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2013-12-10 23:31:37

Apps target important areas of learning. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 BrainTrain has launched a new line of educational apps designed to help students master the basics of spelling, reading, memory, and math. The apps support the iPad, iPhone, Android Tablet, Kindle Fire, and Macintosh computer. Schools using Apple products are eligible for 50% discounts through Apple’s Volume Purchase Program. With no third-party ads or tracking, each app is kid-safe and appropriate for the...

Apple Rolls Out iBeacon
2013-12-07 05:16:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Apple has launched an indoor location software service designed to help customers at their 254 American brick-and-mortar stores, Apple Insider and other media outlets reported on Friday. The service is known as “iBeacon,” and according to Salvador Rodriguez of the Los Angeles Times, it will utilize a Bluetooth connection that will transmit a signal capable of detecting nearby iPads, iPhones and iPod Touch units....

2013-12-04 23:28:37

In response to an article published by The New York Times, Long Island advertising company fishbat says Apple may have big plans for Topsy. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 fishbat, a Long Island advertising company, responds to an article published by The New York Times on December 3rd, which discusses Apple’s acquisition of a social media analytics firm called Topsy. According to The New York Times article titled “Apple Buys Topsy, a Social Media Analytics Firm,” Apple...

Facial Recognition Patent Awarded To Apple
2013-12-04 04:45:45

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple continues running its innovation engine full speed ahead as it secures a handful of new patents this week, and one of them could put your face front and center. Literally. According to Mikey Campbell of Apple Insider, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued the patent, which describes “Personal computing device control using face detection and recognition.” It would allow you to unlock your iPhone...


Latest Apple Reference Libraries

Tim Cook
2013-08-01 11:48:01

Timothy Donald Cook, Born in Alabama on November 1, 1960, is a Business Executive, CEO of Apple and serves on the company's Board of Directors. Tim Cook grew up in Robertsdale, Alabama, near Mobile. He graduated from Robertsdale High School and earned a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University in 1982. He earned his M.B.A. from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in 1988. Cook didn't start out as CEO Though. That Job, had been held by Steve Jobs. Cook has...

Apple iPhone
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Apple iPhone is a line of smartphones using Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. Up until mid-2010 it was known as the iPhone OS. It is able to take photos, play games, play music, browse the web, send and receive e-mails, is GPS capable, can send text messages and has a visual voicemail function. Video was not introduced until the iPhone 3GS. There are currently over a million apps available in the App Store, offered by Apple and third party developers. There are currently six...

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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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