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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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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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Nintendo 3DS Pre-Order Soaring Ahead of Wii at Amazon UK

Written on March 24, 2011 by B Waldorf

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Just when Nintendo Wii goes down, Nintendo 3DS goes up. Soaring ahead of everybody else.

Nintendo should be happy. Outselling their gesture-control console is non other than the hand-held device they also proudly created. Yes gamers, we’re talking about the 3DS.

Pre-orders for the Nintendo 3DS hardware at Amazon UK is now double the number of Wii’s demand last 2006. Putting the device ahead of other Nintendo launched at Amazon UK.

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Gaming Industry Falls Short in 2010; Xbox 360 and Kinect Skyrockets

Written on January 18, 2011 by Chris Martin

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Xbox 360 and Kinect sales skyrocketed as they inch closer to the perennial winner, the Nintendo Wii. But even as the Microsoft console goes up, the entire industry starts to falter.

NPD reported last week that the video game industry didn’t do so well in 2010 despite huge hardware and software launches plus the emergence of extra-retail sources such as digital distribution and social games. Xbox 360 and Kinect sales on the other hand have skyrocketed threatening Nintendo Wii’s dominance, but wasn’t enough to compensate for the loss of the industry for the year.

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Nintendo Wii Leads December Sales; Xbox 360 Beats PS3 Thanks to Kinect

Written on January 11, 2011 by Chris Martin

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Michael Pacther predicts Nintendo Wii sales have dipped but is still leading the console wars for December. Xbox 360 units have outsold PS3 once again.

According to Wedbush Securities games industry analyst, Michael Pacther, Nintendo Wii has once again dominated the holiday season in the December sales, just before the NPD group reveals their December data. He also predicted that Xbox 360 has had a better run during December than Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3). As to how much? Double, to be exact.

In a preview note, Pacther indicated that Nintendo Wii will lead with 2.6 million units sold. The figure is a 32% dip from its last performance. On the other hand, Xbox will see a 91% boost with 2.5 million units sold, whereas the PS3 sold only 1.2 million.

“We expect strong sales for the Xbox 360 due to Kinect, and we believe that Kinect console bundles sold especially well. PS3 sales should be down, as sales from Move are unlikely to offset difficult comparisons from last September’s price cut,” said Pacther. “Given competition from the other consoles and as disclosed by Nintendo, we think that the Wii had another down month. We expect Nintendo DS hardware sales to also continue to struggle until the introduction of the Nintendo 3DS in March.”

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Nintendo Warns That 3DS Has Health Risks

Written on January 03, 2011 by Chris Martin

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In probably a pre-emptive strike before waves of medical concerns and complaints arise when the handheld is released, Nintendo has issued a warning that advises parents to restrict the 3-D mode to children 6 and under and limits 3-D playing time to 30 minutes.

Everyone’s pretty much excited over the release of Nintendo’s highly anticipated handheld console, the Nintendo 3DS. But a couple of weeks right before it unleashes every detail it can squeeze out at the Nintendo 3DS Event this January, the company has already released health precautions that might not only damage the excitement, but also the gamers that would even be interested in playing it.

See Nintendo’s Official Health Warning after the break!

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Final Fantasy V Coming to Nintendo Wii

Written on December 28, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Brace yourself! Next month and most probably next year, we will be seeing Final Fantasy V on our favorite Nintendo Wii.

Get ready guys! Next month, Final Fantasy V will be re-released as a Virtual Console download in Japan.

All the job mastering, meteor landing, dimension traveling, jump-to-kill Shinryu classic will be priced under 800 Wii Points or $8 as a download. While most Virtual Console games are unaltered you should be able to do the Double Magic / Mix trick again.

The World Heroes Perfect and old Jaleco shooter Super E.D.F. are soon to launch in January, too. Europe has the latter so it’s only a matter of time until Nintendo releases it in the US.

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Angry Birds Coming Soon on XBox 360, PS3 and Wii

Written on November 25, 2010 by B Waldorf

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"There have been a few recent examples of games that originated on the app store being made available through PlayStation Minis on PSN. But the news that Angry Birds is earmarked to launch on Xbox, Wii and PS3 means that this is easily the biggest title to make the shift yet." ---Peter Vesterbacka, Rovio CEO

In terms of ranking, Angry Birds is seated on the second spot among the games available on the App Store. The Smurfs dominates the top spot but Angry Birds is will find its way to stay.

The once most popular game on smart phones and tablets will amaze gamers again as it debuts on our PS3, xBox 360 and Wii. That’s right! Gamers will be seeing Angry Birds next year according to its creator, Rovio.

Here is what CEO Peter Vesterbacka reported to BBC:

There have been a few recent examples of games that originated on the app store being made available through PlayStation Minis on PSN. But the news that Angry Birds is earmarked to launch on Xbox, Wii and PS3 means that this is easily the biggest title to make the shift yet.

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The Michael Jackson Experience Game

Written on November 04, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Learn how to do the Michael Jackson's famous dance moves like the moonwalk with The Michael Jackson Experience Game. Plus, complete the look with the a sequined gloves which comes bundled with the game.

The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, is really someone to be called an icon. Good thing is our game masters introduce people to a new game that will music fans experience the real vibe of Pop music. The game is aptly called Michael Jackson The Experience. This is an upcoming video game which doubles up as a tribute to the King of Pop. The game is available for Wii, Nintendo DS and PSP on November 23. While the Xbox360 and PS3 will come a little later in early 2011.

For the Nintendo Wii gamers, you will receive a free sequined glove to have the ultimate Michael Jackson Experience.

Michael Jackson The Experience is quite similar to Dance Dance Revo and Tap Tap revenge. It is also a dance/motion game. players practice MJ’s dance moves with his own music playing on the background. Maybe Xbox Kinect and Playstation Move will also add the sequined gloves on their game bundles.

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