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2013-05-20 23:00:48

SportsFanPlayground.com currently has deals on various Apple iPhone models available in the store. The phones are unlocked and available in the 3G, 4, 4S and the latest model, the iPhone 5. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 SportsFanPlayground.com is currently offering Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on various models of the Apple iPhone. The phones are available in the 3G, 4, 4S and the latest edition, the iPhone 5. Along with the phones, the store has deals on various video...

Google Adds Search Improvements
2013-05-16 09:27:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online During yesterday´s 2013 I/O keynote, Google senior vice president Amit Singhal announced “the end of search as we know it” before unveiling new mobile-like features to the thing Google is most known for: Google search. By combining several features and services, Google plans to turn the search process from keyword=results to “Answer, Converse, Anticipate.” Knowledge Graph, Google´s system for...

ZoomBoard Lets You Type On A Smartwatch
2013-04-30 13:32:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Many analysts and consumers alike are bracing themselves for what they believe to be the 'next big thing' in Tech: smart watches. Existing models, such as the COOKOO and Pebble, work as a companion device with your smartphone. Rumored models from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Samsung are largely expected to work the same way. A device that´s as small as a watch presents its own specific set of problems, the most glaring being...

Google Now Available On iOS
2013-04-29 14:32:26

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google announced their “Know Everything About You” service called “Google Now” during last year´s I/O Developers conference. This service wrangles up your information, tailors your searches to it and then attempts to predict your future searches. For instance, it can give you traffic updates on your daily commute, list your flight information and even give you the weather forecast for wherever...

Siri Remembers Your Requests For Two Years
2013-04-19 19:51:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Anything transmitted across the Internet will inevitably be stored somewhere. Emails, text messages, Facebook statuses — everything which comprises our daily digital life can probably be found again with enough looking. Today Apple announced that even all those silly questions we´ve been asking Siri are stored away on their servers. Fortunately for some of us, Siri doesn´t have great long-term memory and forgets...

Amazon Smartphone Rumors Heat Up As Online Retail Giant Acquires Siri Competitor
2013-04-19 14:42:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The “smartwatch” and other wearable computing rumors are today´s “smartphone” rumors of the mid-2000s. When Apple finally released the iPhone in 2007, all eyes turned toward Google to release their version. Since then both Amazon and Facebook have been rumored to release their own brand of smartphones. Facebook has gotten the closest to this with Facebook Home and the HTC One, neither of which are...

Yahoo Releases New Weather App And Updated Mail App For Tablets
2013-04-18 14:52:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is no shortage of weather apps available for the iPhone. Likewise, there´s certainly more than a few ways to get your email on an Android or Apple tablet. Yet the new Yahoo, under the direction of CEO Marissa Mayer, has just released two new apps meant to change the way people use these two incredibly common services. Yahoo! Mail for tablets is much the same as it´s been on smartphones but customized for a...

Siri Faces Tough Competition In Spanish Rival Sherpa
2013-04-18 10:30:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s still in beta, but Apple´s Siri is already a favorite feature for many iPhone users. There are others, of course, who don´t feel the technology is up to snuff. The speech recognition service could only perform a handful of native tasks in the beginning, but Apple is determined to continue expanding its functionality. Google has followed suit with Google Now, a service now baked into most Android devices. In...

One Ring To Rule Them All? Apple Analyst Thinks So
2013-04-04 12:19:49

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Two days after April Fool's Day, one familiar Apple analyst issued a note to investors about the rumored upcoming Apple HDTV. Though Brian White's investors likely aren't surprised to hear that Apple is expected to release a television, they may have been shocked to hear White's predictions about how this television set will be controlled. According to the Topeka Capital analyst, the long rumored Apple TV will ship this fall...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'