Tagged: Vkontakte


Hi Digger! What happened to actualapple.com, explains the editor in chief

This is what happened: actualapple.com grand update! Even the name has changed.

Almost ten years ago, actualapple.com was created as a blog about Apple gadgets and services. In 2009, the iPhone was the most perfect, most beautiful, most desirable device, a symbol of progress. Apple was probably the most interesting company, Steve Jobs – the most influential visionary. Android has not been taken seriously. Facebook audience has not counted and 500 million people worldwide. Tesla has just released the first electric car. Yandex seriously dreamed of world expansion. Pavel Durov controlled VKontakte. He removed the wall only two years later. From 2019 this world seems so small!

Now progress is changing everything around with such an insane speed, so many people and organizations are involved in this, that only have time to document. This is what we will do. Russia, …


In Instagram on iOS, you can now repost. No, it’s not ReGram

You can repost your entries only in accounts controlled personally. The update will be useful to companies, opinion leaders and anyone who manages multiple advertising platforms. Now the new feature is only available on iOS.

The innovation will save time of those who lead each campaign in several profiles. All you need to do to post is to select the desired account when you create a record. A company representative confirmed to journalists of the publication TechCrunch that the feature …


The results of the 2018. Died iPhone Plus, but it is not a pity

Paul Gorodnitsky – the iPhone, with which we say goodbye forever.

Remember September 2014. Tim cook brought to the stage iPhone 6 Plus have listed their specifications announced the price, and then immediately ran into a hatred of nostalgic critics. “Yes, of course, so why should this issue! Jobs did say that the smartphone should fit in one hand, and the shovel there will not fit! What is this a parody of Android?” — questions and complaints was full but delight even more. …


What’s wrong with the podcasts in the “Yandex.Music”

Podcasts have become one of the main trends in Russia this year. “Yandex” has decided not to lag behind and launched its platform podcasts on the basis of “Yandex.Music.” That’s what happened.

The problems begin with the title. For some strange reason, the section of the podcast called “Remusica”. A very obscure name, which does not reflect the essence of this section. “Nemuseli” can be called anything other than the music itself. If “Yandex” called Podcasts and it would be a much …


“VKontakte” registered in Instagram

Domestic social network was long ignored and even Instagram has launched a competitor that failed. Then came the day when “Vkontakte” registered in Instagram.

At the time of publication account @vk numbered less than a thousand subscribers and one photograph of the headquarters of “Vkontakte” in Saint-Petersburg.

The press service of “Vkontakte” confirmed vc.ru that this profile belongs to a social network, but why is it needed, the company did not explain.

“Exploring the …


In Telegram updated the format of the surveys

Telegram presented an updated interface surveys, which have new functions. At first glance it cannot be distinguished from the usual format of voting.

Innovation has affected anonymous surveys on a mobile platform-the service of instant messaging of Telegram. Now the vote can be sent from one chat to another, which allows the Creator and other participants in the conversation to broaden its audience and make the survey even more ambitious. In addition, the message from the survey could …


Died Creator of the Vine’s Colin Kroll

The founder of the service for sharing short videos, Vine’s Colin Kroll died at age 35 from a drug overdose. This publication reports TechCrunch.

Vine founder and CEO HQ Trivia Colic Kroll was found dead in his apartment in new York. According to the journalists, the cause of death was an overdose of drugs. Kroll was 34 years old.

According to the publication TMZ, the apartment had traces of cocaine and heroin. According to police, Kroll is likely to mix these two drugs that caused …


In Moscow, arrested the Creator of the system bypass blocking of “Vkontakte”

In Moscow, the operational authorities detained Fedor Vlasov, who, according to news Agency Regnum, is the Creator of the system, bypass blocking of “Vkontakte” in Ukraine.

Information about the arrest Vlasov confirmed in the group of users of a mobile app Kate Mobile in “Vkontakte”. He is suspected of wrongdoing. The arrest of the developer occurred November 1, 2018, but became aware of it only after three and a half weeks.

November 1, our esteemed Fedor Vlasov was arrested. …


Users “Vkontakte” will be able to get cashback about purchases offline

“VKontakte” launched the option of cashback, which you can get while shopping in stores using the payment system Pay VK. About it writes Kommersant with reference to the press service of the social network.

The option will be available to users of the system Pay VK November 23, 2018. According to the information of Kommersant, now the cashback can be obtained not only when making purchases in online stores but also offline. New service received the name “Checkback”.

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The Mooseman: the Best of Russian indie game

Every year in the App Store there are more apps from Russian developers, but not many of them are able to arouse interest of a wide audience outside the former Soviet Union. That is why the Mooseman or “Closeclose” became our newsroom a real revelation.

The project was implemented under the leadership of the Perm developer Vladimir Beletsky. The creators of the game wanted as much as possible aesthetically pleasing and exciting to visualize the myths and fairy tales of indigenous …