Category: Gadgets


Samsung is going to release folding glasses for augmented reality

Samsung is registering in the US a folding device that looks like a pair of glasses with a wide frame in which you can place electronic components to create augmented reality.

The documents that Samsung has provided to the patent body have images. The gadget is much smaller and sleeker than the Samsung Gear VR.

As planned by Samsung engineers, the device automatically turns on in the expanded state. The company probably uses magnetic sensors to determine when the gadget remains in the unfolded position. It is assumed that the glasses will work on the processor ARM.

Whether Samsung has a working prototype of the device is unknown.

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Ilon Musk will cross a man with a computer

The Twitter account of the startup Neuralink (owned by Ilon Mask) has the first record of plans to hold a conference in San Francisco on July 16. The company is developing an "ultra-high-bandwidth brain-computer interface for connecting people and computers."

This will be a closed event, the company limits the number of participants. Candidates are selected by answering eight questions, enclosing a link to a LinkedIn profile and explaining why they should be present. However, Neuralink will broadcast online.

Neuralink was registered in 2019 as a medical research firm in California. Musk regularly talks about the need to create a neural interface to stop the development of super-intelligent AI systems. According to him, so that artificial intelligence does not seize power, people will have to merge with it.

There is research data in rodents, which is conducted by a startup …


Sony released the fastest SD card reader

Sony introduced the USB-hub MRW-W3 for reading UHS-II SD and microSD cards with processing speeds up to 300 Mbps. It is also equipped with USB-C and USB-A connectors and an HDMI output, which can be used to display video with a resolution of up to 4K at a speed of 30 frames per second. The card reader is designed for professional photographers who need to transfer large files quickly.


The case of the reader is made of aluminum and has a ribbed surface to protect from scratches, it also received a level of protection against moisture and dust IP68.

The MRW-W3 will go on sale in the fall of 2019 with a series of Tough SF-M memory cards of 64, 128 and 256 GB. The reading speed will be up to 277 Mb / s, and the record – up …


Galaxy S10 owners can not unlock their smartphones after the update

Users of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus flagships in the United States faced the problem of device locking after the July update. According to them, smartphones that did not previously have passwords were blocked.

“I updated my phone to the latest software version,” said one of the owners of the S10 on the Samsung support site, “after a reboot, he demanded an access code for the device, although I never set a password on my phone.”

As a solution, Samsung offers the only solution – reset to factory settings with the loss of all data. The problem has affected some devices in the US, purchased from the operators of AT & T, T-Mobile and Verizon. The system was also not revoked by telecom operators.

In light of these events, recommends that you regularly back up your devices.…


Huawei resumes trade with US companies – Reuters

Source publisher Reuters in the US government said that US companies will be able to obtain licenses to trade with Huawei in the coming month. Trade Minister Wilbur Ross said that permits will be issued for those devices that do not pose a threat to national security.

This information was confirmed by two companies producing chips for Huawei. They wished to remain anonymous and said they would apply for a license. It is not clear what products this permission will be distributed to.

Since May 2019, he has been in the blacklist of the Department of Commerce, which prohibits US companies from supplying new products and services to it, as well as selling the company's products. To carry out this activity, a license was required, which in practice was not issued. In June, American companies were allowed to obtain a …


The new VAIO laptop will surprise with the number of ports

The Japanese company VAIO announced a 12.5-inch SX12 laptop with nine ports. Even on larger laptops there are fewer of them. The ultrabook comes with three USB-A ports, one USB-C for charging, HDMI, a full-size SD card slot, a 3.5mm headphone jack, RJ-45 and even VGA.

Laptop keys are located from edge to edge, as in a 12-inch MacBook. SX12 has got an integrated LTE module. It runs on a quad-core Intel Core i5 or i7 processor of the eighth generation. The device weighs 888 g.

The VAIO SX12 will go on sale in Japan. Its price, depending on the amount of internal memory, processor and color of the case, will be in the range from $ 1,100 to $ 2,000. Accessibility in other countries is not reported.

VAIO was formed five years ago when Sony sold the eponymous brand …


Apple launches new iPad and MacBook

In the fourth quarter of 2019, Apple will begin mass production of a 16-inch MacBook Pro. And in late July, will begin production of a 10.2-inch iPad, which should replace the 2018 iPad, reports Economic Daily News.

At the beginning of 2019, Coiiiiiiiin account posted on Twitter information about the release of an iPad with diagonals of 10.2 and 10.5 inches during the year. In March, Apple introduced the 10.5-inch iPad Air. Probably, the second tablet the company announced in September.

On July 4, TFI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo announced that the MacBook Air with the new keyboard mechanism will be released later this year, and the 16-inch MacBook Pro should not wait until 2020.

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New versions of MacBook Air and MacBook Pro have been released. 12-inch MacBook Discontinued

Apple announced updated laptops and announced price cuts on the eve of the school season. This is stated in a press release on the company's website.

True Tone display added to MacBook Air. The price of the base model dropped to $ 1099. Before that, it was worth $ 1199.

The entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro has a fourth-generation 1.4-GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, 128 GB SSD, 8 GB of RAM, a Touch Bar, Touch ID, True Tone display, and an Apple T2 security chip. The price of the cheapest MacBook Pro is now $ 1299.

Students can get an additional $ 100 discount on all company notebooks.

Models without Touch Bar are no longer available.

The company also announced the termination of the release of 12-inch MacBook.

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IBM has patented a flexible screen smart watch. They turn into a tablet

IBM has received a patent for a smart watch with a flexible screen that can transform into a smartphone and tablet. The size of the display is 5 by 7.5 cm, the other seven screens are stored under it on the principle of a card deck. The case of the device is divided into four compartments, each of which has two monitors.

When using four monitors, the device will automatically switch to smartphone mode, and when you increase the size to eight, it will switch to tablet mode.

Illustration for an article titled IBM Patents a Smartwatch Awkward Tablet Screen on Your Wrist

From the description of the patent is not clear, the screen will unfold automatically or manually.

IBM was the market leader in smart watches, introducing a device on Linux OS in 2000. The company is focused on obtaining patents. It is unlikely that IBM will release the folding hours and that it …


Samsung is preparing a dual camera tablet

Samsung is working on a new flagship tablet Galaxy Tab S6. The device has not yet been officially presented, but already lit up in live photos.

The name Galaxy Tab S6 appears on the boot screen.

It is expected that the Galaxy Tab S6 will get a 10.5-inch display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory in a minimal configuration, as well as a dual camera on the rear panel. The device will be equipped with the S Pen stylus. There will be versions with and without LTE module.

Samsung may introduce the Galaxy Tab S6 along with the Note 10 smartphone line or at the IFA at the end of August.

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