Why Monkeys Can’t Resist that iPhone 4 FaceTime Camera

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

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Love to “monkey” around with your iPhone? We came across this great piece of “Gorilla” reporting: Recently, during a trip to his local zoo, YouTube user Mark Rober discovered he could use iPhone’s front-facing “FaceTime” mirror-camera to attract monkeys and simultaneously capture footage of them admiring themselves. However, as the iPhone’s camera is offset from the main screen, in his first batch of footage, the monkeys weren’t looking directly at the screen. So, as a solution he rigged a mirror frame for his iPhone to sit in and took his iPhone back to the zoo for another shoot.


    YouTube Launches New School Channel

    Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

    YouTube for Schools

    Parents and teachers rejoice!  No more endless sifting through content to find something
    appropriate for a lesson in class.  Google has just launched YouTube for Schools, a new site that
    provides safe access to over 450,000  educational videos on YouTube EDU.  It also filters out all the “distracting” stuff, so students can browse thousands of educational videos without burning brain cells viewing empty viral fluff like “Baby Eating Watermelon”.


      7 Great Netflix Alternatives

      Monday, December 12th, 2011

      When it comes to DVD-by-mail service, Netflix was the first, has been around longest and is still the most popular. Recently Netflix announced price increases of around 60 percent  have upset a lot of customers.  If you’re one of these folks who want to walk out on Netflix over these price increases, or you just feel like checking out some alternatives, here are 7 great Netflix Alternatives (4 DVD streaming services and 3 DVD mail-in services): (more…)

        Siri Alternatives for Android Phones, HTC, Samsung, Motorola

        Thursday, December 1st, 2011

        siri-iphoneUndoubtedly, Siri is the most appealing key feature of iPhone 4S. But, it is not the exclusive stuff for iPhone 4S. There are many voice assistant apps have been around for phones for a long time. And they indeed do a good job. Siri, as a matter of fact, just gives them a run. If you’re using Android-based phones, HTC, Samsung, Motorola, etc. you can also have siri alternatives added to your phones as iPhone 4S does. Here in this article, we’re going to introduces two siri alternatives for android phones, HTC, Samsung, Motorola, etc. Here they are: (more…)

          Top 3 Free iPad Reading Apps for Kids for 2012 Christmas

          Monday, November 28th, 2011

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          Christmas is around the corner. The best gift you can give to yourself just might be relaxing yourself by keeping your young kids happy—and occupied. Sounds good, right, but how? It’s pretty easy. Video games and TV work fine, but don’t give much benefit.  (more…)

            Kindle Fire Sweeps through Tablet Market

            Friday, November 11th, 2011

            kindle-fireAmazon Kindle Fire is now the hottest Android-based tablet in the market. Its shipping day is just around the corner. Some people are worried that they cannot get the tablet on time, because some estimates has pointed out the pre-order figures roars high and high, the first day is 100,000, then every subsequent day is 20,000 average. It is really a hit. (more…)

              iPhone 5 Photos Revealed by Case-Mate?

              Friday, September 16th, 2011
              Portrait of the Blogger as a Young Man

              Smiling Politely.

              What’s the difference between Apple and BP?  Maybe nothing if you’re counting leaks.  Cupertino’s latest cleanup crisis hit Thursday morning when TechCrunch’s Matt Burns happened upon a Case-Mate product page featuring an encased phone sporting some familiar lines under that aluminum skin.


                HTC EVO 3D is Coming Soon

                Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

                HTC has announced that HTC EVO 3D will debut in Europe this July. And it is one of the most powerful Android-based smartphones.

                The operating system of HTC EVO 3D is Android 2.3 with HTC Sense, and packs some mighty hardware. HTC EVO 3D improves on its predecessor with a 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 1 GB of RAM memory as well as a larger battery, a 1.3-megapixel front camera for video chats and dual 5-megapixel cameras for capturing 3D photos and videos.


                  Top 5 Free Photo Sharing Sites to Share Your Photos Online

                  Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

                  Photo sharing sites make photo sharing, organizing and storing more convenient than ever. Through online photo sharing sites, we can share our life photos or favorite photos with friends and family. And now more and more people are inclined to store and share their photos online. Then what are the best photo sharing sites to use? Here is a list of the top 5 free photo sharing websites which are helpful for you to share photos.


                    What is Android Ice Cream Sandwich?

                    Friday, May 20th, 2011

                    We’ve been waiting for the update of Google Android OS, and it’s called Ice Cream Sandwich. But Ice Cream Sandwich catches our sights not only because it is the next version of the massively popular mobile operating system, but Ice Cream Sandwich signals a new era for Android. Ice Cream Sandwich will bring a Honeycomb-like feature set to the table, and at the same time tackle what’s been one of the biggest issues with Android. (more…)

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