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News of Symbians Death Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

WHY NOKIA’S SYMBIAN ISN’T GOING AWAY JUST YET

It’s been a year since Nokia and Microsoft announced their strategic partnership. With Windows Phone 7 headlining their smartphones, Nokia has been grabbing the headlines with their WP7 Lumia series, while their Symbian-powered devices have taken a back seat. But Symbian isn’t exactly dead.

Sales of Nokia’s Symbian Series 40 (S40) devices, which include the Asha series unveiled in October 2011, have hit the 1.5 billion mark since their introduction in 1999. Nokia believes that 675 million out of the 1.5 billion devices sold thus far are still active devices.

The Asha

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OF ENGINEERING FOR UNINTERRUPTED

The farm signaling and communication in order to create conditions for the development of ever-increasing volume of freight and passenger traffic is developed and consistently implemented a set of technical and organizational measures. This work is based primarily on the creation of reliable automation systems and communications, making fuller use of internal resources, the improvement of technology of repair and maintenance practices devices. This focuses on the introduction of modern systems of interval regulation and automation, allowing to provide higher throughput and carrying capacity of railway pines and processing capacity stations.

Means of railway automation are becoming more difficult, and

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BAD ELF BE-GPS-1000

No GPS? No problem

GPS is great for everything from automatically tagging photos to finding the nearest Apple Store. But what if you bought a Wi-Fi-only iPad, or an iPod touch? The Bad Elf GPS receiver attaches to your Dock Connector, giving you the benefits of GPS without having to buy a new device.

Using the Bad Elf is about as simple as could be. You plug it in, and your device will recognize the GPS signal. A green LED on the Bad Elf reports its status via different blink patterns. We tested it with navigation apps, and were easily

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Elements of Russian equipment, the soldier of the future

Here are some photos taken in the Moscow of "CRI" Cyclone. "Enterprise engaged in the design and manufacture of optoelectronic devices. Including the only certified in the Russian developer and manufacturer of uncooled thermal imaging and vision systems based on them. One the most important activities of the company is the development of opto-electronic devices for individual equipment servicemen.

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 Samples of the products of military and dual-sights, handheld thermal imagers, thermal imaging and low-level television cameras, helmet-mounted minimonitory, thermal imaging range finders. The company's products used by all law-enforcement agencies of Russia.

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Three months later, the American GPS will not have any advantage in terms of accuracy in front of the GLONASS

 Photo source:itar-tass.com

MOSCOW, December 13. / ITAR-TASS /. After three months, the U.S. navigation system "Gee Es Pee" will not have any advantages in accuracy compared to the Russian GLONASS, told reporters at a press conference, the Deputy Head of the Federal Space Agency / Roskosmos / Anatoly Shilov.

According to Shilov, "currently the GLONASS system provides accuracy for civilian users is 4.5 meters." "In a few months, or more precisely a month and a 2 — 3, GLONASS ensure the accuracy of 2.5 — 2.8 meters," — he said. According to him, "talks about the U.S. 'Gee

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CCU All-Russian Research Institute of Optical and Physical Measurements (VNIIOFI) — one of the largest centers of excellence

Since 2005, the government sends billions of rubles for the development of a network of centers for collective use (TCP) of scientific equipment. What are the results of this ambitious project in the sphere of science?

Been established as the operation of expensive equipment centers, established on the basis of various institutions which appliances are purchased, who uses them? Should institutions make in providing access centers or their task — open a free access to the scientists the unique equipment? Do not become an event for the development of NBI in the formal support of formal structures?

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The cold metal spraying DYMET ®

 Photo source:dymet-rus.ru

 Photo source:dymet-rus.ru

Hardware systems DYMET ®, a long time and with great success during the widest range of auto repair work (especially the cylinder head repair, car radiators and air conditioners), and the correction of defects in the casting mold, sealing, protective coating, restoration work, the restoration of conductive coatings, and many other areas that require delicate correction of defects of small local areas that can not be exposed to excessive heat. Sometimes the application of metal technology DYMET ® referred to as "cold welding", which is not entirely correct. "Obninsk Center for Powder Spray" (OOO

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A unique solution for the multiple launch rocket systems

  

Tests of a new electronic-mechanical fuze for projectiles MRLS completed in the Novosibirsk Scientific Research Institute of Electronic Devices (NIIEP). It has no analogues in Russia. 

Booked this development Tula "ALLOY" — the creator of such complexes as the "Castle," "Twister" and "Hurricane." In NIIEP note that the work on the new fuse was conducted in 2010. It is characterized by high performance, "which will enter into export contracts for the weapon," the institute reported.

"Scientific Research Institute of Electronic Devices" is included in the Scientific and Production Concern "Mechanical

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Tomsk manufacturer of pressure gauges presented their new products

At JSC "Manotom" Feb. 9 seminar, which brought together some 50 representatives from 27 companies and enterprises of Novosibirsk, Kemerovo, Omsk, Tomsk and the Tomsk region.

A leading manufacturer and developer of pressure gauges, a member of the urban project Made in Tomsk has introduced more than 40 operating modernized instruments and devices, of which 15 — is the development of the past year.

Thus, "Manotom" presented new items in a group of devices in buildings made of stainless steel, including corrosion. In 2011, the range of technical gauges Company joins the new MP4-UUHL1. The main difference from previous

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The number of thefts of mobile phones in the U.S. has increased dramatically

The police departments of major U.S. cities have reported a sharp increase in the number of thefts of mobile phones. This type of crime is the most common today in Oakland, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.

Thus, in the Big Apple smartphone thefts increased by 27% since the autumn of 2011. Criminals tend to take up modern Soup in subway stations or a train. The victims are most often adolescents and women.

In Oakland, California more than 1,300 people have lost smartphones in the last twelve months. And the theft has increased dramatically, when Apple introduced the

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