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2010-10-12 01:58:00

LONDON, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - We Spend Four Hours a day on Computers and are Addicted to Fiddling With Gadgets Britons spend over NINE hours a day fiddling with gadgets, it was revealed yesterday (11th October). The shock study of 3,000 men and women shows most are so reliant on modern technology they use it from the minute they get up until the minute they go to bed. Incredibly, the average person spends a minimum of four solid hours on the computer, and...

2010-09-06 05:18:00

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Nowsupplier.com is launching a customer-friendly service--free shipping on all electronics goods in store and giving away a Micro SD card ($15) for per mobile phone purchase during the whole month of September in order to lighten up life of a new month and to repay the support of our vast majority of customers. We offer a rich variety of electronics products, including security system products (http://www.nowsupplier.com/security-systems/), video...

2010-05-18 17:31:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Xobni, the popular Microsoft Outlook search and relationship add-in, today announced a developer preview of a new platform that lets Gmail(TM) contextual gadgets developers insert Google gadgets inside Microsoft Outlook. Interested developers can visit Xobni's developer site at http://xobni.com/developer for more information and for a developer build of Xobni. "We know better than most the challenges of developing in Outlook. So when we saw the...

2010-04-27 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mail.com Media Corporation, (MMC), the digital media company that owns and operates the Mail.com portal and email service as well as a growing portfolio of lifestyle brands including, Deadline.com, HollywoodLife.com, Movieline.com and OnCars.com, announced today its acquisition of BGR.com, one of the top mobile/gadget sites in the world. MMC also begins a long-term, multi-year partnership with Jonathan Geller, the highly respected founder known as Boy...

2009-11-17 04:03:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Trying economic times have would-be merry makers struggling to thrill everyone on their gift lists without breaking the bank. Leading eTailer CableOrganizer.com (http://CableOrganizer.com) offers an assortment of economical gadgets and gear under $50.00 that will keep recipients appreciative all year through. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091117/NYFNSR03) JuiceBar Multi-Device Pocket Solar Charger "Re-juice" your portable...

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2009-08-13 10:57:49

Google launched a series of new social gadgets for iGoogle on Wednesday that will allow its users to connect with each other. "Social gadgets let you share, collaborate and play games with your friends on top of all the things you can already do on your homepage," Marissa Mayer, Google's Vice President of Search Products & User Experience and Rose Yao, iGoogle Product Manager, wrote on Google's blog on Wednesday. "The 19 social gadgets we're debuting today offer many new ways to make your...

2009-07-24 09:18:47

A power system now in development could charge cell phones and other gadgets without the use of wires, researchers at a conference in Britain said. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are experimenting with the physical phenomenon of resonance, which causes an object to vibrate when energy frequencies are applied, MIT Professor Marin Soljacic said in Oxford at the TED Global Conference on ideas worth spreading. It is resonance, for example, that causes a glass to explode...

2009-07-22 08:00:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BitGravity, Inc., a global leader in online video, is delivering content for the newly launched gdgt site, co-founded by Peter Rojas (founder of both Gizmodo and Engadget) and Ryan Block (former editor in chief of Engadget). "gdgt is a new kind of technology site -- a social gadget platform that enables users to connect with the community through their gadgets, and connect with their gadgets through the community. It's a place to engage with your...

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2009-01-09 15:00:00

For the average consumer, the new generation of touch-screen gadgets are exciting and easy to use, but to blind consumers they are simply off-limits.Starting with the popularity of Apple Inc's iPhone, touch-screen technology has expanded into other markets including PCs, cameras, TVs and GPS devices. However, the expansion of such technology has effectively alienated blind consumers.Grammy-award winning artist Stevie Wonder appeared at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Thursday to...

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2008-08-07 00:50:00

"Oversharing" has been one of the most significant challenges of Web 2.0, often creating security risks as users add programs to Web sites that may inadvertently open the door to hackers. Increasingly, even major Internet companies, such as Google Inc., are becoming attractive targets for hackers, according to security researchers.  Those with bad intentions can sometimes exploit the company's "gadgets" programs, small applications such as calendars that users install on personalized...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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