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Netflix iPad App Gets Even More Kid-Friendly
2012-10-02 12:08:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Of all the potential use cases for Apple´s best-selling tablet, one of the greatest is as an entertainment hub for children during long trips in the car or on a plane. Parents can set up parental controls, load up the iPad with games or movies, and let the kids have their way with the tablet, hopefully ensuring a few moments of peace during the long journey. With iOS 6, Apple introduced a new accessibility feature which...

Microsoft Hires TV Executive To Create Xbox Original Content
2012-09-20 15:01:11

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft´s Xbox platform is looking towards the future of entertainment and will begin creating original content, writes Nick Wingfield for the New York Times, by hiring former CBS TV executive Nancy Tellem to head up its efforts. Tellem will oversee a Los Angeles-based production studio for the software giant, that will create both traditional “linear” programming and interactive programming that fuses video and...

Performance And Speed Promised In New Roku Streaming Flash Drive
2012-09-20 13:50:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online At the beginning of the year, Roku announced a new product capable of bringing many of the features from their existing content-delivery boxes into a tiny, USB Flash Drive-sized stick. Though this stick lacks the extra ports you´d find from Roku's normal boxes, the easily pocketable stick is said to bring the exact same performance and speed as its larger cousins. Today, some 8 months after they first introduced this...

Apple Stock Reaches $700 A Share
2012-09-18 06:48:44

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this year, analysts and investors were in a race to determine who could come up with the craziest forecast for Apple´s stock prices and market cap. While numbers like $666 and $1,001 were by and large dreamt up to catch someone´s attention, the spirit remained. This spring, the world expected a completely redesigned iPhone, brand new, redesigned Macs, an even smaller iPad and a life-changing,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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