LG has patented a smartphone with a camera with 16 lenses

LG запатентовала смартфон с камерой из 16 объективов

As the resource LetsGoDigital, LG has received a patent in the patent and trademark office, on a smartphone with a camera, consisting of 16 lenses.

Lenses are placed in a matrix with a certain curvature relative to the housing of the smartphone, so the camera may create three-dimensional pictures. The patent indicates multiple scenarios, for example, the user can take a picture with a single specific sensor.

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When shooting with multiple lenses there is a choice of the best result. You can also highlight part of the object, for example, a person’s head and change its angle display, while other elements of the photo will remain in place.

On the back was a prototype of the smartphone is a flashlight and a mirror — the latter will help when shooting selfies with the main camera. The front is also present, but with fewer features, so useful only for video calls.

The patent States that the technology can be applied to the smartphone of a different configuration. For example, foldable — LG just registered a trademark for such a device.

According to rumors, Nokia is preparing a smartphone with five lenses in the main camera. Chetyrehjadernyj module already exists in the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018).

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Time to update the Wallpaper on your desktop #3

Время обновить обои на рабочем столе #3

Nine months ago, we published a selection of Wallpaper for your desktop and since then kept a pause. Not because there is nothing to publish, but because of this time out and plenty of Wallpaper. All of them can be found here.

During this time we have assembled a collection of more than 50 Wallpapers for laptop and PC, used them yourself and are ready to share each of them. For example, publish only part.

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Only took 43 images at maximum quality, they are all available on Google Drive.

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Pictures of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in white

Фотографии Samsung Galaxy Note 9 в белом

November 23, exclusively for the Taiwan market a new design of the flagship Galaxy Note 9 — First Snow White or pure white. Information about it first appeared on November 19.

The network has published the first photos of the device. The color has changed not only housing, but also a stylus included. The rest of the features are identical except for one detail — in white color for sale only a version with 128 GB of internal memory.

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For residents of the Russian Federation and other part of the land continues to remain available in only four color options Samsung Galaxy Note 9: blue, copper, black and purple. Should I wait for the white version in the other regions, the company does not specify.

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Moto Moto G4, and G4 Plus will soon receive an update to Android Oreo

Moto G4 и Moto G4 Plus скоро получат апдейт до Android Oreo

For smartphones the Moto G4, and G4 Plus, released in may 2016 with Android Marshmallow «on Board», tested a system update to version 8.1 Oreo. Prior firmware was in the network.

The Assembly room OPJ28.128 contains the November security patch and is not much different from stock Android.

To install the firmware you will need custom recovery mode TWRP and unlocked bootloader. You need to pre-copy the section EFS smartphone to ensure the safety of these files. There is a method update and locked bootloader, but it can’t create a backup, so the possible error can disrupt the smartphone.

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Download the firmware file and read the instructions on the XDA Developers forum.

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Announced the cost the Russian budget Honor 8C

Объявлена российская стоимость бюджетного Honor 8C

The Russian division of Huawei has published details about the successor to the budget smartphone Honor 7C. The novelty will come in three colors and will be available December 3 on the official website of the store.

The device has a plastic case, the thickness of 7.98 mm. Color: black, gold and blue. The last-effect cat-eye — shimmers when you change the viewing angle. Display cut a 6.26-inch with an aspect ratio of 19 to 9, is 86.6 percent of the front panel.

The main camera is dual: the first lens 13 MP with aperture of f/1.8 or auxiliary, to measure the depth of 2 MP with an aperture of f/2.4. Available artificial intelligence with the recognition of more than 500 types of scenes in 22 categories. Front camera 8 MP (f/2.0).

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As the processor uses a Snapdragon 632, RAM 3 GB and 32 GB of internal. At the same time you can use two SIM and a memory card up to 256 GB. Accumulator with the capacity of 4000 mAh.

As an OS installed Android 8.1 Oreo with a proprietary shell EMUI 8.2. No NFC, mini-jack is for connection uses microUSB. The kit put protective silicone case.

The cost of the device is 12 990 rubles.

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Google answers some of the questions, not loading the search results

Google отвечает на часть вопросов, не загружая результаты поиска

Mobile apps «Google Search» for Android and iOS have learned to display «smart» cards for popular search queries, not search results. The feature is tested since February of this year, and now there is a larger number of users.

If the search engine is «most sure» that can directly answer the query, instead of the standard tape results displayed a single card. This happens when you request time in cities around the world, the translation of units of measure and arithmetic.

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Sometimes the card is calculator or Converter. At the same time wishing to see all the materials available under the button «View all results». The experiment allows you to reduce your data usage on mobile devices and focus on what is important to the user.

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Huawei will release a smartphone with hole for selfie camera Samsung faster

Huawei выпустит смартфон с отверстием для селфи-камеры быстрее Samsung

Huawei has published a teaser of a smartphone Nova 4 social network Weibo. According to him, the device will not receive the standard «Bang» for the front camera, and a single hole in the display.

The image calls the date of the announcement in December 2018. According to rumors, the device will be the flagship chipset Kirin 980, and as close as possible to bezremontnoy design. The Nova range of traditionally designed for young people, so expect a powerful camera with AI and a relatively low price.

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Recent leaks report that the smartphone Galaxy A8s with a hole for selfie camera prepares and Samsung: the concept of the cut the company calls Infinity-O. date of presentation is unknown. The flagship Galaxy S10 will also receive a similar neckline.

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Logitech has discontinued negotiations on acquiring Plantronics

Logitech прекратила переговоры по приобретению Plantronics

The press service of Logitech has officially confirmed the negotiations with Plantronics about a possible takeover, however, the parties are unable to reach agreement.

According to Reuters, the guide Plantronics was hoping for an amount in excess of $ 3 billion, although the company’s market capitalization is about $ 2 billion. Logitech was willing to pay about $ 2.2 billion.

Logitech and Plantronics have difficulty with the promotion of new products because of competition from tech giants such as Cisco, Microsoft and Google.

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Vivo, NEX 2 will get a second display and a triple camera

Vivo NEX 2 получит второй дисплей и тройную камеру

In the network appeared «live» photos of the smartphone Vivo NEX 2. If, according to the Chinese insiders, the flagship will get a second display almost the entire area of the rear panel, and a triple main camera.

The concept of bezremontnoy from the front side will remain for eliminating front facing cameras. For video calls and shooting selfies will help main sensors, and the viewfinder will be an additional screen. This idea has already been found in Nubia X.

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Specifications no information, but the NEX 2 shall be equipped with a top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and up to 8GB of RAM. The main display will have the aspect ratio 18:9, and additional, judging by the photos 16:9.

NEX’s Vivo submitted in June 2018. In addition to flagship features, it is equipped with a retractable module with front camera.

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Photo of the prototype of the console Sony PlayStation 5 [Update: fake]

Фото прототипа консоли Sony PlayStation 5 [Обновление: фейк]

Update (21:56 GMT): unfortunately, the leak turned out to be fake. We apologize for any false information. Photo sent by an anonymous source, we originally did not vouch for their authenticity.

Good news: we have pictures of an early prototype of the Sony PlayStation 5, which, according to the latest rumors, will be released in 2020. Let me remind you that the current generation of consoles recently turned 5 years old.

PS5 photo we received from an anonymous source. He confirmed that the appearance can change. In any case, we can’t vouch for the authenticity of the sample, but the fact that he looks the most likely – fact.

Rumors say that as the processor for the PS5 will be used OCTA core chip Ryzen architecture Zen+ and a graphics processor architecture Vega. Memory GDDR6 standard.

The new console will allow you to play in 4K with 60 frames per second. At the start of sales projects The Last of Us Part II, Death of Stranding, Ghost of Tsushima and Red Dead Redemption 2.

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As for the cost, it is going to be around $ 500 (~32 900 rubles at the current exchange rate).

Insider under the nickname RuthenicCookie previously reported that the name of the console Arabic numeral replaced by the Roman. Thus, the name may be the Sony PlayStation V.

But if you pay attention to the boot menu, there the name used in classical style — «PS5».

The source who sent us the photos, said that now the prototype of PS5 works only in bootloader mode, but it has the firmware that it tries to install.

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Test version PlayStation 5 supports gamepad PS4, DualShock looks like 5 is unknown. According to leaks, it will be built in camera.

In October, Sony has patented a DualShock controller with a touch screen, but will it appear in the fifth generation is not yet known.

On 16 November it became known that Sony will miss the first annual video game exhibition E3 2019. It is obvious that the company is preparing for a major announcement that the PlayStation 5. Perhaps, as part of its PlayStation Experience event.

Update: unfortunately, the leak turned out to be a fake. Sorry for the false information. Photo sent an anonymous source, we initially did not vouch for their authenticity.

Good news: we got photos of an early prototype of the Sony PlayStation 5, which according to the latest rumors will be released only in 2020. Keep in mind that the current generation of consoles has recently celebrated its 5th anniversary.

We received the photo from an anonymous source. The source confirmed that the appearance of the device may change. In any case, we can not vouch for the authenticity of the sample itself, but as you can see the device looks quite probable.

Furthermore, rumors say that an eight-core chip Ryzen with the new “Zen+” architecture together with Vega GPU will be used as a processor for the PS5. Memory GDDR6 standard.

The new console will support 4K games with 60 frames per second. The following projects were announced at the start of sales: The Last Of Us Part II, Death of Stranding, Ghost of Tsushima and Red Dead Redemption 2.

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The cost of The device will be around $500.

RuthenicCookie Insider previously reported that in the title of the console would replace the Arabic numeral in Roman. Thus, the official name of the console might be PlayStation Sony V.

However, as it is visible at the menu the name remained same in the classic style — «PS5».

The source who sent us the photos said that the PS5 prototype is not working only in bootloader mode, but it has a firmware image that in theory could be installed.

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The test version of the PlayStation 5 supports the PS4 gamepad. What the DualShock 5 looks like is still unknown. According to current leaks, a new DualShock will have a built-in camera.

In October, Sony patented the touchscreen controller DualShock, but whether it will be released in the 5th generation is still unknown.

In mid-November, Sony made a statement that for the first time company will not be present at the E3 2019.

Obviously, the company is preparing for a large announcement that will be devoted to the PlayStation 5. Perhaps during the PlayStation Experience event.

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