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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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CourseSmart Leads Textbooks to Android

Written on April 24, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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With digital age conquering many aspect of every people's lives, education is not an exemption. Thanks to CourseSmart, e-textbooks can now make its way to Android tablets.

The future of textbooks is digital, and it’s no brainer that the digital economy lives within Android’s growing market. That said, the largest provider of digital textbooks and other learning materials – CourseSmart – released its Android version last Tuesday.

CourseSmart for Android provides access to 90% of higher education textbooks for colleges and universities. Certified by TRUSTe, the company plans to expand and add graduate degrees. The CourseSmart for Android enables users to search for topics within a single e-textbook or collection. It can also add or edit notes, and can be read in portrait or landscape modes.

One of these days, any students will soon carry their textbooks within a single Android tablet. Thanks to CourseSmart’s sweet offering.


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Google Book Store Coming into Browsers Soon

Written on December 02, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Google was first rumored to be releasing their very own book store summer of this year. But apparently it didn't came out as scheduled. After being mummed about it, Google's book store is finally coming.

The search engine titan newest venture will definitely make the book worms happy. Google’s book store business will be available very very soon. Dubbed as Google Editions, the concession was first rumored to be activated by Summer of 2010. But due to delays and specific measures, the company didn’t reach the specified time of release. However, according to the Wall Street Journal, Google Editions will arrive in the United States before the send off for 2010 while the worldwide launch will be on the first quarter of 2011.

But Google Editions will remain significantly different from the competitors such as Amazon’s Kindle store and Apple’s iBookStore. Instead of getting the books through an online store, Google will give the option for buyers to purchase the books either in Google or in independent stores. These stores tied up with Google Account which enables reader to read the books anywhere and on any device.

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The Third Generation of Amazon Kindle, Coming Out on August 27

Written on July 30, 2010 by Rudfer Tyron

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Sporting minor tweaks and some big changes in its design and capability, here comes the third generation of the Amazon's portable reading device, its best-selling product by far, simply called the Kindle. Read on because you may find something that you will love (or hate, whichever is your inclination) in the iterations made by Amazon to the device.

Calling all e-book enthusiasts! The new generation of Kindle has arrived. It is the third of its kind and Amazon wanted to keep it simple. Let’s start right off with the big changes that come in with the new Kindle. The lighter and smaller hand held highlights a faster refresh rate on its E Ink screen, the same 6-inch screen that its two early models have. Sporting a new color, graphite, in addition to the orginal white, the device have two configurations from which you can choose from: the WiFi only version that costs $139, or the 3G version that hits $189. Its memory now runs up to 4GB, while its battery runs for a month without wireless, and 10 days with wireless turned on.

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