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CellRobot Modular Robot Construction Kit

Anyone interested in learning more about robotics or teaching others, may be interested in a new modular robot concept called CellRobot which has been developed and launched by Kickstarter with the aim of raising $50,000 over the next 25 days. Watch the promotional video below to learn more about how the different modules can be combined to create hundreds of different robotic creations. The team behind CellRobot explain more about its inspiration, development and functionality. CellRobot is a complete robotics…

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Raspberry Pi Pan And Tilt Camera Created

Electronics enthusiasts looking for a new project idea to keep them busy over the weekend and beyond might be interested in a new DIY pan and tilt camera which has been created using a Raspberry Pi mini PC which has been combined with an Arduino Uno, web camera and a pair of servos. Check out the video below to learn more about this Raspberry Pi and Arduino camera unit that can be used to help provide surveillance in your office…

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EStream Portable Water Power Generator

Enomad has created a very unique way of generating power from water sources while you are out and about, away from the gird and exploring nature. The Estream takes the form of a small power generator that fits into a backpack, fitted with 3 collapsible fins that is capable of generating power wherever there may be a river or stream. To generate power the Estream is submerged in a moving water, stream or river and is capable of producing an…

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New PlayStation 4 Slim Console Images Leaked

Details and new images have been released this week for the highly anticipated launch of the new PlayStation 4 Slim which has been announced this week and will be launching before the end of the year to compete with the new white Xbox One Slim which is now available to purchase. As you can see from the leaked images below that could possibly be the new PS4 Slim or Neo, the console features a matt black finish with rounded corners.…

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Samsung Is Launching A Refurbished Smartphone Program Next Year

According to a recent report by Reuters Samsung has plans to launch a refurbished smartphone program next year. The company apparently intends to sell refurbished versions of  its premium smartphones as a way to generate additional revenue. Samsung has managed to increase its smartphone profits this year with the launch of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge which have been more popular than last years models. The company also recently launched their new Galaxy Note 7 and pre-orders of the…

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Android Nougat Starts Rolling Out To Nexus Devices

Google has announced that they are starting to roll out their Android 7.0 Nougat software update to their Nexus devices. The update is being released over the next few weeks to the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G. Google has also said that any devices enrolled in the Android beta program will also get the update. Android Nougat reflects input from thousands of fans and developers all over the world.…

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Possible Samsung Pay Security Vulnerability Revealed On Video (Updated)

Updated with an official statement from Samsung, see below. A security vulnerability in Samsung’s mobile payment system, Samsung Pay apparently lets hackers wirelessly steal credit card information. The hack was revealed in a video by security researcher Salvador Mendoza and it uses the tokens that Samsung Pay uses in transactions, have a look at the video below. As yet there is no official word from Samsung on this particular security issue with their mobile payment system, or whether it has…

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PGS Portable PC Games Console (video)

PGS Lab have created a new portable gaming system which has been specifically designed to allow you to play PC games whilst on the move. The PC games console is still in its concept stages at the current time but has already raised over $200,000 via Kickstarter thanks to over 760 backers with still 26 days left remaining on its campaign to go. Watch the promotional video below to learn more about the specifications and design of the portable PC…

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Graphics Card Leaked

Before NVIDIA has had a chance to officially launch their new GeForce GTX 1060, a leaked photograph has revealed more about its design and styling and reveals that the reference design cooler is slightly different to that which has been included on the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards. NVIDIA has also made the PCB shorter on the GeForce GTX 1060  and rumoured specifications indicate that the graphics card will be available in two different models offering both 3 or…

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OMNI3D Factory 2.0 Industrial 3D Printer Launches (video)

Polish 3D printer manufacturer OMNI3D has this week launched its new Factory 2.0 Industrial 3D printer which offers a large 500 x 500 x 500 mm build volume and is equipped with dual extruders together with a wealth of useful automated features. The Factory 2.0 3D printer has been specifically designed for industry and is already being used in aviation, electronics, engineering and automotive design throughout Europe, US and Australia. Check out the video below to learn more about the…

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M3D Pro 3D Printer Unveiled For $500

M3D has this week unveiled a new 3D printer the company has created aimed at professionals, and takes the form of the aptly named M3D Pro 3D Printer. The M3D Pro 3D Printer is powered by two ARM-core processors and is equipped with over 12 different sensors to help it provide high performance printing, consistency and reliability says M3D for a $500 price. The Pro 3D Printer wasn’t veiled at this week’s CE Week 2016 in New York which runs…

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Raspberry Pi Zero HubPiWi Blue Adds WiFi, USB Ports And More

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that are looking for an easy way to add extra functionality to the tiny Raspberry Pi Zero mini PC, may be interested in a new piece of hardware which has been created by Vikas Shukla called the HubPiWi Blue. The HubPiWi Blue has been created to easily and Bluetooth and wireless connectivity as well as three useful USB ports to the Raspberry Pi Zero without any soldering. Check out the promotional video below to learn more about…