«Digital prosperity» from Google appeared parental control

В «Цифровом благополучии» от Google появились функции родительского контроля

Upgrading the app «Digital wellbeing», which produces Google added integration with the service parental control Family Link. Innovation announced at Google I/O 2019 as part of the update Android Q.

But the update affected the devices and on the Android Pie, and not just included in the line Pixel Google.

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On the home screen, «Digital prosperity» is now available to «Parental control». It is possible to configure your smartphone as a child or as the parent and set the timers on the use of specific apps, or disable completely.

Innovation is available in the beta version of the app, which is available in Google Play or on the website APKMirror.


With Kevin spacey dropped the charges of sexual harassment

С Кевина Спейси сняли обвинения в сексуальных домогательствах

The young man nominated earlier charges against Kevin spacey, took the fifth amendment to the U.S. Constitution and refused to testify against themselves. Due to the lack of witnesses, the court of Massachusetts has decided to drop charges against the actor.

According to the prosecution, in 2016, the 18-year-old working in the Club Car, walked up to Kevin spacey to be photographed with the star. The actor bought him a drink and invited me to their home. In the end, spacey allegedly unzipped his fly guy and started touching his genitals.

Two weeks before the court the young man has withdrawn a lawsuit. The prosecution was planning to continue using the smartphone containing the video to prove guilt. But in the end it turned out that no phone, no video no.

The scandal surrounding actor began in the fall of 2017. First, Anthony RAPP made a statement that spacey molested him when he was just 14 years old, then allegations of harassment put forward by several people. Despite all the charges, before the trial came only one thing.

Spacey brought his public apologies and for the first time declared his homosexual orientation. However, the cooperation ceased, the majority of companies. For example, Netflix removed the final season of «house of cards» without spacey and Ridley Scott reshot all the scenes of the film «All the money in the world» with another actor.


«Yandex» has patented a system for determining the income smartphone users

«Яндекс» запатентовала систему определения дохода пользователей смартфонов

«Yandex» has patented a method of determining the incomes of users of its services on mobile devices. It drew attention to the «news»

The company filed an application for registration of a patent in 2017, but the Agency issued its only January of this year. The patent called «System and method of determining the income of the user of the mobile device» and involves, as the name implies, the establishment of income according from your smartphone.

So, the function needs to analyze information from GPS, ambient sounds and «spy», what third-party applications used by the smartphone owner. The patent describes several occupations that can be defined by the algorithm: for example, a taxi driver, courier, waiter, and painter.

The data system is able to collect from such services as «Yandex.Taxi», «Google Maps», «Yandex.Cards», «Yandex.Mail» Uber, «Yandex.Search, Yandex.Money», Gmail and other applications. Examples of client devices are desktop computers, laptops, netbooks, smartphones, tablets, and networking equipment — routers, switches, and gateways.

The press service of «Yandex» is already stated vc.ru that will not apply the algorithm in their services, noting that it companies often patent technologies, «which then remain only on paper».



Comparison of the Xiaomi Mi and Mi A3 A2

Сравнение характеристик Xiaomi Mi A3 и Mi A2

Chinese company Xiaomi has announced a July 17 update of a mainstream line Mi A. a New smartphone, dubbed the Mi A3, differs from its predecessors more productive hardware and cameras.

Last year, the brand introduced Mi Mi A2 and A2 Lite — the best selling device in the world, participating in the program Android One. Look how much the series has changed over time.


Xiaomi Mi A3 Xiaomi Mi A2 Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
Dimensions 153,48×71,85×8,475 mm 173,8 g Space of 158.7×75,4×7.3 mm, 168 g 149,33×71,68×8,75 mm, 178 g
Display 6,088″, AMOLED, 1560×720 5,99″, IPS LCD, 2160×1080 OF 5.84″, IPS LCD, 2280×1080
Processor 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, Adreno 610 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, Adreno 506
Memory 4 GB of RAM, 64/128 GB constant, microSD slot 4/6 GB of RAM, 32/64/128 GB 3/4 GB of RAM, 32/64 GB, microSD slot
Camera 48+8+2 MP (main triple), 32 MP (front) 12+20 MP (triple main), 20 MP (front) 12+5 MP (main double), 5 MP (front)
Battery 4030 mAh, Quick Charge 3.0 3010 mAh battery, Quick Charge 3.0 4000 mAh
OS Android 9 (One) Android 8.1 (One) Android 8.1 (One)
Link USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, LTE, Dual SIM, headphone Jack USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, LTE, Dual SIM microUSB, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, LTE, Dual SIM, headphone Jack
Prices from 249 euros (~17 580 rubles) 14 000 rubles 10 000

The most important change in Mi A3 — the presence of cameras. If Mi and Mi A2 A2 Lite has received only two main camera, the novelty is equipped with three main sensor 48 MP and an aperture of f/1,79, wide-angle lens of 8 MP and a depth sensor of 2 megapixels. The manufacturer has also updated the algorithms of the camera: Xiaomi calls selfie taken at Mi A3 is the best among the range of smartphones.

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Xiaomi Mi A3. Photo: Xataka
Сравнение характеристик Xiaomi Mi A3 и Mi A22

Сравнение характеристик Xiaomi Mi A3 и Mi A23

Сравнение характеристик Xiaomi Mi A3 и Mi A24
Xiaomi Mi A2
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Сравнение характеристик Xiaomi Mi A3 и Mi A26

The device received the new CPU uses a Snapdragon 665, which comes with 4 GB of RAM. From Mi A2, on the other hand, 8-core Snapdragon chipset 660 in combination with 4 GB or 6 GB of RAM. According to rumors, Mi A3 may appear in other European countries with 6 GB of RAM, but at the moment there’s no confirmation.

Grown the capacity of the battery: in Mi A3 battery on 4030 mAh battery capable of standby operation for up to 20 days, and in talk mode — up to 30 hours. Mi Mi A3 and A2 supports fast charging Quick Charge 3.0, Bluetooth 5.0 and have a hybrid slot for two SIM-cards.

In contrast to the predecessor optical fingerprint scanner Mi A3 is located below the display. This allowed to replace the aluminum housing, which is in A2 Mi on glass with gradient fill. As in the Mi A2 Lite, selfie-camera Mi A3 is hidden in the neckline, but with a teardrop shape.

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Xiaomi Mi and Mi A2 A2 Lite

Despite the «upgrade» of the new smartphone the processor, battery and camera, Mi A3 of all three devices has the lowest quality display 1560×720 pixels vs 2160×1080 pixels in the Mi A2. It is also worth to note that this time Xiaomi has used AMOLED technology instead of IPS LCD.

The official price at the start of sales

Xiaomi Mi A3
Xiaomi Mi A2
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
3+32 GB 119 euros (~8 400 rubles)
4+32GB 249 euros (~17 590 rubles)
4+64 GB 249 euros (~17 590 rubles) 279 Euro (~19 720 rubles) 229 euros (~16 180 rubles)
4+128 GB 279 Euro (~19 720 rubles)
6+128 GB 349 euros (~24 660 rubles)

When Xiaomi Mi A3 will be sold in the official online store of the company in Russia, is unknown. Today Mi A2 can be purchased from retailers at an average price of over 14 000 rubles, and Mi A2 Lite — for 10 000 rubles.

Translated at rates current at the time of writing the Euro and may differ from the official one in Russia.


Roskomnadzor Google fined for 700 thousand rubles

Роскомнадзор оштрафовал Google на 700 тысяч рублей

Roskomnadzor has considered the case of an administrative offense by Google and made the decision — a fine of 700 thousand rubles.

The search giant refused to comply with the requirement of the law to the exclusion of the issuance of sites banned in Russia. By results of check, Google search spotted more than a third of the links from the unified register of prohibited information.

According to the law, the operators of search engines are required to connect to the Federal state information system containing a list of banned sites for their subsequent blocking.

With the registry is already running «Yandex», but Google ignore the ban. Perhaps the penalty will affect the further actions of the company.

The Federal service for supervision in the sphere of communication


Oppo has started the construction of a new research Institute in China

Oppo начала строительство нового исследовательского института в Китае

The Chinese company Oppo announced the construction of a new research center in Chang’an, Guangdong province. It was designed by American architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.

This center is one of the biggest projects aimed at the development area a Large Bay, which includes Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau. It is expected that after completion, the center will employ 5 thousand employees engaged in research and development.

For its construction, Oppo has allocated 10 billion yuan (~91 billion rubles). The new center in Chang’an will be associated with the design of a whole range of smart devices, including smartphones and products, supporting technologies of the Internet of things.

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The building will be about 82 thousand square meters, and the complex includes 10 fully-glazed towers, which will house offices, training centre, centre for research in the field of mobile Internet, as well as the quality control center.

We will remind that in February of 2019, the company announced the construction of intelligent industrial hub in the new district Chinese at Chang’an. When construction is complete, this node will be used for the production and quality control of smart devices and peripherals.

12 Jul new headquarters in Wuhan opened Xiaomi. The complex Science and Technology Park consists of 8 buildings with a total area of 340 thousand square meters.


Dell CS Launch in Moscow, new workstations and laptops

Dell CS Launch в Москве: новые рабочие станции и ноутбуки

Dell has spent in Moscow the event CS Launch, which demonstrated the new lines of Latitude and Precision for the Russian market.

Dell Precision

Laptop for business Dell Precision 5540 is equipped with a 15.6-inch display InfinityEdge Intel Xeon E or 8-core Intel Core 9th Gen, up to 64 GB of RAM and 4 TB ROM. As a graphic system — Nvidia Quadro T2000 (4 GB). The minimum weight of such a machine is 1.77 kg. the Display supports 100% Adobe color gamut / 100% DCI-P3.

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Dell Precision 7540
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Dell Precision 7540 — 15.6-inch laptop-enabled virtual reality applications UHD display supports HDR, and resolution up to 8K. Memory may be the limit to 128 GB with a frequency of 2666 MHz or SuperSpeed with a frequency up to 3200 MHz.

The most powerful mobile workstation Dell Precision 7740 with Intel Xeon E or 8-core Intel Core 9th Gen, 128 GB RAM ECC and PCIe SSD up to 8 TB. Graphics — Nvidia Quadro RTX or Radeon Pro the next generation. The 17.3-inch display in the maximum configuration includes a matrix UltraSharp IGZO UHD with 100% coverage of the Adobe gamut.

Stationary model 3930 Dell Precision with Intel Xeon E or 8-core Intel Core 9th Gen, rack-mountable, comes with up to 128 GB of RAM and professional graphics card Nvidia Quadro or AMD Radeon Pro.

Dell Precision workstations 3431 3630 and c RAM 128 GB or 64 GB respectively are equipped with Nvidia Quadro graphics P5000 (up to 16 GB VRAM) or AMD Radeon Pro WX7100 depending on the user’s preference. Provides protection Dell Reliable Memory Technology from any possible failures.

Dell Latitude

The 10th generation of Latitude laptops are designed with the requirements of it departments. The ExpressCharge feature to charge the battery for an hour to 80%, and ExpressCharge Boost — 35% for 20 minutes. Some devices come with a fingerprint scanner and supports Windows Hello, a shutter for Webcams and a device for reading smart cards.

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Dell Latitude 7400 2-in-1

13 — and 14-inch Latitude 7000 are equipped with up to 32 GB of RAM and work up to 20 hours without connecting to the charger. There is a model 2-in-1 with 12-inch display and the housing from anodized aluminium.

Compact Latitude 5000 are available with displays 13, 14 and 15 inch resolution from HD to FullHD and touch-enabled. The processors of the 8th generation from Intel can be complemented by discrete graphics. Among the devices of the series there are also hybrid laptops in a lightweight, compact design.

Business laptops entry-level Latitude 3000 displays 13 and 14 inches are even smaller.


Smart bracelet Honor Band will present 5 23 Jul

Умный браслет Honor Band 5 представят 23 июля

Brand, Honor introduced the second generation smart bracelet Band on July 23. On the same day in China there will be a presentation of a mainstream line of smartphones Honor 9X with a retractable camera.

New fitness bracelet will come in three colors: black, blue and pink. The device will get the same tracking as in Honor Band 4, along with the ability to measure the level of oxygen in the blood and fatigue.

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The design of the accessory has not changed in appearance from its predecessor: AMOLED-display with protective glass and a round touchscreen Home button at the bottom of the screen. The bracelet is set between two straps, which can be purchased separately.

Features Honor Band 5 did not disclose the manufacturer. Probably, the novelty can get a more powerful processor and extended list of interactions in conjunction with a smartphone.



Google has doubled the reward for detection of security vulnerabilities in Chrome

Google удвоила вознаграждения за обнаружение уязвимостей в Chrome

Google has doubled the reward to the developers for detection of security vulnerabilities in the Chrome browser. It drew attention to the portal TechCrunch.

So, today the remuneration for reporting detected vulnerabilities of all types has increased two or three times. For example, the maximum payout for a regular report on the vulnerability increased from 5 thousand dollars to 15 thousand dollars (~950 thousand rubles), and for the detailed report describing the problem, developers will now be able to get 30 thousand dollars (~2 million) instead of $ 15 thousand earlier.

There is a type of exploit that Google is particularly interested in: the maximum amount of compensation for the found a critical vulnerability in a Chromebook or Chromebox now is 150 thousand dollars (~10 million). The company first offered a reward in the amount of 50 thousand dollars for this type of mistake in 2016, increasing payments after no one has managed to detect a vulnerability.

In addition, the search engine will pay additional compensation for any error detected by the Fuzzer tool. Detailed rules and types of issues described on the Google website.

Rewards for vulnerabilities found in Chrome was launched in 2010. According to the blog VentureBeat, since developers was paid more than $ 5 million.



The first trailer of the movie «top gun 2» Tom cruise in the lead role

Paramount Pictures has published a poster and the first trailer for the sequel about Lieutenant Pete Mitchell, nicknamed Maverick. His role back Tom cruise.

The movie «top gun» came out in 1986 and was nominated for four awards «Oscar». The film tells about the skilled pilot of a heavy carrier-based fighter F-14. With a budget of $ 15 million, «top gun» brought together more than 350 million

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The plot of the second part is not disclosed. The premiere will take place a year later, on 16 July 2020.