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2014-07-28 23:07:03

The eagerly anticipated back to school promotion rewarded by MacXDVD Software gets back again targeting the upcoming school year from now to September 30, 2014. Eligible only for students, parents, educators and institutions, this back to school event involves in various discounts on DVD video converter software and a volume licensing program that reduces the price of large volume product purchases. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Apple's annual Back to School offer pushes its sales to a new...

2014-07-28 16:24:34

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global DVD and BD Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225702/Global-DVD-and-BD-Market-2014-2018.html About DVD and BDADVD is an optical disk used to store information. A DVD capacity ranges from 4.7 GB to 17 GB, over seven times than a CD can store. A DVD can be single-sided or double-sided with multiple layers. A Blu-ray disc (BD) is also an optical disc capable of...

2014-07-28 16:23:39

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending July 20, 2014. RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY DISC SALES*: RANK TITLE STUDIO WEEKS IN RELEASE ---- -----...

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2014-07-28 08:34:34

Future Shop asks: are students really back-to-school shopping, or are they future shopping? Announcement Highlights: 1. Future Shop partners with prominent Canadian futurist Trevor Haldenby to reveal the careers of the future, including personal transmedia consultant and corporate game master 2. Future Shop guides students towards making the right technology decisions today in order to ensure success in tomorrow's world...and beyond 3. Future Shop has...

2014-07-25 23:05:28

Founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is attempting to submit the Cord-E-Lock to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Cords of vacuum cleaners, hairdryers, space heaters, etc., tend to become loose or unplugged because their cords move so much. "This inspired me to create an easy way to prevent this problem that is common in homes, shops, hospitals, classrooms, etc.," said an inventor from Riverside, Calif. The...

2014-07-25 16:24:28

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack Corporation ("RadioShack" or the "Company") received a continued listing standards notice from the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") on July 24, 2014, because the average closing price of the Company's common stock had fallen below $1.00 per share over a period of 30 consecutive trading days. The Company's common stock continues to trade on the NYSE. Under NYSE rules, the Company has six months following receipt of the...

2014-07-24 16:25:26

National Survey Reveals Americans' Surprising TV Habits ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over, Fido. Man has a new best friend. According to a new national consumer study, Americans have redefined their relationships with television, seeing their TV less as an entertainment device and more as a companion, with 60 percent of American consumers leaving the TV on whether they're actively watching or not. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140724/130269 "Today's...

2014-07-24 08:42:26

Partnership between Fine Sounds Group and DTS provides the latest evidence of Play-Fi's rapid industry adoption CALABASAS, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the McIntosh, Sonus Faber, and Wadia brands are the latest to join the DTS Play-Fi ecosystem via a collaboration with Fine Sounds Group, a leading provider of premium audio systems and speaker products to the...

2014-07-21 16:25:04

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending July 13, 2014. RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY DISC SALES*: RANK TITLE STUDIO WEEKS IN RELEASE ---- -----...

2014-07-21 08:30:26

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Consumer Electronics Market Forecast 2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/203680/Global-Consumer-Electronics-Market-Forecast-2018.html The global consumer electronics industry has been growing significantly for the past few years due to the innovative technical developments in the sector across the globe. The industry is entering into the age of convergence wherein entirely...


Latest consumer electronics Reference Libraries

Magnavox Odyssey 2
2013-08-06 15:34:13

The Magnavox Odyssey 2 is a video game console released in 1978 by Magnavox/Philips. It was sold under many different names -- in Europe it was known as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey 2 and also as the Philips Odyssey 2. The original system, the Odyssey, produced by Magnavox, was the first video game system released in the early 1970s. The Odyssey 2 was noted for its ability to customize the game for the...

Magnavox Odyssey
2013-04-27 08:11:36

The Magnavox Odyssey was the first home video console produced in the world. It was manufactured by Magnavox and released in August 1972. The unit was discontinued in 1975 with a total of 330,000 systems sold. Its successor was the Magnavox Odyssey 2. A working prototype of the console was finished in 1968, known as the brown box. This prototype is displayed at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History located in Washington D.C.. The Odyssey connected to a...

Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Digital Reader 1000
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Digital Reader 1000 (DR1000) was produced by iRex Technologies in the Netherlands and released on September 22, 2008. The DR1000 is an e-Book reading device made in three versions: the DR1000 does not have a touchscreen; DR1000S has a touchscreen; and the DR1000SW has a touchscreen with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. Production of this device was discontinued in 2010 when iRex filed for bankruptcy. The unit has a 10.2 inch screen, uses Linux 2.6 operating system, has 128 MB of...

Barnes & Noble Nook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nook is a brand of e-reader developed by Barnes & Noble with the original device released in November 2009. It featured both Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G, with a 6 inch display and a smaller touchscreen for data input. Since then there has been multiple versions and upgrades. A Wi-Fi only version released in June 2010 and the Nook color using LCD in November 2010. The second generation Nook was released in June 2011, and in February 2012 an upgrade was released to the Wi-Fi only version....

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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