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2012-08-10 23:02:55

Latest update to Thumb Wizard's Musical Autoharp provides a simple and easy to play interface that musicians of all ages can enjoy on both iPhone and iPad. West Bloomfield, MI (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Musicians have plenty of options for apps on the iOS platform, from guitars to drums, many musical instruments are well represented except one.  Thumb Wizards have made their popular iPad app, Musical Autoharp, universal with support now for iPhone and iPod Touch.  While the Autoharp...

Apple Eyes The Fancier Things In Life
2012-08-06 04:05:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple is in talks to acquire new, fast-growing social media site, The Fancy, according to a report from the Business Insider. The Fancy has some serious social roots, backed by the cofounders of sites such as Facebook and Twitter. As the Business Insider tells it, Apple plans to use The Fancy as a way to give their 400 million + iTunes users with their credit cards on file a place to shop. Apple will, as they often do, take...

2012-08-02 23:02:09

RoadFish.com men´s lifestyle and finance magazine today commended Google on its breakthrough technology, and the many hoops it had to jump through to make its Wallet app so widely accessible, simplifying the payment process at stores New York, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 RoadFish.com men´s lifestyle and finance magazine today reacted to the news that Google has been able to expand the scope of its new “Wallet” app by congratulating them on a considerable feat, and...

Amazon Instant Video Comes To The iPad
2012-08-01 13:38:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Just one day after they updated their cloud player, making it a worthy competitor against Apple´s iTunes Match, Amazon has made another push into the Apple-sphere, releasing their Amazon Instant Video app for iPad on the App Store. The free app popped up in the store Wednesday morning and allows Amazon Prime subscribers the ability to stream Amazon´s entire Instant Video library on their iPad. Furthermore, the app...

2012-07-31 21:54:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Amazon updated its cloud music player on Tuesday, including one update that offers higher quality audio for its users. The Cloud Player music storage service now features a new scanning option, allowing users to match songs in their music library without having to upload them one by one to the cloud service. Users will also be automatically moved to experience the higher quality 256kpbs audio, including songs that may have already...

2012-07-30 23:01:30

CD Baby encourages artists to sell more and earn more with 0% promotion. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Between July 30th and August 3rd, CD Baby, the world´s largest online distributor of independent music, will not take their standard retail cut of MP3 purchases made on CDBaby.com, the company´s newly redesigned music store. For five days, 100% of the digital download revenue generated on CDBaby.com will be paid to the independent artists around the world who call CD Baby...

Apple Asks For Testimony Of Amazon Exec In Appstore Case
2012-07-28 08:20:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Apple filed legal documents last week asking a court to order an Amazon executive to testify regarding the online retailer's use of the term "app store," various media outlets reported. On Thursday, Jeff John Roberts of GigaOm said that the filing also alleges that the Seattle, Washington-based e-commerce giant was intentionally using the term "Amazon Appstore" in relation to their Kindle Fire tablet computer in order to confuse...

Apple Wins Another NFC Patent
2012-07-27 14:34:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online And just like that, Apple has some new patents which were just released today, this time involving that long rumored NFC technology which has been expected in the iPhone for a few years now. NFC technology, as you may recall, allows users to transfer data to other NFC equipped devices by simply bringing them close to one another, or tapping them together. The most anticipated use of this “transfer of data,” of...

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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.'