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Beijing Updates Air Pollution Alert System

A red alert, the most serious level, will be issued for air pollution in Beijing if the Chinese capital’s air quality index reaches 500, local authorities said today. The information office of the municipal government released an updated emergency response plan for severe air pollution, aiming to better address air pollution with minimal disturbance to people’s lives. According to the new plan, which will become effective on Decemeber 15, more gas-burning vehicles will be pulled off the streets when an alert is issued. Li Kunsheng from the city environmental protection…

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fb trying out weather Updates in Android, iOS Apps

facebook isn’t always only pioneering within the social media subject however is now additionally diverting itself to imparting different services as well. As according to some customers in the united kingdom, the company appears to be experimenting with showing weather updates in information Feeds both in the Android and iOS apps. customers say the climate updates display up as cards at the side of a greeting primarily based at the time of the day. The playing cards deliver a small description of the climate alongside an animation and a link,…

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Asus ZenFone Zoom, ZenFone 2 Laser Receiving Significant Firmware Updates

Asus earlier this week posted two separate changelogs on its forum for updates it is now rolling out to the Asus ZenFone Zoom (ZX551ML) and the Asus ZenFone 2 Laser (ZE601KL). The updates bring a bunch of fixes and features but unfortunately does not bump the Android version up to v6.0 Marshmallow. The firmware update v2.26.40.72(MR3.2) for the Asus ZenFone Zoom fixes issues related to incorrect charging status after taking the cable out; a bug seen during previous power-on via shutter key for the camera; occasional camera APP drop; drop…

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Creo Teases Mark 1 Smartphone, Promises Monthly Feature Updates

Creo has just posted a video revealing the Mark 1 smartphone on its social media feeds. While specifications aren’t forthcoming at this point, judging by the video, the Mark 1 phone has a contemporary look with a curved metallic rim and slim glass back, and is about the size of an iPhone 6 Plus. Rather than compete on specifications or price, it looks like the startup is looking to differentiate itself through OS updates that will keep your phone running like new, with a new feature released each month. “We…

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