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STEELSERIES APEX M750 REVIEW: FOR PEOPLE WHO PRIORITIZE RGB LIGHTING ABOVE ALL OTHER FEATURES

Earlier this year I finally got around to covering SteelSeries’s Apex M800 and its proprietary QS1 switch, and now it’s gone. Yes, after just one keyboard, SteelSeries has ditched the QS1 switch, with its square housing and centered LED. Taking its place is the Apex M750 keyboard designed around the all-new QX2 switch—still proprietary, but quite a bit more familiar. The QX2 falls squarely into “Cherry MX knockoff” territory, as with so many switches these days. So how does it…

Science

Hardware Issues Make Google Pixel Phones Feel Like Expensive Beta Products

HIGHLIGHTS Google positioned the Pixel phones as premium flagships Just three months after the launch, many issues have been reported Numerous reports show problems with the mic, speakers, camera There are a lot of things to like about the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google’s new flagship smartphones. The cameras on both smartphones have been consistently appreciated by critics, Google Assistant is the best virtual assistant we have on a smartphone to date, Android 7.1 Nougat is buttery smooth and highly…

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Sapphire TriXX Utility 6.0.0 Released Now Available To Download

Sapphire as today released a new version of its TriXX Utility graphics card overclocking application in the form of version 6.0.0 which allows users to easily monitor, tweak the clock their graphics cards from an easy to use Windows desktop control panel. The Sapphire TriXX Utility as you might have guessed has been created for Sapphire graphics cards, but is also compatible with a wide variety of other graphics cards created by alternative manufacturers. Features of the new Sapphire TriXX…

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ATOM Intelligent Security Camera

Anyone in the market for a security camera might be interested in a new device called the ATOM which has been created by Amaryllo International and provides a wealth of features setting it apart from other security cameras. The ATOM is capable of detecting human faces and can even communicate to people as well as auto track intruders and can even scan your email inbox for new messages if required. Watch the video below to learn more about this new…

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Analogue NT Mini Doesn't Restrict You To 30 NES Titles

If you were looking forward to purchasing the new NES Classic console which was unveiled by Nintendo a few months back, but were then disappointed to learn that it would be limited to just 30 classic games. You might be worth giving the new Analogue NT Mini little further investigation. The latest Nt mini console builds on the technology and design of the Analogue Nt console which was launched back in 2014 and provide support for more than 2000 titles…

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Raspberry Pi Zero Pimoroni Enviro pHAT Now Available From Adafruit

Adafruit has this week announced the arrival of the new Raspberry Pi Zero Pimoroni Enviro pHAT which is equipped with four different sensors enabling users to measure temperature, light, pressure and colour as well as three axis motion, compass heading and analog inputs. The tiny Enviro pHAT simply slots onto the top of a Raspberry Pi Zero mini PC and provides up to 10 different variables to use on your next project. The pHAT is powered directly from the Pi…

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Internet Of Things Raspberry Pi Powered Smart Hub And Sundial (video)

SunDialer has created and introduced a new Raspberry Pi powered smart hub and Sundial which has been specifically created for the Internet of Things and offers an easy way to create systems that require home automation or control lighting. Check out the video below to learn more about the Internet of Things smart herb which is looking to raise $273,000 over the next 31 days via Kickstarter, and is now available to back with pledges for early bird backers starting…

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Fireduino Dual

The team over at Firefly has launched a Kickstarter campaign this week for a new Arduino development board called the Fireduino, which provides a dual core alternative to the popular Arduino Uno. If you are looking for extra power together with a few useful extras such as wireless connectivity, audio, RTC module and more then the Fireduino might be worth more investigation. Check out the video below to learn more about the new Fireduino Arduino development board which is now…

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN P To be Unveiled At Gamescom

NVIDIA is planning on unveiling its new NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN P graphics card at Gamescom next month which takes place in Cologne, Germany, between 17-21st August 2016. The new flagship graphics card will be based on the “Pascal” architecture and is expected to be based on the GP100 silicon, and will be available in two different cards offering either 16 or 12 GB of on-board memory. The Tech Power Up website explains more about what you can expect from…

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Raspberry Pi Pimoroni Drum HAT Now Available From Adafruit

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking to create a little music using their pocket mini PC might be interested to know that the Pimoroni Drum HATIs now available to purchase directly from the online Adafruit website priced at $15. The Pimoroni Drum HAT features 8 touch sensitive buttons together with 8 LEDs that can be left to light up automatically, or can be controlled with a little-coding. The Drum HAT is compatible with Raspberry Pi 3, 2, Zero, B+, and A+ (any…

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Official Raspberry Pi MagPi Magazine Issue 49

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has today announced the release of the next issue of their ongoing official Raspberry Pi MagPi magazine, making issue 49 now available. Providing a new Raspberry Pi beginners guide to get you up and running as quickly as possible with the awesome Pi mini PC The latest official Raspberry Pi beginner’s guide includes everything you need to know from selecting the correct Raspberry Pi for your needs and projects. To setting it up and getting to…

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The Touch HB Ring Lets You Feel Your Partners Heartbeat In Real Time For $600

Anyone looking for a high-tech wedding ring or just a way to feel closer to their partner, may be interested in a new HB Ring that has been created by the Touch and allows you to feel your partner’s heartbeat in real-time no matter where they are in the world, although you will require a data connection. A set of HB Rings are available to pre-order from $600 although rose gold version is also available priced at $3,000 if your…