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  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
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  • 3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    3 benefits a smart city can gain from smart infrastructure

    The Internet of Things is sweeping across the globe at breakneck speeds, and before we know it, our entire lives will be facilitated by connected technology. We’re already seeing the IoT make an incredible impact on how the industrial world operat…
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  • PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

    PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-st…
    - 14 Dec 16, 8:30pm -
  • Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Get My Parking launches smart city pilot in India

    Studies of traffic congestion regularly point much blame at cars circling for parking. To tackle this perennial problem, Get My Parking is joining a smart city initiative to launch a smart parking pilot in India. As reported in Firstpost, the Delhi-…
    - 14 Dec 16, 7:27pm -
  • Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

    According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaki…
    - 14 Dec 16, 3:00pm -

Boy Genius Report

  • newMore price hikes could be coming to Sprint

    More price hikes could be coming to Sprint

    For years, Sprint has made up for its last-place network with first-place pricing. Cheap and cheerful is a slogan that's basically designed to describe Sprint's service: You might not get stellar coverage out on your uncle's farm, but you're paying $…
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  • newThis incredible photobooth will supersize your head in just seconds

    This incredible photobooth will supersize your head in just seconds

    The smartphone revolution has put incredibly powerful devices into the pockets of millions and millions of people, and that's great, but it also gave birth the selfie craze. If you're not taking photos of your own mug at least a couple of times every…
    - 7 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 11:34pm -
  • newPS4 Pro and PlayStation VR Black Friday price cuts return next week

    PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR Black Friday price cuts return next week

    With so many deals and sales events to keep track of on Black Friday, there's a chance that you missed out on a deal you would love to have back. If two of the discounts you missed happened to be on the PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR bundles, you're in l…
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  • neweBay has a great Xbox One S deal to celebrate The Game Awards

    eBay has a great Xbox One S deal to celebrate The Game Awards

    eBay’s upcoming Green Monday sale doesn’t include any gaming deals, which might seem strange considering that consoles and games are hot Christmas gifts every year. But that’s because eBay partnered with The Game Awards to offer a few exclusive…
    - 10 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 9:00pm -
  • newThis $14 device is the best thing that ever happened to your TV

    This $14 device is the best thing that ever happened to your TV

    Did you treat yourself to a new TV during the Black Friday shopping blitz? Well guess what: as great as it is, there’s still a way to give it a serious visual upgrade… and it only costs $16. The EveShine Accent TV Backlight is an LED light strip…
    - 10 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 8:30pm -

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TenniBot autonomous tennis ball collector

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SenceTech smart HRV monitor

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RunCloud simplifying web apps

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Questbotics teaches programming for kids

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Practix workout tracking

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Chargery mobile charging

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  • newQualcomm invades Intel's turf with Snapdragon PCs that push battery life over performance
    Updated at 5:32 PM PT on Dec. 7 with additional details of the processor emulation.Qualcomm is invading Intel’s turf, announcing Windows PCs that use the same Snapdragon chips as your phone, with battery life that can last well into a second day of…
    - 10 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 8:35pm -
  • newMicrosoft Surface Pro (2017): Everything you need to know
    Updated Dec. 7: We've updated this story with the price of the Surface Pro (2017) with LTE. See "Price and release date" below for more details.With the the Surface Pro (2017), Microsoft has rebooted its flagship Surface product, one of the leading 2…
    - 16 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 2:15pm -
  • newBest Buy is selling an 8TB external hard drive for $140
    If you missed out on Best Buy's Black Friday deal on the WD Easystore 8TB external hard drive, you're in luck. Today it's one of the big box retailer's daily doorbusters, though its price tag of $140 isn't quite as cheap.That's still a very good dea…
    - 17 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 2:02pm -
  • newHands-on: HP's Envy x2 is a Surface clone boasting 20 hours of battery life
    The HP Envy x2 joins a growing cohort of Surface Pro clones, but with one big difference: Inside it is a Snapdragon 835, offering battery life of up to 20 hours. We spent a little time with it at the Qualcomm Technology Forum to see what a new chip w…
    - 23 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 8:00am -
  • newThe Full Nerd episode 36: The best PC hardware of 2017
    It’s that time of year yet again, and what an amazing year it’s been for computer enthusiasts. In this episode of the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray name the best PC hardware of 2017.These aren’t…
    - 1 day ago, 7 Dec 17, 6:30am -

LifeHacker

  • The No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    The No-Frills Way to Watermark Memos and Track Leaks

    Let’s say you need to send a private message to a group of people, but you’re afraid one of them will leak the message elsewhere, and you won’t know who. Fast Forward Labs has a rough-and-ready solution that will expose anyone who publicly copi…
    - 27 Jun 17, 10:00am -
  • How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    How to Store Fresh Figs So They Really Last

    Fresh figs are luxury items: they’re so delicious, so expensive (in my neck of the woods, Peapod.com is selling them for $1.17 a piece) and so tragically short-lived. All too often, in my experience (Is it me? My refrigerator?) after I’ve decided…
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  • The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were

    The Grapevine Everything You Wanted to Know About the Migos, Joe Budden, Chris Brown Fights but Were Afraid to Ask | Deadspin 10 Years After The Chris Benoit Killings, Pro Wrestling Still Can’t Fix Itself | Jezebel The Tabloids Are Having a Hard…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:03pm -
  • Flickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Flickr and Tumblr Users With AT&T Emails Are About to Lose Access to Their Accounts

    Verizon-owned social media platform Tumblr, along with a laundry list of other Yahoo services, is potentially locking users out of their accounts due to an ending partnership between Yahoo and AT&T, according to Techcrunch. If you’re a Tumblr, Flic…
    - 26 Jun 17, 6:00pm -
  • Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Talks to Us About Secrets 

    We’re living in a time of secrets. Whether it’s the health-care bill, Russia’s secret connection with our recent election, or the lies we all tell, secrets plague us all. In this episode of The Upgrade, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, author of “Ev…
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:00pm -

Engadget

  • newThe Morning After: Friday, December 8th 2017

    The Morning After: Friday, December 8th 2017

    Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.There's plenty of news from last night's Game Awards, plus a ride in the surprisingly tech-heavy 2018 Ford Mustang.Everybody's pregnant.The Game Awards 2017Last night's event was about more than just…
    - 33 mins ago, 8 Dec 17, 6:00am -
  • newYouTube's 'Remix' subscription music service could launch in March

    YouTube's 'Remix' subscription music service could launch in March

    Another attempt by YouTube to mend fences with the music industry -- internally referred to as Remix -- is a few months away from launching, according to a report by Bloomberg. Late last year industry vet Lyor Cohen arrived to hold the title head of…
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  • new‘The Game Awards’ round-up: catch all the best bits

    ‘The Game Awards’ round-up: catch all the best bits

    Geoff Keighley has been touting this year's The Game Awards as the gaming industry's answer to the Oscars. Now that the ceremony has concluded, we can safely say that he delivered. It had all the hallmarks of a lavish awards show: Live orchestra (che…
    - 3 hours ago, 8 Dec 17, 4:01am -
  • newJust Eat made a 'magic wand' for ordering food

    Just Eat made a 'magic wand' for ordering food

    Just Eat, we need to talk. Your latest invention, a food-ordering "magic wand," is ridiculous. I get that you want to have some fun over the Christmas period — and somewhere, your marketing department is having a good chuckle — but you've gone to…
    - 4 hours ago, 8 Dec 17, 3:00am -
  • new'Dreams,' the new game from 'LittleBigPlanet' devs, lands in 2018

    'Dreams,' the new game from 'LittleBigPlanet' devs, lands in 2018

    We've been wondering about Dreams for a while now. First announced in 2015 as a trippy, user-controlled kind of world-creating game, Dreams is the new title from LittleBigPlanet studio Media Molecule and it's due to hit PlayStation 4 in 2018. The rel…
    - 7 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 11:35pm -

BoingBoing

  • newUnicorn corkscrew, for your chasers

    Unicorn corkscrew, for your chasers

    Kikkerland's unicorn corkscrew (Amazon) is clever, inexpensive and perfect for evenings in the presidency of Donald Trump, when chasers are much in-demand.Corkscrew acts as unicorn hornMaterial: Stainless steel corkscrew, beechwood baseMakes a grea…
    - 10 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 8:24pm -
  • newBroetry is the perfect blogging format for the age of Trump

    Broetry is the perfect blogging format for the age of Trump

    There's a new form of blog post going around comprising short, single-sentence paragraphs. Mostly marketing cliché delivered in the smugly impatient tone of know-it-all men, "Broetry" is the perfect material to game LinkedIn.“I probably average…
    - 12 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 6:04pm -
  • newRest in Power, David Vyorst

    Rest in Power, David Vyorst

    The open internet lost one of its unsung heroes this week, with the passing of David Vyorst, who served as Executive Director of the Washington, DC chapter of the Internet Society and as co-chair of the Internet Governance Forum USA.David wasn’t…
    - 15 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 3:57pm -
  • newJoan Jett in new Blondie video

    Joan Jett in new Blondie video

    Enjoy the dark (very dark) comedy of this new Blondie video for the track "Doom or Destiny," starring Joan Jett and Debbie Harry anchoring an apocalyptic newscast about global warming, nuclear war, and, of course, President Trump.From Rolling Sto…
    - 16 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • newThese digital calipers are on sale for under $10

    These digital calipers are on sale for under $10

    I bought some digital measurement calipers mainly as a tool for 3D printing, But I quickly learned that it was useful measuring other things - pipe diameters (inner and outer), screw diameters, small pieces of wood, and so on. If you're interested in…
    - 16 hours ago, 7 Dec 17, 2:58pm -

Tech Republic

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Qualcomm Tech Summit 2017 in under 4 minutes

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Uber paid a Florida man $100,000 to erase the data he'd stolen | Engadget Today

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 first look

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2018 Mustang GT Fastback review

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Tesla's Gigafactory could be causing a global battery shortage | Engadget Today

- 2 days ago, 6 Dec 17, 2:34pm -
ASUS NovaGO hands-on

- 2 days ago, 5 Dec 17, 7:29pm -