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Barnes & Noble Cuts Nook Prices
2012-08-14 10:12:20

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble´s 7-inch Nook Color and Nook Tablet devices are feeling the pressure from an increased number of tablets and e-readers and are now available with price cuts. This comes after rivals such as the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google´s Nexus 7 have proven popular at the Nook´s expense. Barnes & Noble´s flagship 16-GB Nook Tablet, a 7-inch, full-color touch tablet has been marked down from $249 to $199,...

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2012-08-11 08:24:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Beginning next week, Google's search algorithm will be altered to punish websites which receive multiple valid copyright violation notices from users, the Mountain View, California-based company announced Friday. According to Cyrus Farivar of Ars Technica, the policy revision will result in those pages which receive higher rates of removal requests to see their standing in the search-engine results decrease. Farivar notes that...

Four Day Call of Duty Video Game Binge Hospitalizes Teen
2012-08-10 07:30:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Whether its boredom, or because the new Call of Duty came out and you have to be the first to beat it, most gamers understand the need to binge. However, one kid took it to a whole new level. An Ohio teen was hospitalized recently after bingeing for four-days straight on "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3." Tyler Rigsby, of Columbus, reportedly only left his room to grab some snacks, use the bathroom, and take a quick shower. After...

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2012-08-09 18:02:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that Google had been bypassing some security and privacy features on Apple´s iPhone which allowed the tracking of third party cookies. The trouble with this, of course, was that even if an iPhone user went out of their way to turn off these third party cookies, Google made sure to track them regardless. Today, it´s been announced that Google has agreed to pay a...


Latest User interface Reference Libraries

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2010-10-01 18:20:53

A computer terminal is an electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into a computer and displaying it. Although the first terminals were cost efficient, they were very slow compared to punched cards for input. As the technology enhanced and video displays were introduced, timesharing systems were developed and evolved to make up for any other problems. A terminal functions to display data and assist with data input. Historically, the first terminals were...

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2010-09-13 11:21:26

In relation to computing, a mouse is a pointing device that operates by detecting two-dimensional motion that is relative to the surface that supports it. Typically a mouse is an object held under the user's hand. It may have one or more buttons or wheels which allow the user to perform operations or other features that provide more control or dimensional input. The mouse's motion generally translates into the motion of a cursor on a display. The first mouse prototype was invented in 1963...

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2010-09-09 17:33:23

Mainframe computers are powerful devices that are mainly used by big companies for critical applications and bulk data processing. The name comes from their substantial size and certain power requirements. It originally referred to the sizeable cabinets where the central processing unit and main memory were located; today, however, it is used to distinguish high-end commercial machines from less powerful ones. In the 1960s, most significant computer system designs were set and established...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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