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Raspberry Pi Displays HATs, Shields And Small Screens Essential Guide

With the launch of the new $35 Raspberry Pi 3 mini PC last month, as well as the launch of the tiny $5 Raspberry Pi Zero late last year and the …

Raspberry Pi

19 Tech Products That’ll Make DIYers Drool

Unlike that gimmicky stuff you use once and forget, you'll wonder how you ever got along without these innovative home tech tools and …

Home Automation

Razer rolling out new Razer Blade gaming laptop with double the video memory

Pound for pound, it's cheaper with better performance<p>Razer today announced a new Razer Blade notebook with a faster CPU and more graphics memory.<p>The updated Razer Blade laptop runs on an Intel Core i7 quad-core processor and comes with 16 GB of DDR4 RAM, 6 GB of GDDR5 VRAM in its Nvidia GTX 970M …

It’s the end of “euphoric times” for custom app developers

Ashwin Ramasamy Contributor<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Waiting for the right professional network<br>• The Rationale Behind Soaring App Development Prices<p>For the first time in about eight years, we saw a decline in the small business customer base of app developers (in terms of revenue and per-project …

Apps

DARPA unveils its next VTOL aircraft concept

DARPA announced on Thursday that it had awarded the Phase 2 design contract for its unmanned VTOL X-Plane concept to Aurora Flight Sciences (AFS). VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) planes, like the current generation of V-22 Osprey or F-35B Lightning II, have to trade off between a number of …

Mighty is like an iPod Shuffle for Spotify

It's no secret that running with your phone, well, it kind of sucks. Whether it's in your hand, tucked into your waistband or strapped to you arm, toting a handset during a workout isn't super convenient. To offer a better solution, a team of Samsung, Qualcomm and MOG alums created Mighty. The iPod …

Deals on the coolest gadgets from CES 2016

As usual, CES 2016 provided us with a glimpse of things to come in consumer tech this year. From virtual reality, smart home devices, the internet of things, and more, there was no shortage of awesome, cutting edge gadgets on display. Now that many of those products are moving out of prototype and …

YOUMO Smart Modular Power Strip (video)

Good Gadgets has created a new modular power strip which it hopes will revolutionise the way we think of using our power strips in the future.<p>No …

Gear & Gadgets

This $18 Smartphone Gadget Turns Your World Into An Augmented Reality First-Person Shooter

Life is just one big game of laser tag with Father.io. I got a chance to play with an early prototype of the company’s Inceptor smartphone dongle and its augmented reality massive multiplayer first-person shooter app. It was a blast.<p>The company is launching on Indiegogo today, aiming to raise …

Augmented Reality

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook has created a new "Social VR" team to explore how we'll communicate in virtual reality.</b> The company made the announcement in a blog post.<p><b>2. The FBI has confirmed that it reset the San Bernardino shooter's iCloud password.</b> The reset occurred after the FBI attempted to gain access to …

VR headsets, robot balls and snap-on phone gadgets: Say hello to LG's amazing new G5 accessories

Remix OS might just make you want to put Android on your laptop

Speaking to <i>The Verge</i>, Jide's co-founder David Ko says he believes the future of Android definitely includes desktop devices. He says that after many years, the app ecosystem is now strong enough to support this transition, and the necessary hardware is cheap and available. "The next area [for …

Remixes

The awesome Android Remix OS fork will soon breathe life into virtually any old PC

Jide, the company behind the desktop-optimized fork of Android called Remix OS, has announced that the platform is being updated to support a whole range of old hardware, as well as bringing new features and squashing bugs.<p>While last month’s announcement brought an alpha version of the OS for X86 …

Why a Razer Toaster isn't that strange an idea | Polygon

Razer

Swiss Startups Delving Into Virtual Reality

Bérénice Magistretti Contributor<p>Bérénice Magistretti is a Swiss freelance writer based in San Francisco. She focuses on startups in Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and emerging markets.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Swiss data analytics company Sophia Genetics could be Switzerland’s next …

Virtual Reality

2nd UHK post-campaign update: PCB design now supports LEDs and Matias switches

Time flies! We promised to touch base every month – so let’s get right into what we’ve been working on!<p>The mechanical design is being sent to …

WayTools' TextBlade Keyboard to Start Shipping to Test Group Users Next Week

In January of 2015, WayTools announced the TextBlade, a compact, collapsible keyboard that sparked a lot of interest with its unique multilayered layout that replaces a full keyboard with eight large smart keys.<p>Refinements, production issues, and other hiccups have long delayed the release of the …

5 easy steps to getting started using Raspberry Pi

Get the basics for setting up Raspberry Pi.March 14 is known as <b>Pi Day</b> because the date represents the first three numbers in the mathematical …

Raspberry Pi

Library Book PDF

<b>IEC 60027-3 Ed. 3.0 B:2002, Letter Symbols To Be Used In Electrical Technology - Part 3: Logarithmic And Related Quantities, And Their Units</b><br>File …

Giving Up the Controller

How Virtual Reality Could Make Us Healthier and Happier<p>In the United States one in three American adults is clinically obese. It’s a stat we’ve heard …

Virtual Reality

How a BlackBerry could be the phone of my dreams

The phone you see in the picture below doesn't actually exist. It probably never will.<p>But it could.<p>Here's how BlackBerry and Verizon Wireless could team up to build the phone of my dreams -- and bring BlackBerry's brand back from the brink of irrelevance.<p>The BlackBerry Droid<p>Imagine if BlackBerry …

Mobile Technology

Lumus Ring Equipped With Laser Luminance Technology Hits Kickstarter (video)

A unique piece of jewellery called the Lumus ring has been created and launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website this month. That is …

Six Apartment Upgrades to Make Your Rental Feel More Like Home

You might not own your place, but you still want it to feel like home. Problem is, a lot of apartments are bland and cookie-cutter. As a renter, you …

College Students Can Now Play Video Games For Tuition

Think you’ve got what it takes to try out for your college’s <i>StarCraft II</i> or <i>Heroes of the Storm</i> team? According to <i>Fortune</i>, colleges around the United …

Retrogaming

The Scooter Computer

When we initially deployed our handbuilt colocated servers for Discourse in 2013, I needed a way to provide an isolated VPN channel in for secure …

Linux

The best gear for your living room home theater

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>Everyone loves watching a great movie on a big screen with a kickass speaker system, but few would complain about losing the sticky floors, uncomfortable seats, and kids with …

PlayStation VR price leaked on Amazon, and it costs more than a PS4

The price of Sony's PlayStation VR, Sony's virtual reality headset and system, has been apparently leaked on Amazon, and it's far from cheap<p>The price of Sony's virtual reality headset PlayStation VR appears to have been leaked on Amazon's Canadian site, at a $1,125 Canadian dollars, or £546.<p>The …

ASUS debuts the first monitor to run on just USB Type-C

Today at CES, hardware maker ASUS launched a portable monitor that runs off a single USB Type-C connection for power and video transmission — a world first that takes advantage of the new cable standard.<p>The MB169C+ features a 15.6-inch Full HD display and is only 8.5mm thick. It’s based on the USB …