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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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Comcast to Launch Netflix Competitor

Written on February 24, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Comcast will soon launch a streaming-video service that will rival market-leader Netflix.

Philadelphia-based cable operation, Comcast Corp revealed on Tuesday that it will soon launch its own streaming-video service.

Xfinity Streampix, the new service which will give existing Comcast customers an access to a selection of television show ‘reruns’ and old movies which will be available over the web.

This streaming-video service will be offered for free on ‘certain tiers of Comcast video service’ and will be available for $4.99 for other Comcast video customers, cheaper compared to Netflix, which offers a similar type of service for $7.99 per month.

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Verizon, Redbox Team Up to Offer Streaming Service

Written on February 07, 2012 by Chris Martin

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Verizon and Coinstar announce joint venture that will rival Netflix's streaming service.

Verizon and Redbox’s parent company Coinstar Inc., announced on Monday a tie up that will rival Netflix streaming content service.

The joint venture which aims to combine Redbox’s physical media rental service with streaming and movie downloads is expected to launch in the second half of 2012. Verizon holds the controlling stake with its 65 percent ownership share while Coinstar owns the rest.

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Biggest Announcements on F8 Developer Conference 2011

Written on September 25, 2011 by Lulu

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A recap of the highlights, big moments and announcements of the F8 Developer Conference 2011.

During the F8 Developer Conference 2011, Facebook CEO – Mark Zuckerberg – announced a busy week full of changes for its biggest social networking site. He unveiled a new profile design for their social network, which is called Timeline, as well as some of other new features. These includes a new version of its Open Graph and media sharing, that are all scheduled to launch in the coming weeks.

Mark Zuckerberg set the stage for the keynote address by recounting how the previous years at Facebook were. He also said that the next era will be defined by the apps and the depths of engagement that are possible. Posted after the skip are the recap of the big moments and announcements done during the F8 conference.

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Facebook Integrates Spotify and Netflix

Written on September 23, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Facebook's new Open Graph platform enables a deeper integration with Spotify and Netflix.

Facebook recently announced its latest update, deepening music and video content integration from providers like Spotify and Netflix.

The new Open Graph platform enables you to watch and listen to content within Facebook, share it with friends, and enjoy it together in real time. Probably one of the most exciting changes in the social media giant is Spotify’s integration. It allows you to instantly play music within Facebook, and share it with friends to listen together.

Similar Facebook apps from Netflix, Vevo, Soundcloud and Guardian newspaper will also appear for video, music and news sites. That way, you will be able to access and share contents without leaving the site.

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Facebook to Launch New Music Platform Next Month

Written on September 01, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Facebook is set to release its new music platform next month, and would use Spotify, MOG and Rdio as its launching partners.

Sources have disclosed that Facebook is planning to kick off its much-awaited music service next month along with launching partners — Spotify, MOG and Rdio.

The said platform is expected to be announced at the site’s upcoming f8 conference on September 22. Like other servers, Facebook’s new music platform will also enable users to listen to songs within the social site. They’ve pointed out that they will not host any music or media. Instead, Facebook will be utilizing the help of its partners. Sources also unveiled that this move was made to battle with Apple and Google, which both have their own music content on their servers. Facebook aims to become not only a platform for apps and games, but also for useful media content.

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Nintendo Video for 3DS, Hitting Japan Today

Written on July 13, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Nintendo Video for 3DS is already available today. Service limited to Japanese customers only.

The Nintendo Company proudly announced that they are launching the Nintendo Video service for 3DS today. The said launch will only be available to all customers coming from Japan. However, interested parties may view the 2D and 3D content for free, with new videos to be added soon, through the official video site of the company.

Nintendo Video is considered to be the second 3D video service that has been available for 3DS. The first one is the Spot TV that has debuted last month. Its content includes few videos produced by Fuji TV and Nippon TV. Customers from Japan can begin downloading the Nintendo Video app today. The videos that are included on the said application includes Tokyo Girls Collection, Yoshimoto Nintendo 3DS Experimental Theater, and a 3D tour of Kyoto.

Though the Nintendo Video is only available in the markets of Japan, 3DS owners from other parts of the world should not worry. as they can access the content sometime in the summer season. Meanwhile, Netflix along with other brands, are also finding ways on how they can put such 3D content into a mobile gaming platform.

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Netflix Encounters Streaming Issues with Apple TV

Written on July 06, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Bad news for Apple TV users! Netflix is having a movie streaming glitch for Apple TV.

A number of Apple TV customers were unable to stream Netflix movies to their devices. In relation to this, a spokesperson confirmed that a small number of Apple TV devices were having technical issues. However, Netflix pointed that the glitch has been fixed.

Users who were experiencing difficulties over the weekend received Error 111, 112 or 115 whenever they attempt to use the movie streaming service. However, the menu screen is still accessible. Meanwhile, other users were able to access Netflix on other non-Apple TV devices like iPhone, iPod and MacBook Pro. It also seems that the glitch is experiences with majority of Apple TV 2 owners.

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Skype Unleashes Video Calls for Limited Android Devices

Written on July 01, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Good news for selected Android smartphone owners! Skype just rolled out a new version of their video calls app for Android.

Skype has released an update of its Android app, which brings video calls to selected batch of Android devices. The Skype video calls for Android will be available for Google Nexus S, HTC Desire S, Xperia Neo and Xperia Pro. But as more smartphones are having front-facing camera and being updated to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, expect the list of compatible device to grow longer.

Skype is following other companies, like Netflix and Hulu, to make previously unavailable apps accessible to limited devices. Check out the video after the break, to know more about Skype’s new version of video calls for Android.

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The Ten Reasons Why Streaming is Better than DVD

Written on June 12, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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As technology - and Internet in particular - rapidly shifts the way people entertain themselves, streaming is one big reason why DVD will soon cease.

For the last 30 years, technology has advanced more rapidly than at any other point in the history. While people’s ability to connect increases, the world’s size decreases. It’s either you acknowledge or blame it on the Internet.

The Internet converts all of our media and entertainment into digital files, and stores it somewhere. It is then streamed or transferred to wherever people are and when they want it. The Internet has changed the way people communicate and access content, and it has revolutionized how people define entertainment. And that makes streaming the new media format.

In case you’re still not convinced, All We Like is giving you ten reasons why streaming is the new DVD.

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Quick Peek: Hulu Plus on Xbox and the New Kinect Hub

Written on April 15, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Though it's not yet part of the current Xbox 360 dashboard's public beta, All We Like is giving you a quick peek of what Hulu Plus might look like.

Although Hulu Plus may not be a part of the public beta for Xbox 360’s Dashboard update, that doesn’t mean people can’t see what it may look like at launch.

The Hulu Plus interface resembles the Xbox 360 dashboard, providing a rotating layer of categories with selectable content. As for the Kinect Hub, it’s fairly akin to the current dashboard, only it now includes access to both Hulu Plus and Netflix.

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