Game Builder: game about creating games from Google

Game Builder: игра про создание игр от Google

Google has publicly introduced the game Game Builder where users can create their own video game.

The essence of the project is that with a simple «sandbox» and without programming gamers can add characters and events to construct a unique plot. Graphically, the novelty reminds of PixelNet Minecraft.

In addition, the added co-op modes to play together with friends. You can share your masterpieces with other users and view other people’s creations.

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For those who have skills in code, there is a Java editor for a more professional approach.

Game Builder treats start-up incubator Area 120 for pilot projects. The game appeared in Steam 1 November 2018, but Google spoke about it only on June 13 of this year.

The title is completely free and available for download on Windows (via Steam) or macOS.


Owners of smartphones Huawei has seen the ads on the lock screen

Владельцы смартфонов Huawei заметили рекламу на экране блокировки

There are numerous reports in social networks about the appearance of the ads on the lock screen of Huawei smartphones.

The owners of devices that use preset landscape Wallpaper on the lock screen, in the background there is the logo of the hotel booking service To disable ads you need to change the screen saver on your own, or remove from the list of standard ones that is affected.

Ad seen at least on the Pro models Huawei P30, P20, P20 Lite, P20 Pro, Pro Mate 20 Honor and 10 in the UK, the Netherlands, Norway, Germany, France and Ireland

Huawei and Booking has yet to officially comment on the situation, but the account of the German division manufacturer’s answer to the complaint: «we are sorry that you think we want to advertise».


Apple has registered seven new MacBook in the registry of the EAEU

Apple зарегистрировала семь новых MacBook в реестре ЕАЭС

In the Unified register of notifications of the characteristics of encryption (cryptographic) means and goods containing them there is a record of the registration of the notification of seven models of portable computers Apple.

As stated in the application, the device under room A2141, A2147, A2158, A2159, A2179, A2182 and A2251 work on macOS 10.14. The notification was registered on 27 may 2019, its validity up to 2024.

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According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, this year Apple will release a MacBook Pro with a display from 16 to 16.5 inches with a «completely new design», and add the option with 32 GB of RAM for the MacBook Pro 13. The company can also update 12 MacBook or MacBook Air.


The clients of «Beeline» faced with limited access to services Group

Клиенты «Билайна» столкнулись с ограничением доступа к сервисам Group

In the community of «Beeline» in «Vkontakte» appeared the record reporting technical problems with the Mail.Ru Group. Because of this significantly decreased the speed of access of subscribers to the «Vkontakte», «Classmates», Delivery Club and other services holding company.

In the «Beeline», decided to use for listening to music streaming services competitors «Yandex.Music» «Google Play Music» and others.

After some time Mail.Ru Group on his page in «Vkontakte» said that the disruption associated with problems not Internet companies, and the mobile operator, and also advised to change the provider.

Later Mail.Ru Group explained the situation. «Beeline» has increased the cost of sending SMS to Mail.Ru Group, which are used for user authentication and notification, six times. Because of this, the holding decided to disable direct channel of communication with the «Beeline», so the traffic of subscribers is through the European servers.

In a press-service Mail.Ru Group said that to suspend the dedicated channel, which is created in partnership, it was necessary because of rising costs of billing, and «Beeline» have warned about this in advance. In the «Beeline» has denied the existence of the notice and adjustment of the rates for SMS are affected not only Mail.Ru Group.

The disruptions could affect all 55,3 million users of «Beeline», according to the interpretation of the press services of the companies.



Pre-order Honor 20 give headphones FlyPods Lite and bracelet Band 4

За предзаказ Honor 20 дарят наушники FlyPods Lite и браслет Band 4

June 14 at 11:00 MSK starts pre-orders for the smartphone Honor 20, represented by Huawei in may.

The cost of the device with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB constantly is 27 990 rubles. The first visitors to the website who pre-order will receive two gifts at once: FlyPods Lite headphones and fitness bracelet Band 4. For gifts received, do the following:

  1. Login or register on the website.
  2. Honor 20 add to cart.
  3. At the stage of registration enter the promo code H20PREORDER1000.

Huawei Honor 20 received a 6.26-inch IPS display, flagship processor, the Kirin 980 and four main chambers: 48+16+2+2 MP. There is a NFC Type-C, support for two SIM cards and fast charging.


The US government has suspended part of the sanctions against Huawei for two years

Правительство США отсрочило часть санкций в отношении Huawei на два года

Office of management and budget the White house told the U.S. Congress on the definition of the two-year deadline to ban Federal contracts with companies which are in trading relations with the Chinese Huawei. This was reported by Reuters.

In recent days, Congress has made clear the importance of entering the law into force within two years, and we do it — Russell VOUT, Deputy Director of the office of management and budget

The ban is part of the Law on civil defense. The idea is that companies that receive Federal loans or grants, got the time to exit from the relationship with Huawei. All agencies of the government will have to stop using the equipment of Huawei at the end of this year.

Huawei Technologies accused the U.S. government of espionage and theft of intellectual property. The tech giant has repeatedly denied that it is controlled by the Chinese government or military.

Restrictions on the provision of technologies and components American firms, which were established in may, continue. August 19th has a temporary reprieve.



Xiaomi called the 11 devices that will get Android Q

Xiaomi назвала 11 устройств, которые получат Android Q

Xiaomi has announced the list of their devices that will receive upgrade to Android Q. the Information published in the Chinese MIUI forum.

Smartphone The period of release
Xiaomi Mi 9 The fourth quarter of 2019
Redmi K20 / K20 Pro The fourth quarter of 2019
Xiaomi Mi 8 Fingerprint Screen Edition The fourth quarter of 2019
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition The fourth quarter of 2019
Xiaomi Mi 2S MIX The fourth quarter of 2019
Xiaomi Mi 3 MIX The fourth quarter of 2019
Xiaomi Mi 8 The fourth quarter of 2019
Xiaomi Mi 9 SE The fourth quarter of 2019
Redmi Note 7 / 7 Pro The first quarter of 2020

The period of issue of the relevant updates for the Chinese version of MIUI firmware. Global assemblies can be delayed.

Access to prior versions of Android Q now provided for owners of Xiaomi Mi 9 and Mi MIX 3 5G.

In the near future it is expected the presentation of MIUI 11. It is known that the interface of the shell has not changed, but improved performance, and new functions will appear with the use of artificial intelligence.


Renders, «live» photos and specifications Huawei Nova 5

Рендеры, «живые» фото и характеристики Huawei Nova 5

The network appears more and more leaks about the smartphone Huawei Nova series 5. Presentation of novelties will take place on 21 June.

According to Twitter user nickname c @RODENT950, the youngest model in the lineup, Nova 5i will get the chipset Kirin 710, while the Nova 5 and Nova 5 Pro — Kirin 810 and 980, respectively. Kirin 980 is the flagship platform of the company, on the basis of its work including Huawei and P30 P30 P30. Chipset Kirin 810 is still not officially presented.

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The social network Weibo and posted pictures of the rear panel of the Nova 5 in black color. Four visible image sensor in the main camera, a fingerprint scanner hidden under the screen, as evidenced also by the high-quality press render Pro version in different colors.

It is expected that Nova 5 Pro receive 6,39-inch display AMOLED with a resolution of 2340×1080 pixels, a battery of 3500 mAh with fast charging at 40 W, the front camera 25 MP primary Sony sensor IMX586 (48 MP).


Prestigio click&touch: keyboard, touchpad and mouse in one person

Prestigio click&touch: клавиатура, тачпад и мышь в одном лице

June 13, Minsk hosted the presentation of the new intuitive keyboard Prestigio under the name click&touch, which uses the technology of the Belarusian startup Clavetura. The idea is one device that allows you to fully control a specific device: from the computer to the TV.

In the system Clavetura sensors embedded in the buttons. The keys respond to touch as a touchpad and mouse. Without changing hand position, you can type text, scroll the page or move the cursor.

As told by co-founder Clavetura Michael Krupenko, when you create a click&touch team has conducted many studies in order to fully implement the touchpad above the keyboard. Thus, a special tracker to determine time the user navigates with a mouse on the keyboard. According to him, the user spends in total only one is a movement of about one working week per year.

Krupenko explained that the new product provides users with the ability to type on the keyboard and use the keyboard as a touchpad.

When you need to print — you just type, and when to make a gesture — you are doing it. And it works.

So, the keyboard will recognize not only the usual gestures (flipping two fingers), but also multimedia functions: rewind a video or change the volume by moving your finger from left to right or Vice versa. The developers called it a «universal device» which is convenient to use anywhere.

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Touch panel four times larger than the standard touchpad, and switching from the keyboard to the «movement» occurs automatically — you simply drive along the surface of the keys. The keyboard can be connected at once five devices: the accessory works with Windows, Android, iOS, macOS, iPadOS, Linux, and many Smart TV.

What else: the course is only 1.5 mm, promise 7 hours of continuous operation, and the charging device through a connector Type-C (charging included).

It is planned that a commercial release, click&touch will be available in late August of this year in seven countries: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia. Approximate price — $ 99 (~6370 rubles).

The team also Clavetura announced that it is working on the development of the second generation of the eponymous technology, which is likely to be built into the keyboard. This will remove the touch pad and free up more space.


Update professional application, Logic Pro X shows the power of the Mac Pro

Обновление профессионального приложения Logic Pro X показывает мощь Mac Pro

Apple has updated the app to create music Logic Pro X to version 10.4.5. Now it takes into account the computational power of the new Mac Pro.

The musicians will be able to handle five times more plugins compared to the previous-generation Mac Pro. Now supports up to 1000 audio tracks and 1000 tracks with the software instruments an additional 1000 channel strips, 1000 tracks of MIDI and 12 shipments to the channel strip.

Sometimes the producer thoughtlessly abandons creative ideas, because he believes that the equipment or will not allow her to embody. With Logic Pro X 10.4.5 or Mac Pro such restrictions will not be, — Stuart Price, producer and author of remixes of Madonna, Seal, The Killers and Coldplay

A list of other changes:

  • Browser you can filter the type of magnifier and allows you to drag multiple loops into a project.
  • New features to reduce the noise level in the plug-in DeEsser 2
  • The direction of synchronization rhythm MIDI on separate ports, one for each of them to different settings

Update Logic Pro X already comes free on computers of users.

Modular Mac Pro comes with high-end versions of the 28-core Intel Xeon processors, 1.5 TB of RAM, discrete graphics Radeon Pro Vega II Duo and integrated circuit Afterburner.