Archive: 14/02/2011

Microsoft upgrade to let phones connect to Xbox

(AP) -- Now that it has hooked up with Nokia phones, Microsoft hopes to connect its phone software to the Xbox this year too. It's also planning other improvements that include a faster Web browser and quicker switching ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Software
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Playtime helps bind generations

A new study has confirmed an old adage: A family that plays together stays together. Researchers from Concordia University and Wilfrid Laurier University examined the ways grandparents can maintain close ties with their adult ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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More deep-sea vents discovered

Scientists aboard the Royal Research Ship James Cook have discovered a new set of deep-sea volcanic vents in the chilly waters of the Southern Ocean. The discovery is the fourth made by the research team in three years, ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Getting a charge out of solar 'paint'

Have you seen those big, bulky, breakable photovoltaic cells that now collect the sun's rays? Well, what if solar energy could be harnessed using tiny collectors that could be spray painted on a roof, a wall or even a window?

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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