, when the protective film remained in place.
Galaxy Fold is the first flexible smartphone company valued at $ 2,000 (~127 700 rubles). The first batch of devices were sold out in a day.
Apple and Qualcomm made up
Apple has officially announced the settlement of litigation with Qualcomm. In addition, the company signed a six-year agreement under which Qualcomm will supply Apple with chips that support networks of the fifth generation.
The new agreement between Qualcomm and Intel have prompted Apple to cease development of 5G modems and led to an unprecedented growth in Qualcomm stock.
Subscribe to the real cinemas and online platform
The Rambler media Group launched in Moscow, Tyumen and Stavropol subscription that open up to the owner to the section «World cinema» in the streaming service Okko, a daily one film in cinemas networks «Sinema Park» and «Formula Kino», as well as a discount at the cinema bar.
The subscription is divided into two options: the standard to provide 2D and 3D, as well as premium rooms with IMAX, 4DX and VIP. Cost: in Moscow — 1390 and 1790 roubles, in Tyumen — 690 and 990 rubles, Stavropol — 490 and 790 rubles, respectively.
The first electric car from Aston Martin
English sports car manufacturer Aston Martin at the Shanghai motor show unveiled a liftback with electric rear-wheel-drive Rapid E.
Using two synchronous motors Aston Martin made a return in the 612 horsepower and 900 Nm of torque. Weight 2 140 kg Rapid E accelerates to 100 km/h in less than 4 seconds and top speed is 155 mph (~249 km/h).
Aston Martin did not specify the cost of electric cars, but we already know that its circulation will be limited to 155 copies.
Following Yota Phone will not
As a result of the claim from the Singapore company Hi-P Electronics of the Supreme court of the Cayman Islands declared bankrupt offshore Yota in the face of Yota Devices. According to the lawsuit, the company owed Hi-P Electronics $ 1 million for trade-the first two generations of the Yota Phone.
Meanwhile, the concept of a device borrowed from the company Hisense with its new smartphone A6. We have already released his videoobzor.
The announcement of the new Pixel 7 may
Google has released a promotional video smartphones Pixel of the third generation, which featured footage from the militants kynoselen Marvel «the Avengers». In addition to the official online store appeared page, promising a big announcement in the universe Pixel 7 may.
New video from Boston Dynamics: «Robo-harness» for a truck
The American company Boston Dynamics continues to share on YouTube opportunities for its development. At this time, the company’s engineers have harnessed 10 four-legged robots SpotMini one «harness», which dragged the truck through the Parking lot with a slope of up to one degree.
The start of sales in Russia
Russia began selling miniature 4G router ZTE MF927U with a battery of 2000 mAh, support 3G (B1/B8), 4G (FDD B1/3/7/8/20), LTE and six hours of Autonomous operation.
ZTE MF927U will provide Internet up to 32 devices simultaneously. The device is estimated at 3 690 rubles.
You might have missed
Last week we:
- Shared advice on how not to splurge on roaming
- Collected the opinions of journalists about the Galaxy Fold
- Explained why the Garmin Fenix 5 Plus hours are the best for athletes
- Participated in early access for a new project, Wargaming Pagan Online
- Plunged into Suffering in the middle Ages mobile game Hero Marginalia
Raffle Huawei P30 Pro
We still hold the prize draw for the most advanced cameraphone on the market Huawei P30 Pro. The drawing results will be known very soon — on April 23. And while you have the time to participate. Detailed conditions located in the description to the video.