25 giugno 2010

iPad terminology


Sunset
, verb. To be in the process of becoming obsolete; a "sunsetting device". (Cf. the already well established and uncommonly ugly legacy, adjective: already obsolete; a "legacy computer")

Readcast, verb. To read something while similarly transmitting on several social media the fact that you are reading it and what you think of it.

Vook, noun. A book composed of both video and text; also, the name of the company that invented the vook for the iPad.

Swype, verb. Allows users to glide a finger across the virtual keyboard to spell words, rather than tapping out each letter.


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Sunsetting and Readcasting