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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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Anonymous & LulzSec: “There is Nothing You Can Possibly Do to Make Us Stop”

Written on July 22, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Hacker groups, Anonymous & LulzSec, spoke sharply against FBI.

Two of the biggest hacker groups to date – Anonymous and LulzSec – recently publicized a statement counteracting the FBI’s actions against them. The said allegation is issued directly to FBI Deputy Assistant Director, Steve Chabinsky, who pushed for the seizing of almost 16 Anonymous members last Wednesday.

“We want to send a message that chaos on the Internet is unacceptable,” Steve Chabinsky affirmed, “[even if] hackers can be believed to have social causes, it’s entirely unacceptable to break into websites and commit unlawful acts.”

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The Right Time for PlayStation 4’s Release

Written on July 11, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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When is the right time for Sony to release its PlayStation 4?

Recent reports suggested that Sony will be releasing its next-gen PS console, the PlayStation 4, as early as 2012. In relation to this, a SlashGear article by Don Reisinger is pushing that the company must unveil the PS4 as soon as possible. This is due to the reaction of Sony fans with regards to the new console, and the fact that PS3 is not doing well in the US. Moreover, the PlayStation Move was not able to caught the gamer’s fancy the way Microsoft Kinect did.

Furthermore, if Sony will bring out the PlayStation 4, it will divert all the talks about the company’s recent troubles with its PlayStation Network. If they could also time the unveiling of the new PlayStation console with Nintendo Wii U’s release, it may preempt gamers from switching to the upcoming handheld gaming device. Sony must also have to worry about Microsoft’s plan. However, there are a lot of PlayStation 3 owners who may have only signed up recently. So seeing that a new console is coming won’t please them — big time!

Hence, it may be ideal for Sony to release its PS 4 next year and be the first on the line. But they could also wait for their competitors’ next move before showing their hand. Would you like to see the PlayStation 4 hit the shelves next year? Let your opinions be heard at the comments.

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Tips to Secure Your Accounts from Hackers

Written on July 07, 2011 by Lulu

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All We Like listed several helpful tips to secure your e-mail accounts and information from hackers.

After the widespread hacking attacks on high profile companies and government agencies, people are now aware that their private account information on the Internet are not totally safe. Sony PlayStation Network, CSI website, Fox News and PayPal UK’s Twitter accounts are some of the high profile accounts which were hacked. These incidents indicate the danger of low profile accounts being hacked too.

That’s why AllWeLike listed several tips to secure your accounts on different websites and the like. See the tips after the jump.

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Sony PSN: To be Fully Restored This Week

Written on July 05, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Another announcement is coming from Sony: The PlayStation will be completely restored starting Wednesday.

Sony’s PlayStation Network will end its 11-week outage, as its service comes in full restoration in Japan this Wednesday. Last April 20, Sony PSN and Qriocity encountered a cyber attack, which compromised 77 million users’ private information and cost the company almost $70 million.

The company previously announced deadlines for recovery, including the April 21 statement that it can be a day or two before PlayStation Network gets fully restored. Sony Executive Deputy President, Kazuo Hirai, promised the services’ restoration by the end of the week on May 1. Then on May 14, Sony announced the first phase of PSN’s resumption. The latest announcement was made on May 30, wherein the company promised a full restoration by the end of the week.

However, the Sony PlayStation Network subscribers can only hope that this will be the company’s final announcement of complete restoration. In addition to this, the Welcome Back program was also extended until 12:00 pm today.

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PSN Downtime Costs Capcom Millions of Dollars

Written on May 11, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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"As an executive responsible for running a business, the resulting outage is obviously costing us hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars in revenue." --- Christian Svensson, Senior Vice President, Capcom

According to Street Fighter game developer, Capcom, the continued PlayStation Network downtime is costing developers and publishers hundreds of thousands. In addition to this, the current situation brings future projects at risk. Capcom’s senior vice president, Christian Svensson, revealed at the Capcom Unity forums that the PSN blackout costs the company a huge amount of money.

Yesterday, Sony cleared out that the PSN and its related services may not be fully restored until the end of the month.

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Sony Disputes Report About May 31 Deadline for PSN Restoration

Written on May 10, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Sony has informed the poeple that Bloomberg's wording, which was the foundation of this story, is inaccurate and the May 31 deadline does not exist.

After an announcement that Sony will be partially putting the PlayStation Network back online last week, it seems that nothing really happened. The past seven days just came and went, and the PSN services are still down. So when will Sony bring back the PSN online? The answer still hangs up in the air.

As of today, the company still doesn’t have a concrete timetable as to when its services will be back online. However, Sony spokesperson – Shigenori Yoshida – said that everything should be restored by the end of this month. Bloomberg even added that the company has set May 31 as the deadline to restore all PSN services.

But Sony disputed Bloomberg’s statement, and cleared out that the May 31 deadline is inaccurate and does not exist. The company doesn’t seem to established any deadline for the restoration of PSN, so the people still have to wait until appropriate security measures are in place.

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Xenogears Goes PSN-bound

Written on February 21, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Ask and you shall receive. Finally! Xenogears will be hitting the North American PSN on February 22.

Square Enix’s classic PlayStation-era RPG, Xenogears, is finally coming to the North American PlayStation Network. And according to the PlayStation Blog, the game is set to drop on the next PlayStation Store update on February 22.

For those who doesn’t know, Xenogears was first released in 1998, and has only been re-released once on the Japanese PlayStation Store ten years later. And now, the Xenogears is hitting the North American network! However, words on when the science-fiction console RPG will hit the European PSN is yet to be known. But in case the news come up, All We Like will surely keep you posted.

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Playstation Store Unveils Massive Holiday Deals

Written on December 23, 2010 by Chris Martin

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PlayStation Store values the true meaning of Christmas and more! Sometimes you've got to wonder, is Sony Santa's annex workshop?

Oh, Sony tree, oh Sony tree. Deck the halls with downloadable contents as the Sony Playstation Network has unleashed a massive, let me repeat, MASSIVE roster of freebies, goodies, deals and games available for download for the Playstation 3, the Playstation Portable (PSP), and Playstation Plus last Tuesday. The list is so overwhelming we don’t even know where to begin. But one thing is for sure, you got to take a look at everything before you go on a shopping’s spree. Many deals are worth getting while others are so-so. It’s Christmas time indeed, and Sony’s embarrassing the North Pole.

We’re certainly looking forward to the Little Big Planet 2 and Mass Effect 2 demos.

See the complete list after the break!

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Sony warning: Do not turn on your PS 3 until the PSN bug is fixed

Written on March 01, 2010 by AllWeLike

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The Playstation Network issue that started last night is growing into a real Playstation disaster. Sony is nowing warning it’s users not to turn on their “fat” Playstation 3 models at all because a clock related bug might cause data loss. The newer PS3 slim models aren’t affected. Sony is promising to fix the error in the next 24 hours.

Here is the latest info on PlayStation Network Status from the Playstation Blog:

“As you may be aware, some customers have been unable to connect to the PlayStation Network today. This problem affects the models other than the new slim PS3.

We believe we have identified that this problem is being caused by a bug in the clock functionality incorporated in the system.

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