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mJoose cover the strengthening smartphone signal by 100 times is awarded on CES 2016

1 year, 11 months ago
We welcome our readers on pages of the blog iCover! For certain that who likes to travel, wander about mountain paths or it is forced to dangle in permanent business trips between settlements as the problem of a poor signal or dead bands in a network of the mobile operator is known to nobody else. And even the most modern and fancy smartphone at such moments is not more valuable than an empty jar from under Cola at all. The protective cover for the mJoose smartphone allowing to strengthen a desired signal by 100 times can become effective solution of a problem. Such number is given by his creators, giving as argument Pro results of tests of the independent accredited laboratory. The innovation cover of mJoose 3 in 1 was highly appreciated at the CES 2016 exhibition where it received awards in two nominations at once.

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Pictures from an exhibition. Get acquainted, the first unmanned EHang 184 drone taxi

1 year, 11 months ago
We welcome our readers on pages of the blog iCover! Certainly provided interesting innovation at the CES2016 exhibition which is taking place in Las Vegas the Chinese company EHang. It is about the first-ever working prototype of the unmanned passenger electric drone taxi which commercial production can be arranged already in the near future.

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Support of the memory sticks microSD will return to Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

1 year, 11 months ago
We welcome our readers on pages of the blog iCover! As the representative of the Samsung company said in the interview VentureBeat, the slot of microSD which became to already usual users which will support maps with a capacity up to 200 GB will return to the new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge models again. Most likely, such measure was forced, after studying of Samsung of reaction of the admirers who in general negatively apprehended lack of the slot and the removable battery in Galaxy S6-S6 Edge.

We will tell about what else interesting, according to the version of the VentureBeat portal is prepared by Samsung in new models which official announcement will take place already very soon below.

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In the new Android N Google version will pass to OpenJDK

1 year, 11 months ago
We welcome our readers on pages of the blog iCover! Sometimes amendments which even the leading profile analysts are not always capable to foresee are introduced in the measured course of events and business plans of transatlantic megacorporations. It seems that the similar situation took and continues to take place from Google which declared transition in the future Android N version to the OpenJDK platform. With high probability this event is connected with the patent lawsuit staying in an active stage with the Oracle company in the next claim of the last though representatives of Google refused to give official confirmation to it.

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Pipe Dream – the most mad project of the expiring year

1 year, 11 months ago
Sense not in being the first, and in believing in itself
Robbie Meddison


We welcome our readers on pages of the blog iCover! Perhaps you heard about the Australian racer and the stuntman Robbie Meddison – a live legend of motorcycle sport. In its track record backflip through the getting divorced Tower Bridge, a jump over the Corinthian channel, a jump tandem over harbor of San Diego, of 115 meters and a number of other stunning tricks. So Robbie is arranged that not to throw down a challenge to itself and it is necessary to strike the admirers at least time in a year at it in any way. Meddison and in 2015 did not fail to be marked out, having expanded our traditional idea of opportunities of such vehicle as the motorcycle.

Today we will a little depart from a usual information format, we will forget about hackers, megapixels, joules, fullerena and solitons, and we will tell about the most improbable project of the expiring year Pipe Dream – "Unrealizable Dream" and the next achievement of Robbie Meddison.

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Cloudy technologists of Microsoft helped to cope with the botnet Dorkbot

1 year, 11 months ago
We welcome readers of the blog iCover! In December of this year the group on fight against cybercrime integrating specialists of Microsoft Cybercrime Center, the Polish bureau CERT, the ESET company, representatives of FBI, Interpol, Europol and other services Computer Emergency Response from several countries performed large-scale operation on neutralization of the botnet Win32/Dorkbot which struck computers of users from more than 200 countries of the world. In article you will find the reference to a small applet of ESET which will allow to check the computer and, if necessary, to delete a malware.

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Top of 5 most improbable drones

1 year, 11 months ago
We welcome our readers on pages of the blog iCover! As it is known it was possible to call the purposes which were set before the creations by creators of the first drones hardly peace. But, conceived initially as the weapon of war, UAVs quickly attracted with the opportunities and the companies oriented to especially peace requirements of the civil market. And, of course, they attracted and attention of the whole army of enthusiasts – the fans and professionals implementing in the UAVs, occasionally very unexpected ideas and concepts. About the five of drones which, in our opinion, quite could apply for the name of the most unusual robotic piloted gadgets we will stop below.


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The overview of the ZTE Axon Mini smartphone – oh these "pass"

1 year, 11 months ago
We welcome all in the blog iCover! Smartphones of the ZTE company are not the most widespread in Russia, however the company quite often pleases our users with release of worthy and interesting gadgets. However, very many smartphones of a brand are not presented at the Russian market still. Today we will talk about innovation of the end of 2015 on which the vendor does the main rate in the Russian system of sales — ZTE Axon Mini.

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The bill of introduction of a tax on downloading of applications from App Store and Google Play is introduced to the State Duma

1 year, 11 months ago
We welcome our readers on pages of the blog iCover! On Thursday, December 24, the bill which assumes taxation of content purchased by users at the foreign IT companies is introduced to the State Duma. In particular, it is about payment of a tax upon purchase of applications in App Store and Google Play content shops. By estimates of authors of the bill, the question price for the market in case of its acceptance can make tens of billions of rubles annually.

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Neonode AirBar will turn the normal display of the notebook or the PC monitor into touch

1 year, 12 months ago
We welcome our readers on pages of the blog iCover! Monitors with a touch layer on PCs screens or notebooks today so far exotic. At the same time many will probably agree that to be active a mouse on a large-format panel within the tiled concept of Windows 8-10 OS often it appears, at least, inconveniently and unproductively. Here and in similar cases benefits of a sensor which we is usual very much would be useful and with pleasure daily we use in smartphones and tablets.

Original, simple in implementations and the inexpensive solution allowing to turn the normal screen of the notebook for couple of seconds or the PC in the full-fledged touch display the Swedish company Neonode offered.

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