Millennial History of Map Features

Maps were created through the efforts of countless people through six thousand years. Cartography preceded writing. Methods of mapping the land and sea surface evolved together with the human civilization, from the first cave paintings to digital online and offline maps with ethnographic, economic, and social data.

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Russian AI Cup 2016 Participants to Code Ingame-Strategies for MOBA Games

In the last days of autumn Russian AI Cup is steaming forward to the bright future full of intelligent robots. In case you haven’t heard about the Cup – It is the annual championship on programming of an artificial intelligence organized by Mail.Ru Group and My.com.

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How to Find What You Need In Your Mailbox Quick and Easy

We continue to share insights on default and alternative mobile mail clients. Today, we talk mail search systems – how they work, why it is often hard to find the message you need, and what a perfect email search should be able to do – using myMail as an example.

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What Do Angelina Jolie and Skyforge Have In Common: Sound Production Team Shares Behind-the-scene Stories

The secret is out! Today, we’ve decided to give you a peek into the work of the sound production team responsible for the sound design of Allods Online, Skyforge, Cloud Pirates and Armored Warfare. In this article, we’ll tell you all about who speaks for the Elves, screams for the Orcs, and how to bring together all that sound diversity together. Here we go!

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MAPS.ME: the Perfect Places for Stargazing

You may have become obsessed with a new form of travel entertainment or perhaps you have seriously decided to go alien hunting. Either way, it’s official – you have a telescope. There are plenty of reasons to become an astrotourist as well as a number of ways to satisfy your desire to observe the sky.

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MAPS.ME: Bicycle Navigation, Best Cycling Routes

It is common joke that in some places winter lasts for 9 months. Although even that cannot put people off cycling, especially those who use bicycles for commuting rather than merely sports. Cyclists keeping the right lane or a special bike lane may now equally share the road with the cars.

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Rules for Creating Great UI Design in Mobile Games

What is the secret of designing mobile games? Everything a player can possibly need should be placed in one window: primary and secondary information, a nice header, tracery, and some art. The problem is that you will run out of the screen space with just the first thing. 

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Russian Online Mobile Game Developers Earned Over 10 Billion Rubles in 2015

Our experts estimated Russian online games market. In 2015, its volume totaled 51.9 billion rubles (+2% compared to the previous year). The number make it perfectly clear where the growth lies: mobile games segment has increased by 20%.

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Record High: How We Made Attaching Images in myMail for iOS Real Easy

According to myMail internal statistics, 80% of files sent via email are images. We, too, send dozens of templates, prototypes, and screenshots every day. Naturally, we wanted to make such a common use case more convenient, — so we did. As a result, sending photos and videos via our iOS app is much quicker and more convenient than via our competitors’ apps. For example, you only need to make five taps in myMail to attach three photos to a message. This is 10 taps less than in Gmail and as much as 13 less than in Apple Mail. Let us tell you where this idea came from, and how we brought it to life.

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Artisto App for Video Processing: When Your Videos Turn Into Paintings That Come to Life

We have developed the first mobile app in the world that uses neural network algorithms to process short videos in the style of paintings of famous artists and any source images. Artisto is available in the App Store and Google Play in all countries. For free, of course.

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