Resource GSMArena has shared details about the upcoming smartphone Oppo F1s, which has not yet been officially submitted. As expected, Oppo F1s will become the heir selfie smartphone OPPO F1, it is designed for lovers of self-portraits and claims to be high-quality footage.
According to the source, the announcement of Oppo F1s will be held on August 3 and will get the front camera with a resolution two times higher than that of its predecessor 16 Megapixel. Also in the home button of the smartphone has built-in fingerprint scanner at a response speed in 0.22 seconds. Recall, Oppo F1 was presented in the beginning of 2016. He received an 8-megapixel front camera with 1/4-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture and 13-megapixel main camera with aperture f/2.2 and led flash.
Organization Mozilla spoke about the upcoming changes in Firefox against many criticized the Flash plugin from Adobe. From August 2016, Firefox will start to block some “unimportant to the user content based on Flash. In 2017 in the settings of the default browser Flash plugin will be disabled and to view the content available only in Flash format, the user will have to consciously click on it to activate Flash.
The reasons Mozilla, traditionally, refers to the need to improve safety and eliminate the cause of private departures and extend the operating time of devices from a single battery charge. With the introduction of HTML5 playback of media content, 3D graphics and video chats, there is not much reason to use Flash.
Recall that Apple plans to disable Flash by default in Safari with the release of macOS Sierra this fall, and Google’s Chrome will switch to HTML5 by default instead of Flash at the end of 2016.
The press service of MTS issued a report on the traffic analysis application Pokemon GO in the Moscow region. As it turned out, only one of the MTS, the number of active fishers pokémon reaches 69 000 people in Moscow and the Moscow region.
Analysts also estimate that the total number of players in Pokemon GO the operators of the “big three” in Moscow exceed 180 thousand people. The operator has complained that for the past week in the contact center MTS received more than 2000 calls asking for advise on setup Pokemon GO on the iPhone and a dozen – about the habitats of pokemon. Note that pokemonmay captured many countries, including Russia. This happened despite the fact that the Russian official release of Pokemon GO has been postponed for an indefinite time due to problems with the servers from the influx of people willing to play. At the moment the game is available in 27 countries have officially via App Store and Google Play. Everyone else wishing to join the new trend you have to use the instructions like this: “How to install Pokemon Go on your iPhone or Android in Russia”.
As we have already mentioned, the tests protected smartphone Samsung Galaxy S7 Active on the water resistance have shown disappointing results. According to the specification of IP68, the device should withstand immersion to a depth of 1.5 meters for 30 minutes but after such executions in practice the smartphone appear green stripes on the screen, drops under the lenses of cameras, the touchscreen stopped responding to touch.
As now reported, Samsung in a letter to CNET, the manufacturer found and fixed the problem that caused the soaking not the smartphone production line, which deals only with Galaxy S7 Active. According to the company, it received complaints from a very small number of users and are willing to exchange any victim of the water Galaxy S7 Active in the framework of the standard limited warranty. Recall that the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active was announced in early June 2016. In addition to protection from water and dust according to IP68 standard, like Samsung Galaxy S7, as well as the expected protection from bumps and drops, the smartphone has a high-capacity battery.
The company “marvel-Distribution” has managed to sign an exclusive contract for the supply of smartphones and accessories under the brand OnePlus on the territory of Russia and CIS. As a result of this contract, Russia has already started selling models X and OnePlus the OnePlus 2 at a retail price of 19 990 and 29 990 rubles, respectively.
However, the most interesting in other. In August, the official start of Russian sales of its flagship smartphone OnePlus 3, which was announced in mid-June 2016. It is the price Russia has not yet been disclosed. Naponim, among the advantages of OnePlus 3 manufacturer emphasizes three parameters: the new Optic AMOLED display with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), a special setting colors and anti-glare, brand new charging system and Dash camera with both optical and electronic image stabilization. Dash allows you to charge a smartphone from zero to 60% within half an hour. The smartphone is enclosed in aluminum housing, equipped with a fingerprint scanner, 16-megapixel main camera-based sensor Sony IMX 298, 8-megapixel front camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal flash memory, but without the possibility of expansion cards microSD. The battery has a capacity of 3000 mAh. Work is performed under the control of the Oxygen OS based on Android 3.1 6.1 Marshmallow. Dimensions are 152,7 x 74,7 x 7,35 mm and a weight of 158 grams. Supports two SIM cards, LTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS, GLONASS and BelDou. Price new in the US was $399, and in Europe for €399.
Sony has introduced a new series of TVs BRAVIA series ZD9. The series includes three models – 100-XBR100Z9D inch, 65-inch and 75 XBR65Z9D-inch XBR75Z9D.
They all support 4K resolution Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels) and 4K High Dynamic Range, which is equipped with image processor X1 4K HDR Extreme. Also, there is a technology of backlight Backlight Master Drive, to ensure realistic images, high contrast and accurate transfer of a wide palette of colors.
Without Backlight Master Drive
With Backlight Master Drive
Sony TVs series ZD9 works on the platform Android TV. The speaker system presents two speakers with an output of sound at 10 watts each. Supported Wi-Fi and NFC, among other things, has HDMI, USB and Ethernet.
In the US, orders for 65-inch and 75 XBR65Z9D-inch XBR75Z9D started to accept for the price of 6 999 and 9 999 USD, respectively. Sales will begin before the end of summer. 100-inch XBR100Z9D will appear before the end of the year, price yet to be announced. In Russia series BRAVIA ZD9 also appear before the end of 2016, the recommended price is not yet known.
Company Xiaomi has posted a number of teasers about the upcoming Redmi smartphone Pro, which has not yet been officially submitted. So, pictures and videos can be found confirming allusions to the OLED, desyatiletnego processor and dual camera.
According to the preliminary information, Xiaomi Redmi note Pro is equipped with a fingerprint scanner, 5.5-inch OLED display from AUO with a resolution of Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), dual 12-megapixel main camera with Sony sensor and ISOCELL IMX260 S5K2L1. The hardware basis was decategory MediaTek Helio X20 or X25, 4 GB or 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB or 128 GB of internal flash memory. The battery has a capacity of 3700 mAh.
Supports two SIM cards, with LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 ac/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and GLONASS. Work is performed under the operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow with a shell MIUI 8. As expected the Xiaomi Redmi Pro is enclosed in a metal case and will be presented at the event, scheduled for July 27, 2016.
Operator MegaFon has announced the beginning of operation of a network of standard LTE-Advanced in Krasnodar. Available to subscribers of communications services at speeds of up to 300 Mbit/s. As noted by the operator, he was the first to launch LTE-Advanced in the Kuban.
At the moment, the LTE-Advanced network consists of 50 base stations, they work in Krasnodar, village Dinskaya, Plastunovskaya, and Starokorsunskaya village yablonovskii. LTE-Advance is also supported networks of MegaFon in 20 Russian regions – Moscow and Moscow region, Saint-Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Tula, Ivanovo, Yaroslavl, Lipetsk, Samara, Rostov-na-Donu, Ufa, Chelyabinsk, Chita, Omsk, Sochi, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok and on Sakhalin island.
Figure of the day: 1 000 people catch pokemon in the Moscow metro daily. The press service of Maximalism, which is responsible for Wi-Fi network in the Moscow metro, told how users of its free Wi-Fi every day, play in the blockbuster mobile game Pokemon GO and catch the pokemon straight to the subway. Exact figures are not yet available, but stated that the players, definitely more than a thousand daily.
Ilya Grabowski, Director of external communications Maximalism, further reported that negotiations are underway with partners about the possibility of creating Pokeschool in areas of Wi-Fi networks of the company. Note that pokemonmay captured many countries, including Russia. This happened despite the fact that the Russian official release of Pokemon GO has been postponed for an indefinite time due to problems with the servers from the influx of people willing to play. At the moment the game is available in 27 countries have officially via App Store and Google Play. Everyone else wishing to join the new trend you have to use the instructions like this: “How to install Pokemon Go on your iPhone or Android in Russia”.
Company SwiftKey, now owned by Microsoft, is well known for its smart keyboards for iOS and Android, has introduced its new development. Swiftmoji is a predictive of emozii-keyboard for devices running operating systems iOS and Android.
The application uses the context in which the user types the text, as well as global trends for tips appropriate in this situation, emoticons. A bit like clues in iOS 10 but acts more padovano from the point of view of culture and trends. So, when quoting the latest Beyonce single, the keypad will prompt Emoji Queen and bees.
While Swiftmoji available only in English and the functionality depends on the platform. Android provides a complete keyboard replacement, and on iOS only to insert Emoji. Swiftmoji for iOS and Android is available for free download in the App Store and Google Play.