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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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Amazon Kindle DX, Revamped!

Written on July 06, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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From technical improvements to great price cut, the Kindle DX is definitely turned anew. But will it be incomparable against iPad this time?

Trying to steer itself clear from Apple’s iPad, Amazon came out with a redesigned Kindle DX last Thursday. With shipping that will start on July 7, the 9.7-inch reader now has about 50% higher contrast and with darker more legible fonts. At a 1200×824 display that can auto-rotate to fit landscape pages, the DX is still regarded as Amazon’s pro-reader. Plus it has a larger storage at 4GB and a PDF support for its entire life. The battery life can last up to a week with a 3G on and doubles it life with a 3G off. But the largest change ever made with kindle DX is its price. From $489 (US), DX dropped its price tag to $379 (US). And the 3G remains free for a lifetime.

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