Lego SmartBrick Lets You Easily Build Remote Control Lego Projects (video)

Remote Control Lego

Lego builders around the world that would like to remote control Lego projects they create, might be interested in a new smart brick called SBrick, that has a range of up to 100 m.

The SBrick is capable of controlling 64 ports with one remote allow you to use 16 SBrick devices each with 4 ports within your Lego projects. Check out the video after the jump to learn more.

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Razer Nabu Smartband Launching Soon For Under $100 (video)

Razer-Nabu

After unveiling their new Razer Nabu last month, Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan has revealed this week that the Nabu smartband will soon be launching for under $100 and will be available first in the US within the next month or two.

Razer has designed their new Nabu smartband to subtly vibrate when an incoming notification is received and with a simple turn of your wrist, the Private Message Screen instantly activates to reveal details of the notification.

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New Square Reader For Chip And Pin Cards Announced

Square Reader

In the UK we have been using chip and pin cards for some time instead of swipe and sign cards, and from October 2015, chip and pin cards will become mandatory in the U.S., and now Square has launched a new Square Reader to comply with chip and pin.

The new Square Reader will be compatible with chip and pin cards, which are designed to be more secure, and the company will also be able to expand into more markets with this new card reader.

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Samsung Gear S Trademark Revealed

Samsung Gear S

It looks like Samsung could have another new smartwatch on the way, as a recent trademark filing with the USPTO has revealed the Samsung Gear S name.

Samsung has filed a number of different trademarks under the ‘Gear’ name, which includes existing devices like the Samsung Gear Live, Samsung Gear 2, and unreleased devices like the Samsung Gear Solo.

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Microsoft Sharks Cove Windows Development Board Now Available To Pre-Order (video)

Windows Development Board

Microsoft first unveiled their new Sharks Cove Windows Development Board back in April of this year, which has been designed to aid hardware manufacturers to develop and certify their Windows drivers without time-consuming purchases and licensing.

The new windows development boards have been created in partnership with Intel to enable programmers to test Windows applications in the same way that Android or embedded Linux apps can be tested by developers on platform compatible boards.

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Sky Now TV Lands On The Xbox One

 

sky now tv

Last week Sky launched their new Sky Now TV on the PlayStation 4 console, and now it is the turn of Microsoft next generation console, as Now TV is now available in the Xbox One.

Sky Now TV will give Xbox One owners access to a range of Sky channels, and the Sky Entertainment package will cost you £4.99 a month, the movies package will cost you £8.99 a month, and there is also a sports pass for £9.99 for 24 hours access.

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Android TV Dev Kits Sent To Developers

Android TV

Google launched their latest attempt to get in your living room, Android TV, back at Google IO last month, and now the company has started sending out Android TV Dev kits to developers.

Google have sent out these new ADT-1 devices to a range of their partners like Netflix and Hulu previously, and now they have also started sending them out to some developers that attend the Google IO conference.

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Tokyoflash Kisai Kaidoku Wood Watch

Tokyoflash Kisai Kaidoku Wood

We have seen a number of wooden watches from Tokyoflash before, the latest is the Tokyoflash Kisai Kaidoku Wood watch, the time is displayed using words instead of numbers.

The Tokyoflash Kisai Kaidoku Wood features a stainless steel case and a wooden strap, and it comes with time, date and alarm functions, the guys from Tokyoflash explain how it works below.

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Android 4.4.3 Update Lands On European HTC One M8

Android 4.4.3 Update

Last week the U.S. version of the HTC One M8 received the Android 4.4.3 update, and now owners of the handset in Europe will be pleased to know that HTC has now released the update for the European HTC One M8.

The Android 4.4.3 update has now started rolling out to unlocked HTC One M8 handsets in Europe, and the update should be available as an over the air update for your handset.

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Google Glass Banned At Comic-Con 2014

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We have heard that Google Glass has been banned at movie theaters, and restaurants, and now Comic-Con 2014 has banned the use of Google Glass during all screenings at Comic-Con.

Comic-Con kicked off yesterday, and the organizers announced that people could not use Google Glass during any screenings, you can see the official statement below.

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Android Wear Gets A Web Browser (Video)

android wear

Since the first Android Wear devices launched last month, we have seen a number of new apps for Google’s Android platform, and now we have another one called Wear Internet Browser.

As the name suggests, the Wear Internet Browser is a web browser for the Samsung Gear Live or the LG G Watch, and the app will let you browse the web on your smartwatch.

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