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Uber Home Automation W/ Arduino Pi

Introduction: Uber Home Automation W/ Arduino & Pi<p>About: I love home automation. I hate home automation. More About electronichamsters »<p>[EDIT] I …

Video parking system using Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi is a Linux machine and with it you can do various crazy things. <i>Jeremy</i> decided to build a video parking system that would sense distance …

Raspberry Pi

Install WordPress and NGINX on Raspberry Pi

Russ Sanderlin has written a comprehensive tutorial for getting a PHP/NGINX stack working with WordPress on the Pi. Read it here. Apparently NGINX …

Catch up on two seasons of 'House of Cards' in nine minutes

The hit Netflix political drama "House of Cards" returns for its third season Friday, and scores of binge-watchers already have their weekends planned.<p>It's been a year since Season 2 landed on Netflix, so you'd be forgiven if you forgot everything that happened to President and First Lady Underwood …

IKEA launches furniture that wirelessly charges smartphones and tablets

<b>News:</b> Swedish furniture giant IKEA has incorporated induction-charging stations into products from its latest collection, which will allow users to …

Pornhub Is Pioneering An Alternative Energy Source Through Wearables

As wearables gain popularity, it comes as no surprise that we’re seeing them address more diverse problems and concerns. Pornhub’s soon to be released Wankband is possibly the first wearable device targeted at our masturbation habits.<p>The band, which–thank god–is worn around your wrist, measures the …

Wearable Tech

Robear is a robot bear that can care for the elderly

It's 2024. An older Japanese gentleman wants to watch the International Space Station's closing ceremony, but he can't get out of bed. No problem! All he has to do is call Robear to help him get up. Yes, that's his caregiver's name, but you see, Robear isn't human: it's a bear-like robot. This …

How much does this game cost? Depends on the temperature

Finally, a game where the pricing structure is as clever as its mechanics. <i>A Good Snowman is Hard to Build</i> is an adorable puzzle game about a monster trying to make snowmen, from established puzzle-game designer Alan Hazelden, co-creator Benjamin Davis and composer Ryan Roth. It's charming, cute and …

Snowman

Whiplr is Tinder for the fetish-driven

Mainstream dating services like Tinder, Grindr or OK Cupid don't make it too easy to admit if your tastes are "very singular." That's why Whiplr has been created as a hookup app for people who prefer to get off with more than just a special cuddle. Simply offer up a picture of your face, a nickname …

Do This 1 Thing For a Better Google Ranking

David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Jon Shenk—AP<p>Google/AP<p>Google/AP<p>Google/AP<p>Bryan Bedder—Getty Images for Engadget Expand<p>Getty Images<p>Andrea …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Setting up Raspberry Pi with RaZberry

In my previous post, DIY Home Automation: The basics, I explained my motivations to build my own DIY Home Automation system and what my requirements …

Make an open source Raspberry Pi drone with Navio+ #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberrypi

A Breakdown of Cameras That Captured the Winning Images of World Press Photo 2015

The prestigious World Press Photo contest announced the winning photos of 2014 last week. In case you were curious, here’s a look at the cameras that …

Photography

The 10 Best Gadgets And Gizmos We Saw At Toy Fair 2015

Kids these days have it really good<p>Every year, the North American International Toy Fair hosts more than a thousand toy makers, distributors, and major retailers in New York City. And that makes for a super fun weekend.<p>The staff of <i>Popular Science</i> have scoured the 2015 Toy Fair showroom over the …

BlackBerry is suing Ryan Seacrest's keyboard startup Typo again

Ryan Seacrest's keyboard startup, Typo, changed the design of its <i>heavily</i> BlackBerry-inspired case after being sued last year, but it turns out that BlackBerry doesn't think those changes make it any less of a rip off. BlackBerry is now suing Typo over the Typo 2, claiming that the case maker has …

55 Inspiring Small Kitchens You'll Absolutely Fall In Love With

Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.<p>These charming and stylish designer kitchens have the fabulous inspiration you need to spice up your tiny cooking space.

Kitchens

Ray wants to be the last remote control you’ll ever buy

David Skokna wants to simplify TV, one button at a time. That’s why Skokna and his team at Ray Ventures are introducing a remote control to replace …

Home Automation

How to Make Your Photos Pop With Punchier Colors in Photoshop CC

With Adobe’s fairly new pricing regime, Photoshop CC is now within the reach of many enthusiast photographers who might have balked at the idea of …

9 Apps That Can Change the Way You Work

Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.<p>But with a new year in front of us, productivity is top of mind for entrepreneurs, as is doing …

WeatherRack Raspberry Pi Python Drivers Released

The new release of the of the Raspberry Pi Pure Python Class driver software for the inexpensive WeatherRack Weather Sensors is now available on …

Nintendo will release an iPhone app, just not the one you’re hoping for

For a brand that made all our dreams come true as kids, Nintendo sure seems content to play the Bowser-style troll these days.<p>First of all, the company announced that it is finally embracing YouTube videos featuring game footage; only to turn around and reveal that content-makers will have to give …

How sleeping 6 times a day helped the founder of WordPress build a billion-dollar company

Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress content management platform is one of the most influential pieces of software on the Internet, running more than 19 percent of websites (including VentureBeat).<p>But before Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, was on the path to being a billion-dollar company, …

Greek debt deal still far off after crisis talks

Europe made little progress Wednesday in averting a new crisis that could force Greece to drop the euro.<p>Greece's new government, led by left-wing party Syriza, says half a decade of austerity has condemned the country to a downward spiral that is impoverishing its people and making it impossible to …

Fitbit Advises Rash Sufferers to Take a Break from Wearing the Wearable

Fitbit responds to, ahem, a rash of new complaints.<p>Fitbit has already been through a recall. And it’s now actively trying to avoid another.<p>In response to a number of complaints that Fitbit’s newest activity-tracking wristbands are causing skin irritations, the company has issued a statement …

Wearable Tech

Tom Blachford's New "Midnight Modern" Photos

Debuting during Palm Springs Modernism Week 2015 (a 10-day cultural event celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture, fashion and culture), photography exhibition "Midnight Modern" captures the sublime essence of lunar illumination. Melbourne, Australia-based photographer Tom Blachford …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

National Academy of Sciences

La Raspberry Pi 2, une vraie révolution !

<b>Un nouveau modèle remplace la Raspberry Pi 2,</b> il s’agit de la Raspberry Pi 3 que vous pouvez achetez chez les vendeurs en ligne.<p>Vous pouvez également …