Arduino OpenMV Cam Open Source Advanced Machine Vision Board (video)

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Makers, developers and hobbyists that have considered adding advanced machine vision to their project may be interested in a new small affordable and expandable development board called the OpenMV Cam.

The Arduino compatible development board has been created by Bot Thoughts and is capable of adding machine vision to your projects with the ability to be customised by writing Micro Scripts.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Or S6 Edge Appears In Benchmarks

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 is expected to be the first smartphone to use Samsung’s new eight core Exynos 7420 processor, and now it looks like a version of the handset has appeared in some benchmarks.

Samsung are expected to launch the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge handsets next month, both devices are rumored to use the new Exynos 7420 processor.

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Microsoft Xbox Sales Pass 6.5 Million in Q4 2014

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Yesterday Microsoft announced its revenue for the quarter ended December 31st, 2014, revealing that the company made 26.5 billion during that period.

Microsoft’s gross margin, operating income, and diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) for the quarter were $16.3 billion, $7.8 billion, and $0.71 per share, respectively the company explained.

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Sling TV Service launched for only $20 Per Month

slingAt CES 2015 Dish announced a new internet TV service called Sling TV. This service is aimed at those who want to ditch cable TV, but still want to watch TV. Sling TV will deliver a limited number of TV channels for $20 per month, and it the device has now been launched.

When Sling TV was unveiled at CES 2015 the company told interested users to register so that they would receive invitations to try the service when it was launched. Well, now these users will begin receiving their invites.
The service will actually be free for a week before they have to pay $20 to continue with the subscription. Another good thing about this service is that there are no contracts, so users can cancel their subscriptions at any time. This should please many cord-cutters.
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Battlefield Hardline Beta release date

bfhFans are eagerly awaiting the Battlefield Hardline beta. We already know that there will be no cap on progression level so players will really be able to put this beta to test, which is good for everyone. Well, the news today is that the Battlefield Hardline beta release date has been leaked. If we can trust this info, then we can expect it to arrive in the first week of February.

This leaked release date for Battlefield Hardline beta comes from an email that was supposedly sent to some YouTube users by Ronku. Ronku is Electronic Arts’ sponsorship program that pays YouTube users who cover games to provide coverage for EA titles. So this seems likely since EA would want good coverage and these YouTubers would need to be alerted.
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Minuum Keyboard App Updated With New Themes, Multilingual Typing And More

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Minuum the custom keyboard app for Android and iOS devices has this week released a new Android update that brings with it a number of new enhancements and new features for user to enjoy and speed up there typing even more.

Features within the new Minuum Keyboard app update include smarter autocorrect, more control over multilingual typing and updated themes and the new app is now available to download from the Google Play Store.

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MatterControl Touch To Be Unveiled Next Week During 3D Printer World

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Owners of 3D printers that already use the open source MatterControl interface application to control their 3D printer might be interested to know that its creators MatterHackers.

MatterHackers will be unveiling their new application in the form of MatterControl Touch next week during 3D Printer World. The open source MatterControl is used by a huge range of 3D printers due to its intuitive interface.

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