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Google Tries To Break Into The Living Room Again With Chromecast
2013-07-24 17:16:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As competitors Apple and Microsoft work behind the scenes to perfect their allegedly upcoming TV offerings, Google has just announced their newest entrant into the streaming market. Chromecast is a thumb drive-sized device that plugs into an HDMI port in the back of your existing television. Any Google device, Android or Chrome, can then stream content directly to the television without the need to buy a new television or set top box....

Microsoft To Shut Down MSN TV
2013-07-08 04:12:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online MSN TV, the pioneering service that first sought to combine television and the Internet, will be shutting down at the end of September, various media outlets reported on Sunday. Originally known as WebTV, MSN TV was founded by Quicktime and OnLive creator Steve Perlman in 1996, according to CNET's Steven Musil. The service, which allowed subscribers to use their television sets to browse the Web and send e-mail, was acquired by...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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