The Striking Resemblance between MIUI 6 and iOS 7

MIUI 6 was presented on Saturday (the 16th of August 2014) during a presentation event organized in the Chinese capital of Beijing.

The MIUI 6 is the latest smart phone UI created for the Xiaomi gadgets functioning on Android. The MIUI 6 is characterized by some important design changes and several new features. Xiaomi is often referred to as China’s Apple. The Chinese company considers its MIUI 6 the best MIUI ever to be created. But numerous industry pundits claim the MIUI version produced by the Chinese company has lots of features in common with the iOS 7 and iOS 8 belonging to Apple.

Xiaomi has said that the MIUI 6 is during the beta testing phase, having 1,000 testers checking out its functionality. However, there are high chances for the testers’ number to reach 10,000. The Chinese company has said that the MIUI 6 will be available for the public starting with the month of September.

The MIUI 6 will be first tested on gadgets like Mi2, Mi 2A, Mi 2S, Redmi Note and Remi 1S. The upgraded versions will be available at the start of 2015. The MIUI 6 has a totally new design characterized by flat icons for applications.

There is also a new camera application which will permit to make the switch between the camera in the back and the one in the front. The lock screen notification system has also been changed. The notifications will look as if folded by default.

The global search function will permit users to put the search box wherever they want on the screen. The MIUI 6 also has an improved Linux kernel and optimized random access memory techniques. Other improvements include the power saving feature necessary to optimize the standby time of the gadget. The users can also benefit from the ten gigabytes of free Mi Cloud storage space for their photos, messages and other data. The Mail application has been redesigned.

However, certain applications icons look very similar to the ones belonging to Apple’s iOS 7 and iOS 8. This is the case of the icons designated to indicate applications such as calendar, compass, time or the calculator.

Latest Blackberry PGP Encrypted Mobile Technology Released

With everything happening in the world these days, it is hard to tell if anything you do is protected any longer. Some individuals have accepted this level of intrusion as something that they do not care about, do not need to concern about, or simply cannot do anything to avoid from occurring.  This should not be the case. No one should involuntarily give up their right to confidentiality. Many people simply cannot allow it because of the sensitive ideas that they work on.

Some government agencies have overstepped their bounds in the eyes of many citizens, by overreaching in their scope of how far they go in collecting data. The one thing that has not been known is that government organizations may be stepping on the toes of other agencies, either government or non-government, who absolutely last by secrecy. Not everyone knows what the other is performing, nor should they in an ideal world. Obstacles must be held in place in specific situations.

Android and iPhones have proven to be untrustworthy when considering to encryption email and data security. These common devices were relatively reduced to the status of toys when considering to industrial or professional grade security against espionage at any level. No one knows where the compromise starts and comes to an end with these systems whose very hardware was born with the idea of offering access to those who demanded it from certain levels.

This is false with the Blackberry pgp encrypted phone. It does not seem to be the serious target of any identified or unknown organizations at the hardware level. Regardless, it still needs strong security at the software level. Here is where PGP encryption software comes in.  Using this properly manufactured and customized solution, folk using Blackberry pgp phones with the pgp email encryption software correctly setup and configured can have assurance again that their information is not available to anybody except the intended targets.

This is a huge advantage, and a comfort to the business and confidential sector. Being able to shut out spying eyes and nosy ears is a blessing. Now, it is an affordable instrument that is available through only a select people. Right now, the leader of this technology is a company called TopPGP.com. They make their product available directly from their website. They are offering internationally blackberry pgp encryption phones since 2004.  This is a highly reliable and trusted company in the pgp encryption software world.

Currently, it appears possible to take back your world, and submit and get highly sensitive confidential information. Of course, the authorities is not pleased concerning this.  They keep to press for legislation against this type of software, openly acknowledging that they are helpless against it.  What comes around goes around. Nowadays, you reap what you sew. Many would say that it is Karma. Still others, like Blackberry Encrypted Phones, would say mind your personal business!

The Xbox will hit the Chinese Stores on the 23rd of September

Finally, the Chinese officials have agreed that video games are not such a tremendous threat for the people’s health. They have also made legal the selling of game consoles throughout the country. Therefore, Microsoft has announced that Xbox One is going to be launched on the Chinese market on the 23rd of September. Chinese gamers will have to possibility to purchase the famous console for 599 US dollars (3,699 yuan).

Xbox One is the first gaming console to be sold on the Chinese territories. The sale process will be done through the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. The marketing vice-president of Microsoft, Mister Yusuf Mehdi said that selling in China was definitely a challenge for Microsoft but also a huge honor at the same time.

The partnership signed with Bes-TV belonging to E-Home Entertainment implies that Redmond has the possibility to introduce Xbox One with more than seventy games. It can also introduce numerous films, series, television programs, documentaries, sports events and many others.  Famous games will be distributes along with the free, less known ones. Thus, game enthusiasts will have the possibility to purchase the Forza Motorsport 5 for prices varying between 99 and 249 yuan (the official Chinese currency).

Zhang Dashong, the senior vice president working for Shanghai Media Group and for E-Home Entertainment said that his team had been working with Microsoft for about a year in order to prepare the Xbox for the Chinese market. He also added that the companies had a similar vision about entertainment and gaming.

Some of the games on the Xbox One will not be available on other devices sold in China. Gamers will be able to spend their free time enjoying the challenges of Zoo Tycoon, Powerstar Golf or Max: The Curse of the Brotherhood. Other games will be available later in the year. Among these will be Halo and Sunset Overdrive. Some of the best game producers in the world are working together in order to bring their best games to the Chinese buyers. Electronic Arts, 2 K and Ubisoft and a few local developers will bring their contribution to the Xbox One library.

In the Xbox pack, buyers will find games like Neverwinter and Powerstar Golf. They will be backed up by a Special Edition Pack and BesTV. To make the experience more pleasant the users will get free access to the Xbox Live Gold during the month of March. They will also benefit from a local interface, content translated into their language and native methods of payment. Moreover, users will receive a warranty of two years for the purchased product and customer service support tailored according to their needs.

There will be a Day One edition, which will obviously be limited. It will have Kinect for the Xbox One, some extra games and various exclusive offers. This special edition console will be available for the price of 4,299 yuan.

The announcement about the Xbox release in China has come after the Chinese authorities have made several unannounced searches at four of the Microsoft basis located in China. They have said that they were investigating some antitrust accusations. Nonetheless, these actions have not affected the September launch.

After the Xbox One release, Redmond has decided to remain in the Chinese territories in order to set up two centres for innovation. The purpose is to stimulate local initiatives in the development of video games and applications. One of the centres has already found a crib in Shanghai. They are expected to become engines to boost the entertainment industry on the Asian continent.

The centres will receive funding from the government but also from Microsoft.