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Monthly Archives: December 2010

22 12, 2010

These Are The Best XBox “Kinect” Hacks

By |2010-12-22T17:30:09-05:00December 22nd, 2010|

Since its launch, Microsoft’s revolutionary hands-free Xbox360´ controller, have been receiving a lot of attention. Not from casual gamers and families only, but from hackers as well. They buy Kinect and use their “magic” to create amazing stuff with Xbox360’s peripheral. After the jump, take a look on what those talented people (hackers) did with Kinect, a PC and some creativity.

Now the Kinect Hacks are Getting Awesome

Kinect+Processing+Transcreen from BREADltd on Vimeo.
17 12, 2010

WWF Creates File Format That Can’t Be Printed

By |2010-12-17T12:24:49-05:00December 17th, 2010|

WWF works very hard for the preservation of nature, and its fauna and flora. They’ve been doing this for some time using various campaigns. Some more effective than the others. The newest campaign being launched by the organization is the project "Save the WWF, save a tree" which promotes the creation of an ecologically correct file format, the “. WWF”, which cannot be printed, barring the unnecessary use of impressions.

16 12, 2010

Time Magazine Elects Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg “Person of The Year”

By |2010-12-16T17:56:04-05:00December 16th, 2010|

mark zuckerberg person of the year It’s that time again when various media channels do a retrospective on the year. It is interesting to note that the conservative Tea Party political movement, Julian Assange- the WikiLeaks guy, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the 33 trapped Chilean miners were passed up for TIME magazine’s choice as “Person of The Year”.
The bottom line is that Mark Zuckerberg, founder and chief executive of the Facebook social networking site has changed the way many people socialize which has had a huge impact on people’s day to day lives.

16 12, 2010

Social Media Toronto News – Toronto & The World- December 16th, 2010

By |2010-12-16T17:21:54-05:00December 16th, 2010|

Welcome to Social Media News. We bring you the latest updates in social media for Toronto and the world. This past week in Social Media news and events you might have missed out on the following: Facebook’s New Profile page Gowalla, location based social media, “joins” its main competitors CityVille, Zynga’s new social game For  all

10 12, 2010

Nexus S Is Here! Comes With Gingerbread on December 16th

By |2010-12-10T17:58:33-05:00December 10th, 2010|

Google Nexus S Phone
It is well known that Android, Google’s Mobile OS (operational system), is doing very well since its launch. It was very well received by consumers and it continues to grow its market share over iOS and Blackberry OS. On December 8th Google announced the official details and specs regarding the Android 2.3 "Gingerbread" as well as the first phone to ship with the new version of the operating system. The Nexus S will be available unlocked or with a T-Mobile service plan and can be purchased online and in-store from Best Buy as of December 16. Like the Samsung Galaxy phones, the Vibrant or the Epic 4G, the Nexus S will sport a 4-inch Super AMOLED display. The display is also curved (what Google and Samsung is calling a "Contour Display) to fit comfortably next to your face. But unlike the Galaxy phones, the Nexus S won't have the Samsung TouchWiz overlay for Android.

9 12, 2010

Listen to High Quality Streamed Music with Grooveshark

By |2010-12-09T17:38:37-05:00December 9th, 2010|

grooveshark It doesn’t matter if you’re at work or home, it seems that there’s always a need for music. Nowadays, there are a lot of softwares/websites that offer music on the go. Places like Last.fm and Pandora give you some freedom to listen to your favorite songs on the web. However, there’s a new kid in town and from the looks of it, the competition should take notice. Grooveshark.com is an international online music search engine, music streaming service and music recommendation web software application. It allows users to search for, stream, and upload music FREE of charge that can be played immediately or added to a playlist you’ll create, name and share. Grooveshark aims to help bridge the growing gaps between artists, consumers and those in between who distribute, market, and promote music.