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Never flip a light switch on again w/ motion-sensing LED bulbs from $8 Prime shipped

E-Lux (96% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon offers a few motion sensor lights on sale. You can pick up a single 5W LED Motion Sensing Light Bulb for <b>$7.80 Prime shipped</b> when code <b>P4K9IACH</b> is used at checkout. Regularly closer to $12, this is the lowest we’ve tracked and the best available. …

Light Bulbs

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Computer Science

The Last Interesting Chrysler Had a Gas Turbine Engine

The piston engine has been the king of the transportation industry for well over a century now. It has been manufactured so much that it has become a …

Los Angeles

Screw Terminals for the Raspberry Pi and Pi Zero

If you have a Raspberry Pi and want to connect accessories, there’s an array of GPIO pins that you can plug into on the side. Unfortunately, if you …

How to Setup a Raspberry Pi Nextcloud Server

For this project, we will be showing you how to setup and configure a Raspberry Pi NextCloud Server, this can act as your own personal <i>“cloud”</i> storage …

Linux

How to install Raspberry Pi's Raspbian OS on a PC

Those who want to try Raspbian but don't have a Raspberry Pi can now install the OS on a typical PC, any computer with an x86 processor.<p>First, …

Raspberry Pi

Email Viruses don’t have to be clicked anymore

Email users are finally getting smarter to help crush the bad guys on the Internet email front. If an email client receives a unknown email from a …

Cybersecurity

ASUS made a beefed-up Raspberry Pi rival that plays 4K video

It seems ASUS is gearing up to give Raspberry Pi a run for its money. The Taiwanese manufacturer has quietly released its own single-board computer to rival the popular British company – and it’s quite the beast.<p>Although the Tinker Board follows the Pi form factor rather closely, it ultimately …

The New X-Plane Flight Sim Is So Ridiculously Detailed, It Even Has Catering Trucks

If you’ve ever suffered a spat of turbulence and wondered how you’d do at the controls of an airliner—who hasn’t?—it's time you took a spin in <i>X-Plane</i> …

Grand Canyon

Pressure Plate LED Coasters!

Looking to use up some more of his flexible LED strip, Hackaday alum and Tindie writer [Jeremy Cook] tried for a funky accent to his dinner or coffee …

Hacking

Adafruit Neopixel LED Visors

Oh why hello there! It is finally time for me to share my Adafruit Neopixel Visors that I have been working on for some time. I create two different …

Futuristic straddling bus allows cars running underneath

MIT Has Invented Easy To Use Sensor-Loaded Duct Tape

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2016/02/29/mit-has-invented-easy-to-use-sensor-loaded-duct-tape/<p>SensorTape from Responsive Environments on Vimeo. …

New York City Officially Launches Free Public Wi-Fi

After a soft launch of four hubs in January, the LinkNYC system officially goes live today.<p>New York City will see the official launch of its new citywide LinkNYC free Wi-Fi system today. At noon on Thursday, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing the public launch of the Wi-Fi hotspots that have …

New York City

Samsung's new dongle gives your car an LTE connection

Samsung is getting into the connected car business, but instead of building connectivity into new cars, it's providing a way for owners of older cars to add LTE connectivity to their vehicles. The Samsung Connect Auto dongle plugs into a car's OBD II diagnostic port (most cars built in the last two …

Mobile

Tesla Autopilot promo shows what it can do for your commute

Why let fans make the videos when you can do it yourself? Tesla Motors just made public a new video -- if it ever runs as a TV ad, it could be the company's first one -- promoting its Autopilot feature that does a lot of the driving on its own. Now, there have been some (mostly driver caused) …

This smart padlock unlocks using just your fingerprint, what could go wrong?

If you use a padlock on a regular basis — at the gym or locking up your bike — then you'll know the annoyance of misplacing your key or forgetting your combination. (It's stupid but it happens.) Canadian tech firm Pishon Lab wants to solve this by kitting out padlocks with a security measure that's …

Crowd Funding

JetBlue's new cabins will keep passengers plugged in

JetBlue is bringing more connectivity to the cabins of its Airbus A320 aircraft.<p>Power outlets and USB ports will be available at all seats, bringing …