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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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Max Payne Comes to iOS April 12th, Android April 26th

Written on April 09, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Max Payne Mobile comes to iOS devices on April 12th and Android devices on the 26th.

Rockstar Games has announced that the classic shoot-’em-up videogame, Max Payne, will soon be available for iOS and Android devices.

The mobile version of the game will feature the classic Max Payne experience with HD graphics, high-resolution textures and will allow access to exclusive content via Rockstar Games’ Social Club service.

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Paramount First to Offer UltraViolet Movies Directly

Written on January 25, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Paramount becomes the first movie distributor to directly sell UltraViolet movies.

Paramount is the first to directly sell UltraViolet movies, a new ‘cloud-based’ content distribution system which allows you to watch digital copies of films using ‘multiple platforms and devices’.

This new platform was first introduced as a package deal that comes with the DVD or Blu-Ray discs but thanks to Paramount, customers can now stream the movie without having to purchase the physical format first.

Customers can now purchase movies on Paramount’s site which can be streamed and viewed live. Prices start at $13 for the standard definition and $20 for the HD version.

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Arieso Reveals iPhone 4S Uses Twice As Much Data As iPhone 4

Written on January 06, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Study reveals that iPhone 4S uses twice as much data as the previous iPhone model.

Arieso, a company that optimizes mobile network and performance has released a study that reveals that Apple’s latest iPhone model, iPhone 4S consumes “twice as much data as the previous iPhone model, and even more than IPad tablets due to increasing use of online services like the virtual personal assistant Siri” the report says.

It also reveals that the iPhone 4′s data consumption is only 1.6 higher than the iPhone 3G, while iPad 2 consumes 2.5 times more data than the iPhone 3G.

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Apple Sells Iphone 4S With the Help of Santa [Video]

Written on December 20, 2011 by Rudfer Tyron

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Apple Releases Ad with Santa Claus Soft Selling iPhone 4S

Apple released a commercial for iPhone 4S without even mentioning the word iPhone or Siri, all throughout the ad. What a unique marketing strategy!

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Rockstar Games Releases Grand Theft Auto 3 for Android and iOS

Written on December 15, 2011 by Chris Martin

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A decade after its first release, Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto III has finally found its way to Android and iOS platform

Ten years after its first release, Rockstar Games’ most influential, action packed open-ended game Grand Theft Auto III has finally found its way to the Android and iOS platform.

The game which was first released on Playstation 2, Grand Theft Auto III will work on popular Android and iOS devices with optimized touch panels and supports selected Android USB gamepads. Grand Theft Auto III for Android and iOS is now available for download on the Android Market and iTunes respectively for $5.

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US court denies Apple’s bid to block Samsung Galaxy sales

Written on December 03, 2011 by Chris Martin

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U.S. court denies Apple's request to block sales of Samsung Galaxy devices

“It is not clear that an injunction on Samsung’s accused devices would prevent Apple from being irreparably harmed,” U.S. judge wrote in a decision that came out last Friday, December 2, denying Apple’s appeal for a preliminary injunction against Samsung and from stopping it from selling Galaxy smartphones and tablets.

The two companies have been battling it out in court since April, when Apple Inc filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung for ‘slavishly’ copying and using a number of technologies off its iPad and iPhone.

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Siri, Your Personal TV Remote Control

Written on December 01, 2011 by Rudfer Tyron

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Siri, Can Now Used as a Remote Control by Lazy Couch Potatoes

Siri, iPhone 4S’ trusted personal assistant, can now be used to do numerous everyday tasks, thanks to hackers, who have incorporated the device’s compatibility to different gadgets and found ways to make life easier. It can basically do anything you can imagine, well except for cooking.

Just when you think that Siri can just do amazing stuff like changing the temperature in your house and allowing car owners to utilize your car’s bluetooth integration, a Vimeo user: toddtreece, has taken laziness and ingenuity to a whole new level by taking command of his beloved television set.

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Google+ Social Network, Now Open to Everyone

Written on September 21, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Google opened the doors of its new social network, Google+, to the public.

Google+, the new social-networking site from Google, is now open for everyone! “Google Inc. on Tuesday broadened its assault on rival Facebook Inc. by opening its Google+ online social network to the public,” Amir Efrati of The Wall Street Journal wrote in a blog. The social site has been in a trial for the past several months, offering limited invitations to users as it improves its service.

“Google+, which launched in late June and which up till now had only been open by invitation to users, is also putting a heavier emphasis on video, one of its main technology advantages over Facebook. Facebook, which has more than 750 million active monthly users, recently inked a deal with Skype SA t= allow its users to communicate with each other through their computer’s built-in video cameras,” Efrati reported.

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Five New Languages, Added to Foursquare App

Written on September 03, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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With the aim of expanding their mobile app, Foursquare decided to roll out five new languages.

Foursquare recently announced that they have kicked off support for additional five new languages: Bahasa Indonesian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Thai. These add-ons now gave their app a total of 11 languages.

The new languages are only available for the latest versions of foursquare app in iPhone, Android and Blackberry devices. Users could activate the languages just by updating their app and making sure that their phone’s default language is set to the preferred language. The official website of Foursquare also supports the new languages. To choose a desired language, users would just need to click the “English” button in the lower left corner of the page.

Meanwhile, a blog post from Foursquare discussed the success that their application received. “Since then, our in-country use has exploded, with tons of people, local businesses, and brands hopping on,” they stated.

This would be the second time for the company to release a new batch of languages. In the Mobile World Congress last February, co-founder and CEO -Dennis Crowley – said that the app would be translated into French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.

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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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