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Offline Chrome Apps Now Available In Google Web Store
2013-05-03 18:49:06

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A company known for its online services such as search, video, documents and advertising is going offline with its new offering. Google is offering Packaged Apps in its Chrome Web Store, many with offline capabilities. The first apps available with offline capabilities include ones written in HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Most of the apps are Chrome extensions, reports GigaOm. While online, the apps have just enough code to run in...

A Third Of Teenage Girls Meeting Strangers Offline
2013-01-14 12:43:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, 30 percent of teenage girls have met someone offline who they first met online. The teenage girls reported that they had offline meetings with people they met on the Internet, and whose identity had not been fully confirmed before meeting. "These meetings may have been benign, but for an adolescent girl to do it is dangerous," Jennie Noll, PhD, a psychologist at...

2012-06-11 23:00:48

Using offline interactions and community building Boomtowrack takes aim at localizing Chicago's social experience. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 Boomtownrack is a local news aggregate and social center for Chicago. Its aim is to create a local online community that promotes offline interaction. The founder believes that social media interaction is important in today's world, but that in-person, face-to-face interaction is paramount to building real relationships. Boom Chicago users can...

2012-03-28 01:06:04

Concordia study looks at rates of risky behaviours for online and offline gamblers With the click of a mouse or touch of a mobile phone screen – in pyjamas or jeans – gambling is now at our fingertips 24/7 with Internet play. With this increased access to gambling, are online gamblers more prone to risky behaviours than offline gamblers? A new study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, led by Sylvia Kairouz of Concordia University, has compared...

2011-08-20 00:00:33

The $1.6 Million raised by this social network for emerging art collectors is the largest seed round among the booming online art market. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 Silicon Alley-based startup COMPANY a social network for emerging art collectorsonline art market and social content company which also has an offline networking event series and reality cable show debuting in the fall announces their first seed funding of $1.6 million. The capital was raised from New York angel...

2011-07-21 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CourseSmart®, the world's largest provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, today announced the beta launch of its newest reader platform providing users with online, offline, anytime, anywhere access to their eTextbooks. The first in the industry to utilize HTML5 technology for eTextbooks and coupled with the latest version of Mozilla Firefox 5.0, this cloud-based offering now provides the same productivity...

2010-06-17 09:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ePharmaSolutions, a leading provider of clinical research technologies and niche clinical services, launches version 3.0 of its eMVR (Electronic Monitor Visit Report) application with new features to support online and offline completion of monitoring reports for traveling clinical research associates and integrations with leading CTMS systems. "Our latest release provides study monitors with the option of completing monitor reports online or...

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2008-10-17 08:45:00

Men and women differ in Internet behavior, such as frequency of Web surfing, online community membership and reading habits, U.S. researchers said. Data analysis by Michael Gilbert of the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication's Center for the Digital Future, found that one in seven Internet users who visit online communities, such as Facebook, said their online activities are reducing their involvement with offline counterparts "at least somewhat," a response...

2008-07-02 09:00:00

Google Docs lets you create, edit and store documents online that you can access from any computer. But what if you want to access and edit your Google Docs when you aren't online, like when you are on a plane? Installing the free Google Gears plug-in allows you to do this. Google Gears works on Windows and Apple computers. 1. Go to docs.google.com and sign in to your account. 2. When you are viewing the list of your documents, click on the word "Offline," which is in the upper right corner...

2008-06-17 18:00:12

By SCOTT A. MAY Every year we come closer to living in a virtual world. From education to employment, it seems like nearly every aspect of our daily lives requires that we be connected to the Internet. Like any dependent technology, it's only a bad thing if we allow it to be. For many people, surfing the Web has become their main source of news, entertainment and, sad to say, social interaction. They spend all their leisure time online, either tethered to their desktops or free-roaming...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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