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Amazon Gains Mapping With UpNext Acquisition, Will Location Follow?
2012-07-03 14:10:13

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new purchase for Amazon may just give the online retailer and maker of the Amazon Kindle what it wants: Location, location, location. Amazon acquired 3D map tech startup firm UpNext, for an undisclosed sum. The New York-based UpNext, which is comprised solely of four founding members, has built apps with 3D mapping for the iPhone, Android and Kindle Fire. To date, the company has mapped 50 cities, with enhanced details in 23...

2012-06-15 23:01:47

DecalGirl, the first company to manufacture removable full-color vinyl skins for electronic devices in the U.S., today announced week long giveaway starting June 18-22. Devices will include a Apple iPod Touch, Amazon Kindle Touch, Sony PSVita, Amazon Kindle Fire, and Apple iPad. Milton, DE (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 DecalGirl has long offered a large selection of vinyl skins for a variety of electronic devices, so it is only fitting that DecalGirl is offering a series of giveaways in...

On A Shelf Of PC Clones, Vizio Is Standing Out With Innovative Designs
2012-06-15 12:32:12

John Neumann for redOrbit.com Is a PC-maker finally understanding that consumers are clamoring for more than ugly boxes with their computers? In a presentation with tech partners Intel and Microsoft, along with retailer Walmart, Vizio CEO and founder William Wang and CTO Matt McRae discussed the current crop of PC's available in the market and highlighted their lack of innovative design. Vizio seeks to remedy that with a line of new, sleek form factors that eliminates, or lessens,...

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2012-06-12 08:07:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com As the old saying goes, you never want to know how the sausage is made. Sometimes, it´s simply easier–both on the mind and the stomach– to be ignorant as to how the things we consume are delivered to us. Case in point, Google´s Street View rovers. As they drive through cities and towns, they continuously capture data and images. As such, they´ve often caught a few things on camera that may or may not have been intended for such...

2012-06-07 23:02:09

Apple tells Google that they will no longer be using Google maps app on their devices including the iPad and iPhone. BarryRealMarketing.com suggests App Empire for anyone who wants to create their own empire and dominate in the smartphone app business. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Apple is believed to announce their new Map app for mobile devices and will be using it to replace the Google maps program in their upcoming iOS6. Why now? "Because there is money to be made in mobile...

iPad Heats Up As The Fire Cools
2012-06-05 12:48:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Apple has already announced their impressive first quarter results for themselves, revealing they had a stellar post-holiday season. This hasn´t stopped the market research and analyst groups from making their own forecasts and predictions, however. After all, while Apple announces numbers of products sold, some companies hide this information. Companies like Amazon, who only said they had sold “millions” of their new Kindle Fires....

Apple, Amazon, And The DOJ
2012-05-25 04:24:29

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Apple had some tough words for the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday as they accused them of siding “with monopoly, rather than competition” when they sued Apple and 6 publishers for allegedly price-fixing their e-books. The DOJ filed a lawsuit in April accusing Apple and the other publishers of trying to retaliate against Amazon.com for offering their books at the $9.99 price point. Three of the publishers have decided to settle with...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.