Chris Tofa

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Raspberry Pi Image Recognition System With Alexa Voice

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for a new project to keep them busy may be interested in a Raspberry Pi image recognition tutorial which has been …

Digital license plates finally hit the road in California

At $699 a pop, these digital displays don’t come cheap<p>Five years after California governor Jerry Brown signed legislation authorizing digital license plates to be sold in his state, the new-fangled digital display boards are finally hitting the streets. According to <i>The</i> <i>Sacramento Bee</i>, the new plates …

Jerry Brown

Nvidia’s mini supercomputer is the fastest single computer humanity has built

Nvidia has laid claim to building the “fastest single computer humanity has ever created,” by linking up 16 of its Volta-generation Tesla V100 …

The Beginner's Guide to IFTTT

<i>In our new series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline.</i> …

Tesla remotely extends range of vehicles for free in Florida to help owners escape Hurricane Irma

Millions of people are currently affected by the evacuation of Florida as Hurricane Irma starts reaching the state and creates some difficult traffic situation when escaping north. There are reports of traffic jams and gas stations running out gas.<p>There are a lot Tesla owners in Florida and they …

Augmented reality could be the biggest reason to buy an iPhone 8

This year's iPhone (tentatively dubbed the "iPhone 8") is going to be a huge launch.<p>We've already heard a lot about the iPhone 8 through leaks. …

How to free up space on your smartphone

Simple tricks to avoid running out of room<p>You pull out your phone to snap a spontaneous photo...and get an error message because you have no space for the image. Running out of room on your phone—with no memory left for photos or videos, new apps, or data for your existing apps—can be a disaster. …

Apps

Sony’s giant, $700 e-paper tablet is a great example of Weird Sony

Huge screen, huge price<p>For years, science fiction has promised that one day, technology will make paper obsolete. Instead of carrying around folders of dead trees and bulky books, we’ll use miraculous tablets instead that can store a limitless amount of information and knowledge in a single, …

Amazon Fire TV Stick review: cheap, great TV streaming device with new interface and Alexa

Voice assistant transforms budget smart TV stick into smarthome powerhouse, but keeps simple controls, wide UK catchup TV and third-party app support<p>Amazon’s second generation Fire TV stick – which lets you stream video and apps on your TV – continues the same winning formula but adds new voice …

Mu Tag Personal Property Tracker And Companion App (video)

Informu has created a new pocket-size personal property tracker that is small enough to be attached almost anything from your passport, luggage or …

ZTE’s new Quartz smartwatch brings Android Wear 2.0 for just $200

There are plenty of uses for smartwatches in many folks’ lives. Receiving notifications on your wrist without having to pull out your smartphone can be super handy at times, and most of them make decent fitness trackers, too. The problem is, most of the current crop of smartwatches on the market …

Wear OS

Litebook launches $249 Linux laptop

Like a Chromebook for Linux users on a budget, the notebook includes a full HD 14.1-inch display and 512GB of storage, and comes in three color …

'Brilliant' Aims to Replace Your Home's Light Switches With Touchscreens

Brilliant today introduced the Brilliant Control, designed to replace an existing light switch and provide homeowners with a range of smart home controls.<p>Brilliant Control has a 5-inch touchscreen with swipe-based lighting, music, and climate controls, and homeowners can interact directly with …

Home Automation

See how Sony Xperia Touch turns any table, counter or wall into an Android 'phone'

The Ultimate Canadian Bucket List Travel Guide in Honor of Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada is enjoying a moment—not only because of Justin Trudeau mania and the country’s post-U.S.-election appeal, but also because it’s celebrating its sesquicentennial. That’s right, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of confederation, a milestone that will be celebrated countrywide. It’s no wonder …

The NIO EP9 is the 'world's fastest' all-electric supercar

NextEV, despite its name, hasn't built your next automobile. At least not yet. Instead, it's created a (somewhat) eco-friendly monster capable of beating the Nürburgring in a staggering 7 minutes and 5 seconds. That, the company claims, is quicker than the previous EV lap record, making it "the …

Electric Vehicles