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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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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 up and ready for download

Written on February 21, 2012 by Rudfer Tyron

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PlayBook OS 2.0 is finally up for Major Updates to the software system.

The new version OS for BlackBerry PlayBook is now finally up and can be download via PlayBook Davice. If you own a BlackBerry PlayBook, just go to Settings > Software Updates > Check for Updates and you should find PlayBook OS 2.0 available for wireless download. Follow the instructions on screen to finish the easy installation process.

What’s new to the new OS 2.0? BlackBerry PlayBoook OS 2.0 is a MAJOR software update to the operating system of Research In Motion’s first tablet, and it brings with it a ton of upgrades that owners have been waiting for. Check the Press release statement after the break.

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Over 900 BlackBerry PlayBook Units Recalled Dues to Faulty Software

Written on May 16, 2011 by R. Depp

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Research In Motion (RIM) recalled almost a thousand units of Playbook tablet units with faulty operating systems.

According to RIM, the shipped tablets had software glitches that may have given users a hard time performing the initial set up of the device. In a interview with Crackberry, RIM said:

“RIM determined that approximately one thousand BlackBerry PlayBook tablets (16 GB) were shipped with an OS build that may result in the devices being unable to properly load software upon initial set-up. The majority of the affected devices are still in the distribution channel and haven’t reached customers. RIM is working to replace the affected devices. In the small number of cases where a customer received a PlayBook that is unable to properly load software upon initial set-up, they can contact RIM for assistance.”

RIM further said that majority of the tablets pulled out were still at retailers and haven’t reached the customers. The provided a list of the glitches devices — if you’re experiencing trouble with your PlayBook, check if you can find yours’ serial number here.

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BlackBerry Playbook, No E-mail App at Launch

Written on March 31, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Though a leaked FAQ statement said that the BlackBerry Playbook will still provide its powerful features without a BlackBerry phone, page five of the document states otherwise.

Upon announcement, it was clear that BlackBerry Playbook is a companion device to those who already own a BlackBerry smartphone. However, there was a leaked FAQ statement from Verizon saying that “the BlackBerry is a value-add to the PlayBook. If you don’t have a BlackBerry smartphone, you still get all the powerful features of the PlayBook Tablet”. But it seems that it is not quite the case.

From the same FAQ statement, page five reveals which features will be natively available for BlackBerry Playbook.

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BlackBerry PlayBook Stands Out at CES 2011

Written on January 10, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Now, there were an estimated 75 different tablets at the 2011 Consumer Electronic Show. What makes Blackberry's tablet stand out? Well, money in marketing, retail outlets, and service.

CES 2011 featured one of the coolest exhibits that tech and gadget enthusiasts have ever seen: The World of BlackBerry. Much of the buzz roam around BlackBerry’s newest tablet, the PlayBook. With an estimated 75 different tablets at CES 2011, what makes BlackBerry PlayBook stand out? Money in marketing, service and retail outlets.

Frankly, the BlackBerry PlayBook is a very sexy device because of its size and gaming, video conferencing and multimedia capabilities. The manufacturer’s target is the business market that already have a foothold on their smartphones. More over, the BlackBerry PlayBook is a “flash-loving” device. And this term should give Apple’s iPad some concern.

And with all that, BlackBerry has a heavy retail and service network that is something worth to consider.

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