People who want to learn more about the world at the microscopic level, will be interesting miniature accessory Dotlens. The device is a special lens that turns any smartphone camera at present microscope with 15-fold magnification - it allows you to see objects as small as a tenth of the thickness of a human hair. The lens has one adhesive side, with which it is held in the camera module of any smartphone.
The US Office of Patents and Trademark USPTO received from Apple's application for registration of a patent describing a new facial recognition technology. As planned malic Empire, it must become a part of mobile devices and to simplify the process of unlocking. Full name of the new development by Apple reads as follows: Electronic Device Operation Adjustment Based On Face Detection. This long string of English words translated into Russian as "electronic device management technology through facial recognition." Of course, in the process it will be used forward-facing camera with high resolution, which Apple will begin to integrate into all their portable gadgets, including media players and iPod Touch. Testing new technology will be held on smart devices based on Apple iOS mobile operating system, and if it is well-behaved zarekomenduet and receive positive feedback, it will be possible to move it on the MacBook and iMac desktops laptops. The system, developed by Apple's, uses the front camera to produce an image of your face and its subsequent recognition. If successful, the procedure tablet, phone or player by Apple is automatically unlocked. If in devayse there are several profiles, new technology identifies a particular user and start it was his stored settings. Not the fact that Apple will get its patent, otherwise it will mark the beginning of a new war between large companies.
To date, the sale can be found in almost any wireless speakers compatible with smartphones, however, almost all of them are designed for adult users. How to be a little smart phone owners who want to listen to your favorite music? The answer is simple: they buy Jambanz, which costs only $ 30. The device looks like a wristwatch, so losing him will be difficult, and the built-in battery lasts for 2-4 hours, depending on the playback volume. It's worth noting that, despite a silicone strap and plastic case, Jambanz have no protection against water, so you need to handle the speaker with care.
Smartphones are becoming more and use them at times uncomfortable, so gaining popularity smart watches that provide access to the basic information you need at any time. It turns out a paradoxical situation: people buy more smartphones to buy a small clock for him. The alternative to such an approach could be a wrist communicator Rufus Cuff. unit project was presented at indiegogo site and has every chance of success. This new product has a 3-inch touch screen (400h240 pixels) and is able to fully replace a smartphone with built-in microphone, speaker and camera, and Android 4.4 KitKat was chosen as the operating system. The estimated price of the gadget is about $ 300, and buy it can be this fall.
A few days ago, I went on sale Google Nexus 9 tablet and experts from iFixit could not leave it unattended. Novelty has a fairly high performance 8.9-inch IPS display with a resolution of 2048x1536 pixels, 64-bit dual-core processor NVIDIA Tegra K1 with a frequency of 2.3 GHz, 192-core graphics chip, the Kepler, 2 GB RAM, 1.6 megapixel front and 8 megapixel main camera (f /2.4), 16/32 GB of non-volatile memory and, of course, the operating system Android 5.0 Lollipop. As the latest Apple tablet, Nexus 9, leaves only positive impressions as long as it does not come on its repair. Then begin serious difficulties. Despite the fact that the back cover can be removed without any problem, replacement of internal modules of a large number of complicated adhesive to which they are attached to the body and a variety of ribbon cables, which will cause problems during assembly. A relatively simple can be called only battery replacement, which is also mounted on the glue, but not strong heating and the presence of special tools will enable him to cope with. The elimination of one of the most popular breakdowns - a broken screen also involves certain difficulties: a liquid crystal panel and the protective glass is a single whole, which has a negative impact on the cost of the unit and to separate them from the body need a lot of patience and warmth. The final grade for Google Nexus 9 began a modest 3 points out of a possible 10, which is not much higher than that of apple competitors.
Google has said that only 2% Gmail mailbox data users belonging to a network of 10 September, have been active. This was reported on the official website of the Russian divisions of the corporation. "The audit found that less than 2% of couples usernames and passwords might be working, and when you try to break our automated system to counter attempts to block the entrance to the accounts. We have taken action to protect these accounts and sent them to the owners of the need to change the password notice "- said in a statement. Google representatives also noted that in this and other similar cases, the leak came from foreign sources.
On Kickstarter project appeared for real geeks. This wristwatch with oscilloscope - an instrument for monitoring the processes in electric circuits. Of course, clock, calendar and alarm clock are present, but this is now no surprise. Interestingly device such unusual features, such as an oscilloscope, signal generator, logic analyzer, traffic analyzer, frequency counter. Much attention is paid to the creators of battery life. normally kept hours to 30 days, activated with an oscilloscope and reduce lifetime of the device immediately before 12 hours. As for the target audience it is possible to reprogram the XMEGA-controller. The novelty should appear on sale in May next year for about $ 100.
While fans of the apple smartphone wondering what will be the new Apple flagship designer Arthur Reis has already presented it in a secure metal case with a glossy surface. iPhone 7 form slightly more curved at the edges compared to its predecessor. Also, the device is thinner and stronger, and this time made of stainless steel alloy. Due to this, he is not afraid of scratches and blows.
Designer fashion and with big name Will Rockwell tired of the design of the player Archos Vision and decided to freshen up a little bit of it. For this body was made in the style of steampunk. Recall - Player Archos Vision plays music in MP3 format, support video, has on-board FM-radio, a voice recorder function and allows you to view photos. In technical terms - nothing special, but a truly unique design turned out. Moreover - this player is for sale and evaluated at $ 350.
On Kickstarter campaign was launched in support of another device that combines a variety of multimedia functions and wireless technologies. Novelty Gramofon name and is a WiFi-router with the ability to combine smart phone, a media center, and the dynamics of one audio system, access to which can get a few people. Thus, the device will not only play your own playlists from your smartphone or from cloud storage, and use online music services. Upon successful completion of the campaign, Gramofon will be available in July for about $ 50- $ 60.