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2012-06-04 20:25:06

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com In its latest effort to breathe life in its Xbox, Microsoft announced Xbox SmartGlass, a connectivity that connects the Xbox, TV, and PC to tablets and phones to share and enhance content. The new service “connects devices you already own and love,” remarked Mark Whitman, head of Xbox Live at Microsoft. He presented SmartGlass at the Xbox Press conference ahead of the videogame trade show, E3. Rumors were swarming before the Microsoft Xbox press...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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