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SonoPi Touch

KnowHowTec based in Germany have created a multiroom audio solution which is powered by the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC. The system includes a 160W amplifier which has been combined with a 7“ touch display and a high quality soundcard to provide an audio solution called the SonosPi. Watch the promotional video below to learn more about the Raspberry Pi audio system, which is available to back via Kickstarter with pledges starting from $149 for the SonoPi Light system. We…

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Eleksmill Mini CNC Machine Hits Kickstarter

If you have been looking for a mini CNC machine, you might be interested in a new system which has been created and launched via Kickstarter this week called the Eleksmill. The Eleksmill has been specifically designed to provide a low-cost desktop CNC machine that can provide “functional performance” as well as be easy to use. Watch the promotional video below to learn more about its design and functionality. The developers of the Eleksmill mini CNC machine explain a little…

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Lenovo Launches Two New VR Gaming PCs

Lenovo has announced the launch of two new VR gaming PCs, the Lenovo IdeaCentre Y710 Cube and the IdeaCentre AIO Y910. Both of these new gaming PCs have been designed with VR in mind and come with a choice of top end hardware including Intel I7 processors, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics and up to 32GB of RAM. Ideal for gamers who want to stay competitive no matter where they play, the IdeaCentre Y710 Cube comes with a built-in carry…

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V-Pack Rechargable Voltage Pack V-Pack Rechargable Voltage Pack

Serial entrepreneur Masih Vahida has once again taken to Kickstarter to raise funds to take his 12th Kickstarter project into production. The latest electronics board developed by Masih takes the form of the V-Pack, a rechargeable voltage pack which provides adjustable positive and negative voltage outputs. Watch the video below to learn more about the V-Pack and what it can add to your next electronics project. Masih is looking to raise $5,000 over the next 44 days to help take…

Gadgets

Apple drops a new iOS 10 beta with a hundred new emoji 😱🎉🙌

Apple just released the fourth beta for the next iteration of iOS, tvOS, macOS and watchOS. In particular, there’s a groundbreaking addition in this release. The company has updated or redesigned over a hundred emoji. Apple has shared a few of them on its website, and there are many different changes. First, some existing emoji will receive more gender options. For instance, you’ll find new female athletes: Some existing emoji have been redesigned. And, yes, the gun is gone. Apple…

Gadgets

Google unleashes DeepMind on energy

DeepMind may be a master at one of the most complex games on Earth, but can it handle the day-to-day energy concerns of a Google datacenter? Yes, as it turns out, and with a vengeance. The power needs of a datacenter depend on lots of factors, from demand to the weather, and adjusting to or predicting these variables in order to achieve maximal power efficiency can be difficult indeed. Google has been applying machine learning to the problem, building a…

Smartphones

Opera VPN App Launches On Android

Opera has announced that they are offering a free unlimited VPN application on Android in the form of the Opera VPN app, the company also launched the app on iOS earlier this year. The Opera VPN app comes with a range of features and it is available as a free download from the Google Play Store. A free and unlimited VPN app for Android is today available from Opera. The new app lets people enhance their online privacy, block ad-tracking…

Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will Get Android Nougat In 2 To 3 Months

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recently launched and the handsets comes with Android Marshmallow and now we have some details on when the device will get Android Nougat. The first Android Nougat devices are expected to launch next month and we know that the new LG V20 will be one handset to feature Android 7.0. Now it would appear that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will get the Android Nougat update some time withing the next two to…

Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 GetS Unboxed By Samsung (Video)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launches in the US this Friday and now Samsung has released an unboxing video for their latest flagship Android device. In the videos below we get to see the new Galaxy Note 7 in action and also the device’s S Pen, this can be seen in the second video below. The handset launches in the US later this week and it is also launching in other countries soon. The device has been delayed in some…

Smartphones

OnePlus 3 OxygenOS 3.2.2 Software Update Released

OnePlus have released a new software update for their OnePlus 3 smartphone. The u;date comes in the form of OxygenOS 3.2.2 and it brings a range of bug fixes and performance improvements to the device. The OxygenOS 3.2.2 has been released as an over the air update and it is being rolled out in stages, you can see what is included in the update below. Here is what is included in the update: Improved notification management in doze. Addressed alert…

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Puck.js Bluetooth Beacon Can Be Programmed Wirelessly (video)

Those of you creating Internet of Things projects might be interested in a new Bluetooth beacon called Puck.js, which has been created by Gordon Williams based in Oxford within the UK. Puck.js takes the form of a small JavaScript micro-controller that can be programmed wirelessly and has been specifically designed for Internet of Things projects and devices. The tiny Bluetooth beacon requires no software which allows you to get up and running in just seconds says Puck.js developer. Watch the…

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Bagel Smart Tape Measure Hits Kickstarter (video)

Marketed as the world’s smartest tape measure the Bagel has this week launched via Kickstarter already raising over $90,000 thanks to over 947 backers with still 33 days left remaining on the campaign. The Bagel smart tape measure is equipped with three different modes that allow you to measure organise and analyse practically anything you need to measure. Check out the video below to learn more about each and how it functions using the companion smartphone application. Designed by Bagel…