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Palm OS

Palm OS is a discontinued mobile operating system developed by Palm, Inc. for personal digital assistants in 1996. Palm OS was designed for ease of use with a touchscreen-based graphical user interface, it is provided with a suite of basic applications for personal information management. Versions of the OS have been extended to support smartphones. Several other licensees have manufactured devices powered by Palm OS. Following Palm's purchase of the Palm trademark, the licensed version from ACCESS was renamed Garnet OS. In 2007, ACCESS introduced the successor to Garnet OS, called Access Linux Platform and in 2009, the main licensee of Palm OS, Inc. switched from Palm OS to webOS for their forthcoming devices. Palm OS was developed under the direction of Jeff Hawkins at Palm Computing, Inc. Palm was acquired by U. S. Robotics Corp. which in turn was bought by 3Com, which made the Palm subsidiary an independent publicly traded company on March 2, 2000. In January 2002, Palm set up a wholly owned subsidiary to develop and license Palm OS, named PalmSource.

PalmSource was spun off from Palm as an independent company on October 28, 2003. Palm became a regular licensee of Palm OS, no longer in control of the operating system. In September 2005, PalmSource announced that it was being acquired by ACCESS. In December 2006, Palm gained perpetual rights to the Palm OS source code from ACCESS. With this Palm can modify the licensed operating system as needed without paying further royalties to ACCESS. Together with the May 2005 acquisition of full rights to the Palm brand name, only Palm can publish releases of the operating system under the name'Palm OS'; as a consequence, on January 25, 2007, ACCESS announced a name change to their current Palm OS operating system, now titled Garnet OS. Palm OS is a proprietary mobile operating system. Designed in 1996 for Palm Computing, Inc.'s new Pilot PDA, it has been implemented on a wide array of mobile devices, including smartphones, wrist watches, handheld gaming consoles, barcode readers and GPS devices. Palm OS versions earlier than 5.0 run on Motorola/Freescale DragonBall processors.

From version 5.0 onwards, Palm OS runs on ARM architecture-based processors. The key features of the current Palm OS Garnet are: Simple, single-tasking environment to allow launching of full screen applications with a basic, common GUI set Monochrome or color screens with resolutions up to 480x320 pixel Handwriting recognition input system called Graffiti 2 HotSync technology for data synchronization with desktop computers Sound playback and record capabilities Simple security model: Device can be locked by password, arbitrary application records can be made private TCP/IP network access Serial port/USB, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections Expansion memory card support Defined standard data format for personal information management applications to store calendar, address and note entries, accessible by third-party applications. Included with the OS is a set of standard applications, with the most relevant ones for the four mentioned PIM operations. Manufacturers are free to implement different features of the OS in their devices or add new features.

This version history describes the licensed version from Palm/PalmSource/ACCESS. All versions prior to Palm OS 5 are based on top of the AMX 68000 kernel licensed from KADAK Products Ltd. While this kernel is technically capable of multitasking, the "terms and conditions of that license state that Palm may not expose the API for creating/manipulating tasks within the OS." Palm OS 1.0 is the original version present on the Pilot 1000 and 5000. It was introduced in March 1996. Version 1.0 features the classic PIM applications Address, Date Book, Memo Pad, To Do List. Included is a calculator and the Security tool to hide records for private use. Palm OS 1.0 does not file system storage. Applications are executed in place; as no dedicated file system is supported, the operating system depends on constant RAM refresh cycles to keep its memory. The OS supports 160x160 monochrome output displays. User input is generated through the Graffiti handwriting recognition system or optionally through a virtual keyboard.

The system supports data synchronization to another PC via its HotSync technology over a serial interface. The latest bugfix release is version 1.0.7. Palm OS 2.0 was introduced on March 1997 with the PalmPilot Personal and Professional. This version adds TCP/IP network, network HotSync, display backlight support; the last bugfix release is version 2.0.5. Two new applications and Expense are added, the standard PIM applications have been enhanced. Palm OS 3.0 was introduced on March 1998 with the launch of the Palm III series. This version adds IrDA enhanced font support; this version features updated PIM applications and an update to the application launcher. Palm OS 3.1 adds only minor new features, like network HotSync support. It was introduced with the Palm IIIx and Palm V; the last bugfix release is version 3.1.1. Palm OS 3.2 adds Web Clipping support, an early Palm-specific solution to bring web-content to a small PDA screen. It was introduced with the Palm VII organizer. Palm OS 3.3 adds the ability to do infrared hotsyncing.

It was introduced with the Palm Vx organizer. Palm OS 3.5 is the first version to include native 8-bit color support. It adds major convenience features that simplify operation, like a context-sensitive icon-bar or simpler menu activation; the datebook application is extended with an additional agenda view. This version was first introduced with the Palm IIIc device; the la

The Aviary

The Aviary is a 2005 independent film about the ups and downs in the personal life of a flight attendant, coping with a transfer to a new city, finding a new love, everything in between. It was written and produced by Abe Levy and Silver Tree, a flight attendant herself for many years; the film stars Lara Phillips, Josh Randall, Michael Gilio, Claire Rankin. Summer Pozzi, a Chicago-based flight attendant for an unnamed airline, is mentally preparing to quit her job and marry Jim, her soon-to-be airline pilot boyfriend. During a layover, she gets. Jim tells her he refused to take a final exam to be a pilot, unable to have the lives of many passengers on his shoulders. Shaken and disappointed, Summer decides to go ahead with the transfer, promises herself not to fall for another man too quickly. Once in San Francisco, she moves into a small apartment with three other flight attendants, one of them, supposed to be moving out. There's Portia, a posh but insecure British girl undergoing an eternal makeover, bitchy since Summer reprimanded her on a previous flight and Lucas, with whom Summer has a one-night stand.

During a layover, she meets Julian, the captain of her dreams. She is in love, he is based in Hong Kong, meeting him every week in New York poses a challenge, which will come to an end suddenly, as she realizes her actions cost one of her friends' job and maybe someone else's life, as she sees Julian as anything but the perfect man he once appeared to be. Lara Phillips as Summer Pozzi Josh Randall as Captain Julian Michael Gilio as Lucas Claire Rankin as Kate Sawyer Rachel Luttrell as Portia Official website The Aviary on IMDb Review Review

E. V. K. S. Elangovan

Erode Venkata Krishnasamy Nayakar Sampath Elangovan was a member of the lok sabha of India. He represented the Gobichettipalayam constituency of Tamil Nadu and is a member of the Indian National Congress party, he is grandson of Periyar E. V. Ramasamy's brother Krishnasamy. In 2009 Lok Sabha election, he lost to M. Ganeshmurthi of the MDMK by 49,336 votes in Erode constituency, he was appointed as President of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee by All India Congress Committee Chief Sonia Gandhi on 31 October 2014, followed by the resignation of B. S. Gnanadesikan. In the 2019 Lok Sabha election he lost to O. P. Ravindranath Kumar in Theni, he is current deputy chief minister of tamilnadu O. Panneerselvam. E. V. K. S. Elangovan is the only failed candidate in the 2019 Indian general election of United Progressive Alliance in tamilnadu. At same time the United Progressive Alliance candidates have grant victory in Tamilnadu except E. V. K. S. Elangovan

A dos Cunhados

A dos Cunhados is a former civil parish in the municipality of Torres Vedras in the central Oeste subregion of Portugal. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish A dos Cunhados e Maceira. Covering an area of 43.98 square kilometres, its population in 2001 was 6936 resident inhabitants. The settlement of this area, originated in the ancient Paleolithic period resulting from the fertility of the soils, enriched by margins of the Alcabrichel River; the name A-dos-Cunhados reflected the first inhabitants: three brothers-in-law who inhabited a large estate, divided amongst them and their descendants. But, from the writings of the Bishop, there were not three; the parish of A-dos-Cunhados was created in 1581, by Jorge de Almeida, archbishop of Lisbon after he, in 1572 had authorized the first celebrations of mass in the local chapel two years earlier. By 1527 there were 27 neighbors in the parish. In 2001, 6936 people inhabited the parish that included the villages of A-dos-Cunhados, Bombardeira, Casais do Rego, Casais da Serpegeira, Casais Vale da Borra, Casal da Barreirinha, Casal da Carrasquinha, Casal da Popa, Casal da Portela, Casal de Serpa, Casal da Varzinha, Casal das Paradas, Casal de Além, Casal do Seixo, Casal dos Feros, Casal Figueira Velha, Casal Ventoso, Louribetão, Pinheiro Manso, Póvoa de Além, Póvoa de Penafirme, Praia da Vigia, Quinta da Piedade, Santa Cruz–Pisão, Sobreiro Curvo, Vale Janelas and Valongo.

A dos Cunhados became a town on 21 June 1995, but the parish was subdivided in 1997, when Maceira was elevated to the status of civil parish

G-Men vs. the Black Dragon

G-Men vs. The Black Dragon is a Republic Pictures movie serial, it is noteworthy among adventure serials as containing an unusually high number of fistfights, all staged by director William Witney and a team of stuntmen. This was Witney's last production before leaving to serve in World War II, he shipped out before filming was complete. It sees the return of Witney's wife, Maxine Doyle, to acting for the first time since they met on the set of an earlier serial, S O S Coast Guard. After Japanese spies from the infamous Black Dragon Society infiltrate United States borders, Federal Agent Rex Bennett is enlisted by the government to capture them; as Oyama Haruchi, leader of the dangerous paramilitary group, begins to destabilize the United States war effort through sabotage and corruption, Bennett must team up with British special agent Vivian Marsh and Chinese special agent Chang Sing to stop them and help win the war. Rod Cameron as US agent Rex Bennett Roland Got as Chinese agent Chang Sing Constance Worth as British agent Vivian Marsh Nino Pipitone as Oyama Haruchi, Japanese spy and leader of the Black Dragon Society Noel Cravat as Ranga, Haruchi's assistant George J. Lewis as Lugo, Haruchi's assistant G-Men vs.

The Black Dragon was commissioned based on the success of the serial Spy Smasher, although the production team preferred to have a non-costumed character. G-Men vs; the Black Dragon was budgeted at $148,445 although the final negative cost was $156,599. It was filmed between 26 September and 11 November 1942; the serial's production number was 1198. This was director William Witney's last production before leaving to serve in World War II, he shipped out before filming was complete. Witney arranged for his wife, Maxine Doyle, to be auditioned for a part as he would be leaving her in the United States for the duration of the war, it was arranged that she was the only candidate for the role, but this was not revealed to her until she arrived for the audition. This was her first time acting role since the couple met on the set of an earlier serial, S O S Coast Guard; this arrangement led to slight trouble in the relationship when Australian actress Constance Worth turned up at Witney's hotel room drunk.

She was led away by a colleague. Rod Cameron's characterization of federal agent Rex Bennett was so successful that Republic hurriedly made changes to Cameron's next serial in production, it became an unofficial sequel, Secret Service in Darkest Africa, with Cameron's reprising the character of Rex Bennett, the feminine lead taken by Joan Marsh playing Janet Blake, a British reporter. In 1966 the serial was edited into a feature titled Black Dragon of Manzanar, it played on television as part of Republic's "Century 66" package of 100-minute serial adaptations. All the special effects in this serial were produced by Republic's in-house effects team, the Lydecker brothers. Many of the scenes were filmed so impressively that Republic reused them in serials. Tom Steele as Rex Bennett Duke Taylor as Lugo Ken Terrell as Ranga & Chang Sing Dale Van Sickel John Daheim G-Men vs; the Black Dragon's official release date is January 16, 1943, although this is the date the seventh chapter was made available to film exchanges.

G-Men vs. The Black Dragon was one of twenty-six Republic serials re-released as a film on television in 1966; the title of the film was changed to Black Dragon of Manzanar. This version was cut down to 100-minutes in length. In the words of Cline, both this serial and its sequel were "well-made topical drama with capable and professional casts." In a departure from the normal formula, the villain's identity is known to the audience. The Yellow Peril Japanese Inquisition Arsenal of Doom Deadly Sorcery Celestial Murder Death and Destruction The Iron Monster Beast of Tokyo Watery Grave The Dragon Strikes Suicide Mission Dead on Arrival Condemned Cargo Flaming Coffin Democracy in Action Source: G-Men vs. the Black Dragon on IMDb

Prescott Metcalf

Prescott Metcalf was a prominent businessman and the 8th mayor of Erie, Pennsylvania. He was one of the first Republican mayors of Erie, Pennsylvania, a post he held from 1862 to 1864, his children were Joseph P. Metcalf,. One of thirteen children, Metcalf was born in Vermont, he arrived in Erie in 1835. Mecalf's father was Joseph Metcalf and his grandfather was Sgt. Samuel Metcalf a Continental soldier Metcalf was well known for his role as a lake traffic manager for the steamship businesses owned by Rufus S. Reed and Charles Manning Reed, with whom he became acquainted in 1840; the three were involved in the development and operation of the Erie Extension Canal. Metcalf held the title of director of the canal at one time and owned a fleet of canal boats labeled the P. M. Line, nicknamed by locals as the Poor Man's Line, he pioneered the establishment of the Pittsburgh and Erie and North East railroads. He helped to incorporate several manufacturing firms in Erie, including the Erie Gas Works and the Erie Malleable Iron Works.

Metcalf was able to get the Burdett Organ Company to relocate to Erie by building them a plant in 90 days and employing 120 persons. Metcalf developed commercial properties in central downtown Erie. Metcalf was on the board of the Erie Cemetery. By 1860, Metcalf owned $43,000 worth of property. Metcalf served as mayor of Erie from 1862 to 1864 and held no other political office after his term ended, he was a member of the Whig Party, but switched to the Republican Party. Metcalf died in Erie on 14 October 1891, he is buried in Erie Cemetery, 2116 Chestnut Street, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16502