Archive for February, 2010

Companies around the globe, such as Proteus Biomedical in California, are starting to develop new “pill technology” that will allow patients and doctors to monitor the ingestion and effects of medications. Prescription drug adherence, believe it or not, is a big issue in the world of medicine and is the root behind millions of dollars of unnecessary expenses. More »


Josh Silver of the Center for Vision in the Developing World has recently developed a new invention that has the potential to help millions around the world. AdSpecs are “Harry Potter” type glasses that have adjustable lenses. Using two flexible membranes, the lens can be adjusted via syringes that put in or take out fluid. More »


From Ningin: via Wirebot: Mass Effect 2: Guns Vs. Biotics The Wait Is Almost Over: Bioshock 2 Launch Trailer Released!

via Ziggytek: 90% of PCs over $1000 Sold Are Macs Review: Ultimate Ears MetroFi 220vi Earphones by Logitech

via HTCYou: Motorola Devour Confirmed for Verizon

via Ningin: Namie Amuro’s NEW LOOK [MV] Girls’ Generation wins Daesang at High1 Seoul Music Awards

via Rekuru: Tape Measure Toilet Paper

via Flaunt Me: International Beauty Report: Thai Fashion Braces

via GirlyBubble: 8 Signs that you’re cute [Cute 101]

via BlitzNation: The Future 40, Prospect 2: Jonathan Dwyer Scouting Report

via SwanDiary: Michelle Trachtenberg thinks another Buffy movie is a bad idea

via CrazySingleLife: New singles survey reveals Super Bowl date strategies More »


From Ningin: Mixr League Gaming Ladder Round 2 starts this weekend! Since WireMe won last round, Jordan, Captain of WireMe, leads us into the week: More »


These cupcakes are inedible, but they do have a function: reproduce sound from their miniature speakers. More »


From Htcyou: Although an alpha release is still a ways off, Mozilla’s port of “Firefox/Fennec to Android is progressing at a good clip.” More »


From Htcyou: Also confirmed are the fears that Motorola’s Devour would be held back to Android 1.6 Donut. Most of the box information shown a few days ago are true, but there is still no official word about the rumored MSM7627 multi-core 600MHz Qualcomm processor, which everyone would want. More »


I’m typing this interview right now while listening to music on the Ultimate Ears MetroFi 220vi earphones by Logitech. Retailing for $89.99, I must say that this is my first set of high-end earphones. Overall I am very satisfied with this product. Here’s the breakdown: More »


From Girlybubble: Sadly, I’m not an owner of a PSP but the PSP-3000 Sweet Limited Package, has got me wanting one in the worst way. The package is a collaboration between Sony and American fashion designer Jill Stuart. The bundle features a Blossom Pink-colored PSP-3000, a 4GB memory stick, a Jill Stuart cloth and a Jill Stuart-branded PSP carrying case. For the fashionista in me, this is one sweet deal. More »


President Obamaa promised change while on the campaign trail and he certainly has brought a lot of it during his first year of presidency. The President recognizes that the internet and technology are valuable tools that have limitless possibilities to connect him with the rest of the nation. By utilizing online franchises such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, Obama’s administration is trying to make this the most “transparent” administration of all time.

During the interview with citizentube, the President answered questions that were submitted by actual citizens. These questions were then voted for online and the questions with the most votes were asked during the interview. Many of these questions were video questions submitted via YouTube. More »


From Rekuru: What do you buy a geek who already has every cool gadget? How about a $3,300 wireless programmable robot, care of Fujisoft. More »


One would think that in this sluggish economy, premium computer makers like Apple would languish, yet Jobs’ company posted its record best year. Not only did Apple gain market share in the under $1,000 PC price range, consumers who bought a computer over $1,000 overwhelmingly chose a Mac. With the iPad, in 2010, Apple is attempting to cut into the sub-$500 sector too. More »


Looks like Sony Ericsson is continuing its “green” crusade by introducing its new business line mobile device called the “Aspen.” Available in Q2 of this year, the housing of the Aspen is made of recycled plastics with a build that is lead-free. It also comes with an e-manual to cut paper use. This is all part of Sony Ericsson’s “GreenHeart” campaign. More »


From Ningin: via Wirebot: Peripheral Crazy: The Perfect Companion to Erotic Games 3 Reasons To Go To GameStop At Midnight

via Ziggytek: Stephen Colbert Endorses iPad Google Chrome Tablet Concept

via HTCYou: Motorola Devour: Specs Leaked

via Ningin: Girls’ Generation OH! 150K pre orders; shatters Genie’s record Charice on NBC’s Skate for the Heart show [perf.]

via Rekuru: Wasabi Fire Alarm

via Flaunt Me: Vanity Fair “New Hollywood” 2010 — Where’s the Diversity?

via GirlyBubble: Cute Wallpaper for February

via BlitzNation: Players Interviewing Players… Genius! More »


From Ningin: Love is patient, love is kind. Love is not envious, boastful, arrogant or rude…but it sure is generous! If you thought the love ended with all the great editorial specials we have across the Mixr network this month, you’re wrong. We love you so much, we kind of want to be your sugar daddy/sugar mama. How so? We’ve got plenty of opportunities to win cool prizes across the Mixr Network this month! More »


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