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Android 80 Percent Of Global Smartphone Market
2013-11-13 13:33:40

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Android platform continues to grow its market share for handsets, and now accounts for 81 percent of all smartphone shipments worldwide. Research firm IDC released a new report, Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report this week detailing the market share for smartphone operating systems. In the third quarter IDC recorded a total base of 211.6 million smartphone units shipped. In year-over-year numbers, the smartphone space...

2013-11-01 23:22:07

Award-winning iDreamCase announced new additional products this week: the iDC Journal and Triple Gold Edition iPhone 5/5S Stand Case. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Award-winning iDreamCase announced the addition of a new product this week. The iDC Journal ($17.95) is available in a rich emerald green, Italian-made material, stylishly foil-stamped with “Everything I know about” in silver. Customers select a unique word to finish the sentence, creating a one-of-a-kind...

2013-10-18 23:20:34

The new reports from Gorman Health Group, IDC Health Insights and Inovalon, available to all visitors to AISHealth.com, join existing white papers and studies from other leading health care organizations, including Leavitt Partners, Epstein Becker Green and Milliman. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) has added four new reports, including two on the recently launched health insurance exchange (HIX) marketplaces, to the “White Papers,...

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.'