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2014-02-05 08:25:06

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced it will demonstrate a high performance HTML5 TV user experience demo on multiple RDK (Reference Design Kit) IP and hybrid set-top boxes (STB) for attendees of the upcoming RDK User Conference, February 11(th) in Denver, Colorado. An early pioneer in developing innovative and advanced HTML5 TV user solutions for Smart TV manufacturers and cable operators, the Espial RDK solution...

2014-02-04 04:21:35

LONDON, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global installed base of TV-centric connected devices surpassed one billion units in 2013 and will exceed two billion by 2017, driven by smart TV, IP-enabled set top boxes, game consoles, Blu-ray players and low cost digital media adapters, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting. "TV sales account for 70% of traditional AV consumer electronics market value, and smart features and connectivity are the...

2014-01-27 20:21:45

DUBLIN, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qkkf62/the_us_market_for) has announced the addition of the "The US Market for Multiscreen Services: 2014 Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qkkf62/the_us_market_for ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The term multiscreen video typically refers to the viewing of video content on multiple...

2014-01-20 08:22:34

X1 transforms traditional TV into an Entertainment Operating System - complete with apps, personalization, social media tools, second-screen integration and more EXTON, Pa., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast, a global media and technology company, today announced the launch of its cloud-based interactive television experience, the X1 platform from Xfinity, across the Keystone Region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140120/NE48397 ) Unlike any other video service available...

2014-01-20 04:22:26

DUBLIN, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nrcf4g/the_rise_of_media) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the Rise of Media Apps in Smart Mobile Devices" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nrcf4g/the_rise_of_media ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Smart phone device shipments will surpass the total number of computing and...

2014-01-18 23:01:41

Canvas printing specialist, Canvas & Décor, is currently offering a special deal enabling customers to get 50 percent off the printing of photos on canvas. Longview, USA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Canvas & Décor, a specialist in producing photos on canvas, is currently offering a special deal to customers who are looking to preserve some of their special memories on canvas. The company is offering 50 percent off at http://www.canvasndecor.ca/ as part of their ongoing...

2014-01-14 08:34:41

Marvell's award-winning SoC platform powers Europe's first hybrid set-top box offering Google services for Smart TV SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that European leading service provider, SFR, has launched its hybrid set-top box powered by Marvell's ARMADA® 1500 Plus (88DE3108) system-on-chip (SoC) platform. The ARMADA 1500 Plus is a full HD media processor designed for a...

2014-01-08 12:26:27

New LG webOS Smart TV Feature Allows Mobile Apps to Seamlessly Pair and Provide Connected, Multi-Device Experience LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics' next-generation Smart TVs, powered by the webOS platform, will be able to connect and interact with leading Android and iOS apps, enhancing the second-screen television experience, LG Electronics USA announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d) The apps, which are being demonstrated with...

2014-01-08 08:24:23

TRA co-founder and CEO to lead top outsourced local television, cross-platform and digital advertising sales company LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the television industry's leading independent provider of outsourced local television advertising services on behalf of cable companies, today announced the appointment of Mark Lieberman as its new President & Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. Lieberman, who will be based in...

2014-01-07 08:40:33

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), a global leader in hosted IT and cloud solutions and provider of data, voice, TV and managed services, will demonstrate its enhanced Prism(TM) TV app on the next-generation Internet-connected Smart TV products from LG Electronics at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Jan. 7-10 in Las Vegas. A pilot program will follow later this year. (Logo:...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'