Monthly Archives: April 2013

Apple introduced the iPhone 5

Apple introduced the iPhone 5Apple is at a presentation in San Francisco on Wednesday, September 12, introduced a smartphone the iPhone 5.

The case is, in the words of Vice President Phil Schiller, "made only of glass and aluminum." The smartphone is thinner and lighter than its predecessors, it has a thickness of 7.6 millimeters and weighs 112 grams.

The device uses Retina display with a diagonal of 4 inches, due to what the iPhone 5 looks "higher" than the iPhone 4S. The display resolution is 1136 by 640 pixels.

German authorities have launched a media project of the German Science

German authorities have launched a media project of the German ScienceThe Ministry of Education and Science of the Federal Republic of Germany with Deutsche Welle media company launched a multimedia project Future Now, on the achievements of German science, which, as noted, in the near future could have a serious impact on the global processes.

Deutsche Welle company developed a special website in seven languages, including Russian, which includes articles, interactive applications and themed videos. The stern of the project Future Now includes a cycle of radio and television programs to be broadcast Deutsche Welle.

Austria has banned the DVRs by private transport

Austria has banned the DVRs by private transportData Protection Commission denied a resident of Austria, which would officially set the DVR in your car. Court found the use of such devices invasion of privacy, because the record can get people's faces and car registration plates. This was announced by the Austrian TV channel ORF.

According to the commission's decision in the case of the unauthorized installation of DVR in the car the offender to pay a fine of up to 10,000 euros. In the case of re-install the maximum amount of the fine will be 25,000 euros. In addition, the recorder captured residents can file a civil lawsuit in the amount of up to 20,000 euros.

A quarter of Europeans have never used the internet

A quarter of Europeans have never used the internet24 percent of people in the European Union have never in my life did not have access to the Internet. In 2006, their share was 46 percent. This was reported in the press release of Eurostat.

Countries in which most people never goes online to become Romania, Bulgaria and Greece (54, 46 and 45 percent, respectively). In Sweden, by contrast, have never used the internet for only 5 percent of the adult population. It is followed by Denmark and the Netherlands with 7 percent.

The study authors suggest that by 2015 the number of people who never had access to the network to drop the EU average of 15 percent.

Americans spending for "Cyber Monday" reached a historic record

Americans spending for "Cyber Monday" reached a historic recordThe volume of online sales in the U.S. for "Cyber Monday" (Cyber Monday) in the current year has reached a historical record and totaled $ 1.25 billion. This was reported in the press release of the company comScore, which tracks the results of the "Cyber Monday". The result in 2011 exceeded last year (1.028 billion dollars) by 22 percent.

For the week of November 28 to December 2, according to comScore, Americans spent shopping online is also a record amount – nearly six billion dollars – 15 percent more than last year. The volume of online sales of over a billion dollars was recorded not only in itself, "Cyber Monday", but in the two days immediately following it.