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PC Shipments Mark Steepest Decline With 10 Percent Drop

Jan 21, 2014 | Interesting, Olenberger

Personal-computer shipments fell 10 percent in 2013, marking the worst-ever decline after lackluster holiday sales underscored how consumers and businesses are shunning machines for mobile devices, two research firms said.

17 Tips to Extend iPhone Battery Life

Jan 14, 2014 | iOS, Interesting, Olenberger

Anyone who’s used an iPhone for even a few days has discovered that while these phones are more powerful, and more fun, than perhaps any other cell or smart phone, that fun comes with a price: battery use. Any halfway intensive iPhone user will recharge their phone almost every couple of days.

The iPhone 'Misunderstood' Christmas Ad Is A Sad Commentary On Culture And Does Apple No Favors

Dec 24, 2013 | iOS, Interesting, Olenberger

Everyone else seems to love it. It is being referred to as "endearing" and "touching", eliciting a "merry little cry". It will "tug at heartstrings", even. It’s a new commercial for Apple’s iPhone 5s and its AirPlay technology.

Clue Investigator. New Year mission for secret agents!

Dec 20, 2013 | Mobile, Publishing, New, Skvortsov

Clue Investigator is a puzzle game based on the so named board game.

This Is Not a Photograph of Morgan Freeman

Dec 10, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

This incredibly realistic painting of Morgan Freeman was created with just one finger on an iPad Air, all in one layer.

Man ‘electrocuted’ by iPhone

Dec 03, 2013 | iOS, Kosiakova

A man was found dead after he was apparently electrocuted while using a smartphone in his home in Rayong’s Klaeng district on Monday. 

By 2017 Your Smartphone Will Be Smarter Than You

Nov 19, 2013 | Analytics, Interesting, Olenberger

Smartphones will soon be able to predict a consumers’ next move, their next purchase or interpret actions based on what it knows, according to Gartner, Inc.

How to make a computer screen invisible

Nov 12, 2013 | Interesting, Terenin

Scientist shows how to make your monitor blank to everyone but you using 3D glasses.

Mobile 4G during Olympics in Sochi will work only with "MegaFon"

Nov 05, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

Users of other mobile operators will use "MegaFon" network. They will be able to use voice and sms services, however, they won't be able to use telecommunications, including 4G.

Apple Reports Fourth Quarter Results

Oct 29, 2013 | Analytics, Kosiakova

iPhone Sales Grow 26% to Establish New September Quarter Record

Japan glasses can translate foreign menus

Oct 22, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

Augmented reality glasses that can translate a menu in real time were unveiled at a Japanese gadget fair, with promises they could be ready for visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

A new world map by Oxford Internet Institute

Oct 15, 2013 | Analytics, Interesting, Olenberger

How the world would look if countries were in proportion to their online population.

Young Raphael. Magic applique

Oct 08, 2013 | Mobile, Publishing, New, Skvortsov

A  bright, colourful game for children aged 2+ to improve their imagination, motility and creativity.

iPhone and iPad users report severe motion sickness while using iOS 7

Oct 01, 2013 | iOS, Interesting, Kosiakova

Apple's new design style in iOS 7 has had plenty of detractors, but some may have genuine cause for complaint: the zooming and parallax animations across the new operating system have been giving some users bad cases of motion sickness.

First Weekend iPhone Sales Top Nine Million, Sets New Record

Sep 24, 2013 | Analytics, iOS, Interesting, Olenberger

CUPERTINO, California―September 23, 2013―Apple® announced it has sold a record-breaking nine million new iPhone® 5s and iPhone 5c models, just three days after the launch of the new iPhones on September 20.

A smartphone of the future created by a designer

Sep 17, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

A smartphone of the future created by a designer: you could really make that phone your own.

Apple special event. iPhone 5C, 5S

Sep 10, 2013 | iOS, Kosiakova

Apple has announced two new iPhones, for the first time splitting its flagship product between a premium product and a more affordable version.

Twitter Acquires Social TV Tracker Trendrr

Sep 03, 2013 | Interesting, Second screen, Olenberger

Twitter has acquired Trendrr, a social tracking TV service that until today competed with Twitter’s own in-house analytics products.

16 most expensive apps on the App Store

Aug 27, 2013 | iOS, Interesting, Olenberger

Paid apps may be on the decline, but a small percentage of mobile users are willing to fork out for high quality content, and Apple's app store still contains a selection of offerings for really big spenders.

10 Powerful Quotes From The Steve Jobs Movie And What They Teach Us About Leadership

Aug 20, 2013 | iOS, Interesting, Olenberger

The script for Jobs, the new movie starring Ashton Kutcher as the visionary Apple co-founder, is heavy with quotes that reflect Jobs’ business philosophy and approach to life. Here is the ten best quotes from the movie and what they can teach us about leadership, creativity, communications, and success.

The apps that Apple does not want you to use

Aug 13, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

They are the applications that Apple has tried to stop the world from using.

A bike charges a house

Jul 08, 2013 | Interesting, Terenin

Designers created an eco bicycle from materials that are used for kitchen tables. This bike is able to charge different devices such as iPhone, video camera and (potentionally) electocars and even houses.

Internet Trends: Students in Europe

May 21, 2013 | Analytics, Education, Prokofieva

OK, students in Europe: spotlight’s on you! In this week’s look at the results of our global student survey, I’m highlighting some of the internet trends we found from respondents across Europe. So, what did we find out?

The app «от А до Я» is on sale. The promo «33 to 22»

May 15, 2013 | Company, iOS, Education, Olenberger

iRevolution Ltd. is ready to announce the start of an education app sales. «Interactive work book «От А до Я» (letters А, О, У, Л, М, Н) was created under the order of «С-Инфо» Publishing House.

All about apps in future

Apr 28, 2013 | Analytics, iOS, Interesting, Terenin

There are some key points in infographic style regarding mobile technology, which is expected to be a cornerstone of this year’s confab of innovators, artists and entrepreneurs

The best USA programms in Social TV figures

Apr 25, 2013 | Analytics, Interesting, Terenin

We would like to offer you some rates of the best USA TV programms in 2012 in terms of Social TV. Now we decided to show you some data about Presidential Debate as it left other entertainment and sport live programms behind at the first time in history.

An assistant for choosing a higher education institution is available in AppStore

Apr 24, 2013 | iOS, Interesting, Education

iRevolution company is excited to announce that on April 24 the application «ЕГЭ-балл» was released. It was created to assist applicants to search and select a higher education institution for further applying.

1/4 of Russians read periodicals on the Internet

Apr 18, 2013 | Analytics, Terenin

Analytic research showed that only 24% of Russians read on-line mass media, others prefer usual newspapers and magazines.

Russia is the tenth in downloads

Apr 10, 2013 | Analytics, Terenin

According to App Annie since February, 2013 Russia entered the list of the first 10 countries with the number of downloaded apps for Apple mobile devices and in the volume of revenue generated by them.

YouTube founder opened a new website with video content

Apr 04, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

Chad Hurley, one of YouTube founders, launched a new website for editing and publishing videos — Mixbit. 

15 Interesting Facts about Wikipedia

Mar 31, 2013 | Analytics, Interesting, Terenin

Wikipedia is quit possibly the most ambitious internet venture ever. An internet encyclopedia constantly updated by an anonymos crowd of users; over the years it's gone from internet inside joke to invaluable resource for trusted information. Most of the time, anyway. Here are 15 things you might not know about Wikipedia.

IPhone MoviePeg Stand

Mar 27, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

The main point is to provide hands-free service and let a user provide his daily routine staying not distracted by the phone: cooking meal, having sandwiches, painting, etc. In a word, this docking station is so simple in use, and doing favorite staff, saying so, is allowed.

Tales about Martha Free in AppStore

Mar 26, 2013 | Company, New

We offer a unique interactive app Tales about Martha Free to your judgment. This fairy tale is specially designed for toddlers and kids (ages 2-8).

Russian language is used by 5.9 % of all web pages on the Internet

Mar 24, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

RU Domain has become the most popular national as top-level domain (TLD) in September of 2011, and its popularity continues to grow uninterruptedly. Russian is used not only by 89.8 % web sites on RU Domain, but also by 88,7% of all sites on SU Domain, which should have been losing its market share, but actually is still popular.

Facebook opens Mobile application’s beta testers’ club

Mar 20, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

Recent HTML 5 rejection in mobile applications made it impossible for Facebook to try the innovations in small groups of users. The social network made a decision to organize a club of beta testers which offers the access to new functions for all the volunteers.

When three know it, all know it: Secret Service studies Skype conversations

Mar 17, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

In Russian mass media there were reports saying that Security Service probably taps the Skype line. This service seems to be found by many users more secure to talk than a fixed or mobile communication.

Home Staging new app

Mar 13, 2013 | Company, New

iRevolution offers developing multimedia presentations as iOS or Android apps. One more presentation is now available in Apple and Google online stores.

Electronics gets under your skin

Mar 13, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

Waterproof electronic tattoos now monitor your heart and brain daily activity. Researchers have devised a way to “print” devices directly onto the skin. So people can permanently monitor their health state.

No iPad? No lessons!

Mar 13, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

And it all began when the Program for tablets integration into educational system was started in the University further to Mac laboratory.

A Tale of Two Smartphones

Mar 10, 2013 | Analytics, Interesting, Terenin

Embodiment of opposition of an iOS and Android in an infographic

iTunes U Content Tops One Billion Downloads

Mar 06, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

iTunes U features the world’s largest online catalog of free educational content from top schools (Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard, Stanford etc.).

Tests with iPhone

Mar 04, 2013 | Interesting, Terenin

Myshkin Ingawale, living and working in India, claims that he designs iPhone App which is able to indicate the presence of 25 different conditions based on the analysis of urine. Inquiring citizen does not have to ruin his iPhone, as for test uses only phone camera.

Kids download, Apple answers for it

Feb 28, 2013 | iOS, Terenin

$100 mil! That’s the price Apple will have to pay for out-of-court settlement of claims of the parents whose children have been downloading App Store materials and been buying virtual currency to play games not having their parents special permission.

Mobile ‘cashless’ taxi

Feb 25, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

Yandex.Taxi users now have the option to pay their rides by banking card using special iPhone application. According to company information, the service earns approx. 70% daily orders from iPhone owners.

The «Iron» Video editor for iPad

Feb 20, 2013 | iOS, Terenin

The Edit Director of «Iron Man» and «Iron Man2», Dan Lebental put out mobile app TouchEdit for video editing intended for iPad tablets.

A frank confession of Bill

Feb 19, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

The Microsoft founder Bill Gates admitted as a mistake chosen in the past strategy of developing company at mobile market which didn’t allow Microsoft to become a leader in this field…

iPad transformation

Feb 19, 2013 | iOS, Olenberger

WowWee company has created a unique device called ArtSee Studio, turning boring adult tablet into creative painter. Now you can find iPad in the bright plastic housing. There are printing, stamps and the stylus inside it to create your own artistic masterpieces.

Microsoft loses its billions

Feb 18, 2013 | Analytics, Interesting, Olenberger

Microsoft still remains the most popular and all-over accepted part of Standard program package. Why we don't still see Word, Excel and Powerpoint inside iPad? What's the point in that? But it is obvious that, on the one hand, employees feel extreme lack of Microsoft Office, and, on the other hand Microsoft itself.

Apple loses the smartphone war to Samsung

Feb 13, 2013 | iOS, Analytics, Olenberger

Stephen Wozniak, Apple Inc. co-founder, says in the interview for German Wirtschafts Woche Magazine that the American company – in spite of astounding results in the smartphone market – loses the market supremacy war to South Korean Samsung.

Plushev about «Gora» app

Feb 05, 2013 | Interesting, Olenberger

It’s always a pleasure when apps of our company are estimated at one’s true worth, especially if favorable review was received from a person who directly participated in creation of original content and who is an expert in his field.

The app for

Jan 28, 2013 | Company, iOS, Olenberger

iRevolution is glad to tell you the app was launched on January, 28. It was made under the agreement with, which is the information supplier of Yandex Children Events Guide and the most popular Russian Children Events Guide.

The Internet gets into Russia 2 times faster than into the world

Jan 26, 2013 | Interesting, Terenin

Today, a fixed access to the Internet is more popular in Russia than a mobile one. But now the wireless Internet access is already integrated into lives of many Russians.

Steve Wozniak in jOBS

Jan 24, 2013 | iOS, Interesting, Prokofieva

On the Web there are a lot of pics from the «jOBS» shooting, where Ashton Kutcher tries on Steve Jobs. The shooting new photos illustrates Apple co-founder and Steve Wozniak in the performance of Josh Gad. These are the first film frames with the participation of Wozniak, presented to the public.

Who closed the Dotcom and for how long?

Jan 22, 2013 | Interesting, Terenin

The founder of the closed a year ago sharing service named Megaupload Kim (Dotcom) Schmitz announced the launch of similar project called «Mega» ( Information about this appeared in Dotcom’s personal blog in Twitter.

American learned how to recognize animals

Jan 17, 2013 | Interesting, Terenin

Harvard University Biologist Walter Scheirer developed an algorithm, that defines an animal kind when you take photos of animal on a digital camera, reports New Scientist. Technology is planned to be used in smartphones applications, and also as assistance to scientists working with automatic cameras-traps.

The Samsung Galaxy Camera Has 3 Problems

Jan 14, 2013 | Interesting, Terenin

It's a point-and-shoot digital camera, with the back side replaced by a smartphone-sized tablet. It's asmartphone that can't make voice calls, and has a big camera lens sticking out of the back. It's theSamsung Galaxy Camera, and it combines the equivalent of a $199 digital camera with the Android OS and hardware performance of Samsung's Galaxy S III smartphone. Tech gadget reviewers like The Verge's Aaron Souppouris like the concept, and agree that the GalaxyCamera has many advantages over a normal point-and-shoot. But they also point out some huge disadvantages, for holiday buyers to consider.

The budget iPhone cost $150

Jan 09, 2013 | iOS, Terenin

This is a conceptual brainchild of a designer Andro Gama. Size of a device will be 48.9 x 101 x 13.5 mm, and the weight – 87 grams. With a capacitive touch screen type, which was made on the AMOLED technology, device will have a diagonal of 2.4 inches. And the entire screen will be protected from dust, water, scratches and fingerprints.

Five 2013 trends

Jan 05, 2013 | Interesting, Terenin

Smart electronics, that you can put on yourself, managing without touching screen, 3D printing, smart TV and air charging are five challenging technologies, which got some development last year and are going to become very mass in 2013.

Classmates are not debtors anymore!

Jan 02, 2013 | Interesting, Terenin

In 2013 users will have an opportunity to subscribe to the monitoring of the enforcement proceedings, which will automatically send requests to data bank of enforcement proceedings and notify subscriber in case of coincidence with his data!