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Bruno Is the World’s First Smartcan

Do we really need smarter trash? It appears so as a new project on Kickstarter introduces us to Bruno, the world’s first smart trashcan. While the idea in itself isn’t that bad, I can’t help to…

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Toshiba HG6 THNSNJ512GCSU 512GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Toshiba’s drives are mostly sold as OEM models and built into other products such as workstations and laptops, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t deserve to get a good spin on my test bench.…

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Silicon Power Slim S80 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Silicon Power has been in the storage business for a long time and I’m glad to finally be able to put one of their drives on the bench and take it for a test run. Today…

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Businesses to Cut Energy Consumption and Cost Through Internet of Things

Businesses could save big by using smart appliances connected to the Internet of Things, making financial savings which can be used for other business ventures. The smart tech is able to provide additional details regarding energy…

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Nvidia Introduces Its Drive PX Self-Driving Car Computer

Nvidia has introduced its Drive PX, a self-driving computer for the automotive industry, which is now available as a developer kit. The device is said to go on sale this May for a price tag of…

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DDR4 Industrial Grade Modules Announced by SMART Modular Technologies

SMART Modular Technologies has announced the availability of its highly reliable DDR4 industrial grade modules. The modules are said to join the company’s very successful DDR3 lineup and target the networking, telecom and industrial applications market,…

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McAfee Anti-Virus for Your Watch? Intel Thinks So

Now I’m sure that everyone reading eTeknix is very familiar with the need to be protected. You’ve all got the right anti-virus software on your machines, all properly configured. Those of you who have Android phones…

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Huawei Announces Android Wear Smartwatch

While we’ve already seen it in various leaks, Huawei has today announced its Android Wear watch. The aptly-named Huawei Watch features a multitude of features and tracking capabilities. It comes features a 42mm round display with a 286 ppi 1.4-inch AMOLED touchscreen above a…

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CarVi to Bring Safety and Smart Features to Any Car

Car safety has come a very long way and modern cars provide all sorts of assistant features that help to keep us and everyone around us safe. As great as that is, older cars lack these…

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Samsung’s Smart TV T&Cs Look Like They’re Straight Out of ‘1984’

The terms and conditions of Samsung’s Smart TV’s voice control capabilities have caused a bit of an uproar on the web. An image comparing one section of those terms to a piece from George Orwell’s ‘1984’…

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You Can Now Unlock Your Chromebook With Your Android Phone

Google has just released Smart Lock – it basically turns your Android phone into one of those fancy ‘walk up’ keys for cars, but instead for your Chromebook. Yes, being in close proximity to your Chromebook will…

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SMART Moves DDR4 into Embedded Devices via Mini-DIMM Form Factor

SMART Modular Technologies announced the launch of its DDR4 Mini-DIMM, one of the first Mini-DIMM form factor utilising the next generation DDR4 technology. SMART’s initial lineup of DDR4-2133 Mini-DIMMs include 8GB and 16GB VLP Mini-UDIMM modules…

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Self-Cleaning & Self-Powered Smart Keyboard Identifies Its User

Passwords are an easy and convenient way to prevent unauthorised access to our data, but it might not be the best as many recent stories have shown us. Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and Beijing University…

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Wireless and Waterproof Smart Earphones Are Finally Here!

Bragi Dash earbuds are the latest gadget for the audio world, and the smart in-ear headphones are packed full of features that really made them catch my attention. They’re equipped with fitness sensors, much like every…

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New Lightbulbs Feature WiFi Boosters, Speakers and Cameras

The Internet-of-Things (IoT) aims to connect pretty much every aspect and gadget around us to the internet with smart features and functions, and such a simple thing as our light bulbs is part of this too.…

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Apple’s New Store Displays Are Weird

Apple has always had some pretty odd store displays. From floating MacBooks to giant iPhones, you’d think they couldn’t get anymore strange. The video bellow was taken at Apple’s Regent Street store in London, and shows…

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Fake Apple Watches Sold at CES

In what many are calling a sign of the ‘dumbing down’ of CES, a fake Apple Watch has been on sale at the trade show. The watch, made by Chinese company Hyperdon, is a complete rip…

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Toshiba Presents Two New 3TB Portable Hard Drives

Toshiba announced two new 3TB portable hard drives where one is an addition to the Canvio Basics line and the other is the brand new Canvio Connect II portable hard drive. Both new hard drives take advantage…

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Rumour: Apple Watch to be Released in March

In what is a highly credible rumour from 9to5Mac, it appears that Apple is gearing up to release the Apple Watch in March. They say that retail employees will begin training for the new device soon.…

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Forget About Smart Watches, it’s all About the Smart Belt

It’s CES 2015 this week (in case you didn’t know) and there’s a whole manner of new ‘smart’ devices being unveiled. From the usual phones and now smart TVs,  to the increasingly common smart watches, there’s…

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Smartphone, Smartwatch… Smart Pedal?

CES has given us yet another ‘smart’ device. Earlier today everyone was talking about a smart belt, but now it’s all about the smart pedal. Yes, you heard me correctly, a smart pedal, for your bicycle.…

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The Streamz Smart Headphones Are Almost Here

The world’s first truly independent headphone audio system for audiophiles is almost here, as the Streamz Media have announced that the headphones will start shipping in Q1 2015 and will be on show at CES 2015.…

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AT&T to Release Sonim XP6, Rugged Anti-Smartphone

American mobile operator AT&T has just announced a new product under the ‘anti-smartphone’ category – the Sonim XP6. Said to be extremely rugged in design, this new smartphone incorporates a physical keyboard and button support into…

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4K Samsung NX1 Camera Due For US Release

Samsung’s top end SMART camera, the NX1, their first camera capable of shooting 4K video, is due for sale in the US imminently. The camera was originally slated for US release last month, but shipments didn’t…

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Square Bringing Apple Pay to Small Businesses

We’ve recently reported on Apple Pay coming to your mobile phone through their technology advancements, now news has come to light that a credit card processing service for small firms called Square is looking to bring…

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Swiftpoint GT – Slide Gesture Mouse Announced

Interactive change has come to peripherals – the Swiftpoint GT has been reportedly constructed in a bid to change the way we look at mice design which has followed common trends since it’s inception in 1964.…

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Pebble to Push new Modular Smart Watch in 2015

2015 will see smart watch manufacturer Pebble release their next generation highly customizable product choices. Not only will they reportedly contain the ability to be strapped to your wrists via a plastic, metal case or leather strap – but…