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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Reader’s Digest Arrives in the Apple’s App Store

Written on August 20, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Reader's Digest, one of the best-selling magazines in the US, is now available in Apple's iPad.

One of the most popular general magazines is now available in the Apple’s App Store. Starting this September, all the Reader’s Digest issues can be accessed buy US print supporters through their iPad devices.

The subscription is indeed very easy. Readers would just have to enter their credentials and register for the digital subscription, which is available for $1.99/month or $14.99/year. Take note that non-print subscribers could also purchase the magazine at that price, or they could rather buy single issues, which retail for $1.99 a piece.

Earlier this year, the publisher rolls out a test version of its February issue for the iPad device. The said version is well-formatted and comes with some bonus games and polls too. Perhaps it is undeniable that this experimental issue has marked the beginning of a continuous publishing routine on the tablet. In fact, Reader’s Digest North America President – Dan Lagani – said that he is looking forward to releasing their magazines to the iPad through US and international subscriptions.

Meanwhile, according to a spokesperson, the Reader’s Digest is already available in other tablets — including Amazon’s the Kindle and BlackBerry Playbook.

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One Million OS X Lion Downloaded in Just a Day

Written on July 23, 2011 by Lulu

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The currently released Mac OS X Lion was downloaded for more than a million times in one day after its release.

According to Apple, Mac OS X Lion was downloaded for more than one million times since its release. The Lion is the first Mac OS X that was released and only available on the Mac App Store. It is selling faster than any other OS that was released in Apple’s history.

The Mac OS X Lion costs $29.99, and offers several new features like multi-touch gesture support, auto-save, auto resume features, updated performance and usability features. This week is said to be very successful for Apple. Not only on the company’s report record earnings, but also on their releases of updated versions of the Macbook Air, Mac Mini and the Apple Cinema Display.

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Windows Kicks Off a New App Store: The Avenue

Written on June 29, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Windows gets a user-friendly app store featuring categories, ratings, reviews and simple downloading options at the Avenue.

Windows recently opened its new one-stop shop: The Avenue. The online app store serves to be the best option for users who wants to buy Windows applications and downloadable software in no time. The Avenue functions really well, it even features some categories so users can immediately find what they’re looking for. As of now, the store have categories for games, communication apps, reference tools, utilities, multimedia and entertainment apps.

Downloading multiple applications from the Avenue Windows App Store is quite simple. All you have to do is search for the apps that you want using the categories, add them to your shopping cart, then download them.

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Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, and Compressor 4 Now Available in Mac App Store

Written on June 22, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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An announcement many video editors have been waiting for -- Final Cut Pro X is already available in Mac App Store, along with Motion 5 and Compressor 4.

Apple launched three Mac applications last Tuesday: The Final Cut Pro X ($299.99), Motion 5 ($49.99), and Compressor 4 ($49.99). These apps are said to replace the Final Cut Studio version, which only contained the Final Cut Pro 7, Motion 4, Soundtrack Pro 3, Color 1.5, Compressor 3.5 and DVD Studio Pro 4.

The new Final Cut Pro X features key sound editing and color grading components (also found in Color 1.5 and Compressor 3.5), allowing users to “use a single application for the entire post-production workflow.” While the latest Final Cut product now have basic DVD and Blu-ray authoring abilities. This $300 app can do a task that is 4x the load of the main software, which is sold for $1,000. Final Cut Pro X brings an array of great features, including background rendering, which allows you to continue editing while video rendering is in the background; Magnetic Timeline, entitles you to drag and drop clips without breaking the existing elements; and Smart Collections that lets you analyze and scan your clip library and group similar elements together.

On the other hand, the revamped Motion 5 offers new effects and transition titles. Its interface was redesigned, as well, to easily spot effects in your project. While the new Compressor 4 features export options and a one-step streaming web playback output options.

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Multiple Photo Sharing with iPhone’s Photogram

Written on June 17, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Timelines had successfully created a new application for iPhones. The Photogram is expected to stand out due to its cool theme designs and user-friendly features.

Last Wednesday, a new iPhone application had been released in the App Store. The Photogram is a free application that is capable to send a maximum of four photos in one digital postcard, with cool backgrounds.

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iTunes App Store: 500,000 Apps and Still Growing

Written on May 25, 2011 by Rudfer Tyron

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Games, books, entertainment and more; it’s all found here in the App Store.

Since it is less than a week before the Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, let’s take a look on the status of applications in today’s App Store. According to statistics gathered by different websites, the Apple’s iTunes App Store is now the home of more than 500,000 apps. The infographic below shows significant numbers and brief […]

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‘Viddy’: An Instagram for Video

Written on May 08, 2011 by R. Depp

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How would you like to bring Instagram captures to life?

Say hello to “Viddy” a fun and user-friendly video-editing app, perfect for those who’d like to “turn raw footage into beautiful creations to share with friends.”

Viddy features simple, single-button editing tools that will help its users to enhance raw videos clips with effects, filters, transitions, audio tracks, geotags, titles and more.

In an interview with Huffington Post, Viddy co-founder Brett O’Brien compared the app to the popular photo-sharing app Instagram, but with one exclusive distinction: “We’re bringing Instagram to life,” he said.

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Better Video Filming and Sharing From New iPhone App

Written on April 07, 2011 by R. Depp

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iPhone users can now have a sophisticated but easy video-editing experience with a new video sharing application for called “Vlix”.

Film and video aficionados will be thrilled with Vlix’ combined Instagram and Vimeo video editing functionality — which is what makes this app special. Aside from the usual video trimming and text annotations, users are offered ‘fancier’ and more artistic options like filters and lenses, color correction and contrast boosts, similar to photo-sharing apps. Users can also apply time-shifting reverse, fast-forward or stop-motion effects to video clips.

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“Gay Cure” App Ousted from App Store

Written on March 24, 2011 by R. Depp

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Apple has removed a “gay cure” app from the App store after over 146,000 people signed a petition against the said app.

According to app’s creator, Exodus International, its main objective was to “provide support for individuals who want to recover from homosexuality.”

A report from Mashable.com says that “the activist organization Truth Wins Out and Change.org, the platform used to launch the petition, praised Apple for removing the app from the App Store.”

“Apple made a wise and responsible decision to dump an offensive app that demonized gay and lesbian people,” said Wayne Besen, executive director of Truth Wins Out.

Last year, Apple also removed an anti-homosexual app after 7,000 people inked a Change.org petition, demanding for its removal.

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Charity Games Top App Store Charts

Written on March 23, 2011 by B Waldorf

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Big blessings always come to those who share their big hearts, and top apps are not an exception.

Due to the unfortunate event that happened this past week to Japan, people are looking for the most practical ways to extend help. One of them is having for-a-cause purchases.

That said, PopCap, Sega, and Capcom extended some help to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan by donating the proceeds of each paid app under their name.

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