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Save on smart home security: Top deals on wireless cameras and smart locks

<i>Welcome to Home Deals, where we pick out the best deals on things you need for your home, garden and beyond. Like our cousin,</i> <i>the Cheapskate</i><i>, we'll give you a regular selection of smoking-hot deals, but we'll cover things like smart home tech, washing machines, wireless security cameras and anything</i> …

New LED bulbs put out a lot more than just light

With the right bulb, that socket in your ceiling can multitask.<p>The smart home offers so much promise, but always seems just around the corner. Smart …

50 Most Important Raspberry Pi Sensors And Components Listed

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn a little more about the awesome mini PC and supported components, may be interested in a new list …

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

For 21st-Century Kids, Home Microfluidics And Neurology Kits

Take that, ye olde 1950s chemistry sets.<p>We've seen a lot of nostalgia for ye olde chemistry sets lately. Nobel Laureates have reminisced about playing with them. These days, sets containing radioactive uranium dust or toxic lead are not going to cut it anymore, but that doesn't mean kids can't get …

The Science of How Memory Works

<i>“Whatever becomes of [old memories], in the long intervals of consciousness?”</i> Henry James wistfully pondered upon turning fifty. <i>“They are like the lines of a letter written in sympathetic ink; hold the letter to the fire for a while and the grateful warmth brings out the invisible words.”</i> James was …

T-Mobile to start turning off older MetroPCS network this year

T-Mobile's efforts to transition customers from MetroPCS' aging CDMA network to its own GSM and LTE frequencies is going quite swimmingly. The company has been bragging that it's well ahead of schedule, and in some markets it's already begun repurposing the smaller carrier's spectrum to deliver …

Ranking the Top 60 Strikers of All Time

Welcome to B/R's countdown of the top 60 strikers in world footballing history.<p>It's never an easy task when you compare players from different eras, but we've done our level best to define who the greatest ever to grace the game were.<p>In terms of ranking, trophy hauls have largely dictated the top …

Running Zork in DOS on Chrome while offline? Yup, you can do that

Each week we recommend either a Chrome(s goog) app or extension on our Chrome Show podcast and this week harkens back to well before Chrome. And long …

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend's action

1) Why would anyone want to work for Vincent Tan?<p>Money, obviously, answers the above question but perhaps the outbreak of diplomacy over Malky Mackay's position as Cardiff City manager on Sunday followed a realisation the club's owner is not exactly an attractive proposition to work for. If, or …

Ferrari 2014 F1 engine presentation

Protean Electric Putting Electric Hub Motors into Production Chinese VW Next Year

This past year, we called out 10 of 2013’s most-promising new technologies, and alongside stuff such as super plastics, fancy batteries, and precipitation-dodging headlights sat the ever-production-elusive electric hub motor. Specifically, we spoke to a Protean Electric design that actually …

Simple.tv is bringing its DVR for cord cutters to Ouya

Simple.tv will launch an app for its over-the-air DVR on Ouya devices next year. The app will bring live and recorded TV to the Android-based game …

These Diesels From Audi, BMW and Mercedes Cost Less To Own Than Your Gas-Powered Luxury Car

Automakers have long lamented the American public’s reticence to embrace diesel technology as wholeheartedly as have Europeans.<p>Part of the hesitancy, most insiders believe, stems from a general lack of understanding among consumers here about the benefits of modern clean diesel versus the old …

Lamborghini Veneno Roadster

Country of Origin: Italy<br>Engine: 750-hp, 6.5-liter, 12-cylinder<br>0-62 mph: 2.9 seconds<br>Starting price: $4.5 million<br>Lamborghini says it plans to build only nine copies of the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster in 2014. Among many other innovations its lightweight body design makes extensive use of carbon …

Why Bayer Leverkusen's Move for Chelsea Winger Kevin De Bruyne Makes Sense

Kevin De Bruyne is a player who now finds himself in a very peculiar situation. To some he's a prized jewel within a Chelsea setup that finally has its returned king, Jose Mourinho, back in charge. Yet to others he's no more than excess skill in a side jam-packed with abundant talent.<p>As such, the …

Zuli pushes Bluetooth as a mesh network for the smart home

There are a lot of radios in today’s smart home — that’s one of the biggest challenges for consumers trying to navigate the space — but a startup …

Yahoo Introduces New Style Of Flickr Embeds To Seed Content Outside Of The Site

Yahoo has introduced a new cleaner style of photo embeds today. Just about everyone has used content from Flickr in various ways at some point, especially from its great store of Creative Commons licensed images. Now, Flickr can capitalize on the network effect of people seeing all of those images …

2013's Biggest Tech Moments, Told In Photos

Octocopters, hyperloops, bitcoin — in the tech world, this is what we call an "eventful year." But you needn't fear information overload. Looking back, these are the innovations and tech moments to remember from 2013.<p><i>This story appears the special Year in Photos issue of our weekly iPad magazine,</i> …

Toyota looks to settle sudden-acceleration lawsuits

The automaker enters negotiations to settle hundreds of cases of sudden acceleration. The move follows a big loss in an Oklahoma suit.<p>December 12, 2013|By Ken Bensinger<p>The wreckage of a Lexus ES 350 that crashed in Santee in August 2009 after… (Detroit Free Press, MCT )<p>Toyota Motor Corp. has opened …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

Consumer Tech Group Aims to Standardize 'Internet of Things'

A group of consumer electronics and technology companies have banded together to form an alliance that aims to fulfill the promise of the ‘Internet Of Things’ and bring connectivity to devices of all types, across homes, healthcare, automotive, education and beyond.<p>The AllSeen Alliance, a new …

Google barge on 'hiatus' amid scrutiny from two agencies

Whether it's a Google Glass store or a showroom for all things Google X, one thing is clear: No one will be visiting Google Barge anytime soon.<p>The once-mysterious barge, currently sitting idle alongside a pier at Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay, is officially "on hiatus," CNET has learned. And …