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2014-04-07 12:38:14

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Consumer Electronics in the US Consumer electronics in the US demonstrated positive expansion during 2012, although growth rates slowed considerably following the post-recession rebound. Higher consumer confidence boosted the fortunes of retailers, although the highly seasonal market for big ticket consumer electronics led to more dependence on the frantic holiday sales period. Computers...

2014-04-07 12:38:05

Five months after opening, the Beezid Store remains not only an industry first but a major innovation in the conventional marketplace format, effectively removing risk by guaranteeing the quality and condition of all products. MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since their inception, penny auctions have allowed enterprising members to win high-value merchandise at low cost, and then profit by reselling that merchandise at marked up prices through sites like eBay. While...

2014-04-07 12:36:53

MOSCOW, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulmart's first quarter results continue to demonstrate the strength of the company's unique format which combines the vastness of an Amazon-style online electronic catalogue while overcoming the logistical hurdles that cause headaches for Amazon and so many other e-commerce companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/667275 ) Ulmart's unique nationwide net of URBAN FULFILLMENT CENTERS serve...

amazon dash
2014-04-06 05:18:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you find yourself tiring of the whole “making a grocery list and then running to the local store” method of replacing your food supply, than a new device announced by Amazon.com on Friday should be perfect for you. The device is known as the Amazon Dash, and according to Reuters, it is a black-and-white handled wand that will be used in association with the online retailer’s AmazonFresh home grocery delivery service....

2014-04-04 23:33:24

Cupcake Digital, Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are giving fans of the RIO film franchise a sneak peek at the RIO 2 film via an app available for download to mobile devices today. RIO 2 hits theaters on April 11th. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Cupcake Digital, Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are giving fans of the RIO film franchise a sneak peek at the RIO 2 film via an app available for download to mobile devices today. The RIO 2 official app for...

2014-04-04 23:25:06

The story of a world, where an exceptional young man named Tag has an incredible gift making him man’s only hope against an impending vicious Alien onslaught has been brought to life in a new scifi audiobook by SciFi Publishing. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 SciFi Publishing is pleased to announce its newest scifi audiobook, “Annihilation: Love Conquers All”, written by international bestselling author Andrew Saxon; now available on Amazon, Audible and iTunes. http://amzn.to/1rLFAJ0 About...

2014-04-04 23:00:42

Call Center Software Providers can make the difference for businesses success rates, and VoipReview.org has just announced the best providers of 2014. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 For companies who receive vast amounts of incoming calls every day, the quality of the call center software they use can either hinder or improve their success immensely. Digital phone systems that use cloud-based technology are able to transmit signals faster and provide clearer and smoother...

2014-04-04 08:24:27

ACCDN only collegiate-centric service on new Amazon Fire TV CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ACC Digital Network announced the network's launch on Amazon Fire TV today as well as Amazon's Kindle Fire Tablets. With this announcement, the ACCDN continues to be the leader in providing the highest quality digital content and unmatched access for ACC fans throughout the nation. ACC fans with Amazon Fire TV will enjoy hundreds of instant video highlights and special...

2014-04-04 08:24:22

ACC Digital Network powered by 1 Mainstream is available for new streaming video device CUPERTINO, Calif., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading over-the-top (OTT) streaming TV platform 1 Mainstream today announced that it has teamed with SportsLabs, a division of Silver Chalice Ventures, to launch the ACC Digital Network on Amazon's Fire TV. 1 Mainstream and SportsLabs worked with Amazon prior to the public launch of the device, to make ACC Digital Network available to customers...

2014-04-03 16:23:10

Audiokite Research leverages crowdsourcing technology to bring valuable data to any musician NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Monday, a new startup offering song-specific research reports to independent musicians and labels opened its doors to the public. Audiokite Research, in private development for the past several months, uses crowdsourcing technology to provide insight into a song's commercial viability, synch licensing potential, quality of individual track...

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Kindle Fire HD
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire HD is the second generation of Amazon’s Kindle Fire. It comes in three versions, the 7 inch, and the 8.9 inch touch screens, and a 4G version. They were released on September 14, 2012 in the 7-inch, November 16, 2012 in the 8.9-inch, and a 8.9-inch 4G enabled version released on November 18, 2012. The 7-inch and the 8.9-inch have 16 GB or 32 GB of internal storage and the 8.9-inch 4G LTE has 32 GB or 64 GB of storage. It has a front facing camera for photo capture, and...

Kindle Fire
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kindle Fire is a mini tablet computer that was released in the United States on November 15, 2011. On September 7, 2012, updates became available to areas where the Amazon website is accessible. The Kindle Fire has a color seven-inch multi-touch touchscreen; it can be used to stream movies and TV shows, read Kindle e-books, and includes access to the Amazon Appstore. Amazon’s tactic for offering the Kindle Fire at such a low cost, was to make their profits from the sale of the...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'