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MediaTek CrossMount, standard for Hardware sharing MediaTek CrossMount is a new standard for sharing hardware and software resources between different consumer electronics devices in the home, to be available in late 2015 for MediaTek-based Android devices. Based on the UPnP protocol, CrossMount connects compatible devices wirelessly, using either a home Wi-Fi network or a Wi-Fi Direct connection, to allow one to seamlessly access the features of the other. So you can start watching streaming video on the living room TV, for example, then switch it to your tablet when you move to another room, or use your TV’s speakers for a hands-free phone call with your smartphone. The CrossMount Alliance for MediaTek partners, customers and developers tries to make developing CrossMount applications easy, MediaTek says that many brands and developers are already on board.
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Hackaday.io platform for Hackers Hackaday serves up Fresh Hacks Every Day from around the Internet. Posts on Hackaday aim to be the gold-standard in entertainment for engineers and engineering enthusiasts. Find out more at http://hackaday.io
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Google+ to be Interest based instead of Follower based social network. (and media writes off G+ as giving up on competing with Facebook, as they always do, with no response from Google?). I have been waiting for G+ to be about the Quality of Posts, not about the quantity of posts and followers, not about who follows who (followers on Google+ nearly as irrelevant as on Facebook/Twitter since less than 1% of followers ever read any post! It just seems Google is VERY slow at implementing the features necessary for the Stream to automatically highlight quality content, instead of just showing a bunch of random stuff from followers or from search keywords, Google+ needs to be much smarter than that! Google+ needs to be good enough as a replacement of Google Reader, it needs to automatically show you absolutely awesome content on every single item, not just "Featured" and "Popular" content, it has to be based on algorithms like "Since you +1 this type of content, we think you will like this item", it should be smart enough to only show amazing awesome stuff and then let users control with sliders, with switches, with filters, so it shows only the content you for sure like.

t's just that the Google+ algorithms and filters/sorting and machine learning is not yet smartly implemented to the Google+ Stream. Google just needs to make the Stream extremely Smart, Customizable, Automatic, with Smart Personal Recommendations and ways for users to control and tweak the algorithm, sure integrate those communities, collections and better use their auto-tagging, once Google implements that then Google+ will be a revolutionary way to use the Internet, it will be huge and will destroy Facebook and Twitter. Right now Google+ is just random crap posted by random people you don't know that happen to be in your huge circles full of random people who mostly don't use the network.

I wish there was some way I could reach the Google+ team and they would listen, cause I've been asking about the status on this for years since +Vic Gundotra  and still yet they have not upgraded Google+ in the right way to make it revolutionary.
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Thats a good way to put it....I like it!
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64bit AmLogic S905 in Sunchip CX-A8 Set-top-box Sunchip launches their 64bit AmLogic quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 with five-core Mali-450 GPU, it runs Android 5.1.1, decodes 4K at 60fps to the HDMI 2.0 output, comes with Gigabit Ethernet, 2GB RAM and 8GB Flash.

You can contact Sunchip here:
Shenzhen Sunchip Technology Co., Ltd
Kobe Chen, Sales Manager
kobe@sunchip-tech.com
Mobile: +86 13751103656
Phone: +86 755 26733959
Skype: Kobechen6132
QQ: 1191324838
http://www.sunchip-tech.com
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$12 Air Mouse MeLE F10 Lite, QWERTY keyboard 2.4Ghz wireless Gyro IR on Triple-A batteries MeLE is famous for designing and making the best Air Mouses out of the Shenzhen market, the MeLE F10 Deluxe is perhaps the most popular 2.4Ghz air mouse with Li-battery. Now MeLE have a new lower cost version MeLE F10 Lite that uses Triple-A batteries instead. It can work as a remote, wireless mouse, QWERTY keyboard, it supports Linux, Android, Windows and Mac OSX and does not need drivers. With IR learning function, it also can be used as an universal remote. It also includes a laser pointer. The Price is $12 for orders above 2K.

The F10 Lite is already for sale at http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Preorder-Fly-Air-Mouse-Wireless-QWERTY-Keyboard-Remote-Control-MeLE-F10-Lite-2-4G-Gyro-IR/32256054525.html

MeLE on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/shops/MeLEofficialstore
MeLE on aliexpress: http://www.aliexpress.com/store/715968

You can contact MeLE directly here:
Gennie Peng, Distibution and reseller for MeLE brand sales manager
sales10@mele.cn
Mobile: +86 15013777080
Phone: +86 755 86363225
Fax: +86 755 86363201
Skype: apvell091
QQ: 277365163
Isaac Long
sales5@mele.cn
Skype: isaac_520320
Tina Zhang, OEM & ODM Brand sales manager
sales14@mele.cn
Skype: tina.zhang703
http://en.mele.cn
http://meleshop.com
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+Lukasz Marcyniuk they threw 9 out the windows, or maybe 999'999'999 is the nightmare of any billionaire like Bill Gates.
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Google's App Bundling on Android: It's Evil (and it still being developed behind closed doors is evil too) 33 minutes 45 seconds into this linked video, +Rolfe Winkler asks a good question to +Omid Kordestani which he doesn't seem to answer.

I wonder if much is written about this issue and if ever Google has properly responded to this question well enough.

I was considering to ask this type of question to Eric Schmidt when there was Q&A at Mobile World Congress 2010 (http://armdevices.net/2010/02/22/i-interviewed-eric-schmidt-and-andy-rubin-at-mwc-off-camera-for-now-watch-eric-schmidts-keynote-video/), already back then Google had really bad I would say stupid rules about devices only from big approved brands that were allowed to ship Android with Google Marketplace (and Gmail, Gmaps, etc)

I think their bundling is evil and wrong. But I also believe it doesn't make any business sense for Google to continue doing that kind of illegal and anti-competitive app bundling on Android.

Google's GMS certification rules on Android hurts competition, it hurts companies trying to innovate, just like Wintel have been doing for decades, it slows down innovation, which is criminal I think against humanity. Surely not as bad as Wintel, but yet pretty bad.

I really hope that the EU will force Google to "break up" the practices Google has with Android. I hope that the EU will force Google to stop their bundling rules on Android, also that they will somehow force Google to work totally open source with dailies so all competitors can see all the latest developments about the future versions of Android, so that all companies can have the same chance to ship devices with newest versions of Android at the same time. It's counter-productive how Google chooses companies to get an advantage, to get months of advantage earlier access to future Android source code before it gets opened up to all of the open market.
The full Code Conference interview with Google's business boss Omid Kordestani.
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Google +Project Loon to provide fast LTE Internet to every village, to every corner of Sri Lanka in the coming months
Sri Lanka teamed up on Tuesday with Google to bring high-speed Internet access to the island using balloons, aiming to become the first country in the region with complete coverage. Foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera said officials signed an agreement with Google in the capital Colombo to launch the helium-filled, high-tech balloons above the Indian Ocean island in coming months. Google announced Project Loon in 2013 aimed at delivering Interne...
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Yes Uber needs to provide cars to its drivers, Uber should not try to profit on the cars, they get their share from the rides. "profits are not Uber’s goal with wanting to offer leases, and the intention is to break even with costs and sales." Uber Drivers should be able to swap cars, basically rent but it be some kind of lease so if they rent different Uber Cars for 2+ or 3+ years, they get to keep their favorite car and they don't have to pay the weekly lease anymore. Uber can simply charge the lease as a % on rides, so instead of 20% Uber commission, it might be a 25% Uber commission if you're driving a car provided to you by Uber. And Uber should try to emphasise the use of Electric cars and Uber should even set up a network of fast chargers and battery swap stations for their Electric car leasing/renting program.
The on-demand ride company is now issuing flexible leases directly to drivers.
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$59 Octa-core 64bit RK3368 Set-top-box from Unuiga Unuiga has their Rockchip RK3368 Octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 Set-top-box ready for mass production, selling at around $59 for 1K pieces, with smaller and bigger orders also welcome at prices around that. The Rockchip RK3368 supports 4K at 60fps to the HDMI 2.0 port and runs Android 5.1.1 smoothly.

You can contact Unuiga here:
Steven Ching
Managing Director
Mobile: +8618038133940 (works with WhatsApp)
Phone: +86-755-86110143
Skype: stevenching1976
steven@unuiga.com
http://www.unuiga.com http://www.unuiga.com.cn
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+Royal Build +ACCESS4U you can contact steven@unuiga.com if you're interested to maybe distribute his boxes and he can find out for you with Rockchip if they can help you get the box approved for official Google Android TV UI/Apps launch. Basically the hardware just has to be approved by Google minimum spec/quality/performance. I can also help you at http://armdevices.net/sourcing 
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64bit Rockchip RK3368 in Sunchip CX-R8 Set-top-box Sunchip launches their Rockchip RK3368 Octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 with PowerVR G6110 GPU, 2GB RAM and 8GB Flash, runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, comes with Gigabit Ethernet, BT4 and it can decode 4K H265 at 60fps to the HDMI 2.0 output.

You can contact Sunchip here:
Shenzhen Sunchip Technology Co., Ltd
Kobe Chen, Sales Manager
kobe@sunchip-tech.com
Mobile: +86 13751103656
Phone: +86 755 26733959
Skype: Kobechen6132
QQ: 1191324838
http://www.sunchip-tech.com
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Are there benchmarks on this chip yet?
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Android Profits Explained Mark Bergen @mhbergen thinks Android doesn't make profits. Here's how it works: Android's revenue and profits for Google are very much indirect. It's about the signals, it's about the usage behavior.

The 2 Billion people who use Android today have a gigantic positive impact on Google's Revenue and Profits today.

Android profits aren't all direct profits. It's not about the ads shown on the phone. It's about how the Smartphone (to some extent any Smartphone OS), affects that user's usage of the Internet, also on the desktop, and how that increased usage of the Web, automatically makes Google more money, directly and indirectly.
Google's business boss has the company's DNA in his veins -- and the absolute trust of Larry Page.
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Yet somehow Google followed Apple in forcing people to use apps instead of the web...
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Windows 10 on HDMI Stick, MeLE PCG01 fanless Intel Compute Stick released Windows 10 is hereby presented by MeLE on their new MeLE PCG01, their newest generation Fanless Intel Compute Stick. It based on Intel Quad-Core Bay trial Z3735F, 2GB RAM, 32GB EMMC with Micro SD card slot. It has 1 standard USB 2.0 HOST and 2 Micro-USB, an external WiFi antenna, WiFi 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0. MeLE provides direct Microsoft license for Windows 10. The PCG01 with official Windows 10 will be start shipping on July 29th. Customers who already bought PCG01/PCG03/PCG09 in the past few months with Window 8.1 will get a free upgrade to Windows 10.

MeLE on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/shops/MeLEofficialstore
MeLE on aliexpress: http://www.aliexpress.com/store/715968

You can contact MeLE directly here:
Gennie Peng, Distibution and reseller for MeLE brand sales manager
sales10@mele.cn
Mobile: +86 15013777080
Phone: +86 755 86363225
Fax: +86 755 86363201
Skype: apvell091
QQ: 277365163
Isaac Long
sales5@mele.cn
Skype: isaac_520320
Tina Zhang, OEM & ODM Brand sales manager
sales14@mele.cn
Skype: tina.zhang703
http://en.mele.cn
http://meleshop.com
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Is there a big difference between this and the celerion j1900 which one is better. 
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Just wish the 26 seats in theatre 2 were positioned about 1 meter higher cause we sit quite near the giant screen, can't they build a higher floor in there and lift all the chairs up higher?
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reviewed 7 months ago
A ton of delicious healthy looking/tasting vegetarian-only food as an all-you-can-eat Buffet, I like the fake meats in nice sauce with fried rice, but there are tons of much more healthy Asian vegetarian things, and all the efforts you put into eating the healthy food, you can cancel by unlimited ice cream, cakes, chocolate covered fruits and soda if you want. The normal price per person is 770TWD, they close every day at 9PM.
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reviewed a year ago
Simple. Get the Goat from Nisyros and the Elephant Eye for desert with a 1L mineral water. The waitress recommended me those and it was really delicious but it'll cost you 23.50€ without the tip (15€ Goat dish, 6€ Elephant Eye desert and 2.50€ 1L mineral water), which is a bit more than a 2.50€ chicken or pork Gyros from the street.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Absolutely amazing and delicious Peking Duck! Lamb, Pork and other dishes are also awesome here. I definitely want to go back there each time I'll be back in Shenzhen in the Shekou area.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
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Delicious Graprao Gai and Geang Kiew Wan for ¥900 and O-43 Tomyam Gai Nung is also great for ¥580. One of the best Thai restaurants I have yet tried.
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Try their Chicken Madras, portions are large, food is tasty and spicy.
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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