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2013-09-05 23:00:24

Leap motion is now examined for use with Apple computers at the Geekworthy.com website. This interactive device is now surpassing millions of app sales from computer owners seeking hands-free operations. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Leap Motion technology is part of a new app revolution now ongoing for Apple computer users. The Geekworthy.com company has now examined the Leap Motion device and related apps for computer owners at...

Apple Patent iPad Kids Mode
2013-09-03 10:21:36

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple is widely expected to release a new iPhone next week with new security controls, including a biometric scanner meant to allow only those with approved fingerprints to access the device. Today Apple was granted a patent for another security option for iPhones and iPads called the “Method, apparatus and system for access mode control of a device.” As described in the filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office,...

Apple TV Adds Disney, The Weather Channel And Vevo
2013-08-27 18:03:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The Disney Channel, Disney Channel XD, The Weather Channel, the Smithsonian and Vevo are now available to Apple TV owners. Apple quietly released the update this morning, adding the five new channels alongside the new iTunes Festival channel. The iPhone maker has been steadily adding new features and content to their Apple TV offering amidst long-whispered rumors that they’ll one day release either a separate set-to box or...

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...


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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