Why write programs for smartphones? To open new horizons!
Who doesn’t have a smartphone today? Probably, only the lazy and burnt conservative, who is so stuck to his pipe that there is no urine to part with it. The…

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What is an iPhone and how good is it
With the advent of the iPhone, a section such as the App Store appeared in the iTunes online store, that is, the software store (also called software, software, applications in…

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Are there many differences between different navigation programs?
The market for navigation software is full of programs for various operating systems. It is believed that the versions of one program for different platforms are absolutely identical. But it…

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How many holidays are in the calendar of IT people?

January 27th
• International Day WITHOUT the Internet

February 6
• Safer Internet day
Celebrated at the initiative of the European Commission since 2004.
According to the UN, today there are 1.2 billion Internet users in the world.

The 14th of February
• Computer Day
On this day in 1946, the ENIAC computer was launched. Continue reading

How to “privatize” Wikipedia?

Many probably know that the entire Wikipedia extensive text base is periodically stored in the form of dumps, which are always available for free download and use. And if you are familiar with Wikipedia, then you probably would like to make a copy for yourself and place it on your home computer. But perhaps you do not know how to do this. Or are you familiar with only one way to copy Wikipedia – the one that is described in detail on their website, that is, into the already installed MediaWiki * environment. But the “monster” of MediaWiki is not installed at all.

Meanwhile, making a copy of Wikipedia is not difficult, since there is a fairly simple way that does not require Continue reading

How to prepare photos for publication on the Internet?

Any material on any site wins, provided it is illustrated with photographs, drawings, diagrams and other graphic files. And if the size of these files does not matter when typesetting the material on a modern computer equipped with gigabytes of RAM and hundreds of gigabytes of space on the hard drive, then when publishing on the Internet the situation changes.

In our country, only a few of the largest cities can boast the availability of high-speed unlimited Internet. The province still sits tightly on modem communications, and the backwoods even on GPRS (communication using a mobile phone). The data transfer rates on these channels are depressingly low, so large web pages load annoyingly slowly. Since image files are champions in their place, you should reduce them as much as possible with the selected quality standard. How to do it in a few Continue reading

In 15 years there will be no Internet sites?
Will the Internet retain its position in 15 years? What will be its functions? How will sites change? To answer this question, let us first look at the very recent…

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How to choose a platform for the blog? Paid hosting
In the first part of the article, we examined the concept of a platform for a blog and found out that there are two ways to create a blog. The…

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How to choose a platform for the blog? Paid hosting
In the first part of the article, we examined the concept of a platform for a blog and found out that there are two ways to create a blog. The…

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Internet bestiary: who are trolls?
The troll is not only a fabulous character, but trolling is not only fishing. Modern dictionaries interpret trolling (from the English trolling) as “posting on the Internet (on forums, in…

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