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Amazon will soon stop selling all Nest products

The dumb, anti-consumer feud drags on as Nest decides to halt restocks at Amazon<p>Nest products won’t be sold by Amazon.com any longer once current stock runs out, according to a report from <i>Business Insider</i>. Amazon last year declined to offer some of Nest’s newer products like the Nest Cam IQ and …

Ugreen releases new USB-C Multiport Adapter with discounted $41 launch price

Ugreen has launched its new USB-C Multiport Adapter for MacBook and MacBook Pro that offers pretty much all of legacy connectivity missing from the new Apple notebooks. The company is also offering 15% off the new hub at launch, bringing this handy adapter down to $41.<p><i>[Update: After a very popular</i> …

USB Type-C

20 mostly practical gifts for the technophile

Lets face it: A lot of holiday gifts just aren’t that useful, and end up stored in a closet indefinitely.<p>That’s just a waste of money, so we’ve tried to collect gadgets tech that will hopefully avoid the same fate. As such, some of these items aren’t necessarily things you’d normally consider as …

Lifx Tile LED panels want to put an end to boring wall decor

Lifx is back again, this time with new color-changing LED wall panels.<p>September has been a busy month for smart lighting manufacturer Lifx. First it added Apple HomeKit compatibility to its line of smart LEDs, then it introduced three mini versions of its classic bulbs. Now Lifx is announcing Tile, …

Home Automation

The 41 best VR games

Virtual Reality

Cool both your graphics card and CPU with this all-in-one liquid cooler

Most all-in-one liquid coolers focus on a single component, either the processor or graphics card. A relatively select few cool multiple components. …

PC Gaming

Samsung's beastly 49-inch QLED display is built for gaming

It would almost be ridiculous not to buy a 4K TV without HDR, since you can get such sets for under $500 -- so it's weird that we haven't seen many HDR PC displays yet. Luckily, Samsung has some big news on that front: The company is releasing three new QLED monitors that sound like a dream for …

This box can see through walls — and it could shake up home security

When Taj Manku's son was around 11, he asked his father how cellphones worked.<p>The boy knew there were towers that communicated with the phone, but …

Just a Pair of These $11 Radio Gadgets Can Steal a Car

For years, automakers and hackers have known about a clever attack that spoofs the signal from a wireless car key fob to open a vehicle's doors, and …

Electric Vehicles

Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 Memory Now Available

Corsair has this week announced the launch of its new Vengeance RGB DDR4 Memory, which is capable of not only adding a performance to your gaming rig …

7 Best Free Apps For Mac and Windows Computers

This is the age of mobile technology, but there are many people who still love to use laptop or desktop computers for work, browsing the websites, or …

Apps

Will NVIDIA's New Graphics Card Hold Off Competition

At the Game Developers Conference on Feb. 28, <b>NVIDIA</b> (NASDAQ: NVDA) announced the new GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics processor, which the company touted as its fastest gaming GPU ever.<p>NVIDIA claims the GTX 1080 Ti is 35% faster than the TITAN X Pascal-based GPU, which is used for deep learning and …

Computer Hardware

Samsung’s Z-SSD PCI Express storage device found to have 800GB of storage

During the Cloud Expo Europe convention in London, Samsung showcased an upcoming Z-branded solid state drive (SSD) that fits into a speedy PCI …

MSI Z270 MPOWER Gaming Titanium Motherboard Unveiled

Hardware manufacturer MSI has today unveiled a new addition to its range of gaming motherboards with the unveiling of the new Titanium model in the …

Virtual Reality

'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

Use a Raspberry Pi Zero to Notify You When the Laundry Is Done

Setting up a little notification system to alert you when the laundry is finished is a time-honored DIY electronics project. If you fancy using a …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Commands Cheat Sheet

Those just starting out with the Raspberry Pi mini PC, or anyone who would like a refresh and has been away from the hardware, may be interested in a …

Raspberry Pi

Learn how to create your own Minecraft style multiplayer game with Unity3D

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Create …

Game Development

Here's an inexpensive and easy-to-setup smart-home gadget for beginners

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon The world of multi-colored smart lights just got a little bigger (and brighter).<p>TP-Link has entered the smart bulb market …

Asshole stick: DIY USB destroyer the size of a thumbdrive

This gadget does exactly as promised: it looks like a thumbdrive (sort of) and fries the circuitry of any computer it's plugged into. It's made from …

Raspberry Pi

This Samsung wireless charging pad is now 70% off

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Wireless …

Gear & Gadgets

How To Kick Out Other Devices From Your Wifi Network Using Android Mobile

You can do many cool things with your android phone. But you might not know that your android phone is much more capable of doing some amazing things …

Broadband for the people, built by the people

Competition is good, especially when it comes to internet service providers. Unfortunately, it's also rare. According to the White House's community-based broadband report released earlier this year (PDF), 75 percent of customers looking for internet speeds of 25Mbps or higher had a choice between …

Chinese company’s CellRobot is the modular robot of your dreams

If you’re only going to buy one robot, then you might as well buy something that can be configured into 100 different robots.<p>That’s the premise of CellRobot, a new modular robot designed and built by KEYi Technology of Beijing. The company has finished the product, and has now launched a …

Robotics

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Sharp to sell world's first 8K TV in October, for about $125,000

First there was 1080p. Then there was 4K.<p>Now, Japan electronics giant Sharp will begin limited sales of so-called 8K televisions next month. The TVs, …

Televisions

Self-driving pods unveiled ahead of first UK trials

The first fully-automated vehicle to be trialled on pedestrianised streets in the UK has been unveiled in Milton Keynes.<p>The fully-electric LUTZ …

Android lockscreen can be bypassed by overloading with massive password

Security bug means Android smartphones running Android Lollipop can be broken into by simply entering a very long password causing the lockscreen to crash<p>A bug has ben found which allows anyone in possession of an Android smartphone running Lollipop to unlock the device by bypassing the lockscreen …

Android News

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

The extension translates portions of whatever you're reading into the language you're trying to learn.Flickr / Ed YourdonScience suggests that the best way to learn a new language — especially as an adult — is through immersion.<p>For example, you might spend an extended period of time in a foreign …