Shaun Foce

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Den Is A New UK Home Automation Platform, Raising Crowd Financing

It’s strange, because until now most home automation system which involve accessing the power outlets seems to have been designed for nerds to show off their ‘touch sensitive’ switches. But it’s taken a 19-year-old from Kent, England to produce a power socket aimed at the mainstream UK market which …

PICS: Breaking Bad actor in love with SA!

Cape Town - Jesse Pinkman is best known for being the bat-shit crazy, crystal-cooking meth-head in the hit TV series Breaking Bad, saying stuff like, …

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Seed Is Creating A Truly Idiot-Proof Internet Of Things

In the vast panoply of potential home networking protocols, there are only a few worth worrying about. Wi-Fi works well but it can go down and ZigBee and the like are sparsely supported. But Bluetooth Smart is local, secure, and easy to use. And that’s what Seed Labs is using to connect our lamps, …

3D Printed Infant Vein Finders Created by Kenyan Student May be a Game Changer For Africa

As 3D printing and scanning technologies continue to drop in price, their availability to individuals and organizations within developing nations …

These Ant-Sized Radios Might Power The Internet of Things

The jury is still out on whether the Internet of Things will make our lives any easier. If and when it does, a lot of it might be powered these tiny, …

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How to Install Kodi on Microsoft Windows<p>If you love media streaming, then you have probably come across the name Kodi. Kodi is a free and open source …

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The mainstreaming of additive manufacturing in bicycle production

In 2011 Bristol engineers announced the creation of 3-D printing bicycle made from nylon. In 2012, UK bike brand, Charge Bikes announced the …

New Matter MOD-t: a 3D printer for everyone

Easy to use, affordable 3D printing for the home and classrooms. The MOD-t 3D printer is available! | Check out 'New Matter MOD-t: a 3D printer for …

Why Apple Wants to Make a Remote Control for Your Home

Author: Issie Lapowsky. Issie Lapowsky Business<p>Date of Publication: 05.27.14.<p>Time of Publication: 1:14 pm. 1:14 pm<p>The smartphone wars are so 2012. …

Home Alone?

Connected devices company Nest, now owned by Google, has been lauded — mostly, it must be said, by the tech press — for turning its attention to the utilitarian devices in your home.<p>The ones no-one loves. The no-frills, (usually) beige plastic devices that squat on the wall or ceiling of your home …

The connected home is going mainstream faster than anybody realizes

In the US, at least, the “internet of things” is not the future any more, but the present.<p>One in five adult American internet users already has a device at home that connects the physical environment to the internet, according to a Forrester Research report (paywall) out last week. As many as …

Internet of Things

15 Reasons Cape Town Should Be No. 1 On Your Travel Agenda

Summer is <i>finally</i> on the horizon and all we can think about is where we’re going to spend our vacations. From lounging on one of Greece’s pristine beaches to sleeping beneath the stars above the Great Barrier Reef, our options for adventure this season are infinite. However, one destination …

Nokia sees its post-handset future in 5G networks and Internet of Things | V3

While its handset business is no more, Nokia is busy planning for a new future focused on networks as it teams up with Japanese telecoms giant NTT …

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Internet of Things, Identity Theft, and Virus Fears Driving New Demands for Tech Support Services

DALLAS, TX, Apr 15, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Parks Associates announced research today showing over 50% of U.S. smartphone and tablet owners …

Intel dives into the Internet of Things, but still has a weak PC market to deal with

If you set foot in Intel's CES booth this winter, you probably sensed a theme: the company is deeply, almost manically, focused on the Internet of Things. Sure, Chipzilla was showing off some tablets and phones, along with a shelf full of Ultrabooks, but the highlights of the show were all a little …

The Micro is a $200 3D printer that can make a teacup in an hour

There are more than a couple of reasons why 3D printing hasn't truly hit critical mass, and the team at M3D thinks it's sidestepped them with The Micro, its $200 - $300 3D printer. The Micro is hitting Kickstarter today with the sole intention of becoming the first consumer 3D printer that's at …

3D printed unmanned aircraft takes flight in UK

British scientists have successfully conducted a test flight of a 3D printed, light-weight, prototype unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).<p>The polymer craft …

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Foodini is a 3D printer for everything from burgers to gnocchi

Who wants a 3D printer for just candy when you can have one that prints a five-course dinner instead? That's the idea behind Foodini, a new 3D printer that takes fresh ingredients and turns them into a culinary masterpiece. The device can do things like make custom ravioli, your own unique crackers …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Zero waste, lower transport costs and recyclable materials – is 3D-printing the future of housebuilding? Dutch architects are putting the process to the test for the first time in Amsterdam<p>Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon …

Mmmm, 3D-printed foods

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SABC to partner up with Cape Town Jazz Fest

SABC will once again be the broadcast partner of The Cape Town International Jazz Festival which takes place next week in Cape Town.<br>SABC will host a …

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Monetizing the Internet of Things : 4 key areas of focus

As the years and technology progress, we can only expect that the number of things connected to the Internet will also grow at a positive exponential …

BigRep ONE 3D printer creates whole pieces of furniture

The BigRep ONE prints in a volume of 1.3 cubic meters (46 cubic feet), with each side at or exceeding a meter in length, but really, at that point …

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