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HTC One M9

The HTC One M9 is an Android smartphone manufactured and marketed by HTC. The third-generation One was unveiled in a press conference at Mobile World Congress on March 1, 2015 and it was released to wide retail availability on April 10, 2015, it is the successor to HTC One. The design of the M9 is similar to its predecessor, except that it is narrower and thicker; the device has proper IPX3-level protection against spraying water. Available separately is the HTC Active Pro Case, which offers IP68-level water and dust protection, a shockproof rating for up to a two-meter drop; the phone features an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 system-on-chip with 3 GB of RAM, a 5-inch 1080p display, 32 GB of internal storage. Storage can be expanded with a Micro SD card up to 2 TB; the UltraPixel image sensor was moved to the front-facing camera, with the rear-facing camera now using a more traditional 20 megapixel sensor, supporting 4K video recording. The M8's depth sensor was dropped; the M9's front-facing "BoomSound" stereo speakers now use Dolby Audio tuning.

The built-in infrared sensor can make the device a remote control for other infrared-enabled gadgets. The M9 runs Android Lollipop with software suite. HTC updated the M9 to Android Marshmallow following its release, subsequently updated the device to Android Nougat in December 2016 Vlad Savov from The Verge described the M9 as "the world’s most beautiful disappointment", noting that it was an evolution of the M8 with limited design changes, that its rear/primary camera was of low quality, concluding that "remixing the past is not a sign of innovation, neither is the addition of a fast new processor just because it’s fast and new, or multiplying the megapixels of a camera that’s still not good enough". Due to HTC releasing a last minute software update, Joshue Ho of AnandTech reviewed the phone in two parts. In the first part, he tested battery life, stating "the M9 posts a result, a concerning regression from the M8" and that "battery life regresses around 18% when the battery is now 9% bigger."

He noted temperature concerns during web browsing, stating "the M9 start to get warm in the hands, with skin temperatures of around 30 to 40 degrees Celsius, a bit concerning as I don’t recall the same being true for the M8." Additionally, the phone supports Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0, however, "the charger in the box is a rather conventional 5V, 1.5A adapter which doesn’t take advantage of Qualcomm’s QC 2.0 spec." On battery life, he concluded that "the One M9 is less mobile than the One M8 in a significant way, disappointing to say the least." On the display, he wrote that "the display has worse viewing angles than the M7 and M8." As far as color accuracy, he wrote that "on...grayscale calibration, we can see a dramatic reduction in accuracy when compared to the M7 and M8." He concluded that "it would be difficult to use the M9 in any case where color accuracy is needed" and that "the lack of improvement or regression in every other metric suggests that HTC has gone backwards in display quality."

He observed heavy thermal throttling of the new Snapdragon 810 SOC, stating that "it’s impossible to get the A57 cluster beyond 1.5 to 1.6 GHz" and that "a single thread will cause the A57 cluster to clock around 1 to 1.2 GHz." For the second part of the AnandTech review, Ho further evaluates battery life and performance, stating that "simple logging shows that past the first 20 minutes the A57 cluster is either shut down or throttled to the minimum clock state" and that " the level of throttling I’ve seen here is pretty much unprecedented, which doesn’t help with the issue. Overall, the performance of Snapdragon 810 here is bad enough that I would genuinely consider Snapdragon 805 to be an improvement." He evaluated the speed of the camera, stating that "the camera preview has a low frame rate and resolution" and that "the One M9 has a pretty stunning regression in autofocus speed and overall capture latency when compared to the One M8." On daylight photo quality, he states that "HTC needs to reduce the noise reduction that they're using here, as there's no detail in these photos" and on night photo quality he states that "the One M9 performs horribly.

There's not much else to be said because there's next to no detail in these photos." As for video recording, he found that "the One M9 still has a noticeable lack of detail and there are a lot of problems with camera shake that aren't dampened out. It looks like HTC doesn't have any kind of stabilization for video here, rather disappointing." He concluded his review, stating that "the One M9 is a sidegrade of the One M8 at best" and that "given that the One M8 is at least 200 dollars cheaper than the One M9 on contract, I find it difficult to recommend the One M9". Engadget felt that the M9's speakers showed regressions over the M8, arguing that "the M8 did a better job of reproducing classic tunes than its successor. Most times, the M8 was a touch louder and shined a little more light on the primary vocal track in the mix; the M9's camera was found to have inconsistent performance over the M8, explaining that "sometimes the M9 comes through with crisper details. Sometimes the M9 has richer, more exposed colors.

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Hermann Iseke

Dr. Hermann Iseke was a German doctor, he was born on 9 March 1856 in Holungen, in the Prussian Province of Saxony, where he attended the elementary school at that time. He received his first Latin instruction from the Kaplan at that time Andreas Raabe, a well-known language researcher. From 1867 to 1873 he attended a gymnasium in Heiligenstadt and Mühlhausen where in 1874, he passed out. Subsequently, he began studying jurisprudence at the Universities of Würzburg, Leipzig, Göttingen and Greifswald. Here, he made the first legal state examination, attained a doctorate in Jena to the Dr. jur. and worked as a junior lawyer in Duderstadt and Künzelsau. He decided upon a change of direction, went to cathedrals and studied philosophy and Germanistik. In 1880, he attended Freiburg, now Wrocław and Münster for theology. In 1892, he joined the military welfare service; as a military minister, he worked in the garrisons of Metz, Hanover and Mühlhausen and in Alsace went on a punitive expedition to China from 1900 to 1902, he visited the western states of North America.

He worked again as a military minister in Kassel and Saarbrücken before 1905. In 1907 he went to the Southern Africa area; the unhealthy climate was a big strain and it was hard for an otherwise strong man to cope with the environment. Dr. Hermann Iseke died on 14 January 1907 in present-day Namibia, of malaria, his body was transferred in the summer of 1907 to Holungen. Dr. Hermann Iseke not only work as a pastoral minister, but as a poet; these seals gave him an honorary title of: Dichter des Eichsfeldes = poets of Eichsfeld. In the year 1902, he wrote in Eichsfeld admitted Eichsfelder Sang, but this was not his only work. Beside many smaller poems; the city of Heiligenstadt designated a road after himself, in his place of birth, Holungen is honoured Gedenkstein was established and the association for local history carries his name, the Dr. Hermann Iseke Holungen.# Infos und photos about Dr. Hermann Iseke

Singles (Deacon Blue album)

Singles is a singles compilation by the Scottish rock band Deacon Blue. It contains three new tracks, "Bigger than Dynamite", "Haunted", "The One About Loneliness", that were recorded by the band in March, 2006. All songs written by Ricky Ross, except where noted: "Dignity" – 4:00 "Real Gone Kid" - 4:05 "Wages Day" – 3:11 "Fergus Sings the Blues" - 3:51 "Twist and Shout" – 3:34 "Bigger than Dynamite - 3:26 "Your Swaying Arms" – 4:12 "Your Town" - 5:19 "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" - 2:46 "Chocolate Girl" - 3:16 "When Will You" - 4:19 "Love and Regret" - 4:50 "I Was Right and You Were Wrong" - 4:52 "Loaded" – 4:30 "Queen of the New Year" - 3:36 "Only Tender Love" - 5:06 "Cover from the Sky" – 3:37 "Haunted" - 4:17 "The One About Loneliness" - 3:59 Ricky Ross – vocals, piano, keyboard Lorraine McIntosh – vocal James Prime – keyboard Ewen Vernalbass Graeme Kellingguitar Dougie Viponddrums

Deltaville, Virginia

Deltaville is a small unincorporated community and census-designated places on the eastern tip of Middlesex County in the eastern part of the U. S. state of Virginia. It is known for being a vacation spot for those looking for sailing and other activities associated with the water; the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution on October 2, 2012 supporting the efforts of the official naming, " Deltaville, The Boating Capital of the Chesapeake Bay." 500-800 full-time residents call Deltaville home. Deltaville is home to numerous retirees; the Census Bureau defines Deltaville as a census-designated place with a population of 1,119 as of 2010. The town developed around being a large boat building area for commercial bay watermen; however those days have passed and now the area is dotted with numerous marinas and marine related businesses. Known as Sandy Bottom, the community decided to change the town name in 1909; the name Delta was proposed, because of the shape of the town, as it is bordered by the Rappahannock River to the North, the Piankatank River to the south, the Chesapeake Bay to the east.

There was a Delta, Virginia in existence, so "ville" was tacked onto the end. The Deltaville ZIP code is 23043. Deltaville has been home for over a half century to the Deltas; the 1948 vintage Deltaville Ballpark is their home field. Other activities in the town include a town pool, tennis courts, basketball court, playground, a community center, all built and maintained by a volunteer Board of the Deltaville Community Association - a organization; the Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park, home to the Nationally registered historic buyboat, the F. D. Crockett, is located in Deltaville at 287 Jackson Creek Road. Situated on 36 acres crossing both the waters of Mill Creek and Jackson Creek Road, this water accessible park acts as a setting for the Museum, the multi-purpose events pavilion, outside exhibits and the waterfront performance area. Founded in 2002, the Museum and Park's mission is to preserve and present the history of Chesapeake Bay watermen, their workboats and methods.

The Museum and Park host farmer's markets, plays and Holiday events throughout the year. The tip end of Deltaville is Stingray Point, named by Captain John Smith on July 17, 1608. According to Captain John Smith's The General History, "He was stung by a stingray there while exploring the bay. Captain Smith is said to have given orders for his men to dig a grave because he believed himself to be dying from the sting. Walter Russell, a doctor of physic, a member of Smith's crew, applied a "precious oil" to Smith's wound; the Captain recovered sufficiently to eat the stingray for his dinner that evening. The legend that a cure was given to Smith by local Native Americans, who lived along what is now called Antipoison Creek, has been been discredited." On the evening of April 16, 2011, the community was struck by a devastating tornado. Prior to reaching Deltaville the storm had torn a path from North Carolina to the Chesapeake Bay. With wind gust estimated 135 mph it only took minutes to cause nearly US$7 million in damages.

The tornado touched down near Porpoise Cove, on the south side of Deltaville, ran a northeast path, destroying 32 homes, although no one was killed. The F. D. Crockett was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. National Historic Registry Sign in Hartfield, Virginia, "A Portrait of Deltaville 25th Anniversary Edition" Deltaville Official Site - Home of the Deltaville Community Association, Deltaville Seafood Festival, Ricky Taylor Memorial Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts and supporters of the Deltaville Delta's, the Model Railroad Train Club. Southside Sentinel Local Newspaper Harold Felton, MD.

Claire St-Arnaud

Claire St-Arnaud is a politician in Montreal, Canada. She served on the Montreal city council from 1994 to 2009, representing the east-end division of Longue-Pointe. St-Arnaud was a member of Vision Montreal until resigning to sit as an independent in 2008. First termSt-Arnaud was first elected to city council in the 1994 municipal election, defeating incumbent councillor Nicole Boudreau of the Montreal Citizens' Movement. Vision Montreal won a majority government in this election under Pierre Bourque's leadership, St-Arnaud served as a supporter of the administration, she was appointed as an assistant to Montreal executive committee chairman Noushig Eloyan and was given responsibility for community groups and for sports and recreation. In 1996, she took part in difficult negotiations with municipal day camps and oversaw fee increases for children's hockey and soccer. St-Arnaud became chair of the Montreal Urban Community's public security committee in February 1997. Soon after her appointment, she oversaw the adoption of a community policing initiative proposed by police chief Jacques Duchesneau.

In 1998, she rejected a proposal by fellow Montreal councillor Marvin Rotrand for public consultation in the selection of the urban community's next chief. She circulated a letter to other councillors in 1996, informing them that Montreal had a $125,000 surplus and encouraging them to apply for youth and anti-poverty funding. Montreal Gazette, while endorsing the funding initiatives, criticized St-Arnaud for only sending the letter to Vision Montreal councillors and not to members of the opposition. St-Arnaud responded. St-Arnaud was an ally of Mayor Bourque during Vision Montreal's internal divisions in the late 1990s. In March 1998, she joined Bourque in delivering a major statement on Montreal's medical health needs at a public hearing of the Montreal regional health board. Second termSt-Arnaud was re-elected in the 1998 municipal election, in which Vision Montreal won a second consecutive majority, she continued to serve as chair of the urban community's public security committee. In 2000, Gazette journalist Henry Aubin wrote a critical editorial describing the committee as "mild and accommodating" to the police and describing St-Arnaud as "completely unknown to the public whom she theoretically represents."

St-Arnaud chaired a municipal committee on prostitution. In March 2000, she argued that repressive approaches such as arrests and prosecutions had not been successful and announced a pilot project in two districts aimed at getting prostitutes off the streets through social work; the project was cancelled following vociferous opposition from local residents, who feared it would result in increased prostitution and crime. Third and fourth termsSt-Arnaud was elected to a third term in the 2001 municipal election, in which Vision Montreal was defeated by Gérald Tremblay's Montreal Island Citizens Union. During the term that followed, she served as both Vision Montreal council chair and leader of the official opposition party on city council, she was again returned for the renamed division of Maisonneuve–Longue-Pointe in the 2005 election, won by MICU. She remained leader of the opposition party on council but was for a time replaced as caucus chair by François Purcell. Purcell resigned in 2007, St-Arnaud resumed the office as his successor.

She continued to serve in both capacities until November 28, 2008, when she resigned from Vision Montreal to sit as an independent. St-Arnaud joined Tremblay's party, by now renamed as Union Montreal, in June 2009 and ran under its banner for borough mayor of Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve in the 2009 municipal election, she finished third against Vision candidate Réal Ménard. From 2001 to 2009, St-Arnaud served on the Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough council by virtue of holding her seat on city council