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How to watch Roku Private Channels

This article explains the ways to stream private channels on Roku stick. There are many ways to stream private channels on Roku. One of the easiest ways is installing Kodi on Roku. The Private Channels is always considered to be as Hidden Channels or Non-Certified Channels which cannot be displayed openly in the Roku channel store and it has to be added manually. The Roku private channels are used to steam the pirated videos and to distribute the video streams for free without the consent of the actual copyright holders.

There are so many reasons are available for why a channel may be private: It may be a beta version which means it is not fully developed or tested, it may be directed to a limited audience, or sometimes it may contain adult content and therefore not be eligible for listing in the channel store under Roku’s terms of service. Roku is a type of digital media player which can stream a huge amount of TV and video on demand.  (more…)

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Google has great news for Google Cast and Chromecast during I/O 2014

About a year ago, Google unveiled a new product called Chromecast . This device consisted of a small dongle that connected via HDMI to our TV and allowed us to transfer files from your smartphone, tablet or PC to our TV in a really simple way. Today, the U.S. company has presented its plans regarding this product and regarding Google Cast , demonstrating the strong commitment that the guys at Google want to do for content and television.

For starters, the company boasted of the great figures achieved by Chromecast, which has become one of the most sold accessories to our televisions in various countries. Also Chromecast has become one of the most used devices to access services such as YouTube , which is truly remarkable considering the large number of devices accessing the service.

But Google Chromecast is just the beginning. The next step is to enhance Google Cast and Google applications and products ready . What are these products? Basically, they are applications and products compatible with streaming technologies between devices developed by Google. In other words, applications and products that enable content streaming from other devices taking advantage of the technologies that we have seen in the Chromecast.

The idea with Cast Google is integrating Google Chromecast functionality in devices like TVs or set-top-boxes , so that anyone with a compatible with Google Cast device will not have to purchase a Google Chromecast for streaming content between your smartphone, tablet or PC and your television.

To promote the discovery and development of applications ready Google Cast, the company has announced the creation of specific sections dedicated to promoting applications compatible with this system, both iOS and Android and Chrome.

Moreover, Google has solved one of the biggest problems Google Cast and Google Chromecast in general. Until now, it was necessary to use a Chromecast be connected to the same Wi-Fi network that the device, which forced us to give the key to our Wi-Fi to anyone who wanted or needed to display content in our Chromecast. That, thankfully, has changed. Now Google will detect if any Chromecast is close to us and without any need to connect to the same Wi-Fi network, we Cast icon appear on any compatible application, thus allowing us to share television content in a simple way.

Google also claims that, using our Chromecast, televisions no longer large black panels when we are not using. To do this, they have created a new feature called Backdrop , basically become our TV on a large digital photo frame which will be shown from images (which can pick ourselves) to interesting data as the time or the most important news of the day.

Finally, Google has joined the Chromecast a really interesting feature: the ability to stream the screen of your device . That is, from now on we will be able to stream everything that appears on your smartphone, tablet or computer in a really simple way. Ideal for demonstrations and presentations in society. However, this will only be compatible with certain mobile devices (although the list is growing at an exponential rate, as the guys have said the big G).

Chromebook can run Android apps

HTC is new manufacturer of Nexus tablet

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Chromebook can run Android apps

One of the points that Google did more emphasis during this exciting Google I/O 2014 has been on our screens allow connecting all under one ecosystem yours. The idea of being able to have absolute synchronization between your smartphone, smartwatch, vehicle and computer, is wonderful. Android Wear and Android Auto enable Google sync services and wearable with a car, but now also Chromebook from Google approach this experience to allow you to run applications originally created for the Android operating system.

Google wants the information to sync seamlessly between your mobile and your computer screen (where a Chromebook) to not interrupt your work day with having to check the phone repeatedly. For example, and as happens with Android Wear, if we receive a notification on the mobile screen will be seen in the Chromebook, and if the rule there is also discarded on the smartphone.

Also receive important alerts like the smartphone is the battery is running low, we will show directly on the screen of a Chromebook.

But more interesting is that they have proposed to bring Android apps to Chrome OS . In full conference have shown with Evernote and Vine. For example, if we are editing some important note in Evernote and want to continue in the Chromebook, we note the appearance on the desktop Evernote icon to access the app will be the same version we use a smartphoone or tablet Android.

In fact, these applications run natively, so even apps like Instagram or Vine can use Chromebook camera to record videos or take photos and upload them to the social network, which I doubt ever we use, but test what Google wanted to show.

This Chrome OS could become the perfect companion Android mobile user or not all depends on the evolution that manufacturers give these personal computers. The idea is very attractive, yes, you only need to see it in practice and offer new Chromebooks. Of course, what is true is that these computers are increasingly taking more relevance in the business world .

Google has great news for Google Cast and Chromecast during I/O 2014

10 years of Cabir are met first malware for smartphones

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10 years of Cabir are met first malware for smartphones

his June 10 years of discovery are met by Kaspersky Lab Cabir , the first malware aimed at mobile devices, an important fact because although not as powerful or dangerous than current malware, if it proved to be potentially infect simply a mobile device, devices that today constitute the epicenter of many people to access the network and communicate.

Although it was by no means the first malware for mobile devices, since they already had a precedent as Phage for Palm computers of the time, if that was the first malware aimed at mobile devices with Symbian operating system, one of majority by increased sales of Nokia smart phones.

“Cabir was only a beginning, a starting point. Soon after, we saw clearly that mobile threats would be a very serious problem that required a special approach. In response, we created a new division of analysis in Kaspersky Lab, devoted entirely to mobile threats. ” – Alexander Gostev.

The main objective of Cabir was draining battery terminal and replicate via bluetooth Cabir, opened a world of possibilities since it involved the jumping-traditions desktops and laptops, servers, systems. – to mobile devices in the time began to increase their functionality and capabilities and complete operating systems used in which to install all applications and display all content, although the information was more limited than it is today.

In this sense, when analyzed code Cabir was verified that the malware had ability to send files via bluetooth and replicate between smartphones to expand the network of infected, especially in public places such as restaurants, public transport and concerts devices where this was a pretty powerful features to allow increasing the number of infected devices in just a few minutes reaching its peak during the World Athletics Championships in Helsinki gun point.

Although user Cabir infection was somewhat transparent, the battery device is emptied in a rather extremely quickly, so as to enable the threat and restore the phone. Indeed, this feature was the only function of this malware, thanks to his discovery could be curbed and have a research base to be reckoned with for all that came after.

OneDrive price war to compete against Dropbox and Google Drive

Chromebook can run Android apps

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OneDrive price war to compete against Dropbox and Google Drive

When a player dominating a market very clearly over its competitors, those competitors have a serious problem. Beginning to rival because he have enough to offer better conditions, and still have difficult assaulting his throne. This is what has happened for example WhatsApp. Although much safer alternatives have emerged as BBM platform, or more complete and open as well Telegram code is very complex done with a huge user base. One of the dominating your market is Dropbox, and one of the that follows the trail is OneDrive , formerly SkyDrive storage service in the cloud Microsoft. And now, to raise the bar and stand up with more arguments, has improved their conditions.

OneDrive answered Google Drive with the same policy of the lowest prices to win Dropbox users. To start, OneDrive now offers 15 GB of free storage for your customers, instead of the 7 GB offered today. In addition, subscribers to Office 365 spend to have a 20 GB storage to nothing more and nothing less than 1TB of space in the cloud. What’s more, additional storage prices have dropped to almost ridiculous levels to stand up to Google Drive, who has responded to Dropbox with bargain prices : 1.99 USD per month for 100 GB, and 3.99 euros per month 200 GB.

To attract more users, OneDrive has also prepared a plan referred to that will give away 500 MB for each friend signed up for the service, with a cap of 5GB thus obtained. By activating the backup from the smartphone may get another 3 GB. Although Dropbox reign continues, its competitors may have an ally: Dropbox only offers 2GB of free storage, and various promotional extensions usually have a term of two years in many cases, and gradually, is depleted, the which could lead to users with little room to find free alternatives more free storage, or at least plans as small as those of Google Drive OneDrive or prices. Meanwhile, iCloud Drive continues to lag far behind for the user, since their free plan only reaches 5 GB, which also shares space with backups of iOS devices that we have associated with our Apple ID.

10 years of Cabir are met first malware for smartphones

Facebook makes changes to shared videos directly to your network

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Facebook makes changes to shared videos directly to your network

Facebook continues to make changes in the way in which the relevant news of its users are presented. Then he announced how it will use the information from the pages you visit for generating publicity , today unveiled how to classify the videos that are uploaded directly to the social network.

As Facebook seeks to make the user experience better to “give the right to the right at the right time so you do not miss anything important people and stories relevant to them.” This will be indicated by the same user habits. Ensures that these changes are due to the shared directly on Facebook videos have increased at least twice in the last six months.

What about a video sharing link
This change will affect all videos uploaded directly to Facebook

For these cases, use Facebook and similar parameters to classify. The changes announced today affect the videos that are shared on the network directly. I guess this habit is changing, it was common to share the videos with a link to services like YouTube or Vimeo and I think is because applications that help share the videos directly, but remember that we are not just talking about personal vidéos but of all the videos and these are those who use Facebook Pages as businesses.

With different tools to measure what users see on Facebook, if they see a vidéo, how long the video see if you share or not, these measures benefit much companies and who may be behind an ad that seems they are making things easier for them while users are watching as your contact information and relevant news or not classified.

Who really benefits from these changes, users really? He says in his statement that people are more vidéos when this classification, at least those results have been applied. It is rather obvious but how much of that information really is it chosen by the user or a tool that uses the curiosity factor to add vidéos “promoted” because they saw the other contacts?

OneDrive price war to compete against Dropbox and Google Drive

Detected a major security Hole in devices SoCs Mediatek TNB / June 24, 2014

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Detected a major security Hole in devices SoCs Mediatek TNB / June 24, 2014

Mediatek, one of the leading providers of SoCs and chipsets to manufacturers around the world (especially focused on low cost devices), may suffer during day one of the worst days in its history. And the known developer and blogger Korben has discovered an alleged vulnerability affecting tens of Mediatek SoC devices , regardless of manufacturer smartphone or tablet.

More specifically, Korben says that if we send a SMS with “=” as the contents (without the quotes), your device will restart and will automatically turn off . What is this? Basically, the very language of SoC interpreted this symbol as the command “reboot” or “turn off” (restart or shut down, in English), hence it suffices with a SMS containing only and exclusively the symbol to cause a restart or shutdown remote device. data users at no time are committed Although not come to confirm that it is a common vulnerability to all Mediatek SoC devices, the reality is that affects a large number of smartphones with this chipset . Among those affected, we find: Wiko Darkmoon, Wiko Dark Side, Wiko Darknight, Wiko Iggy, Ozzy Wiko, Wiko Darfull, Wiko Cink King, Five Wiko Cink, Wiko Peax Cink, Cink Wiko Peax 2 Slim Wiko Cink, Alcatel One Touch Idol X Idol Alcatel One Touch Ultra, Alcatel One Touch 997D Alcatel One Touch Pop C3 (4033D), Alcatel One Touch S-Pop (4030D), One Touch Alcaltel Star (6010D), Zopo ZP950, Acer Liquid E 2 DUO, Fairphone and Archos 40 Titanium.

If your device has Mediatek SoC and want to check if you are concerned enough to send a SMS from another device with “=” (no quotes) and see what happens. If you restart or shut down, your smartphone is affected and have to wait for a future update of your solvent manufacturer that vulnerability. If nothing happens, apparently your device is safe and will not be affected by this hack .

Facebook makes changes to shared videos directly to your network

Aviate, smart launcher that bought by Yahoo

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Aviate, smart launcher that bought by Yahoo

A few days ago we received the news of Nokia Z Launcher, a predictive launcher developed by Nokia, today we learned Verge , that Aviate , another known smart launcher, leaves its beta state. Aviate became very famous at launch, but when real popularity was acquired after news that had been acquired by the new Yahoo by Marissa Mayer. This led to speculation that the company would be focusing toward the Android platform to compete with Google and Microsoft offering services.

Aviate represents the future of the beneficial use of daily data also published its final form and become known as Yahoo Aviate, during this time has progressed, and is more oriented to content provided by Yahoo that submit applications . In addition, suggestions are more useful for the user as it is linked to more direct actions to take applications or websites. I mean, now we can use display information directly on our next action , such as knowing the weather forecast or display our company phones at certain times scheduled in the calendar.

Another purchase of Yahoo that has helped this was Donna, a smart calendar. Now the launcher also includes a new way to get in touch with people you usually talk, sliding your finger up on the home screen. According to them, despite buying Yahoo, Aviate will remain editable, and will receive content from any source .

The launch of Aviate, and all taking place in this regard are on a path that follows the proposal by Google to Now: gather information from any action we execute , so the next time you take her out to be such faster and more productive. With the inclusion of the tab Now in Kit Kat, Google showed a similar Aviate way. Who knows if we would have benefited more from a sale of Aviate Google being the benefactor.

Detected a major security Hole in devices SoCs Mediatek TNB / June 24, 2014

Nokia announces an event for June 24: Nokia X2?

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Nokia announces an event for June 24: Nokia X2?

In the last Mobile World Congress 2014, Nokia introduced Nokia X family, a number of Android devices that claimed to be the ramp for users gradually migrate to Windows Phone platform by which you really want to bet the company recently acquired by Microsoft. That strategy seems to follow up, and it shows the event June 24 that just announced Microsoft , which is expected to be unveiled a new member of this family: the Nokia X2.

This Nokia X2 just have details. Its existence has been rumored in recent weeks, but have barely known specific data that allow us to get an idea of how would this device. Just the opposite of Nokia X family, which was filtered almost completely in the weeks and months leading up to its presentation at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. An event focused on Nokia X family also could not rule out some Asha device or low-end Windows Phone , although it seems very unlikely as it seems to be focused primarily on the Nokia X family devices that shape and, above all, the Nokia Store (Android application store these devices used instead of Google Play).

Expected to be realized and submit the Nokia X2, Nokia and Microsoft would be confirmed in their strategy of using Android as a ramp to migrate to Windows Phone . One strategy that has been discussed on many occasions during the last few months, they seem to be the most effective solutions to make Android users migrating to Windows Phone (as the launch of Windows Phone devices at the lowest prices by using Mediatek SoCs , which would lower the cost of the devices). However, Microsoft seems to think that this is the right way, and if they do, for nothing.

Leaked Android status bar at Google I/O

Aviate, smart launcher that bought by Yahoo

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Leaked Android status bar at Google I/O

Android Kit Kat 4.4 has brought the biggest change in the platform interface from Ice Cream Sandwich . While not changed anything, if brought a change in the prevalence of cyan, which was replaced by white. Also, I saw the consolidation of interface cards while we could see the Status bar in certain situations took a slight touch iOS becoming semitransparent , or directly through the new immersive hidden mode.

It seems to be confirming that the new version of Android, which is expected to be presented at the Google I/O next week to see if a more radical redesign, which so far has taken the name of Quantum Paper . The news comes to us today from a user of Reddit . As noted, in the web of the Google I/O a mockup of a Nexus 5 which integrates a Status bar that changes slightly from the actual Kit Kat shown. Slight shadow, having the AOSP or Sense interface and the model would fully iOS 7 as LG has recently released the new LG G3 interface would be eliminated.

As we can see, the changes would be very light but maybe its introduction would bring more caused by the interface which would be Quantum Paper. We must remember that the updates that Google is doing in recent months are in the spirit of providing wider bars and colorful apps to their statements, eliminating the gray tones and filling them with flat colors , as we have seen in Google+ or in leaks about the new look of Gmail.

We can only wait 5 days to see how this ends. We more or less like the changes made, what we want is to end up with the perennial problem of the platform: the lack of homogeneity in the appearance of applications . One problem we see even in applications from Google.

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Nokia announces an event for June 24: Nokia X2?