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The Lumia SensorCore SDK tools left beta testing stage

4 years ago
We and the blog of the Microsoft company more than once told about Lumia SensorCore SDK and applications using these tools. With use rather new to the SDK company have already been created such popular (within the WP8.1 platform, of course) and interesting applications how fitness trackers? MSN Health and fitness? and Fit Buddy, the assistant for cycle travel of Trip-O-Matic, marching app LEKI Trek and Ski and many others.



Being development of idea of Nokia Motion Monitor (function has been implemented in Lumia 1520), Lumia SensorCore has for the first time appeared in the form of public beta in June of this year. And this week Microsoft Mobile Oy has officially reported about version 1.0 SDK output that means completion of beta testing of new tools.

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Создавая PureView: как Zeiss помогает нам делать камеры

4 years, 1 month ago
В начале октября компания Microsoft объявила о старте продаж в России новых смартфонов Lumia 830 и Lumia 730 / 735. Устройства будут предлагаться по рекомендованным ценам ? 19 990 и 12 990 рублей соответственно.



Представляя эти модели месяц назад в Берлине, мы сделали особый упор на фотовозможности этих смартфонов. Так, например, Lumia 830 с корпусом толщиной всего 8,5 располагает 10 Мпикс модулем камеры с шестилинзовой оптической системой. Конечно, разработка такой сложной оптики была бы невозможна без наших давних партнеров ? компании Zeiss. На крупнейшей международной конференции в фотоиндустрии Photokina наши заграничные коллеги смогли поговорить с Оливером Шиндельбеком, менеджером по исследованиям и развитию продуктов в компании Zeiss, и Сандрой Гольд, руководителем отдела маркетинга продуктов в этой немецкой компании. И сегодня мы хотим поделиться с вами этим интервью.

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С днем рождения, Nokia 3310

4 years, 1 month ago
?На самом деле Nokia 3310 настолько эпична, что, попав в работающий блендер, может собраться обратно без проблем. Доказано?.
?У меня такой 10 лет проработал?.



Нашему знаковому телефону Nokia 3310 исполняется 14 лет. Его рождение пришлось на ?золотой век? индустрии, когда коробки от телефонов были большими, а сами телефоны ? маленькими. В то время мерялись не количеством ядер, а набором инструментов в полифонии, WAP был на подъеме, а GPRS в России только-только начал маячить на горизонте ? в одном-единственном демонстрационном павильоне во время ?Связь-Экспоком?. До начала эпохи смартфонов оставалась пара счастливых лет.

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It is more than phones: as Nokia released computers

4 years, 1 month ago
Perhaps, for you it not news, but Nokia was not always engaged in release of mobile devices. The company has quite rich and many-sided history. The company which has begun with production of paper products in 1865 during the different periods was engaged, for example, in the electric power, rubber products, electrocables, electrical equipment, (!) robotics, military development and personal computers.



By the way about the last. Not so long ago famous security expert and the columnist Mikko Hipponen has placed in the Twitter cover of intra corporate log Nokia of thirty-year prescription (of September 4, 1984). On it Bill Gates whom you can remember on set of comedy commercials, at the time of visit of headquarters of the Finnish company is depicted. He was invited to examine the latest version of the personal MikroMikko computer which for those times was the direct competitor of IBM PC army. Who could think then? Though let's leave similar speeches to journalists and we will intercept baton at kerenskiy with its post about Agate 9 having told you about computers, it is proud Nokia bearing banner on the plastic boards.

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The Swiss physics has turned Nokia N9 quantum random number generator

4 years, 1 month ago
In the field of computer security use of the random number generator (RNG) is basis for creation of any cryptographic system. For example, GSCh are used for protection of personal data at transaction processing from the credit cards made via the Internet. Though, not to us to explain to you.



Interesting news from the development area of random number generators has come from Switzerland recently: physics from the Geneva university has found way to receive random numbers, using the principle of quantum uncertainty when processing signal from sensor of the Nokia N9 digital camera.
Let's try understand that in it such.

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There was fresh updating for Nokia X2

4 years, 1 month ago
Good news to owners of Nokia X2? last week there has begun the distribution the next updating at number 2.1.0.11.



There is a lot of pleasant changes: new application of the camera, the updated app store, new opportunities of personalisation and? wait for it? even support of Gmail (mail and contacts). But about everything one after another.

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Return in good hands: displays with the back tactile coupling become reality

4 years, 2 months ago
Touch screen? to all the head if it is about modern mobile devices. Many users have got used to almost meek relations with them for a long time? maximum which is available today, this easy twitching of the vibromotors fixing the interaction fact with the interface.



People who have set as the purpose to change situation exist, fortunately. Those is the group of researchers of Microsoft Research led by Jong Tan who for several years closely deal with issue of development of displays with back coupling. They have already provided some working prototypes, including on the basis of Nokia Lumia.

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What new in Windows Phone 8.1?

4 years, 2 months ago
How the Lumia Cyan updating with Windows Phone 8.1 has started being rolled on devices of users, it became known of availability in? App store? live screens of blocking which teaser has been shown for April / to Build. The Live Lock Screen application now is in beta, but already each updated user or the developer using WP 8.1 Developer Preview now can load it.



Also, by the little it has been declared emergence of official file manager in the form of simple and convenient application earlier? Files?.

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We remove on Lumia with ND filters

4 years, 2 months ago
Probably, everyone who at least occasionally uses? Instagram? or simply edits photos on the smartphone, used possibility of imposing of filters on already ready picture. And these hardly now can surprise someone.



But what if in you there lives the spirit of old school, and you miss old vanilla filters which once fastened to the old father's? To zenith?? Perhaps, it is worth trying to use them together with your smartphone. But do not hurry to get glue or adhesive tape yet? we already have managed to carry out tests and we hurry to share with you our recommendations.

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Stories about developers: Trekkit Traveller

4 years, 2 months ago
Ryan Grum? not absolutely typical developer. He loves technologies as well as any computer fan. And it has quite decent experience and knowledge of programming, IT safety and development of software.



However this developer from the Canadian province of New Brunswick also agitates users to be disconnected from the desktop computers and to pass to smart mobile devices to investigate the world.

Thirst for travel has inspired Ryan on Trekkit Traveller application creation? modern interpretation of marching log of the traveler. Today we have decided to tell in more detail about this developer and his child.

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