Update Google Fast Pair: support TWS-headphones and find a lost device

Обновление Google Fast Pair: поддержка TWS-наушников и поиск утерянных устройств

Google announced several innovations in the technology Fast Pair that is designed for quick pairing connected to the smartphone on Android devices.

Later this year there will be enhanced support for completely wireless headphones (TWS). Headset can transmit to your smartphone information on the state of charge of each of the headphones and case.

With Fast headphones Pair can be looked for through the service «Find device». Owners will see information about the last location and time of last usage of the gadget, and the ability to send a sound signal.

In the Bluetooth settings with the release of Android Q devices with a Fast Pair will receive extended page. It will display battery information for each component, the link to the service «Find the device» settings «Google Assistant» (if available) and other parameters specified by the manufacturer.

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Innovations in Fast Pair will support 13 models of headphones and speakers:

  • Anker Spirit Pro, GVA
  • Anker SoundCore Flare+
  • JBL Live 220BT
  • JBL Live 400BT
  • JBL Live 500BT
  • JBL Live 650BT
  • Jaybird Tarah
  • 1More Dual Driver BT ANC
  • LG HBS-SL5
  • LG HBS-PL5
  • Cleer Ally Plus

Google has partnered with many manufacturers to expand the list of compatible with Fast Pair of headsets and speakers.

Android Developers Blog


International product Director at Xiaomi in Google

Международный директор по продуктам Xiaomi в Google

Director of product management, Xiaomi is Donovan sung will be leaving the company. About it the Manager said in his Twitter account.

Sung worked for the Corporation for more than five years, during which Xiaomi has released 80 new international markets. He will start work in the Singapore office of Google to help in the promotion of the payment system Google Pay in the developing countries of Asia.

In addition to sung about his departure from Xiaomi also said the product Manager of the brand Pocophone Jai Mani. According to the portal Android Central, the specialist has played a key role in the development of the first generation of smartphones Pocophone. According to his profile on Twitter, Mani is now looking for work at the intersection of healthcare and technology.

Android Central


Converse has released the shoes that change the sun color

Converse выпустила кеды, меняющие на солнце цвет

American Shoe company Converse together with brand Chinatown Market, announces the release of the Shoe that change the sun color. Sneakers and hitop included in the collection UNT1TL3D and will go on sale July 21 in the United States at a price of $ 110 (~7000 rubles).

Shoes becomes colored when interacting with UV light. The intensity from pastel shades to bright colors varies depending on how much UV light getting sneakers.

The models presented in the collection, made from special delicate fabric, which when in contact with sunlight changes the blocks in orange, purple and pink. Chinatown Market has published a video with a transform of shoes in Instagram.

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very limited quantities of our UV-activated @converse collaboration will be officially available online Friday at 9:01pm PST / Saturday 12:01am EST! 🌞🌈 the rest of the pairs will be available at @complexcon in Chicago this weekend! 💨🏙 fun fact: listen to this with sound and you can hear us almost getting hit by a car 🤷♂app

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The design has been the designer and Illustrator from new York Michael Cherman. Converse has promised to release for sale shoes in other markets starting with August 2.


Vice President of Meizu will be leaving the company

Вице-президент Meizu покидает компанию

On his resignation on the social network Weibo said Vice-President and co-founder of Meizu, Li Nan. He led the line Meilan, but ceased to participate in the activities of the company after the announcement of the Meizu 16th.

I have to leave the company. After the presentation of the Meizu 16th, I gradually came out of work and I am very pleased to see that several products were successfully released after that. I wish Meizu to be better and better.

Li Nan did not say where he will continue to work, but said that his future will be «focused on how to make brands for young people and to share in the minds of consumers.»

The company Meizu is now experiencing hard times. At the beginning of year it became known that the Chinese government will support the brand and partly nationalisim company.


The first teaser of the fourth season of «Rick and Morty»

Adult Swim has unveiled the first teaser for the fourth season of «Rick and Morty». Familiar characters will be back on screens this autumn.

The authors of the animated series assured that more long gaps between seasons is not expected. They have sat down at the draft of the script for the fifth season. Obviously, it is possible to wait next year.

«Rick and Morty» is a popular American comic science fiction animated series broadcast on Cartoon Network. The previous third season debuted two years ago in 2017.


The face of Keanu Reeves in «the Matrix» was replaced by Bruce Lee

On the YouTube channel Ctrl Shift Face publishing excerpts of films in which faces of famous actors replace others with technology DeepFake published a new video!

In a four-minute video shows the fight scene with Neo and Morpheus from the movie «the Matrix». Face Keanu Reeves is replaced by the face of the famous masters of martial arts — Bruce Lee.

Last week Keanu Reeves also was involved in high-profile news about DeepFake. Then the YouTube channel Corridor made a video, where the actor subdues the robber and gives an interview to the fan. The actor’s face was replaced with the face of Keanu.

At the end of last year using technology in the excerpt of the film about Han Solo the actor’s face Alden Ehrenreich was replaced by Harrison Ford.


The first trailer of the series «the Keepers» from HBO

After a few teasers, HBO finally unveiled the first full trailer for the series «the Guardians,» based on the eponymous comic books from DC.

According to the creators, «this drama series will give the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel». The action takes place in an alternate universe where the heroes are considered as criminals.

Limited edition comic book «Watchmen» came out in the period from September 1986 to October 1987, and was later republished as a graphic novel, on which relied the authors of the series.

This is not the first attempt to film adaptation of watchmen. In 2009 came out the same film with Patrick Wilson, Matthew Goode, Malin Akerman and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. The painting was well-received by critics, but the continuation has not received.


INOI 243 — button phone case made of aircraft aluminum

INOI 243 — кнопочный телефон в корпусе из авиационного алюминия

INOI presented a slim smartphone case made of aircraft aluminum — INOI 243. The thickness of the device is 11 mm, so the phone fits comfortably in the hand.

The battery capacity of 1000 mAh, which is paired with a display of 2.4 inches provides two days of battery life. Phone has rear VGA camera, flashlight and FM player.

Specifications INOI 243:

  • Display: 2.4 inch
  • CPU: SC6553
  • Memory: 32 MB RAM, 64 constant, a slot for MicroSD up to 16 GB
  • Camera: 0.08 MP
  • Battery: 1000 mAh
  • Network: 2G, FM radio, Dual SIM

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The phone is available in two colors: black and silver, and is already available for purchase on the official website at a price of 1490 rubles.


Premieres and trailers of the week. 15-19 July

Премьеры и трейлеры недели. 15-19 июля

Not much, but it was this week facing the premiere, which we did not even have time to write. Chase all before, our profile first technology, and then the movie. But we’re making up for all the lost in this collection of once a week. I hope not in vain. Start!

Premiere week

  • «The Lion King». The long-awaited premiere, which you don’t need to tell you. You already know that this adaptation of the Disney cartoon.
  • «The art of deception». Crime Comedy with Theo James and Emily Ratajkowski in the lead roles. He is an expert on the theft of art, it is a model with a high IQ. Together, they pull a big Scam.
  • «Temptation». The story is about a female therapist by the name of Sybil. One of the patients, a young actress named Margo, becomes the inspiration for a book she wanted to write. Plunging into someone else’s life, she does not notice that it is going downhill.
  • «Secret obsession». The premiere on Netflix. Jennifer returns to life after injury. Now her life is in danger, and she remembers nothing.

News of the film industry

Much hot, but the most discussed — 007 will be a dark-skinned actress Lashana Lynch. She is the Callsign of the bond at the time of his vacation. But don’t worry, Craig is not going anywhere, at least in the next film.

Another scandal related to Netflix. Two years after release from TV series «13 reasons why» cut out the scene of the suicide of the protagonist. A study of the National children’s hospital, says that within a month after the release of the first season of the increase of suicides among American boys accounted for 28%.

Published the first screenshots of the second season of «Hunter’s mind». The event will take place two years after the first season. Premiere on August 16.

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Also this week in Los Angeles announced the nominees for the award «Emmy-2019». The winners will be announced on September 22.

News a little, but a lot of interesting trailers! Go directly to them.

Trailers of the week

«It 2»

The final trailer for the continuation of the famous horror. The film tells about the events 27 years later. Now a grown heroes come to his hometown of Derry, where they will Pennyways. In limited release on September 5.

«Top gun 2»

34 years after the release of the first film, Tom cruise returns to the role of «Maverick» — a skilled fighter pilot. The plot is not disclosed. The premiere is scheduled for July 16, 2020.

«King’s man: the Beginning»

A prequel to the film series about the agents of the secret intelligence Agency Kingsman. The film will tell about the origin of the Agency. Events will take place in the XX century during the First world war. In the movie, since February 27, 2020.

«Jay and silent Bob Reloaded»

Old pals Jay and silent Bob go to Hollywood when they learn that the Studio is preparing a new adaptation of a comic book about PHARE and Chronicle, prototypes of which were they. The reboot was attended by Chris Hemsworth, Joe Manganiello, Rosario Dawson and Matt Damon. Premiere on 15 October.


After this trailer, some of the audience said that the film will be scarier than horror as «It.» Musical about cats with the participation of Idris Elba, rebel Wilson, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, James Corden and Taylor swift. In the Russian Federation since January 2, 2020.


The story of the dancers elite strip club whose customers are the financiers of wall Street. When the banking crisis turns everything they accumulate dust, they are on the path of revenge. In the movie, September 12.

«Dark beginnings», season 1

Series from HBO and the BBC based on the film «the Golden compass». A magical adventure through parallel universes. Starring Daphne keen («Logan»), James McAvoy («Glass», «wanted», «X-Men: Days of future past») and Ruth Wilson («Saving Mr. banks», «the Lone Ranger»). Premiere in the fall.

«A resort for divers in the Red sea»

Chris Evans left the role of Captain America and trying on new images. This time he plays an agent of the Israeli intelligence service «Mossad». Together with his team he in 1980 he organized a secret port on the red sea coast for transportation from Ethiopia to Israel some thousands of oppressed Jews. On Netflix since July 31.


The final trailer for «It 2»: «I dreamed about you, I craved you, I missed you.»

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the final trailer of the horror, «It 2». The film tells about the events of 27 years after the first part.

At the end of the original «It» members of the «club of losers» sworn to return and destroy the clown Pennywise, if he’s not dead. Now a grown heroes come to his hometown of Derry, where they will Pennyways.

I dreamed about you, I craved you, I missed you.

«It 2» will be released in Russian cinemas on 5 September 2019. The Director of the film will again be by Andrew Moschetti starring: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, bill, bill Hader, James ransone, J. Ryan, ISA Mustafa and Andy Bean. Pennywise played by bill Skarsgard, in the flashback will appear, and young heroes.