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Don't Steal Music: How the iPod Changed the World

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 Twenty years ago, Apple introduced the iPod to the world, a portable music player widely believed to revolutionize the industry. How the iPod gained such popularity and why users believe that Apple, thanks to its gadget, defeated piracy - in the material "Gazeta.Ru".  techqueer First iPod On October 23, 2001, Steve Jobs introduced the Apple iPod with the slogan "1000 songs in your pocket." The first version of the portable music player came with a 5GB or 10GB hard drive and connected only to MacOS computers, and was controlled by a physical scroll wheel. In his keynote address, Jobs described the Mac as the hub of Apple's digital lifestyle and the new iPod as an ultra-portable music add-on to that lifestyle. A 5 GB iPod was offered at a price of $ 399 (about 28 thousand rubles at the current exchange rate) and could hold up to 1000 songs. The player had a 10-hour battery life, a black and white LCD screen, was equipped with today's outdated FireWire c

The smartest: a Huawei MateBook 14 laptop with a powerful AMD processor appeared in Russia

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 The Huawei brand celebrated the 5th anniversary of the MateBook series with the premiere of devices ranging from innovative flagships to universal assistants. The latter also includes the MateBook 14 with a powerful AMD processor and an immersive display. Pre-order started in Russia. The device has all the qualities that users appreciate in laptops: light weight, quiet cooling, quick-wittedness, stylish design and the ability to work for a long time without recharging.   bolts In Russia, the pre-order for the Huawei MateBook 14 laptop has already started and will last until November 25. Among the technical advantages of the gadget, it is necessary to mention the Fullview bezel-less 2K screen, which provides an immersive effect. The ratio of the size of the display to the surface of the lid is 90% (the thickness of the frame is less than 5 mm), which allows you to forget about the borders of the screen. The manufacturer promises 100% sRGB color accuracy, as well as high brightness,

How to choose a good blood pressure monitor

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 When choosing a home tonometer, you need to take into account many nuances, including the age of the user, his state of health, the size of the cuff and others, the doctors said. Gazeta.Ru has found out what to look for when buying a device. There are three types of blood pressure monitors: mechanical or manual, semi-mechanical and automatic.  tc bolts Hand-held blood pressure monitors are considered the most accurate, but they have one serious drawback that will make it difficult for an ordinary user to use it at home. Such blood pressure monitors do not measure blood pressure, but show its level in the cuff. There should be a doctor nearby who can correctly measure and record the pressure using a phonendoscope. Automatic and semi-automatic blood pressure monitors measure blood pressure themselves and show the result to the user, so they are quite suitable for everyday home use. Tonometer cuffs can be of two types: shoulder and wrist. For regular measurements, it is better

How to choose a pulse oximeter for your home first aid kit

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 When buying a device for measuring oxygen saturation, it is important to find the correct form factor and size, and then check the documents for the device, experts explain. Who needs it, how to choose and how to use a pulse oximeter for a home first-aid kit - in the material "Gazeta.Ru".  construction bolts  Who needs it and why A rhythm oximeter is a device for measuring the concentration of oxygen in the blood (saturation). “Normal values of the indicator are within 97-100%, a decrease to 94% is already a sign of moderately severe lung damage, and a decrease in oxygen saturation below 90% is a reason for immediate seeking medical help,” the head of the operating center explained to Gazeta.Ru European Medical Center (EMC) Mikhail Kutsy. The device is hand-me-down in the diagnosis of coronavirus infection, various diseases of the cardiovascular system, congenital heart disease and other ailments. “Having a pulse oximeter is very important for people with chronic d

Don't throw away your old gadget. There are other useful tasks for him.

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 Instead of flinging away or selling your old smartphone, you can repurpose your device into something useful, like a dash cam or remote control to control all your home appliances. About how you can provide an unnecessary mobile gadget with a second life with the help of not the most obvious functions and methods of use - in the material "Gazeta.Ru".  bacobolts Video recorder A video recorder is one of the most important gadgets of every car owner. But do not rush if there is a need to buy a DVR - perhaps there will be a free analogue in the form of an unnecessary smartphone. Such non-standard use of the smartphone can be especially useful if the gadget has a wide-angle camera that would capture more details than when shooting with the main camera. In order to use an old phone as a DVR, it is enough to buy a mount, a cigarette lighter charger, if the car does not have a USB connector, and a wire. You can take pictures in the standard Camera application or install a s

Classes of money laundering offenses

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Very serious offenses According to article 51 of Law 10/2010, of April 28, on the prevention of BC / FT, the following behaviors will be considered very serious offenses: 1.             Breach of the duty to notify SEPBLAC (in accordance with article 18 of the aforementioned Law) when any manager or employee of the obligated subject has internally revealed the existence of indications or the certainty that an event or operation was related to the BC / FT (existence of suspicious operations). 2.             Breach of the collaboration obligation (according to article 21 of the aforementioned Law) when there is a written request from the Commission for the Prevention of Money Laundering and Monetary Offenses. 3.             Breach of the prohibition of disclosure (in accordance with article 24 of the aforementioned Law) to the client or to third parties that information has been communicated to the SEPBLAC or that any operation that could be related to money laundering or financi

What is the Datawarehouse

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A datawarehouse is a collection of data in which the company's information is integrated and that is used as support for the managerial decision-making process. Although various organizations and individuals come to understand the approach of a Warehouse , experience has shown that there are many potential pitfalls. Gathering the appropriate data elements from various application sources in a centralized comprehensive environment, simplifies the problem of access to information and, consequently, accelerates the process of analysis, consultations and the shortest time of use of the information. The applications for decision support based on one data warehousing can make more practical and easy data mining for greater efficiency of the business, which is not achieved when using only the data from operational applications (which help in operation of the company in its daily operations), in which the information is obtained by carrying out independent and often complex processes.