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Safety — above all. The last practices for Google Chrome

1 year, 3 months ago
Hi, GT! Not so long ago we told (the truth, on Habré) about so-called "Red cards" — to system which helps to protect users of our search from dangerous content. Today we continue a subject of a safe brauzing. To filter results of search issue rather easily, but not always you pass to the new website with Google. The hyperlink conducting on the website with dangerous content can be met anywhere, so the browser has to protect users.



In Google Chrome today we will also talk about technologies of protection.

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The InterApp device steals passwords, contacts and a photo from smartphones and does not leave marks

1 year, 3 months ago
The Tel-Avivsky startup of Rayzone Group executing orders for defense of Israel released the small InterApp device capable at the same time to crack one hundred smartphones on Android and iOS and to receive logins and passwords from social networks, e-mail, DropBox, the photo from gallery, the contact list and data on a geolocation. The main condition — the included WiFi.

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Application interface for the InterApp device

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DEXP Ixion XL140 Flash and DEXP Ixion XL240 Triforce: small and daring

1 year, 3 months ago
I welcome you, dear readers! Today it will be a question of compact smartphones, I mean the device with the 4-inch screen by the word "compact". For certain on this moment many began to screw up the face fastidiously, imagining budget devices with budget characteristics. Such opinion on 4-inch smartphones is imposed by vendors who use the cheapest component parts in devices of this form factor. And it concerns not only the screen and the hardware of a gadget, but also its materials of the body and quality of assembly in general. All this becomes with one purpose – as much as possible to reduce the cost of the final product.

The DEXP Ixion XL140 Flash and DEXP Ixion XL240 Triforce models stand independently, they though are completed with 4-inch screens, any more at all connects nothing with their state employees. For example the first device became the most compact in the world an Android-background with support of LTE and Android 5.1 Lollipop, and the second – the most compact smartphone with the eight-nuclear processor.


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Virtual reality together with Google

1 year, 3 months ago
Hi, GT! The VR subject firmly lodged in trends of this decade, and we cannot just stand apart. Today almost each of you has a ready stuffings set for device VR in the smartphone: the display of high resolution with the diagonal of 5-6 inches, a set of gyroscopes and accelerometers for registration of movements of the head. It was necessary to collect all this in a helmet. We are ready to help with it to you!
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The Google Cardboard program allowing anyone to collect a VR helmet from the smartphone and cardboard procurement received large updating not so long ago, and enough and content, and interesting projects connected with development of the VR direction was by the end of the year gathered. Today we will try to tell about them.

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What Arduino forgot under a cowl of the old car or management of air temperature on an admission of an unusual method

1 year, 3 months ago
And again hello!

After a long break solved will share one more non-standard (and perhaps not necessary) a solution, but this time we will have not toy machines, and quite to ourselves the presents.


Thoughtful silence usually visits experienced mechanics when explain to them that it..., And yes, it is the BLUE insulating tape!

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ASUS ZenUI overview and Zen-applications

1 year, 3 months ago


As you know, today all Android-devices from ASUS go with a branded graphic cover of ZenUI. We mention it practically in each overview. But so left that there is no overview of ZenUI in the blog still. We decided to correct this omission, and devoted this overview to consideration of the latest version of a branded graphic cover of ASUS on the example of the ZenFone 2 smartphone.

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4 things which afflict in Android 6

1 year, 3 months ago
Passed slightly less than two months from the moment of release of the new Android 6 version. Among, undoubtedly, indisputable benefits of a new platform, such as innovative Material Design and Smart Lock technology, however, known since her predecessor, or an energy saving feature of App Standby, also the old anti-features dragging the existence since Android 4 and earlier versions wormed way. What can Android 6 afflict you with?


Fig. 1. Upset Android.

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Nexus 9 — the overview from the geek, we stitch, we turn on the indicator of notifications, we increase operating time and many other things

1 year, 3 months ago
In this overview I will not tell about characteristics, I will tell what to do if you like to stitch devices and that you receive having purchased Nexus 9. Also many councils can help also for other Android-tablets or even smartphones.



What we will make in article
  • It is a little about picking and quality
  • Let's unblock the loader, we will set recovery, we will be updated to the latest version of Android, we will deliver to custom rom, we will set Gapps
  • We learn that it is possible to turn on the indicator under the screen
  • Let's increase operating time from 5 to 8-10 o'clock
  • Let's reduce charging time
  • Let's solve problems with random access memory.
  • We learn that standard Magic Cover is able


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Lenovo provided Phab Plus and Yoga Tab 3 Pro in Moscow

1 year, 3 months ago
On December 9 Lenovo began sales of the new tablet with a projector of Yoga Tab 3 Pro and the 6,8-inch Phab Plus phablet in recently opened Russian online store of the company. In more detail about the innovations provided this year on IFA 2015, and now appeared in Russia — under a cat.

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Plans of Roskomnadzor: blocking of prilozheniiya of iOS/Android, censorship of issue of searchers

1 year, 3 months ago
Yesterday representatives of Roskomnadzor held a meeting with owners and online platforms. Officials reported about two new measures of regulation of the Internet.

First, the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov suggested to create the working group on blocking of applications in AppStore and Google Play shops with the pirated and other prohibited content.

Other working group will develop methods of regulation of issue of searchers. Owners want that search engines cleaned or lowered in issue the websites with pirated content which stand on the first lines in issue now. The producer Alexander Akopov declared that nevertheless it is time for "Yandex" to begin dialog with owners, "and if they do not want — it is necessary to do legislative initiatives".

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