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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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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 up and ready for download

Written on February 21, 2012 by Rudfer Tyron

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PlayBook OS 2.0 is finally up for Major Updates to the software system.

The new version OS for BlackBerry PlayBook is now finally up and can be download via PlayBook Davice. If you own a BlackBerry PlayBook, just go to Settings > Software Updates > Check for Updates and you should find PlayBook OS 2.0 available for wireless download. Follow the instructions on screen to finish the easy installation process.

What’s new to the new OS 2.0? BlackBerry PlayBoook OS 2.0 is a MAJOR software update to the operating system of Research In Motion’s first tablet, and it brings with it a ton of upgrades that owners have been waiting for. Check the Press release statement after the break.

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Over 900 BlackBerry PlayBook Units Recalled Dues to Faulty Software

Written on May 16, 2011 by R. Depp

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Research In Motion (RIM) recalled almost a thousand units of Playbook tablet units with faulty operating systems.

According to RIM, the shipped tablets had software glitches that may have given users a hard time performing the initial set up of the device. In a interview with Crackberry, RIM said:

“RIM determined that approximately one thousand BlackBerry PlayBook tablets (16 GB) were shipped with an OS build that may result in the devices being unable to properly load software upon initial set-up. The majority of the affected devices are still in the distribution channel and haven’t reached customers. RIM is working to replace the affected devices. In the small number of cases where a customer received a PlayBook that is unable to properly load software upon initial set-up, they can contact RIM for assistance.”

RIM further said that majority of the tablets pulled out were still at retailers and haven’t reached the customers. The provided a list of the glitches devices — if you’re experiencing trouble with your PlayBook, check if you can find yours’ serial number here.

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Tablets, Smartphone and Fast Networks at CES 2011

Written on January 09, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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CES 2011 gave the spotlight to smartphones, tablets, and mobile networks as manufacturers showed off their respective products. More over, CES also allowed home appliance makers to present their products for the first time.

Tablets and smartphones took the spotlight at CES 2011 as Motorola, Samsung and LG showcased their powerful devices. In addition to this, mobile service carriers also showed up their faster Internet networks. The Chief Executive of Verizon Communications, Ivan Seidenberg, pointed out the company’s plans to provide boosted Internet connection on mobile phones and fiber lines on his keynote. Sprint Nextel and AT&T are also on a race to attract potential consumers of their mobile networks.

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