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2014-06-09 23:00:40

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp attempts to submit an invention, Young's Fasten With Ease, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Daily activities like dressing and undressing may present a challenge for individuals with various limitations. However, an inventor from Philadelphia, Pa., has discovered a way to help. His invention, YOUNG'S FASTEN WITH EASE, is designed to reduce hand discomfort and pain for elderly or disabled individuals, promoting independence...

'Like' And 'Share' Buttons Get A Facebook Makeover
2013-11-07 12:15:16

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook, in keeping with its recent strings of so-called improvement, has now made changes to its Like and Share buttons. The new Like button has a streamlined design with the Facebook "f" and the word "Like" on a blue background. The Share button simply says "Share" on the same background. Details of the new buttons were outlined on the Facebook Developers page. The new button version is a vibrant blue design with Helvetica type. The...

2013-10-01 23:34:49

Halco's dedication to supplying the highest quality custom converting, fabrication and fastening tapes ensure that their product's end users will be able to close, open, position, grip, re-position, fasten, release, and unfasten anything quickly and simply, without glue, hassles or a mess of any kind. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has recently joined into a distribution partnership...

Rumors Say Facebook Planning To Launch 'Want' Button
2012-06-30 10:18:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One developer claims to have uncovered evidence in Facebook's code showing that the popular social networking website could be considering adding a "Want" button. According to Salvador Rodriguez of the Los Angeles Times, the man, Tom Waddington, said that the code for the button appears in Facebook's Javascript SDK (software developer kit) as a tag reading "<fb:wants>". He also said that he has gotten the button to show...

Microsoft Relieves Start Button Of Its Duties In Windows 8
2012-02-06 14:23:29

According to a recent report by The Verge, Microsoft will be removing its iconic Start button in its Windows 8 operating system. The report said that screen shots in the "Consumer Preview" of the newest operating system by Microsoft show the button removed. The button was first introduced with Windows 95 over 15 years ago, and helps users navigate to various segments of their computer. In previous screen shots of the Windows 8 preview, the Start button can be seen as a sleek,...

2010-09-21 10:30:00

MANCHESTER, N.H., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For the more than 40 million Americans with arthritis or the growing population of seniors living with physical challenges that limit daily activity, simple tasks like buttoning a shirt can be a struggle. Now, the problem-solvers at Velcro USA Inc. have come up with an easy and innovative solution to assist with independent living: the VELCRO® brand Button Conversion Kit. The new system replaces the existing buttons on a...

2010-07-19 13:49:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- MGA Entertainment, Inc. (MGA), a worldwide leader in the toy industry, today announced the launch of Bitty Buttons(TM), a unique and whimsical collection of eight different 13" rag dolls who magically came to life when their very last stitch was sewn. With a tag line of "Sew magical - Sew cute(TM)", each Bitty Button(TM) was born on a special day in history and has her own personality developed by the fabrics used to make her. Designed to...

Latest Button Reference Libraries

2010-10-07 11:47:51

A zipper is a device that temporarily joins two edges of fabric. It is used in clothing, luggage and other bags, sporting goods, camping gear, and other daily use items. The edges are fixed with tens to hundreds of specially shaped metal or plastic teeth. The teeth, also referred to as elements, can be individual or a continuous coil. The slider moves along the rows of teeth and meshes them together and separates them depending on the direction of the slider's movement. Zippers are...

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