Monday, June 30, 2014

ASUS Transformer Pad (TF303K) Video Ad.

Francisco De Jesùs.

ASUS Transformer Pad (TF303K) has a Full HD 1920 x 1200 IPS display with 178-degree wide viewing angles with ASUS Splendid color enhancement technology for truly vivid, bright visuals, it features a new mobile keyboard dock with a hidden hinge design, and are powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad-Core 1.5GHz.




Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini on its way this month.

Francisco De Jesùs.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 mini is on its way for mid July according to SamMobile sources and will sport a:

4.5 inch screen,720p, a Samsung Exynos 3 Quad (Exynos 3470) SoC with a clock speed of 1.4GHz, 1.5GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera, a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, and the usual bevy of connectivity features including LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, IR Blaster, NFC, and GPS. 

On the software front, the Galaxy S5 Mini runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Samsung’s latest TouchWiz UX and comes with all the software features found on its bigger brother, including Ultra Power Saving Mode, Private Mode, and Kids Mode.

Probably:
Same fingerprint scanner and heart rate sensor as the full-sized model.
IP67 certified, which means it's water and dust resistant.


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LG G3 Mini Dual SIM called BEAT pictures leak in China.

Francisco De Jesùs.


The LG G3 Beat (Mini) pictures leaks  at the Bubble Network Mobile Channel event, in Nanjing, China  that took place in June 29 and it has a 5 inch 1280 x 720 display, an Snap Dragon 400 quad core processor 1.2 GHZ, 2GB RAM,16GB of storage, 8 MPXLS rear camera, 2540 mAh battery, runs Android 4.4.2 , Dual SIM, and it is about $400 in China.

It is clearly the LG G3 Mini version and will have the Quick Circle Case feature that the big brother LG G3 has.

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Aero-X HoverBike that recalls Star Wars has a new design. Available in 2017.Videos.

Francisco De Jesùs.


Two years ago AeroFex was testing its first prototype of  the Aero-X Hover Bike and recieved tons of emails, asking  for date of release because they want to buy one.

As we recall  the Aero-X Hover Bike is the first world`s intent to fly air suspended just like the StarWars bike.

What are AeroFex plans?

Aerofex intends to sell the Aero-X Hover Bike in 2017 for $85.000.- And if you would like to live the "Star Wars" dream you can pre-order now with a deposit of $5.000.-

The commercial Aero-X design combines the ducted rotors of a hovercraft with the ease of driving a motorcycle or quad bike. Such a vehicle is designed to hover above the ground at maximum speeds of 72 kilometers per hour and at heights of almost 3.7 meters off the ground, allowing it to carry two people across open terrain without the need for roads. But the fantastical vision has only become possible because Aerofex has worked to conquer tough engineering challenges involving stability and control issues that plagued similar hover vehicles in past decades.

"We’ve done a lot of work to learn how to remove the coupling effect," says Mark De Roche, chief technology officer and founder of Aerofex. "That’s the key for someone who only has motorcycle experience to be able to get on it and feel comfortable right away."
The "coupling" phenomenon comes up with both ducted rotor vehicles and open rotor vehicles such as helicopters. That means if a vehicle pilot pitches forward to go forward, the rotor vehicle may also turn left because of the aerodynamics involved in the spinning rotors -- a coupling effect that pilots must normally learn to counteract by adjusting several controls at once.
By comparison, Aero-X prototype pilots can steer the hover vehicle by simply leaning and using handlebar grips like a motorcycle. The current prototypes use so-called "knee bars" to detect the pilot's leaning direction, but the future Aero-X will likely just use handlebar grips for a more natural control scheme.
De Roche envisions the Aero-X prototype eventually being capable of carrying 140 kilograms of weight and running for about 1 hour and fifteen minutes on a full tank of gasoline. The vehicle's ducted rotors have a higher fuel burn rate than a helicopter's open-rotor design, but it costs far less than any helicopter or aircraft and is much easier to control.
Aerofex has filed several patents based on solving the stability and coupling problems that plagued early ducted rotor vehicles. One of the company's solutions includes having a shroud around the bottom of both front and back rotors to add an additional level of control for the vehicle's movements. If all goes well, the company plans to begin flight tests of the full Aero-X design by 2016.
Aerofex engineers also had to solve the problem of strong wind gusts. For that they took a hint from the quadcopter drones that have become popular among both researchers and robotics enthusiasts. Such quadcopters use ordinary smartphone chipsets that include gyroscopes and accelerometers to gauge the direction and strength of wind, so that an onboard computer can automatically compensate for the wind without human operators having to do anything. Aerofex used a similar tactic in their Aero-X prototype so that the hover vehicle automatically compensates for windy conditions.

Video of the first prototype:



Video of actual design:






Sunday, June 29, 2014

NASA to launch Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 mission in July 1st.

Francisco De Jesùs.

OCO-2 OBSERVATORY LAUNCH COVERAGE EVENTS

The launch of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 mission (OCO-2) at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California, is scheduled for Tuesday, July 1. Liftoff from Space Launch Complex 2 aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket at VAFB is targeted for 2:56 a.m. PDT (5:56 a.m. EDT, 0956 UTC).

OCO-2 is NASA's first mission dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide, the leading human-produced greenhouse gas driving changes in Earth's climate. OCO-2 will provide a new tool for understanding the human and natural sources of carbon dioxide emissions and the natural "sinks" that absorb carbon dioxide and help control its buildup.

OCO-2 Prelaunch News Conferences
June 29 4 p.m. PDT (7 p.m. EDT, 2300 UTC)

Participants in the prelaunch news conference will be:
• Betsy Edwards, OCO-2 Program Executive - NASA Headquarters
• Tim Dunn, NASA Launch Manager - Kennedy Space Center
• Vernon Thorp, Program Manager, NASA Missions - United Launch Alliance
• Ralph Basilio, OCO-2 Project Manager - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
• Lt. Joseph Round, Launch Weather Officer, 30th Operations Support Squadron VAFB

An OCO-2 mission science briefing will be held immediately following the prelaunch news conference. Presenting the mission science objectives will be:
• Ken Jucks, OCO-2 Program Scientist - NASA Headquarters
• David Crisp, OCO-2 Science Team Leader - JPL
• Annmarie Eldering, OCO-2 Deputy Project Scientist - JPL

OCO-2 #NASASocial
June 30 9:30 a.m. PDT (12:30 p.m. PDT, 1630 UTC)

NASA will host a live broadcast featuring interactive discussions, including an OCO-2 mission overview, launch details and an engineering and science panel. 

OCO-2 Launch
July 1 12:45 a.m. PDT (3:45 a.m. PDT, 0745 UTC) 
Watch live coverage on NASA-TV http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv

On launch day, July 1, NASA TV launch commentary coverage of the countdown will begin at 12:45 a.m. PDT (3:45 a.m. EDT). Launch is targeted for 2:56 a.m. PDT (5:56 a.m. EDT). The flight azimuth of the Delta II after liftoff will be 196 degrees. Spacecraft separation from the rocket occurs 56 minutes, 15 seconds after launch.

OCO-2 Post-Launch News Conference
July 1 5:30 a.m. PDT (8:30 a.m. EDT, 1230 UTC)

After launch, an OCO-2 post-launch news conference will be held at Vandenberg. Observatory and mission officials will provide the spacecraft status and discuss its state of health.

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Meet the First Harley-Davidson`s electric bike.Video.

Francisco De Jesùs.

Iconic motorbike manufacturer Harley-Davidson has revealed its first electric motorcycle. The bike will not go on general sale, instead the firm will select customers from the US to ride it and provide feedback. The bike - dubbed Project LiveWire - will travel down America's Route 66, visiting more than 30 Harley-Davidson dealerships between now and the end of the year.



Freedom and ingenuity has always shaped our nation, and our place in it. It's what inspired our founders. It compelled us to answer the call to serve. It united people around shared passions. And, inspired generations to express themselves. We share the same promise of freedom, and the same desire to expand it. That's the inspiration behind Project LiveWire, Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle. When it comes time to shape a next generation, we rely on American ingenuity and the very same people who got us here -- YOU. 


Join us for the ride. http://projectlivewire.com








FIFA World Cup 2014: Meet Brazil`s keepy-uppy ball champion.

Francisco De Jesùs.




Brazilians are famed for their nifty football skills but not many of them can claim to have set a record. Marcelo Ribeiro da Silva has appeared in the Guinness Book of Records for taking off the greatest number of T-shirts while keeping up the ball.

He can also do 15,000 keepy uppies in two hours and 15 minutes.

He gave the BBC's Ben Brown a flavour of his skills at Copacabana beach.





Saturday, June 28, 2014

LG will continue to upgrade the WebOS Smart TV platform. First version called "AFRO"

Francisco De Jesùs.
After the LG WebOS Smart TVs launch success with 1.1 million plus TVs sold worldwide, LG is projecting an upgrade version of WebOS for 2015.

LG plans to give the platform a different name to each new version, Mr. Lee said. The current version is called AFRO, named after a hairstyle that was popular in the 1970s.

"We will also continue to research how the platform can be applied in relation to other consumer electronic devices used in the home," said Senior Vice President Lee In-kyu, who runs the consumer-electronics maker's TV business.

LG sells roughly 30 million TVs a year, including low-end, traditional models.
To release an upgraded version of WebOS next year, it will be crucial for LG to manage the current team of WebOS designers and engineers in the U.S. and possibly hire more staff from Silicon Valley, Mr. Lee said.
LG plans to unveil a version of its WebOS operating system next year that will power all the company's Internet-connected TV sets and could run other home devices.


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iPhone 6 latest rumors: 128GB 5.5" and 32/64GB 4.7 " storages capacities. September 19th unveiling.

Francisco De Jesùs.


Well, the latest rumors around the web are pointing out  a limited upcoming edition of 128GB of storage capacity  for the 5.5 inch model and 32 and 64 GB  for the 4.7 inch one.

Not clear if the 5.5 inch version will arrive with 32/64GB storages capacities as well. However the 128GB 5.5 inch model will launched on a limited edition rumors say.

Some analysts think that Apple  plans on scrapping the 16GB option entirely. 

Sources  also reportedly hinted that the larger iPhone will sport a rear-facing camera module featuring optical image stabilization. The 4.7-inch will ship without the module. 

Apple Insider also noted that Apple may be planning on promoting the iCloud pricing plans more by offering the 5GB storage free. The 10GB costs around $20 annually while the 20GB costs $40 annually. 

Other reported features of the iPhone 6  include A8 processor and thinner builds.

Unlocked versions of the iPhone 6 might cost $850 (32GB) and $1000 (64GB) not clear if these prices are for the 4.7 or 5.5 inch model.

September  19th is the launch date for both iPhone 6 models rumors also say.


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Thursday, June 26, 2014

LG G Watch is now available on Google Play Store for $229.-

Francisco De Jesùs.

The recently launched LG G Watch is now available on Google Play Store for $229.- in White Gold and Black Titan. To ship in July 3.


Key Specifications:

■ Chipset: Qualcomm®Snapdragon™ 400 processor
■ Display: 1.65-inch LCD IPS (280 x 280)
■ Memory: 4GB eMMC / 512MB RAM
■ Battery: 400mAh
■ Operating System: Android Wear
  (compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above)


■ Size: 37.9 x 46.5 x 9.95mm
■ Weight: 63g
■ Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0
■ Sensors: 9-Axis (Gyro / Accelerometer / Compass)
■ Color: White Gold/ Black Titan
■ Others: Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)


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Related article: LG G Watch Water&Dust resistant first powered with Android Wear is now official. Pictures.PR.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Google`s Android introduces Android Wear OS for wearables.

Francisco De Jesùs.



Android Wear , information that moves with you, is Android slogan for its new smartwatch OS.

What does Android Wear do?

Useful information when you need it most, Android Wear organizes your information, suggests what you need, and shows it to you before you even ask. Get messages from your friends, appointment notifications, and weather updates at a glance.

Just say "OK Google": Responds to texts, instant messages, and mails by voice. Ask questions like "Will it rain this weekend?, "What time is it in London?, or " How do I get to the post office? and get straight answers. Reach fitness goals: Keep track of your fitness with daily summaries showing your step count and heart rate.

Connects to your Android phone: Android Wear connects your phone to your wrist. Pause, play and skip music tracks or quickly respond to text messages from your watch. Wear works with Android 4.3 or higher. Visit g.co/WearCheck on your phone to see if it is compatible.

More Android Wear services:




  

LG WebOS TV SDK ready for download.

Francisco De Jesùs.


For developing apps for the LG WebOS Smart+ TVs you can download the SDK from this link: SDK

On the brand new WebOS TV developer site on that SDK page you can find helpful information for installing the SDK, Release Notes, Connect SDK, LGE open source software notice with emulator, CLI, IDE, sublime plugin,installer, and Private Policy for Apps.

If you are a developer, just bring up some great apps, let us know and we will post the information of them to the public for free.


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LG G Watch Water&Dust resistant first powered with Android Wear is now official. Pictures.PR.

Francisco De Jesùs.





LG eyes mainstream adoption of wearables with first device powered by Android Wear.

“Glance-able” Interface of LG G Watch to Appeal to
both Consumers and Developers.
With an eye on transforming wearable devices into more than just a conversation piece, LG Electronics (LG) today introduced the highly anticipated LG G Watch , one of the first devices powered by Android Wear™, Google’s new operating system which extends the Android platform to wearables. As a wrist wearable device featuring a button-less design, the G Watch will appeal to a mass audience with its simple minimalist design, quick and “glance-able” access to useful information and seamless connectivity with other Android devices, keeping users connected wherever, whenever.

“As one of the first to market with Android Wear, LG wanted to develop a product that functions as an essential companion device but most importantly, was simple to use,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “We wanted a device that would be simple to learn and so intuitive that users wouldn’t even have to think about how to use its features. That’s what the LG G Watch is all about.”

“Watches powered by Android Wear aim to show you the right information and suggestions you need, right when you need them,” said Sundar Pichai, SVP, Android, Chrome & Apps. “It's been great to work with LG on the launch of the G Watch — especially given its simple, easy-to-use design.”

At the core of the LG G Watch is a powerful and energy-efficient Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 processor clocking in at 1.2GHz. Paired with a low power consuming Always-On 1.65-inch IPS display with true-to-life color reproduction, the LG G Watch enhances the functionality of Android smartphones by providing quick access to useful information. The Always-On screen makes it easy to tell the time with a quick glance. Connected via Bluetooth, the LG G Watch displays messages, shows who's calling, controls music play-back and more without the smartphone ever having to be removed from a pocket or bag.

Integral to the LG G Watch and Android Wear is a simple new user experience designed around cards, which provides useful information when it’s needed, and voice recognition which allows one to ask questions and get things done easily. With voice recognition, LG was free to design the LG G Watch without any buttons or keys. Users can send text messages and search for useful information just by saying, “Ok Google”. LG and Google worked closely together from the outset to design a truly integrated experience.

The LG G Watch combines form and function in a subtle, minimalist design with an intuitive touch-based user interface. And with an Ingress Protection rating of IP67, the LG G Watch is designed to be protected from dust and water resistant for up to 30 minutes to a depth of one meter. The LG G Watch will be available in two colors — Black Titan and White Gold — and is constructed of PVD (Physical Vapor Deposition) coated stainless steel with a rugged silicone wristband in matching color. The LG G Watch can be personalized with any standard 22mm strap available in the market.

The LG G Watch will be available for pre-order on the Google Play Store starting June 25 in 12 countries including key markets such as the United States, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, South Korea and Japan. The LG G Watch will also be available soon after at retailers in 27 markets such as Australia, Brazil, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore and Russia. Additional details will be announced locally at the time of availability.

Key Specifications:

■ Chipset: Qualcomm®Snapdragon™ 400 processor
■ Display: 1.65-inch LCD IPS (280 x 280)
■ Memory: 4GB eMMC / 512MB RAM
■ Battery: 400mAh
■ Operating System: Android Wear
  (compatible with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above)


■ Size: 37.9 x 46.5 x 9.95mm
■ Weight: 63g
■ Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0
■ Sensors: 9-Axis (Gyro / Accelerometer / Compass)
■ Color: White Gold/ Black Titan
■ Others: Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)







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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

LG G3: Take your pictures like a Pro. Video.

Francisco De Jesùs.

Whenever, wherever, whoever is taking pictures in any situation, a touch of a button makes it happen. Now get ready to take a picture like a pro with the LG G3. 


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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 videos teaser in South Korea.

Two videos teaser from Samsung Korea is highlighting the coming two cameras on the Galaxy Note 8 and the second is suggesting a lot...

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