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2013-08-13 23:18:37

Developer and founder Patrick Thompson celebrates 5+ million app downloads with a portfolio sale and updates to his collection of top-ranked audiobook and eBook apps. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Patrick Thompson, founder of Inkstone Mobile and creator of the top-selling eBook and audiobook apps, MegaReader, eBook Search, QuickReader, and Audiobooks HQ has reached a developer milestone- over 5 million app downloads to date. After leaving his corporate Engineering Director position...

2013-08-13 23:03:57

Downloads Top 100,000 in First Three Days of Offering, Lifting the Popular Apps to Rank in Top Five of App Store Education Category New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 In celebration of the new school year, KIDS DISCOVER is making available to teachers and students three of the company’s most popular, multi-media learning apps at no cost. Ancient Greece, Cells and The Constitution apps are all available free on the App Store for a limited time. In the first three days of the offering,...

iTunes Accounts For Younger Students With Parental, Teacher Consent
2013-08-04 05:16:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As part of their ongoing initiative to promote the iPad as an educational tool, Apple has announced changes to iTunes' terms and conditions to allow students under the age of 13 to have their own account - provided the Apple ID was requested by an "approved educational institution." According to Martyn Williams of IDG News Service, the policy changes were made on Thursday and are being accompanied by new mobile device management...

Apple E-Book Practices Prompt Proposal From The DOJ
2013-08-03 04:29:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Following a federal court ruling last month that found Apple illegally conspired to fix e-book prices, the Department of Justice and 33 state attorneys-general have submitted a proposal they say will restore competition to the market. The proposed solution, filed Friday with a federal court in New York, would require Apple to terminate existing agreements with the five major publishers with which it conspired - Hachette Book Group...

2013-07-29 23:28:21

The innovative free-throw ball game Extreme Basketball Tour has just launched in the Apple iTunes store. Developed by by Australian company Buzinga Apps, the iPhone game is now available to download for free. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 An original free-throw ball game entitled XBT Extreme Basketball Tour has just been released in the popular Apple iTunes store. Created by industry leaders Buzinga App Development, the sports-oriented game challenges its players to make...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'