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2014-07-21 12:29:56

Leading developer of mobile branded reading apps extends platform to Windows PCs SEATTLE, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bluefire Productions, the leading developer of ebook reading apps for mobile devices, is bringing the elegance and sophistication of its mobile apps to Windows desktop and laptop users. With the newly released Bluefire Reader for Windows PCs, Windows desktop and laptop users can now enjoy Adobe Content Server (ACS) protected EPUB and PDF books in an...

2014-07-21 12:27:07

A new pop-up shop each week will feature key first-day looks from style influencers; Seven weeks of style and savings begin July 21 at Landsend.com DODGEVILLE, Wis., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "What to wear?" is a question that will soon be asked by millions of kids preparing for their first day back to school. Now, Lands' End Kids, with help from The Bakery by POPSUGAR, offers some quick answers. Beginning on July 21, seven style influencers and popular PopSugar Select mom bloggers will...

2014-07-18 20:20:23

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EagleRider, the world's innovator and leading provider of motorcycle experiences, recently announced the latest addition to its international franchise expansion. By overwhelming popular demand, a new outlet has opened for motorcycle rental and tours in Mackay, Australia--marking the third expansion on the continent since the establishment of outlets in Sydney and Brisbane. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/128653) Chris...

2014-07-18 08:21:53

New cases feature molded-on flange mounts for easy attachment AVON, Ohio, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering electrical and electronic engineers more choices for both indoor and outdoor applications, the Polycase NEMA 4X rated WA, WC and WP Series of waterproof electric enclosures are now available in 4 additional sizes featuring molded on surface-mounting flanges. This brings the total to 84 variations of NEMA compliant electrical enclosures that can be purchased from the...

2014-07-17 23:06:45

Digiarty Software indicates its confidence in the CD/DVD ripping legalization in UK and hopes it can soothe British citizens with detailed media format shifting solutions after the decriminalization of ripping DVDs to MP4/AVI/WMV/MOV videos. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Digiarty Software Inc., a comprehensive multimedia program trailblazer, indicates its confidence in the CD/DVD ripping legalization in UK. At the same time, it hopes it can soothe British citizens with detailed media format...

2014-07-17 20:24:19

Ideal for low cost energy management and automation control ORLANDO, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ATNY), a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, now offers the LD-50, a magnetic, snap-on load detector for mounting on pre-wired systems that does not disrupt existing connections. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140717/128396 The LD-50 is a high...

2014-07-17 20:22:41

DC Recording Studio Looks to Meet Increasing Recording Demand WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Locally owned music studio and production facility, Blue Room Productions, is announcing their newly renovated and updated studio located just outside Washington, DC in Bethesda, Maryland. Studio owner, Conrad Osipowicz, has expanded his studio to meet the increased and changing local demand for recording space. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140717/128439...

2014-07-17 12:25:35

Innovative Accounting Firm Launches Windham Brannon Channel Through Umano Audio News App ATLANTA, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Windham Brannon, a leading provider of tax, audit, accounting and advisory services, recognizes that busy professionals don't always have time to read through all the resource materials on its website. With that in mind, the firm is making it easier to access and use this information with the deployment of innovative narration technology provided by Umano,...

2014-07-17 08:35:02

Second Annual Event for the Global Communications Sector Triples in Size and Scope NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced that the annual Big Telecom Event 2015 (BTE) (bigtelecomevent.com) will return to Chicago to bring industry insights and real-world, cutting-edge technology demonstrations to telecom executives following its tremendously successful...

2014-07-17 08:33:18

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Napatech (OSE: NAPA), the world's leading supplier of accelerators for network management and security applications, announced it has been named a finalist in several categories at the 6(th) Annual 2014 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards. Napatech's 100 Gbps accelerator, the NT100E3-1-PTP, has been nominated in the categories of New Products and Services from All over the World, Network Visibility Innovations, Performance...

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2013-03-16 08:36:48

Image Credit: Photos.com A podcast is digital media in a series of related content that is downloaded by a subscription through web syndication or streamed online onto either a computer or mobile device. The word podcast was derived from the terms “broadcast” and “pod,” by the success of the iPod. Most podcasts are streamed or downloaded onto mobile devices such as smartphones and the iPod. The podcast is media transferred to a user’s device, similar to a radio or TV broadcast....

2010-12-03 22:59:13

The Post-it note is a piece of stationery designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces through the use of a strip of adhesive on the back. They are most commonly seen in a 3-inch square and yellow in color although they can come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. A low-tack adhesive allows the notes to be stuck and removed quickly with no residue left behind. Art Fry, of 3M, created the post-it note by using an adhesive developed by a colleague. 3M was...

2010-12-03 22:41:28

A memory card or flash card is used for storing digital information through electronic flash memory. These memory cards are used in digital cameras, mobile phones, laptop computers, MP3 players, and video game consoles. They are compact, recordable, and they retain data without power. PC Cards were among the first commercial memory card formats to come out in the 1990s but are now relegated to industrial applications and for connecting I/O devices such as modems. A number of other memory...

2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

2010-10-06 21:28:02

Roll film is any type of spool-wound photographic film. The film is protected from white light exposure by a paper backing as opposed to film which is protected by being wound forward in a cartridge. It was originally referred to as "cartridge" film due to its resemblance to a shotgun cartridge. The film can be loaded in daylight since it has an opaque backing paper. During use, the spool of roll film is pulled across to an identical spool as exposures are made, once the original spool is...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'