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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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Facebook reportedly offered to buy Snapchat for $1 Billion

Written on October 28, 2013 by Chris

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Snapchat claims that their users send over 350 million photo messages daily

Facebook reportedly offered $1 billion to purchase the mobile photo messaging app, Snapchat. According to some industry sources, the bid was declined by Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel.

Facebook has also acquired Instagram for the same amount last year and has introduced a similar mobile messaging service named Poke. Snapchat was said to have over 350 million photo messages sent daily by its users.

Both Facebook and Snapchat has not comfirmed this rumor.

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Turn Your Favorite Instagram Photos into Chocolate Bars

Written on July 22, 2012 by Lulu

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Cocoagraph is a service that prints your fave instagram shots on chocolate bars

Cocoagraph is a family owned business service that lets you print your favorite Instagram photos to edible Polaroid-style photographs. These too-pretty-to-eat chocolate bars can be customized with your favorite photograph, logo, or image of your choice.

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Facebook, Now The Proud Owner of Instagram

Written on April 10, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckenberg, announces the acquisition of the popular photo sharing app Instagram, in his Facebook Timeline, last Monday

Facebook has bought the popular photo sharing app Instagram, for a hefty amount of $1 billion. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckenberg, made the official announcement in a post in his Facebook Timeline: “I’m excited to share the news that we’ve agreed to acquire Instagram and that their talented team will be joining Facebook.”

Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom is likewise happy with the acquisition and has issued a statement in Instagram’s company blog saying: “We’re psyched to be joining Facebook and are excited to build a better Instagram for everyone.”

The sale is said to be finalized, later this quarter and will bring the nine-person staff of Instagram to Facebook’s corporate quarters.

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Instagram Opens Signup Page for Android Users

Written on March 25, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Popular photo app Instagram, will soon have an Android version

It was announced December last year,  that Instagram will soon have its Android version, now a sign up page for Android users has been opened.

It is not clear if the sign up page is just a pre registration page or if its purpose is to just notify the people who have signed up, on when the app will be available.

It was not clarified when the Instagram for Android app will be released.

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Justin Bieber, the Most Followed Instagram User

Written on March 21, 2012 by Lulu

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Justin Bieber reaches a million followers in photo-sharing app, Instagram

18 year old popstar, Justin Bieber is now the most followed Instagram user after getting over a million followers last tuesday. This milestone comes just eight months after posting his first pic in this popular photo-sharing app.

Since joining Instagram, the Bieb has shared 281 photos and follows 15 users, including his girlfriend Selena Gomez, who is coincidentally the second most followed user. followed by Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian.

Instagram will soon release an android version and has been dubbed by Apple as its App of the Year in 2011.

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Distinguished Guests at the State of the Union Event

Written on January 25, 2012 by R. Depp

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Notable guests spotted at SOTU 2012 were Job’s wife and Instagram founder.

President Obama delivered his State of the Union last night and his special guests were Laurene Powell Jobs and Instagram’s co-founder Mike Krieger. The presence of these two personalities indicates that technology will at least be mentioned in the State of the Union address. President Obama has been known to advocate technology as a tool that will improve America’s market.

The White House kept the practice of releasing the guest list for the State of the Union address as a way to attract the interest of the people to specific issues or theme.

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Facebook, Planning to Release Instagram-like Photo Filters

Written on August 25, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Facebook is looking forward to challenging Instagram through releasing a dozen of dominant Photo Filters.

According to a report from the New York Times, Facebook is planning to outrun Instagram through adding new photo filters into its mobile applications. The social giant is indeed trying to enter the world of phone art photography after having a failed attempt to acquire the Instagram app.

Two Facebook engineers have just confirmed that there are already few Instagram-like photo filters slated for a release. However, its launching date still remains undisclosed. The report also states that Mark Zuckerberg, the site’s founder and CEO, is urging engineers and artists “to create more filters before releasing the new product”. “Facebook will also try to introduce new styles of filters with the hopes of drawing users away from other photo apps.”

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Instagram Reaches 150 Millionth Photo, 7M Users

Written on August 05, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Instagram, the popular photo sharing application for iPhone, boasts 150 million photos uploaded by over 7 million users worldwide.

Instagram seems to hit the limelight at times, as the company recently announced that they’ve already reached 7 million registered users with over 150 million photos being uploaded.

This record was just achieved nine months after the application hit the market. According to sources, the 150 million photos could be broken down into 1.3 million photos uploaded per day or 15 photos posted per second. Instagram CEO and co-founder, Kevin Systrom, even affirmed: “The growth of photos being posted per day is tracking on an exponential curve. It’s the one curve we look at to measure the health of the service and the addiction of the product.”

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Justin Bieber Posts First Instagram Photo, Garners Thousands of Followers in a Flash

Written on July 22, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Justin Bieber tweeted out his first Instagram picture to his 11.188+ million followers.

In just a couple of minutes, the team of Instagram – a popular iPhone app – noticed their servers exploding. Not because they are being attacked by some sort of hackers, but because Justin Bieber just created his account on Instagram and tweeted out his first ever photo.

According to Photorank.me, Justin Bieber collected almost 1,700 followers in just one hour of using the said service. Instagram co-founder, Kevin Systrom, confirmed to the public that the photo was officially uploaded by pop star since it was linked from his Twitter account. He also stated that the celebrity’s single post had been the cause of the massive flow of people in the application, wherein Justin Bieber garnered 50 followers a minute.

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Band from London Creates Music Video through Instagram

Written on July 21, 2011 by Rudfer Tyron

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The Vaccines relay on the iPhone app to gather content for their music video.

The English indie rock band The Vaccines formed in London a year ago. The band released their debut album entitled ‘What Did You Expect from the Vaccines?’ last March 14, 2011 under Columbia Records. It reached number 4 in the UK album charts.

For their upcoming single entitled ‘Wetsuit’, the band thought of using Instagr.am to set up an online gallery and use the photos gathered here as content for their music video.

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