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Nintendo 3DS Circle Pad Pro Coming to the US on February 7th

Written on December 14, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Nintendo announces the US release of 3Ds Circle Pad Pro on February next year and will be exclusively distributed by GameStop for $20

Nintendo has just announced the official US release date for its much-awaited extended slide pad for the 3Ds, the Circle Pad Pro. The add-on which gives gamers an ‘additional analog control’ runs on a single AAA battery and said to have an impressive 480-hour battery life.

The Circle Pad Pro which is already available in the Japanese market, will officially hit the US shores on February 7th. It will be available exclusively through GameStop and will sell for $20.

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Send Beers and Kittens with Wikipedia’s WikiLove Button

Written on June 27, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Wikipedia is all set to release their newest "Love" button this week with WikiLove.

The WikiLove, which is expected to be launched on June 29, entitles all users to send special messages to other people through badges, kittens, beers, and many more. As stated by Wikimedia Foundation, the purpose of this button is to give compliments and appreciation to the editors, so they could engage themselves more to writing articles.

Aside from sending Barnstars, Beer and Kitten, you can also create your own WikiLove gift.

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Google Tries New Interface, Removes “I’m Feeling Lucky” Button

Written on June 20, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Another experiment from Google. But this time, the search engine giant tested a new search button and removed the "I'm Feeling Lucky" from its homepage.

Google’s “I’m Feeling Lucky” had existed for over several years now, though Internet users cannot deny that this button has been used rarely by people. The search engine giant, noticing this fact, decided to remove it then from its interface.

Google tested out some new changes to make their results more helpful. Specifically, they created a new search button inspired by Bing, to present their search results based upon what are seen on Google Finland. Since web users often read the webpage’s descriptions, Google changed the layout of the results. It alternates the URL and the description sections so the URL will be placed below the live link. They also highlighted the search results pages’ header and uses gray/red icons, and labels in the vertical navigation menu. Google as well changed the “cached” and “similar” which are now located in the Instant Preview box so common users will not find them easily.

According to the search engine, the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button was deleted simply because it is no longer useful. In fact, Google Instant had made the search button useless for some time, so that they could remove it altogether.

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