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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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Galaxy Nexus Gets the Teardown Treatment To See What’s Under the Hood

Written on November 30, 2011 by Chris Martin

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Galaxy Nexus teardown shows a deeper look at Samsung's first Android Ice Cream Sandwich phone

Experts at iFixit have managed to get their hands on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Nexus and placed it under the knife to see what’s under the hood. The first Android Ice Cream Sandwich gets dismantled and stripped down to its basic components and shows that it’s one of Samsung’s most simple, yet innovative gadgets.

The teardown confirms that the Galaxy Nexus will be running on Texas Instrument’s OMAP 4460 1.2 GHZ dual-core processor and is carrying the same brand for its audio and power management. Other exciting features revealed were Bosch’s pressure sensor for its “barometer” feature and a near-field communicator (NFC) located inside the battery’s foil cover, which can be useful for payment apps like Google Wallet.

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What Makes the XBox Kinect Tick?

Written on November 06, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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It is very amazing how Microsoft's XBox Kinect senses a gamer's movements. So amazing that players want to check out what's inside the device. But worry no more, because iFixit got it all covered.

The much-anticipated XBox Kinect was launched yesterday. The $150 gesture-based device is filled with cameras and sensors that detect the 3-D movement with surprising accuracy. But what makes the XBox Kinect really tick? What’s behind its every motion-sensing technology?

After iFixit torn the XBox Kinect apart, the guts of the device was revealed and the highlights were listed after the skip.

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