The Dutchman was implanted into the hands of the NFC-chip - Cell phones

Dutch entrepreneur Martin Wasmeier survived the surgery for implanting in brush both hands chip-enabled contactless Near Field Communication (NFC). Enthusiast decided to take this step for secure payments using the "cryptanalytic" Bitcoin.Two tiny glass capsule (2x12 mm) with built-in NFC Type 2 compatible RFID chip NTRAG216 were implanted into the fleshy part of the hand between thumb and forefinger. So, in one hand "biohacker" is stored contact information (it can be overwritten) to his e-wallet, which can be scanned using any NFC-enabled smartphone, the other with the encrypted secret key to access bitcoin".Wismayer is the head of the Amsterdam organization Mr. Bitcoin, which is engaged in the installation of Bitcoin ATMs in the Netherlands and Belgium. According to entrepreneur, he has often load machines "bitline", for this reason he decided to implant NFC chip into your own hands to reduce risks when transferring virtual money."In order to transfer funds into our network, we have to scan our labels, including my hand, which is part of the encrypted secret key, and only then the phone will be able to put money on ' hot' purse," said Wismayer. In the future enthusiast plans to replace the door locks in your own home NFC tags, So they could only open it.. Читать полностью -->

Skype Qik: new videomessage from Microsoft - Cell phones

Microsoft's proprietary famous video service Skype is from the outset a "desktop" application for this reason it is quite uncomfortable on smartphones. To keep up with Viber and other competitors, Microsoft has created a simple mobile application to send messages with the name of Qik.The program at the same time came out on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Microsoft has tried to make the most of simple, using the ideas realized in the other from the very beginning of mobile messengers. Registration in the program is by phone number - you can chat with friends from your address book.The program will encourage the user to be the maximum laconic. The maximum length transmitted in Qik videos is 42 seconds. First, it would encourage users to be concise to be able to say all the important information in one message (supposedly works the same concept as in the Vine). Читать полностью -->

Apple sold a billion iOS devices and broke the record of "Gazprom" - Cell phones

The company Apple in November 2014 sold a billion iOS device. About it, communicating with investors and analysts on the results of published reports for the last quarter, said the head of the organization Tim cook. In addition, the Company broke the historical record quarterly profit, previously owned by "Gazprom".According to cook, dollar gadget on the "Apple" mobile OSes (counting May lead since the first iPhone released in 2007) became the 64-Gigabyte iPhone 6 Plus. The firm bought "jubilee" device "memory" and now keeps as a souvenir at its headquarters in Cupertino.Before Apple reported financial results for the first quarter of 2015 fiscal year (4th calendar quarter of 2014). The firm made a profit of 18, 04 billion dollars, which was a historical record not only for Apple, but for the entire global business. The previous record quarterly profit, if we are to believe the corresponding page in Wikipedia, was 16, 24 billion dollars and belonged 2011 Russian "Gazprom". Читать полностью -->

HP Slate Pro: tablet with ultrasonic stylus - Cell phones

Hewlett-Packard has introduced two new Android tablet: Slate 8 Pro with 7, 9-inch and 12, 3-inch Slate Pro 12. The latter is highlighted by a durable casing, the ability to digitize recordings made on plain paper, and reinforced by glass Concore Glass production Corning, which will not crack even when falling on asphalt and other hard surfaces.Both devices are equipped with stylus Duet Pen, which uses technology Qualcomm Ultra Sound based on ultrasound. Four microphones placed in the corners Pro Slate, determine the position of the pen, allowing you to write on paper at walking distance from the device to the same account are mirrored on the screen of the HP tablet in real time.The editors of Internet representation Gizmodo was very impressed with the technology that has been around since 2011, but until recently was not used in consumer electronics. Moreover, if the stylus "sit" battery (HP claim that the charge lasts allegedly week), the user will be able to continue to write with a regular pen on paper and transfer them to Pro Slate.Pro Slate 12, whose will be sold at a price of 569 dollars, got a screen with a resolution of 1600x1200 pixels, 4-core processor Qualcomm 800, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB flash memory, 8-megapixel rear camera and 2-MP front. The device is not easy: it weighs 850 grams.A more compact model, the Slate 8 Pro, almost identical to the "elder brother". The exception is the 7, 9-inch screen, which has a higher resolution: 2048x1536 pixels. Читать полностью -->

Samsung has introduced a metal smartphone with a large screen Cell phones

In the open not so long ago, the devices A3 and A5 new line of Samsung appeared top-end smartphone. Samsung A7 releases massive, really "planetfone" screen with a diagonal of 5.5 inches, a record-breaking slim metal body and eight-core processor.The apparatus will be two versions - one is equipped with eight-core chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (64 bit, 4 cores Cortex-A53 with a frequency of 1, 5 GHz 4 core Cortex-A53 1, 0 GHz), the other by its own processor Samsung Exynos 5430 (32 bit, 4 core Cortex-A15 1, 8 GHz and 4 Cortex A7 1, 3 GHz). Both have 2 GB of RAM support LTE networks.The smartphone will appeal to fans of mobile pictures, selfi - front camera has a resolution of 5 megapixels, while the Rear - 13, there are a few special selfi-modes and automatic functions improve shot portraits. Rear camera equipped with led flash.At the same time, a number of characteristics of the device are hinting that it's not a flagship device. For example, a 5, a 5-inch Super AMOLED screen got the HD and not full HD or higher. Internal memory is only 16 GB and a microSD slot though present, but "understands" only the cards with capacity up to 64 GB. Читать полностью -->

Sony will reduce the range of smartphones - Cell phones

For the Japanese Sony fell on hard times - the manufacturer suffers serious losses. Expensive products can not withstand the competition from cheaper Chinese electronics. To become profitable, Sony decided to abandon the production of different models of TVs and smartphones.Bet Sony are doing on the development of the game console PlayStation and manufacture of sensors for cameras. Now smartphone business is one of the main sources of losses of the organization. Sony revealed that they are ready for a significant reduction of its share in the mobile market in order to make the business more profitable.What model of Sony smartphones is going to take off with production, is still unknown. One of the main sources of income for Sony should be the digital distribution of content for PlayStation, selling different subscriptions and consoles themselves. Читать полностью -->

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