9-year-old Caine Monroy built himself an elaborate arcade built out of cardboard, for lack of the real thing. The short film (below) chronicles how one’s boys personal project turned into a Internet phenomena and resulting flash mob. His Facebook page already has 8,500 likes and has raised over $24,000 for a scholarship fund. Caine’s Arcade from Nirvan Mullick on Vimeo.
Developed by a British psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman and app developer firm Yuza. Dream:ON manipulates your sleep cycle injecting soundscapes during your ‘deep sleep’ that will trigger your sub concious to dream about certain things. The app is rested beside your pillow at night and will track your movements during the night to track when you are at your deepest sleep..
Following a study stating that 80 percent of all web video is now compatible with HTML5, the BBC has formally adopted the standard for videos on the desktop and mobile versions of its website. The full roll-out across BBC.com follows a pilot program in which the broadcaster tested HTML5 on the the Health section of the site. According to Electronista, the BBC has been working with HTML5 delivery.
What does Android do? It lets you customise your phone by putting widgets and icons on the home screen in any combination you choose. It puts all your social networking feeds in one place. It gives you access to over 250,000 apps in the Android Marketplace. It syncs your Android phonebook and Google account so your mail, contacts and calendars can all be accessed from your phone. What.
Vodafon New Zealand yesterday reported after a major ‘security breach’ the launch of the Sony ericsson Xperia Play, just now they have confirmed via their official Twitter account that infact their entire shipment of Xperia Play’s for the full country has been stolen! Its un confirmed how much has actually been stolen although to delay the launch for the full country.
The awaited Honeycomb Acer Iconia A100 7″ Tab which was originally slated for a launch around this time of the year at the Wifi price of $299, but has now been delayed until later this year, slated for release in the ‘second half of 2011′. The Iconia was all set to join the Tegra 2 family of Honeycomb tablets being one of the few 7″ Tablets set for release. If you.
RIM’s Playbook 7″ Tablet will be available in the UK on June 16th with 3 flavours to choose from… 16GB (£400), 32BG (£480), 64GB (£560). The WiFi Tablet which is running RIM’s new WebOS features a dual core 1Ghz TI OMAP4430 processor and will be available to pre-order from most UK retailers. Carphone Warehouse, Phones4u & Best Buy UK have already confirmed.
Probably my favourite game here at BitSnacker for iOS, especially to kick off our new App section. One of the best if not the best games for the ipad 2 and other iOS devices alike. Infinity Blade has been available for some months now, although they recently revamped the game to take advantage of the iPad 2′s new graphical power, we used an iPad 2 for this short review and gameplay.
Jen-Hsun has voiced his oppinions on the slow starting sales of Honeycomb Tablets using Nvidia’s Tegra 2 chip, specifically the Xoom. jen-Hsun is of the opinion the Tablet should ahve been sold as a Wifi only option to begin with ratehr than the 3G device that shipped first. “It’s a point of sales problem. It’s an expertise problem. It’s a marketing problem.
Not off to a great start, Blackbaerry [RIM] has just recalled around 1000 units dispached for sale in Staples stores due to a bad build of its OS. The majority of these units had not yet been sold to anyone although some people may be affected. If you do have a Playbook and find out you cannot propperly load the software on initial setup all you need to do is call RIM support who should.