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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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Sony PlayStation 3 Gets Worldwide Price Drop

Written on August 17, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Sony just announced that its PlayStation 3 models will receive a $50 price cut in all territories.

Sony ended its Gamescom 2011 presentation with the surprising announcement that the PlayStation 3 console device just had its price cut in all territories. The 160GB model is now available for only $250 in the United States, €249.99 in Europe and ¥24,980 in Japan. This new price point is already effective in all countries except for Japan, where the price drop will start on August 18.

Aside from the 160GB model, the PS3’s 320GB system will also get a price cut. The console is now being retailed for $300 in the US, €300 in European countries, and 29,980 yen in Japan. “In addition, a limited edition inFAMOUS 2 bundle is now available at participating retailers across North America,” SCEA’s CEO, Jack Tretton, wrote on a blog. “The bundle retails for $299 and includes a 320 GB PlayStation 3, a copy of inFAMOUS 2 and a 30-day membership to PlayStation Plus.”

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Nintendo 3DS, Just a ‘Babysitting Tool’ — Sony CEO

Written on April 11, 2011 by Chris Martin

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"It's a great babysitting tool, something young kids do on airplanes, but no self-respecting twenty-something is going to be sitting on an airplane with one of those." --- Sony CEO Jack Tretton

The flame wars have been fanned anew in the gaming industry, as Sony CEO – Jack Tretton – barks like crazy during an interview with Fortune Magazine. So who’s the victim? None other than Sony NGP’s nemesis, the Nintendo 3DS. Pulling out all the stops when talking about the glasses-less 3D device, he simply puts down the 3DS as a cute “babysitting tool.”

Round 1, FIGHT!

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