EasyTouch Capacitive Touch Sensor Supports Arduino And Raspberry Pi (video)

Capacitive Touch Sensor

Makers and hobbyists that are looking for a capacitive touch sensor for a project, might be interested in a new touch sensor board called the EasyTouch.

The EasyTouch capacitive touch sensor can be used with either the Arduino platform or the Raspberry Pi mini PC using the EasyPlug breakout board if required. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the EasyTouch project and see it in action.

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Moto 360 Android Wear Update Released

Moto 360

Motorola has released an Android Wear update for their Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch, the update comes in the form of Android Wear 4.4W.2 and it brings a range of improvements and new features to the Moto 360.

The latest Android Wear update for the Moto 360 brings a new battery saving mode, a number of UI tweeks, and various bug fixes, you can see what is included in the update below.

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Razer Nabu Smartband Arrives At The FCC (video)

Razer Nabu

Originally unveiled at the beginning of this year during the CES 2014 technology show in January, very little has been heard about the new Razer Nabu smartband since, and it now seems that Razer has been busy finalising the design for a consumer launch.

This week the Razer Nabu smartband has been spotted making its way through the FCC and indicates that the Nabu might soon be available to purchase, directly from Razer and its stockists.

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iPad Air 2 Benchmarks Reveal Impressive Performance

iPad Air 2

Apple’s new iPad Air 2 goes on sale this week, the new tablet comes with an Apple A8X processor, and now we have some benchmarks on the iPad Air 2.

The iPad Air 2 has appeared on Geekbench, and the results are impressive, the benchmarks also revealed that the Apple A8x processor is a triple core 1.5GHz processor and the tablet comes with 2GB of RAM.

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Carvey 3D Carving Machine Raises Over $240,000 In 48hrs (video)

3d carving machine

Carvey a new 3D carving machine that has launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website this week, and in just 48 hours blasted past its $50,000 pledge goal, raising more than $240,000 in just 48 hours.

The new Carvey machine takes the form of a CNC router and milling system that has been specifically designed for desktop use by makers and hobbyists and is available to back for just under $2,000 with delivery starting in late 2015.

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Pawse Is an Automatic Dog Leash

Pawse

If you are a dog owner, then you know how difficult it can be to get your dogs collar back on its leash, Matt Libby has come up with a solution called Pawse.

Pawse is a a device that attaches to your dog collar, turning your existing collar into one with a built in leash, and it makes it easier to get your dog under control quickly, without having to fumble about putting their leash back on the collar, have a look at the video below.

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HTC Desire 820 mini goes on sale in China

htcminiA smaller version of the HTC Desire 820 has now gone on sale in China. The HTC Desire 820 Mini ditches the 5.5-inch 720p display of the original in favor of a slightly smaller five-inch version, but it keeps the same resolution and like most phones in this class, has marginally downgraded internal components within that plastic frame.

If you like the phone, but don’t need it at full power, this may be a good alternative. According to the company’s Tmall listing, the processor has been changed from a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 for a quad-core Snapdragon 400 clocked at 1.2Ghz. It also features 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage with microSD expansion.
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T-Mobile To Start iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 Pre-orders

iPad Air 2

Last week, Apple released the updated iPad line up, including the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Both devices are already available for pre-order at the online Apple Store.

If you’re a T-Mobile customer, you be glad to know that the Magenta carrier is taking pre-orders of the tablets as of today,¬†with October 29th shipping.

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Anura Pocket Drone Offers Truely Portable Smartphone Controlled Flying (video)

Anura Pocket Drone

If you fancy owning and flying a pocket drone the new Anura might be worth more investigation, as its aims to raise $100,000 over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website to make the jump from concept to production.

The Anura Pocket Drone weighs just 4 ounces and is capable of flying for 12-16 minutes on a full charge and is equipped with a 320 x 288 dpi camera. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Anura and see it in action.

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Nokia HERE For All Android Devices Released

nokia Here

Back in August Nokia released their Nokia HERE Maps for Samsung’s Galaxy range of Android devices, the app was only available exclusively for Samsung handsets.

Now Nokia has release Nokia HERE for all other Android devices, and you will now be able to download Nokia’s map software to you non Samsung device.

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Trion Nemesis 2000HP Supercar Prototype Production Starts In 2015

trion nemesis

Back in April we featured the new Trion Nemesis, which is an American built supercar that aims to take on the Bugatti Veyron and the Koenigsegg One:1, and now the company has announced that the first prototypes will be built next year.

The Trion Nemisis prototype production will star in February of 2015 and the company is looking to put the car into production in 2016.

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Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 Convertible Laptop Launches For $330

Toshiba Satellite Radius 11

Toshiba has announced this week that next week consumers and businesses will be able to purchase their new tablet convertible laptop in the form of the Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 which will be available to purchase from October 26th next week for $330.

The Satellite Radius 11 convertible laptop is powered by a Intel Celeron or Pentium processor supported by up to 4GB of RAM and features options for either 32GB of flash storage or a 500GB hard drive.

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