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iOS and Android Enjoy a Record-Breaking Christmas
2011-12-28 06:18:25

Apple´s iOS and Google´s Android devices enjoyed a record breaking Christmas day, breaking the season´s records for activations and downloads. According to Flurry, which tracks activations through apps that use the Flurry Analytics Software, more than 6.8 million mobile devices were activated on Christmas day. This is a +353 percent increase over the daily average of 1.5 million activations over the December 1st through 20th time period. Flurry claims to detect 100...


Word of the Day
sough
  • 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.'
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