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Teensy Micro

A pair of new powerful micro controllers has launched Kickstarter this month and have nearly raised $100,000 thanks to over 1500 backers with still 17 days remaining on their campaign. Watch the video below to learn more about the new Teensy 3.5 and 3.6 microcontrollers that have been designed and created by Paul Stoffregen. Teensy is a microcontroller development board used for building all sorts of awesome DIY electronic projects. Over the last year I’ve been designing 2 new Teensy…

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Sapphire Radeon RX 470 Platinum Edition Graphics Card Unveiled

Sapphire has today announced a new addition to their ever-growing range of graphics cards with the unveiling of the new Radeon RX 470 Platinum Edition overclocked graphics card. The new Radeon RX 470 Platinum Edition is the closest you can get to a market-available reference design AMD board for the RX 470Provides users with a AMD reference design PCB, with a negligibly higher 1216 MHz engine boost clock vs the standard 1206 MHz reference. Watch the video below to learn…

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Kobo Aura ONE Premium eReader Launching Soon

It has been revealed this week that Kobo has created a new eReader which will soon be launching in the form of a 7.8 inch Kobo Aura ONE eReader. The device will be equipped with a high-resolution display and has been specifically created to compete with the likes of Amazon’s Kindle Voyage and Kindle Oasis. The Kobo Aura ONE eReader has been spotted making its way through the FCC and although Kobo hasn’t officially announced the device its appearance at…

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Obscura 8

Arcano Systems has once again this week taken to the Kickstarter crowdfunding website to launch their new Obscura 8-bit Chiptune Synth 2. Which has been specifically designed to aid with the creation of classic video game tunes, reminiscent of the 1980s. The tiny MIDI synth is capable of emulating Nintendo NES, Famicom and C64 sounds allowing you to include them into your latest musical creations and applications. Check out the promotional video below to learn more about the features and…

Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro May Launch In India Next Month

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro could be headed to India next month, according to a recent report the handset will launch in the country in September. As a reminder the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro comes with a 6 inch display that has a Full HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and it also comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of built in storage. The handset is also equipped with…

Smartphones

These Sony Xperia Devices Will Get Android Nougat

Sony has revealed which of its Sony Xperia smartphones and tablets will be getting the Android Nougat update. The company has revealed that the Android Nougat update will be released for the Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Tablet, Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra and Xperia X Performance. We’ve been working hard to bring this major update to as many of our devices as possible, as quickly as we can. We’re really…

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Pokemon Go Reaches 100 Million Downloads on Google Play Store

Pokemon Go is gaining a lot of popularity in the markets where the game is available. The app reached 50 million milestone one week after its launch and it seems it has reached yet another milestone. Pokemon Go has reached a massive 100 million downloads milestone in the Google Play Store. There’s no word about the exact download number of the game on iOS App Store. However, some reports suggest that the game could net $3 billion to Apple in…

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Awesome SmarthiPi Touch Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Display Case Now Available From Adafruit

After originally launching via a successful Kickstarter campaign, the awesome SmarthiPi Touch, Raspberry Pi touchscreen display case which I have myself. Has now arrived at the Adafruit online store and is now available to purchase priced at $24.95. If you have already purchased the official Raspberry Pi 7″ Touchscreen Display and are looking for a well-designed and robust way of protecting both the display and your Raspberry Pi mini PC. As well as providing an easy way to access the…

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New Improved Arduino 101 Core released by Intel

Intel has this week released a new and improved version of the Arduino 101 Core which has been developed in collaboration with Intel and Arduino. The new 101 Core does not only provide enhance code generation but also now comes with useful features unlocked to make your project even more interactive. The upgrade process is fairly simple and uses the Arduino IDE’s Board Manager, although Arduino Create users will be automatically updated to the latest Arduino 101 Core and need…

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Xpress

BRICWAVE has unveiled a new portable smartphone storage companion they have created which offers users storage, portable charging and cable all in one handy pocket sized device called the Xpress-PRO. The Xpress-PRO can be equipped with up to 256GB of onboard storage and includes fast charging technology, allowing you to top-up your smartphone quickly and efficiently when required. What’s the promotional video below to learn more about its aluminium outer case, internal specifications and inspiration. Its developers explain a little…

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New Kodi Raspberry Pi Case Unveiled (video)

Today a new Kodi Edition Raspberry Pi Case has been unveiled which takes the form of the awesome Raspberry Pi case created by Flirc which provides a solid aluminium casing to transport your Raspberry Pi case without the worry of it getting damaged. The new Raspberry Pi case is now available to purchase priced at £16 or $20 and the Kodi Edition Raspberry Pi Case is a special edition run. A limited quantity have been built and each one shares…

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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…