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Sweep Looks to Bring LiDAR Technology to Everyone

LiDAR is a technology normally reserved for those with a lot of money, but a group has taken to Kickstarter to give you access to the technology for a minimal price. Sweep is an impressive device…

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Oral-B Genius: A Toothbrush With Apps

We love technology, sometimes a little too much. The internet of things exposes a whole new way to look at the world, with cameras being viewable from all over the world and “smart houses” causing major problems…

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Razer Orichi Mobile Bluetooth and Wired Hybrid Gaming Mouse Review

Introduction Razer is one of the most recognisable gaming brands on the market, having a huge range of mice that are suited for virtually any kind of gaming environment. Their latest mouse, the Orichi, is certainly…

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Razer Announces Naga Chroma With 16,000 DPI Sensor

The Razer Naga has been an incredibly popular choice for MMO enthusiasts requiring a huge array of programmable side buttons. Given the success of this device, Razer decided to launch the Naga Epic Chroma which features…

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Revolutionary New Smartphone Sensor to Detect Pollution Levels

People could soon be using their smartphones to detect air pollution, thanks to a potentially life-saving breakthrough sensor by researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Apparently experts at the university have developed the first low-cost and…

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Toshiba is Apparently Selling Their Camera Business to Sony

There have been rumors circulating from Bloomberg, the Japan Times and Reuters regarding the sale of Toshiba’s sensor business to Sony. Apparently, the deal is worth $165 million and part of Toshiba’s large restructuring programme. The image sensors…

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Canon Produces Record Beating 250-Megapixel Sensor

Canon has unveiled an astonishingly detailed, 250-megapixel APS-H CMOS sensor which features a signal readout rate of 1.25 billion pixels per second. The 19,580 x 12,600 resolution set a new world record for a camera of its…

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Your Smart Home Appliances Are Not as Safe as You Think

Are you a proud owner of smart lock? How about motion sensors, temperature sensors, bulbs or other Internet of Things gadgets? Well, if they’re made by ZigBee, chances are your house is vulnerable to hacking, according…

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Apple May Ditch the Home Button in Next-Gen iPhones

Apple introduced a revolutionary smartphone design when it first came out. Back then, phones had an abundance of buttons, but the company wanted to make it more simplistic. Thus, they came up with the Home Button.…

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Meet the Camera That Uses Light to Power Itself

If you think solar panels are the only thing that use photons to produce power, you might need to read this. Scientists from Columbia University seem to have developed a camera that uses light to power…

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Apple Buys Depth Sensing Camera Producer

iPhones, they’re the technology equivalent of Marmite. You either love them or you hate them. Apple has now given more people a reason to love them. Depth sensing cameras may be on their way! The $651…

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Optical Nanotechnology Sensor Claimed to be as Good as a Dog’s Nose

Researchers for the Oregon State University have created a new technology by combining optical tech with nanocomposite thin-films to develop a new type of cheap sensor, which is said to be fast, highly sensitive and able…

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Robot Butterflies Could Fool Anyone Into Thinking its The Real Thing

Festo appears to have created a robotic doppleganger that looks and acts as a real butterfly, but you won’t see these things in open spaces just yet. The company is said to have revealed a small…

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Volvo Cars Will Be Able to Talk to Each Other in the near Future

Have you ever thought that cars can talk to one another? If not, prepare to be amazed. Volvo apparently is working on a new technology which allows their cars to “talk to each other” in real-time,…

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Apple Patents Mouse With Scanner and Display

Apple has been given a patent for a mouse that includes a built-in scanner and display. The patent details a mouse with special sensors that can scan its surface, transferring the image to a screen embedded…

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Sony Introduces Plane Phase Detection Auto-focus to Smartphones

Everyone who’s in the market for a top notch smartphone always has to consider the shooter that comes attached to it. Most people are after a rear facing camera that gets a great shot, and Sony today…

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Toshiba Launching 20 Million Pixel CMOS Smart Phone Sensor

Ever since the Motorola Razr’s debut in 2004, the phone industry has been all about making your devices thinner, lighter and faster. Thanks to Toshiba, we can now possibly see slimmer phones being produced due to their…

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Ford Working With Intel on Bringing Face and Gesture Recognition Technology to Cars

Automaker Ford and chip maker Intel apparently have started looking into how people can interact with their gadgets even more. With smart watches and virtual reality already on the way, the two manufacturers apparently are looking…

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New Technique Allows Screen Embedded Sensors In Smartphones

Given that modern smartphones are now mostly made up of screen, it’s getting harder to integrate extra sensors and features without adding in extra buttons, often located around the edge of the screen, or on the…

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Nanoparticles Could Lead to Cheaper , Lighter and More Flexible Solar Cells

When hearing the name ‘Colloidal Quantum Dots’, minds fly away to science-fiction scenarios and technologies far from reach. Actually, the name has been given to a new form of solid nanoparticles. It is said that the…

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New Windows v2 Kinect Available For Pre-Order, Shipping to Start on the 15th of July

Microsoft’s team of engineers designated for the Kinect have announced that developers can finally pre-order the new Kinect for Windows v2 sensor from Microsoft’s Store at just $199. Microsoft has also stated that customers who pe-order…

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Sony Unleashes the A7S w/ 4k Video

Sony has brought a third model into the new A7 family named the A7s. Like it’s older brothers, the A7s maintains the super small form factor that houses a beast of a full-frame sensor. The star…

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PAPAGO! P2 Pro Dashcam Review

Introduction The usage of dash cams hasn’t boomed yet. It’s still some what in its infancy. There are many different versions that can be found on retailers like Amazon or Ebay that are really cheap and…

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CoolTouch-E and CoolTouch-R Fan Controllers Released By Aerocool

Aerocool Advanced Technologies announced two new single-bay fan controller CoolTouch-E and CoolTouch-R. Both are said to use a touch-panel, hence allowing users to directly interact with the display to make adjustments and changes more naturally. The…

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Cisco Systems To Shift Focus On ‘Internet of Everything’

Cisco Systems is said to have focused on the Internet of Everything (IoE), which basically connects everything to everything. From people, to mobile devices, smart gadgets and homes, transportation networks, data, processes, a world where every…

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Sony Allegedly Working On 54MP Full Frame Sensor

Most times, megapixels do not count in terms of picture quality, but there are cases when you want to print large-scale photos without losing quality. It seems that the guys at Sony are taking this into…

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Roccat Kone Pure Optical Mouse Review

Introduction Roccat have produced some of the coolest and best performing peripherals we’ve ever tested here at eTeknix, going from the Roccat Kone XTD gaming mouse which I personally regard as the best mouse on the…