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APPS Why Your Favorite Android App Just Mysteriously Reset Itself

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If your Android application has a case of amnesia, you’re probably a little confused. Where did your data go? Why does this application (or some of your applications) behave like it’s the first time you open it? Do you own your Android?

 

 

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As a result, updating the Android Chrome browser to version 79, the latest version of Google’s browser, presents a particularly unfortunate error. If an application you use depends on WebView or the means by which users view the websites within an application, updating Chrome (and WebView) may have cost you your data. At least, according to several application developers, they went to the Chromium forums to describe this “catastrophic” problem, as it was called.

“This is an important problem. We can see that the old data is left in the file system, but Chome 79 does not “find” it, which I consider even worse, on the one hand, it breaks applications because it is not available, but also because it keeps the old data in persistent silence .. without the application being able to update or delete it without resorting to native access. Any ideas for a solution? (It seems to add “Default” to the path, ie it becomes “/ Default / Local Storage”, wrote a developer.

“Guys, I don’t know your quality assurance process, but I clearly failed when I launched the M79. We need a solution before Monday or at least the decision on what to say to the interested customers (if they have to wait until the next version and they will recover all the data or they will be informed that they lose the data forever and they ask for forgiveness), “added Another later developer.

According to a Google employee, Google stopped launching Chrome 79 on Android while it was working on a review for the problem of missing data. Another member of the Chromium team apologized for the problems and indicated that this solution is a priority for Google:

I’m sorry for the data loss! I know from experience that it is really frustrating to face a problem that you have little control over, and I understand that data loss puts you in very difficult positions.

This problem is marked as P0, so at this point, we don’t need any more reminders about how important it is to you. Note that the team is working on a solution that minimizes data loss and can be safely implemented. .

It is in the best interest of all that people working on this problem can focus all their attention on the solution.

After implementing the best possible mitigation, we’ll find out how to do better in the future. Thanks for supporting us!

If this error has struck you, in the meantime there is not much you can do. Application developers are asked to be patient while Google tests and guides a solution and does not attempt to restore user data, as this may conflict with any solution that Google decides to use.

I advise you to adopt a similar mentality. Don’t spend hours trying to restart the application and download all the “missing” data. It is still there and you could waste time or even discover that even these new data disappear, if something you enter is more recent than the missing data.

Stay still Everything will be fine, but today I would do nothing (or even this week). Search for a new version of Chrome and install it as soon as possible and resist the temptation to review application developers. Data loss that occurs temporarily is not your fault.

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How to get started with Google’s Home application

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The Google Home app helps users set up and control devices such as Google Nest, Google Home and Chromecast.

You can use the application to control, organize and manage compatible lights, cameras and televisions from a certain location. The application can also be used to manage Google Assistant settings and preferences and device settings.

 

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Device controls in the Google Home app

From the Home application, you can touch a device to control or access the settings. Different types of devices have different controls.

These are the various devices and controls.

Speakers and Google Nest and Home screens: you can control the volume, equalizer and speaker access settings. A user can play, pause, forward a song, a podcast, etc.

Chromecast devices: You can control access settings and volume. Here you can also play, pause, watch a movie or a TV show again.

Lights: Smart lights can be turned off or on. Even their brightness can be adjusted, if they do

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Thermostat: modes and thermostat setpoint can be adjusted with the Google Home application.

Smart plugs: smart plug on and off.

Cameras: Watch streaming from cameras.

Speaker groups: You can adjust the equalizer of all devices in the speaker group. A user can also play, pause, skip forward in a song or stop streaming.

The Google Home app has the Feed tab, which can alert users about important device activities and reminders. The Feed tab includes “Priority Events”, which includes the highlights of the last 30 days, the “Summary 48” option and the “Discover” option that allows users to learn about new features, compatible queries, and Chromecast-enabled applications. .

The Google Home App Account menu

You must select the photo to display in the upper right corner of the Google Home application to access the following settings. There are the first two options: “Add another account”, which configures devices and services among other functions, and “Manage accounts on this device”, which adds or removes accounts.

Setting up the startup application is the third option. This provides features such as managing email notifications, deleting saved Wi-Fi networks, deleting saved locations, viewing the application version, etc. The Account menu also includes the configuration of the Assistant, My activities and Help and comments.

We show you how to set up your presenter or Google Nest or Google home screen

For this purpose, users will need a Google Nest or Home speaker or screen and the latest version of the Google Home application and the Google application. You also need a Google account and a mobile phone with Android 5.0 or later or iOS 11.0 or later. The phone must work with a 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi network and Bluetooth must be turned on.

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Connect the speaker or screen and connect your mobile phone to the Wi-Fi network.

· On your phone or tablet, open the Google Home application.

In the upper left corner, touch Add Configure your device and Configure new devices in your home.

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OnePlus unveils new 120Hz QHD OLED display, likely coming to the OnePlus 8 Pro

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As expected, OnePlus today organized a communication event on screen technology, detailing its new mobile screen technology. According to the CEO of the company Pete Lau in Weibo, technology is now officially out of the research and development phase, which makes the appearance of the next OnePlus 8 phones very likely. According to a privileged source of information in the sector, we can Expect to see the new bright OLED in OnePlus 8 Pro. It’s normal for a brother to have a simpler alternative.

 

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However, the really interesting part of the story is that OnePlus was kind enough to share some information-rich slides, which details the new display technology. These are in Chinese, I’m sorry if we lose some small details.

The star of the show here is, of course, the 120Hz refresh rate. As an additional guarantee of a smooth experience, OnePlus also announces a touch sampling frequency at 240Hz, as well as only 8.3 ms of rendering time for each frame.

Developing further, we have what OnePlus calls “Smooth Chain”. From what we can collect, it represents a combination of hardware and software optimization throughout the entire touch input and shows the output string, so that the delay between input and response can be minimized. A kind of smoothing of frame rates in games, similar to what Huawei has with its GPU Turbo technology, also seems to be at stake here, even if we don’t have details yet.

MEMC is another elegant feature, although conceptually new. It means Motion Stimation, Motion Compensation and is basically an intelligent layer to insert and interpolate frames capable of processing videos with lower frame rates of up to 120 simulated fps. This must be done in real time, since it is managed by an independent chip on the screen.

Last but not least, OnePlus also states that its new screen, or rather that of its supplier, since OnePlus does not produce panels, is very accurate in many aspects. The company is using the Just Noticeable Color Difference (JNCD) precision metric and claims a value below 0.8. Anything less than 1 on that scale is considered exceptional.

The new panel is also true of 10 bits, for a total of 1.07 billion colors. However, HDR support is not mentioned. Maybe OnePlus is still working on the certification. Finally, these new panels have 4096 brightness adjustment levels, compared to 1024. This could also be useful for any potential HDR implementation.

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OnePlus 8 Pro: Likely launch date, specs, 120Hz display and other key details we know so far

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As expected, OnePlus today organized a communication event on screen technology, detailing its new mobile screen technology.

 

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According to the CEO of the company Pete Lau in Weibo, technology is now officially out of the research and development phase, which makes the appearance of the next OnePlus 8 phones very likely. According to a privileged source of information in the sector, we can Expect to see the new bright OLED in OnePlus 8 Pro. It’s normal for a brother to have a simpler alternative.

However, the really interesting part of the story is that OnePlus was kind enough to share some information-rich slides, which details the new display technology. These are in Chinese, I’m sorry if we lose some small details.

The star of the show here is, of course, the 120Hz refresh rate. As an additional guarantee of a smooth experience, OnePlus also announces a touch sampling frequency at 240Hz, as well as only 8.3 ms of rendering time for each frame.

Developing further, we have what OnePlus calls “Smooth Chain”. From what we can collect, it represents a combination of hardware and software optimization throughout the entire touch input and shows the output string, so that the delay between input and response can be minimized. A kind of smoothing of frame rates in games, similar to what Huawei has with its GPU Turbo technology, also seems to be at stake here, even if we don’t have details yet.

MEMC is another elegant feature, although conceptually new. It means Motion Stimation, Motion Compensation and is basically an intelligent layer to insert and interpolate frames capable of processing videos with lower frame rates of up to 120 simulated fps. This must be done in real time, since it is managed by an independent chip on the screen.

Last but not least, OnePlus also states that its new screen, or rather that of its supplier, since OnePlus does not produce panels, is very accurate in many aspects. The company is using the Just Noticeable Color Difference (JNCD) precision metric and claims a value below 0.8. Anything less than 1 on that scale is considered exceptional.

The new panel is also true of 10 bits, for a total of 1.07 billion colors. However, HDR support is not mentioned. Maybe OnePlus is still working on the certification. Finally, these new panels have 4096 brightness adjustment levels, compared to 1024. This could also be useful for any potential HDR implementation.

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