Nanoleaf Bloom Bulb Doesn’t Need A Dimmer Switch To Save Energy

Dimmer Switch

If you are looking to save money and thinking of installing a dimmer switch to save energy, you might be interested in a new revolutionary new light bulb called the Nanoleaf Bloom, which does not require a dimmer switch to be dimmed.

The Nanoleaf Bloom is fitted with a microprocessor that is capable of registering the number of time you flick the switch to then adapt its brightness to match without the need for a dimmer switch. Check out the video after the jump to learn more.

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Foxconn Starts Recruiting 100,000 Staff For iPhone 6

Leaked iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 is said to go into production this month, apparently production of the 4.7 inch iPhone 6 s will start this month, and production of the 5.5 inch model will commence in August.

We heard previously that Foxconn would be recruiting a large amount of staff for the production of Apple’s iPhone 6, and now according to a recent report, Foxconn has already started recruiting some 100,000 employees for its factory in Zhengzhou City of Henan Province, northern China.

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New ZYYX 3D Printer Includes Unique Air Filtration System (video)

ZYYX 3D Printer

A new 3D printer has been unveiled this week called the ZYYX 3D Printer which has been designed in Sweden by Magicfirm Europe and brings with a unique built-in air filtration system to the market.

The ZYYX 3D Printer offers a printing size of 270 x 230 x 195 mm and uses Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) taking filament measuring 1.75mm in size and printing at a rate of 150mm/s using PLA, Flexible PLA, ABS, Laywood, Laybrick, T-glase, Nylon, PLA and TPU.

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Nokia Mix Radio Being Spun Out Of Microsoft

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Nokia Mix Radio is currently only available on Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, that is about to change, as the music service will be spun out of Microsoft into a separate company.

The Nokia music service was acquired by Microsoft when they purchased Nokia’s mobile phone business, the company announced yesterday that they would be laying off 18,000 staff, including 12,500 former Nokia employees.

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Areal First Person Shooter Prototype Trailer Unveiled By West Games (video)

Areal

A quick teaser trailer has been released for the new first-person shooter (FPS) video game called Areal that is currently under development by the game studio responsible for the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, West Games.

West Games are currently running a Kickstarter crowd funding campaign to help fund the development of a new Areal game. Check out the early prototype footage which is not representative of Areal’s final quality after the jump.

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First Acer Chromebox CXI2610 Spotted Before Official Launch

Acer Chromebox CXI2610

It seems that Acer may have inadvertently leaked details of their very first Chromebox system in the form of the new and as yet unannounced Acer Chromebox CXI2610.

Details of the new Acer Chromebox CXI2610 were spotted by Brad Linder from the Liliputing tech site, over on the Acer website, in a brochure of the company’s 2014 business products, which has since been removed.

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Facebook Mentions app Launches for Celebs on the iPhone

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Facebook has launched a new tool that is aimed, at least for now, at celebrities and other influencers. The new app is called Facebook Mentions and it is aimed at making it easy for celebrities to find posts that mention them and to participate in the conversation. Mentions will eventually be rolled out to the public, but for now, only those with verified public figure accounts can get in on the action.

Mentions not only lets public figures find and participate in conversations about them, it also lets the users host live Q&A sessions with fans. The app also has support for posting status updates, photos, and videos. Facebook says that the celebs who have tested the app have used Facebook twice as much as before.

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Acer Chromebooks Unveiled With Bay Trail And NVIDA Tegra Processing

Acer Chromebooks

Acer has this week unveiled two new Acer Chromebooks they have added to their range in the form of the new Acer C730 and CB5-311 laptops which come supplied running Google’s latest Chrome OS operating system.

The Acer Chromebook CB5-311 is fitted with a NVIDIA’s ARM Cortex-A15 quad-core processor with 192-core graphics, that can be supported by either 2 or 4 GB of RAM and fitted with either 16 or 32 GB of SSD storage.

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Valve Announces Dota 2 Championships 2014 Will Broadcast On ESPN Networks

Dota 2 Championships

Valve has today announced that the International Dota 2 Championships will be broadcast on ESPN Networks for the first time. With Dota 2 Championships to be aired Live on ESPN3, and exclusive Final Match Preview Show on ESPN2.

This years International Dota 2 Championships has a Compendium driven prize pool totalling over $10 million and will see players of the free-to-play, online action strategy game created by Valve battle it out for a share of the prize money.

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