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Full disk encryption on Android is easy to hack 0

Full disk encryption on Android is easy to hack

Android supports full disk encryption, starting with version Android 5.0 Lollipop. Independent researcher Gal Binyamini found that on devices running Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, this encryption can be hacked using brute force and patience.

Full disk encryption on Android is easy to hack

Full encryption to protect user data from prying hackers, manufacturers and even governments. It is supported on mobile devices, starting with Android 5.0, which was released in the summer of 2014. In his blog Benyamini published step by step …

Created in “SKOLKOVO” Speereo voice assistant rivals Siri and Google Now 0

Created in “SKOLKOVO” Speereo voice assistant rivals Siri and Google Now

A resident of the centre “SKOLKOVO” company “Titan information service (Speereo brand) has released a voice assistant SVA (Speereo Voice Assistant) for users who use computer aided design (CAD). SVA allows to give the CAD a voice command that, according to developers, is able to improve performance by 10-25%.

Created in "SKOLKOVO" Speereo voice assistant rivals Siri and Google Now

SVA is an entirely Russian product which uses its own speech recognition technology. The program runs directly on the user’s computer, not on remote servers like Google or Apple. …

iOS vs Android 10 7.0 Nougat: comparison of interfaces 0

iOS vs Android 10 7.0 Nougat: comparison of interfaces

Android 7.0 Nougat this year was submitted before iOS 10 first showed in March, while the mobile platform the iPhone and iPad have anodirovanie in June. Improvements in both operating systems are focused at the interface level, and in terms of functionality.

iOS vs Android 10 7.0 Nougat: comparison of interfaces

Comparing the user interface of iOS and Android 10 7.0 Nougat, you notice certain similarities of approaches to design. OS Google characterize thin fonts and more clean and colorful appearance, which is typical for the “Apple” of …

BMW refused partnership with Apple and agreed with Intel to jointly develop self-driving car 0

BMW refused partnership with Apple and agreed with Intel to jointly develop self-driving car

On road project, the Apple Car is little known: according to rumors, the company is working on its own electric vehicle with Autonomous control and plans to launch it by 2020. Apple representatives have met several times with BMW to discuss possible partnerships in this area. As it became known, the German carmaker signed an agreement to jointly develop self-driving cars with the American manufacturer of Intel microprocessors.

BMW refused partnership with Apple and agreed with Intel to jointly develop self-driving car

According to sources, the companies intend to launch their …

Apple: Spotify is penalised for a foul on the App Store and trying to accuse us of unfair competition 0

Apple: Spotify is penalised for a foul on the App Store and trying to accuse us of unfair competition

Apple commented on the statement by Spotify is that it uses the App Store to combat competitors. In the opinion of management of the music service in Cupertino deliberately obstructed the work of the Swedish streaming, because they feel threatened for their own Apple Music. Apple believe that it is not true and all application developers are subject to the same rules.

Apple: Spotify is penalised for a foul on the App Store and trying to accuse us of unfair competition

“Our rules App Store applies to all app developers, regardless of whether they will create their games, sell books, …

The mobile app traffic will allow “take” of the infringer of rules of traffic 0

The mobile app traffic will allow “take” of the infringer of rules of traffic

Here she is with a pure soul to take the guts of all those people who drive like… well, violations of traffic rules and rules of human coexistence.

The mobile app traffic will allow "take" of the infringer of rules of traffic

Head of traffic police Lieutenant General of police Victor Nilov in an interview with “Russian newspaper” reported the new frontiers the development of a mobile office space. According Nilova, last year in the country according to messages of citizens were initiated 56 000 administrative cases for traffic violations, but this figure could …

Experts do not exclude higher prices for content in the App Store and iTunes due to a “Tax on Google” 0

Experts do not exclude higher prices for content in the App Store and iTunes due to a “Tax on Google”

The law, approved Thursday by the Federation Council and known as the “Google tax” aims to create equal conditions for Russian and foreign companies on the Internet. However, experts fear that it will lead to higher prices for digital content. Director of the Russian Association for electronic communications (RAEC) Sergei plugotarenko believes that most likely this will not happen. He stated this in an interview TASS.

Experts do not exclude higher prices for content in the App Store and iTunes due to a "Tax on Google"

“Tax on Google” will affect not only the work of software …

iPhone was 9 years old: 5 reasons why he still is the best Android smartphone 0

iPhone was 9 years old: 5 reasons why he still is the best Android smartphone

iPhone celebrates its 9th birthday. Question, what is better: Apple or Android device is still of concern to many of those who are going to buy a new machine. Users to this day cross swords in disputes, which of the platforms, such as iOS or Android is ahead in convenience and innovation. Until recently it seemed that to compare them is meaningless. Before everything was simple: if you want watered-down OS created by perfectionists – buy iPhone or iPad. If you need freedom of choice of device …

An iPhone user told me about the main disadvantages of Android after a month of using OS 0

An iPhone user told me about the main disadvantages of Android after a month of using OS

There is a big difference between “fan” and “fan” in the world of electronics. If the fan is absolutely blind to everything that produce competitors, the fan is somewhat more objective in their judgments. The latter include the author of the blog Onliner. The journalist shared his impressions after migrating from iPhone 6 Plus to an Android flagship. The essay, admittedly, was pretty interesting.

An iPhone user told me about the main disadvantages of Android after a month of using OS

The journalist was surprised that the new Android-smartphone “did not inhibit and does not …

Android N now officially called “Android Nougat” 0

Android N now officially called “Android Nougat”

On his home event earlier in the year, Google announced the latest version of its operating system – Android N, which is aimed at improving the experience of interacting with mobile devices. On Thursday, the search giant officially announced the name of the new OS. So, N Android now officially called Nougat. And no, it is not translated as “at random”, although it is possible that this is what Google and chose the name.

Android N now officially called "Android Nougat"

Nougat is nougat. Thus, sweet Android, new product, and next to …



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