Tuesday, January 27, 2009

WARNING: in the Android Market was malicious applications

In an online store applications Android Market have the program called «MemoryUp Personal». In its description indicates that it is intended to optimize the use of memory. However, when it is launched on the Communicator has begun a huge amount of spam, and all user data will be deleted.
Google has yet to give official comments on the matter, but it will do so because the public had expressed dissatisfaction and calls for Google's more careful control over added to the Android Market applications.

Giinii Movit Mini Micro - a new ultra-compact laptop

At the International Consumer Electronics Exhibition 2009 was presented a new miniature laptop - Giinii Movit Mini Micro. The model won first prize in the exhibition unusually innovative design.
Giinii Movit Mini Micro
Giinii Movit Mini Micro is able to connect to the Internet through the built-WiFi. The laptop is based on the operating system Google Android.
The device has the 4.3-inch touch screen, the resolution of which is 480h272 points. Giinii Movit Mini Micro also boasts a built a web camera and microphone, 256 MB memory, Bluetooth 2.0, audio jack, a port miniUSB, calculator, note-book and alarm clock. Quite a number for a small laptop.
«Despite the large number of the products at the exhibition, Giinii Movit Mini Micro clearly stand out from the crowd», said the company president Giinii Scott Reeves. «This is a unique handheld device that provides users with access to social resources of the Internet. Movit Mini Micro easily fit in a pocket, purse or diplomats. Using the built-WiFi, you can make phone calls, to communicate on the Internet, watch videos, play games and view photos».

Unofficially: multitouch in HTC G1

As you know, G1 - the first phone based on Android - comes with a nonfunction multitouch. However, it became known that its work is no hardware limitations do not exist - the regime blocked program, and third-party developers can include it.
Programmer Luke Hutchison did so. He found a way to include multiple presses in the main programs that are supplied with the Android (Chrome browser and Google Maps), and in several other applications. While the realization of the function is not so smooth as in the iPhone or Palm Pre, further refinement will undoubtedly improve the perception and performance.
As usual in this imperfect world, there are a couple spoons of tar. The program is not very easy to install, and it produces a modified OS kernel. Sam developer diplomatically said «nonzero risk» of turning the device into a brick road. Therefore, now use multitach not wait for the more secure software, it is only those who live without it can not.