At MWC 2015, Alcatel introduced smartped One Touch Hero 2+, the main feature of which was the operating system Cyanogen. Like the previous model Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2, Hero 2+ got a 6-inch IPS-screen with a resolution of 1080p, covered with heavy-duty glass Dragontrail, eight-processor MediaTek MT6592 with a frequency of 2 GHz, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of non-volatile memory, 13-megapixel main camera with autofocus, flash and optical image stabilization, a 5-megapixel front-facing module and battery with a 3100 mAh battery. Pre-installed version of Cyanogen OS is based on Android 4.4 and includes improved security settings, photo and video.
There was a time when the Raspberry Pi single-board created a furore - miniature computer on impossible low price of just $ 35. But now we have to make room, because the market of compact PC Next Thing Co company plans to release crumbs CHIP for $ 9, containing in its board everything you need for the user to be able to work with the right applications anywhere and at any time.
Yesterday saw the debut of the smartphone OnePlus X - the most modest performance by the apparatus from a Chinese company OnePlus, but no less beautiful and elegant. The manufacturer tried to release a worthy device at an attractive price. So, from glass and metal version, somewhat similar to the Sony Xperia, valued at $ 250. The main camera is equipped with a smart 13-megapixel module from Samsung with an aperture f / 2.2, and as stated by the manufacturer, lightning-fast autofocus phase which is activated for 0.2 seconds, the optimized white balance and saturation. To confirm his words, the company has provided some pictures taken with the camera OnePlus X.
The company Canonical, behind the development of the Ubuntu operating system and manufacturer Meizu announced the start of European sales of the third smartphone based on a mobile version of Ubuntu - Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edtion. The smartphone is equipped with a 5.36-inch display with a resolution of 1920h1152 pixels and a protective glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 20.7-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel front camera, as well as eight-chipset MediaTek MT6595 with 2 GB of RAM. The main disadvantage - a total of 16 GB of internal memory without the possibility of its increase through microSD card. the battery capacity is 3100 mAh. The smartphone operating system Ubuntu Touch OS instead of the usual Android to the masses of consumers. Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition allows you to install applications from Ubuntu Store. Checkout on the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition can through the official website of the manufacturer, but so far sales are by invitation only. Cost of a novelty in Europe is € 299 (about $ 334).
The massive appearance of this year's top-end tablet with a stylus, prompted American designers from iSkelter create specially adapted for personal gadgets table, or rather stand, - Canvas Smart Desk. New products from Apple as iPad Pro and Surface Pro Microsoft production are quite fragile and vulnerable devices. Accidentally fallen apparatus inevitably get damaged, hit the floor - it has repeatedly confirmed videoblogery with youtube. Sophisticated design Canvas Smart Desk offers the user to reduce the unpleasant "accidents" to a minimum. To do this, on the surface of table made special grooves to the size of a particular model of the tablet than Apple and Microsoft, and also has a slot for digital pen and smart phone.
The programmer and inventor Ryan Bates has long been fond of video games, with preference gives appeared in the last century. All three hobby led him to create Porta-Pi - home-made arcade game machine, based on the Raspberry Pi. With support on Kickstarter, he not only wants to release a toy on the market, but also to give the same enthusiasts like himself, an opportunity to collect it and, if desired, to make changes in the design as it is assumed that the end user will receive not ready machine, and a set of parts and assembly instructions. Upon successful completion of the fundraising campaign for the project, it will go on sale next March for about $ 230.
We live in an amazing time. Over the past few years, technology has made a huge leap forward. It would seem that until recently cell phones have only just begun equipped with color screens and cameras. And today, their power is enough to control the spacecraft. In this collection we have decided to recall the most popular models of mobile phones in the past 20 years. Some of them were exactly you.
Mozilla shows screenshots of Firefox interface for Windows 8. As developers browser noted in the prototype used the XUL markup language, used in mobile Firefox (codenamed Fennec). In a new Web browser are already integrated some of the features of Windows 8, such as search component Search Charm. The developer Brian Bondy from Mozilla said in a blog post that will make a significant amount of work before it will be possible to present a prototype for evaluation. At the same time he is convinced that Firefox is required to take the place of the default browser in the new operating system from Microsoft.
Radio with big screens and monitors in the passenger compartment there is little surprise anyone, but a gaming machine installed on the wheelbase and able to travel - it is something new. That is the idea of developing a researcher named Garnet Hertz. His imagination went beyond the usual modding and inventor attempts to create a vehicle with elements of augmented reality. Arcade game machine, which is the basis of the device has been created for the game OutRun - racing simulator with a fairly primitive graphics today. Nevertheless, Mr. Hertz is developing the interface of the car with such visual design. Since the view of the road before the driver is fully closed with the screen, the image is captured using two cameras and then converted respectively graphical style and becomes part of the game. This concept looks at least interesting, but its implementation is still far from complete.
Modder under the name casemod combined two useful devices into a single creative. The access door of the microwave is mounted LCD monitor, motherboard with all the other placed inside. Heat the pizza it will not end here.