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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 Welcomes AMD Fusion in VAIO Y Series; S Series Stays Intel Core

Written on January 06, 2011 by Chris Martin

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Looks like Intel is in deep trouble now that Sony has welcomed its chief competitor, AMD, into its line of mobile VAIOs.

We got AMD’s new Fusion APUs on one side, then Intel’s Sandybridge CPU on the other here at the CES 2011. While both try to strike a chord to the crowd with their flashy processors in the CES, it seems Sony couldn’t care less as it welcomes both into the fray of their new line of laptops. For the past years, Sony has been utilizing the power of Intel processors in their mobile computers. But recently, they unveiled that they’re using AMDs in some of their products now. Sony’s new VAIO YB series has been refreshed with AMD’s Brazos E350 and from what we’ve heard, the electronics giant admits that it’s better than Intel’s Pentium processors.

The Y series gives amazing graphics at the same time long battery life. It will be available with 320GB or 500GB hard drives along with a 4GB RAM and will run with Windows Home Premium. Intel needs not to worry though as Sony’s powerful, ultraportable VAIO S series is buffed with their own Core i3.

The Sony VAIO YA Series, which is backed by Core i5 processors, will still be available. But until when, only time can tell.

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‘Ubuntu Netbook’ Works Well with Tablet PCs

Written on October 18, 2010 by R. Depp

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Ubuntu had helped many people in search of an open source OS. Now, a product called ‘Ubuntu Netbook’ is out to cater gadgets with 1024x600 screen resolution.

Ubuntu never fails anyone who is in immediate need to install a hardware computer. The open source operating system releases a version called Ubuntu Netbook. This product is suitable for 1024×600 screen resolution of today’s tablet computers.

The Ubuntu Netbook offers some great features like the “Unity” interface and multitouch support. There are speculations that Ubuntu tablets may not be far behind. For now, there is already an Ubuntu app store where plenty of apps can be downloaded for free.

Gerry Carr of the Canonical Blog demonstrates in a video how the these features work. See video after the skip.

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