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Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro 2 specs verified by Google listing

Samsung's upcoming rugged smartphone, known as the Galaxy XCover Pro 2, has had some of its specs confirmed in the Google Play Console. And oddly enough, the device could launch as the Samsung Galaxy XCover 6 Pro. The Google entry confirms that the upcoming Galaxy XCover Pro 2 will feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset and 6GB of RAM. The display has a resolution of 2,408 x 1,080 pixels and a pixel density of 450ppi, suggesting the panel is smaller than 6.5″. Google also calls this device the Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro 2, so the final name doesn't seem to have been decided yet. Either way, the upcoming rugged Galaxy smartphone runs Android 12 and One UI 4.1, . Sources): MySmartPrice The post Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro 2 specifications confirmed by Google entry appeared first on xiaomist's blog .

Plastic toys will disappear from Happy Meal sets. Ecology won in McDonald s

Probably every parent knows the moment when they stand in front of the cash register at a McDonald's restaurant and wonder what to eat. Maybe this, maybe that. There is probably no problem with the child, because he always wants Happy Meal. However, a revolution is coming, a very good revolution. In an interview with Business Insider , the managing director of McDonald's Polska, Adam Pieńkowski, announced that the restaurant chain was preparing to completely abandon the addition of plastic toys to Happy Meal sets. So far, in every restaurant, apart from a plastic toy, customers can choose a children's book, but this is only a temporary situation. Ultimately, the network intends to completely eliminate plastic toys. I would like it to be such a perspective of two or three years. Some European markets are testing such a strategy, says Pieńkowski. What will be in the Happy Meal set? It is not known yet. Introducing such a significant change to the offer must be well tho

Huawei is shutting down smartphone production, could completely stop division

Huawei is shutting down smartphone production following the latest US sanctions. And there are increasing voices that the manufacturer could also stop smartphone production entirely. The renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has examined possible scenarios for Huawei's future in the smartphone business. And these don't look promising for the Chinese manufacturer. The worst-case scenario would be to exit the business, which of course would then play into the cards of manufacturers such as Samsung, Apple, Xiaomi and others. But this would be a major loss for the future of smartphones, after all, Huawei is one of the innovation drivers in the industry. Another scenario is that Huawei will lose massive amounts of market share and could withdraw to the domestic market. At some point you might not be able to offer any new high-end smartphones there because of the US chip ban, but perhaps slowly and steadily build up a chip production. This could then perhaps help Huawei to make a brill

Android 11 Developer Preview 4 released for OnePlus 8 series

OnePlus is one of the few manufacturers participating in the Android 11 beta program. Three weeks after the release of the Developer Preview 3 , the manufacturer has now presented the Android 11 Beta 4. In contrast to the previous three versions, OnePlus will bring many changes to OxygenOS 11. And here you have Samsung as a model, as many ideas for the upcoming OnePlus software were clearly found first at Samsung. The changelog for this was published by a user in the OnePlus community. Accordingly, the update brings a lot of corrections and new functions for the two flagships. OnePlus 8 Android 11 Developer Preview 4 Changelog system • Optimized display effects with some UI • Optimized the lagging issue under some settings • Optimized the stability with the upload of log in community • Optimized delayed response issue with pull-down of the status bar • Fixed the crash / reboot issue under some settings • Fixed the all black issue with status bar in dark mode • Fixed the

Report: green energy up to half cheaper than expected. If someone is betting on coal today, they are stupid

This conclusion was reached by the authors of the report on the costs of renewable energy production, prepared for the British Ministry of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The biggest surprise in this year's edition of the report is the cost of production (LCOE - levelized cost of electricity) of electricity by photovoltaic power plants. Even in 2016, experts forecasted that the cost of energy production in 2025 by ground-based solar power plants would amount to approximately GBP 68 / MWh, i.e. PLN 335 / MWh. Now, thanks to the development of photovoltaic panels alone, this cost is estimated at £ 44 / MWh, or about PLN 215 / MWh. This means that the production of electricity by solar farms will be more profitable than production by onshore wind farms, which are currently the most profitable installations in the UK. Where did this conclusion come from? The authors of the report assumed that for solar farms with a unit capacity above 5 MW, the development costs

Huawei is shutting down smartphone production, could completely stop the division

Huawei is shutting down smartphone production following the latest US sanctions. And there are increasing voices that the manufacturer could also stop smartphone production entirely. The renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has examined possible scenarios for Huawei's future in the smartphone business. And these don't look promising for the Chinese manufacturer. The worst-case scenario would be to exit the business, which of course would then play into the cards of manufacturers such as Samsung, Apple, Xiaomi and others. But this would be a major loss for the future of smartphones, after all, Huawei is one of the innovation drivers in the industry. Another scenario is that Huawei will lose massive amounts of market share and could withdraw to the domestic market. At some point you might not be able to offer any new high-end smartphones there because of the US chip ban, but perhaps slowly and steadily build up a chip production. This could then perhaps help Huawei to make a brill

Android 11 Developer Preview 4 for OnePlus 8 series released

OnePlus is one of the few manufacturers participating in the Android 11 beta program. Three weeks after the release of the Developer Preview 3 , the manufacturer has now presented the Android 11 Beta 4. In contrast to the previous three versions, OnePlus will bring many changes to OxygenOS 11. And here you have Samsung as a model, as many ideas for the upcoming OnePlus software were clearly found first at Samsung. The changelog for this was published by a user in the OnePlus community. Accordingly, the update brings a lot of corrections and new functions for the two flagships. OnePlus 8 Android 11 Developer Preview 4 Changelog system • Optimized display effects with some UI • Optimized the lagging issue under some settings • Optimized the stability with the upload of log in community • Optimized delayed response issue with pull-down of the status bar • Fixed the crash / reboot issue under some settings • Fixed the all black issue with status bar in dark mode • Fixed the

We present Poradnik Szkolny 2020. See how it was created

Our School Guide 2020 has just been launched, in which we recommend electronic equipment for pupils, students and - for the first time - people working at home office. See how such a project is created. The school year begins tomorrow, this time under completely exceptional circumstances. And although many things will have to be implemented anew, in our edition one thing remains the same: Poradnik Szkolny. This is a place where we recommend proven electronic devices for various age groups: primary and secondary school students, students, and finally office workers. You can already see this year's project on the PoradnikSzkolny.pl website. Our School Guide is unique in the scale of the Polish Internet. School guides appear on many websites and technology blogs, but against this background our guide is completely unique, of which - as one of the authors - I am particularly proud. First of all, the Spider's Web team recommends products that they have checked and know, so you

Snapdragon 732G: this is the new processor that Xiaomi will debut in its POCO X3

After knowing the presentation date of the new POCO X3 NFC , Qualcomm has made its new Snapdragon 732G official , a mid-range processor that arrives as the renewal of the Snapdragon 730 and 730G. Manufactured in 8 nanometers LPP , the new Snapdragon 732G is presented as a Kyro 470 eight-core processor capable of reaching 2.3Ghz . Inside this is added an Adreno 618 GPU capable of offering up to 15% more performance than the GPU integrated in the Snapdragon 730G. As far as support is concerned, this new Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G is capable of supporting QHD + type displays (3,360x,440 pixels), 4G LTE connectivity, Bluetooth 5.1 and NFC. In addition, it has support for up to 8GB of RAM . In the photographic section that this new processor that will debut in Xiaomi's POCO X3 NFC supports dual camera systems up to 22MP or single camera systems up to 192MP . In video recording it is capable of supporting 4K resolutions with HDR and a rate of up to 30fps (1080 / 120fps, 720

They tossed the used batteries into the orange peelings. And they took out almost new ones. Batteries, not oranges

It seems that scientists at the Nanyang University of Technology in Singapore have developed a new method of precious metal recovery that will simultaneously reduce e-trash and food waste. According to current estimates, last year the world generated 50 million tons of e-waste and over 1.3 billion tons of food waste. Development of methods for partial or complete elimination of this waste is becoming more and more crucial for our safety. That's why they're so excited about ground-breaking research as the scientists at Nanyang Technical University in Singapore. It is true that the results of their research are not overly spectacular - the illustration below shows all the props that were tested. It turns out, however, that even used lithium-ion batteries and orange peel can be of great benefit together. Orange peel used to recover rare metals from used lithium-ion batteries. Typical methods of disposing of lithium-ion batteries are unfortunately associated with various side

Poco X3: Release event on September 7th, also comes to Europe

Today the Poco X3 was officially announced. The new mid-range smartphone will be presented on September 7th. And it should also come to us in Europe. Poco is currently sending out invitations for the release event of the new X3. The device will be presented in a week. There have been initial reports on the model in the last few days, but the exact specifications are not yet known. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor is assumed, there could be a 64 MP camera on the back and a 5,160 mAh battery should ensure a long runtime. According to Poco, the model is "exactly what we need". Well, I'm curious about that. Presumably, it will be a rebranding of a well-known Xiaomi or Redmi smartphone. We'll wait and see. The post Poco X3: Release event on September 7th, also comes to Europe appeared first on Xiaomist .

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Firmware Update [LYA-L29 10.1.0.288 (C432E7R1P5)]

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro now gets another update. The update called LYA-L29 10.0.0.288 (C432E7R1P5) brings the August 2020 patch to the device. The update for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is 139 MB, so WiFi is not absolutely necessary. However, always back up your personal data beforehand. Here, too, the changelog only shows that there is only the new security guideline from August 2020; no further changes or innovations are mentioned. LYA-L29 10.1.0.288 (C432E7R1P5) changelog List of changes This update improves system security using Android security patches. [Safety] Integrates Android security patches released in August 2020 for improved system security. For more information about the security of HUAWEI's EMUI system updates, please visit the Huawei official website: https://consumer.huawei.com/de/support/bulletin/2020/8/ Swell): Huawei blog The entry Huawei Mate 20 Pro Firmware Update [LYA-L29 10.1.0.288 (C432E7R1P5)] first appeared on Xiaomist .

He made a Game Boy out of a watermelon. Yes, you read that right

What can you do during quarantine? Read overdue books, clear a pile of shame on a game console ... or maybe create your own console? A student from Singapore made a Game Boy out of a watermelon. Technical universities in Singapore enjoy a very good reputation, and students show that the recycling philosophy is also close to their heart. A Singaporean student running a YouTube channel called target = "_ blank" rel = "noreferrer noopener"> Cedishappy decided to use the shell of eaten watermelon to create a handheld game console. For what? Well, only the author knows that, but it is certainly not the stupidest idea that university students have ever had. One thing is for sure. It was worth spending time and energy for such scenes. How to make a Game Boy out of a watermelon? First you have to hollow out the flesh and dry the shell from the inside. Then the reliable Raspberry Pi board comes with help, in this case the 3 B + model equipped with 1 GB of RAM and

It is already official, Xiaomi will present the new POCO X3 NFC this September 7

As we had already anticipated a few days ago, Xiaomi has just confirmed that its new POCO X3 NFC will be presented this September 7 as a mid-range terminal that in principle will face the OnePlus Nord. In itself, the presentation event of the new POCO X3 NFC (commercial name with which this new terminal will be sold) will take place this September 7 at 2:00 p.m. , Spanish time. In addition, as usual, your event will take place online through the firm's social networks. To be exact, we can see the presentation of the new POCO X3 NFC along with all its features and price through Facebook and Twitter . In addition, from the official Xiaomi YouTube channel we will be able to see this broadcast live. What we know about Xiaomi's new POCO X3 NFC If we take into account the various leaks that have appeared in recent days, this new POCO X3 NFC will have a great autonomy thanks to its 5,160mAh battery equipped in turn with a 33W fast charging system. Alleged design of Xiao

OnePlus Nord gets OxygenOS 10.5.6 update

The OnePlus Nord gets a new OxygenOS update again. The version OxygenOS 10.5.6 is now being rolled out for the latest smartphone model. The update is only 87 MB in size, so you don't even need WiFi for the download. Once again, the system stability is improved, the image stabilization of the camera is optimized and the battery life is said to have been optimized a little. OnePlus Nord OxygenOS 10.5.6 changelog system Improved system stability Camera Optimized image stabilization performance power Improved general power consumption Bluetooth Improved Bluetooth connection stability Swell): OnePlus The post OnePlus Nord gets OxygenOS 10.5.6 update first appeared on Xiaomist .

They forged the Allegro website and sell iPhones for PLN 100

CERT Polska warns against offers on websites that pretend to be Allegro. Fraudsters pretend to be a well-known brand in order to gain the victim's trust and clear their bank account. On Facebook groups there are offers like: "I will sell the iPhone 7 for a symbolic PLN 100, because I do not need it and throw it into the trash, but it's a pity". The author of such a message provides the contact number to himself, and directs those interested in purchasing to his offer on Allegro Lokalnie. The problem is that this is not a real Allegro Lokalnie website, but only its clone. When we decide to buy, we will be redirected to the bank's website. The problem is ... this won't be the real side of the bank. Warning! We warn against false auctions of @Allegro_Group electronics at very attractive prices. Cyber ​​criminals lure victims by advertising in local #facebook groups and then extort data needed to recover an electronic banking password. Please pass it on! pic.

Xiaomi would have started testing Android 11 on the Redmi Note 9, Note 9 Pro and Redmi 9A

The arrival of Android 11 is just around the corner and Xiaomi seems to want to integrate it into its devices as soon as possible. And, according to the latest details that arrive from China, the firm would already be testing this Google system in part of the Redmi 9 and Redmi Note 9 Series. After reaching the Chinese ROM of the Xiaomi Mi 10, Mi Note 10 and the Redmi K30, Xiaomi has begun to test the Android 11 system in the Redmi Note 9 , Note 9 Pro and Redmi 9A through an internal test. This is confirmed by the source provided at the end of this article that after reporting the arrival of Android 11 to the Xiaomi Mi 10 and Redmi K30 Pro, Xiaomi confirmed it a few days later. That is why, although there is no official confirmation , we want to echo this news. At the moment it is unknown when the first stable version of Android 11 will be ready for these three devices, although it would be confirmed that they would be part of the first smartphones of the firm to update to th

Xiaomi puts on sale a bin with automatic opening system in just 0.3 seconds

As soon as the week begins, Xiaomi surprises us again with another of those practical products that appear almost daily on Youpin . This time it is a sorting bin that also adds an automated opening system. In detail, we are facing a product manufactured by Quange and it has a total size of 250x250x330 . In addition, its design has the most minimalist lines that remind us in part of Xiaomi's own products. Inside we find a total space of 15 liters , allowing it to be divided into two; a classification tank of 4.3 liters and another of 10 liters . Thanks to this we can recycle our garbage and thus contribute to the environment. Automatic opening in just 0.3 seconds Beyond that, what is really interesting about this trash can is its automatic opening mechanism . Thanks to its proximity laser sensor, it is capable of opening itself once it detects us at an average distance of 20cm. In addition, this automated opening system has a reaction time of just 0.3 seconds, all

The elephants at the Warsaw Zoo will receive regular doses of CBD. The cannabis substance is supposed to calm them down

The employees of the Warsaw zoo have found an unusual way to calm the elephants under their care. The animals will receive doses of CBD obtained from hemp. PETA criticizes this idea. It began with the death of 35-year-old Erno, the current leader of the herd living in the zoo in Warsaw. After her death, the two remaining elephants, Fredzia and Buba, began to fight for the role of a guide in the herd. So far, there has not been any major skirmish, but zoo employees, not wanting to risk, began to look for a way to mitigate this conflict. - Fredzia and Buba go through a very hard time connected with establishing a new hierarchy, which is all the more difficult as they only form a group of two. Females are very closely related and now have to get along with each other, which generates a lot of stress. The elephants can face such a big change in the group for months or even years - says Patryk Pyciński, the elephant keeper from the Warsaw zoo. The elephants from the Warsaw zoo will sta

The student made a Game Boy out of a watermelon. Yes, you read that right

What can you do during quarantine? Read overdue books, clear a pile of shame on a game console ... or maybe create your own console? A student from Singapore made a Game Boy out of a watermelon. Technical universities in Singapore enjoy a very good reputation, and students show that the recycling philosophy is also close to their heart. A Singaporean student running a YouTube channel called target = "_ blank" rel = "noreferrer noopener"> Cedishappy decided to use the shell of eaten watermelon to create a handheld game console. For what? Well, only the author knows that, but it is certainly not the stupidest idea that university students have ever had. One thing is for sure. It was worth spending time and energy for such scenes. How to make a Game Boy out of a watermelon? First you have to hollow out the flesh and dry the shell from the inside. Then a reliable Raspberry Pi board comes with help, in this case the 3 B + model equipped with 1 GB of RAM and an

The pluses will disappear from energy labels. From next year, it will be easier to recognize power-hungry products

Each electrical device sold in the European Union has an appropriate label informing about how much energy it consumes. These labels will change their form - luckily, the new one seems to be much clearer. Eh, they change something again, you have to learn again . Indeed. From next year, electrical products will have new energy labels. Various letters with many pluses added to them will disappear - intuitive probably only because we have already got used to them. The new version will be simpler. Until now, the most energy-efficient devices have been marked with the A +++ symbol. Lower in the ranking were A ++, A +, A, B, C no and D. Now the markings will be a bit more logical: the new markings are simply A, B, C, D, E, F, G - where A is a product the most efficient electrically, and G the one that has little to do with ecology or savings in electricity bills. Change in energy labels from next year. How to read the new labels? As you can see in the above illustration, the graphic

Scientists discover a whole new world. The revolutionary microscopic technique allows you to view individual atoms in proteins

A revolutionary new particle imaging technique called cryoelectron microscopy produced the most accurate images to date, allowing scientists to separate individual atoms in proteins for the first time. By achieving atomic resolution levels using cryogenic electron microscopy, researchers will be able to see at an unprecedented resolution the action of proteins that has not been seen with any other imaging technique, such as X-ray crystallography. The breakthrough, reported by two laboratories last month, strengthens the position of cryo-EM as the best tool for mapping three-dimensional protein shapes. It will help scientists understand how proteins work in health and disease, and therefore lead to the development of better drugs with fewer side effects. This is a real milestone. There is no next stage to which we can go. This was the last barrier to resolution, says Holger Stark, biochemist and electron microscopy specialist at the Institute of Biophysical Chemistry. Max Planck in