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Paint your own surface sensor

Paint your own surface sensor

It bundles the key elements of their range all together, with some additional materials (sticky tabs, velcro stickers, paper cutouts). The idea is that it opens striking new ways to turn surfaces and materials into sensors and trigger programmable responses. The company writes: Whether you’re an absolute beginner, a programming pro or looking for aRead more about Paint your own surface sensor[…]

Samsung Galaxy S8: release date and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S8: release date and everything you need to know

Update: Read our hands on Samsung Galaxy S8 review, check our deals page for best S8 pre-order offers and watch our S8 vs S8 Plus and S8 vs iPhone 7 vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium videos. The Samsung Galaxy S8 has finally been launched and… well, it’s entirely as we expected thanks to the myriadRead more about Samsung Galaxy S8: release date and everything you need to know[…]

ADI buys One Tree Microdevices

ADI buys One Tree Microdevices

The acquisition means that ADI can deliver the complete signal chain for next-generation cable access networks. “Analog Devices, in combination with OneTree Microdevices, is uniquely positioned to solve the bandwidth and power efficiency challenges facing cable operators today in their efforts to increase broadband internet services for homes and businesses,” says ADI vp Greg Henderson,Read more about ADI buys One Tree Microdevices[…]

Sony's 55-inch 2016 HDR TV is super cheap this week

Sony's 55-inch 2016 HDR TV is super cheap this week

Ah, spring, a time for renewal. While the birds and bees are emerging from their respective respites, TV manufacturers are hard at work pumping out the best screens of 2017.  In case you haven’t been paying attention to the fusillade of HDR TVs flying back and forth, LG is leading the pack with its gorgeousRead more about Sony's 55-inch 2016 HDR TV is super cheap this week[…]

Best entry-level DSLRs 2017: What to look for and which to buy

Best entry-level DSLRs 2017: What to look for and which to buy

If you’ve outgrown your point-and-shoot camera or are no longer satisfied with the snaps you get from your smartphone, and feel like you’re ready to take your photography to the next level, then an entry-level DSLR is the most obvious choice.  You may also want to consider a mirrorless camera as an alternative, although youRead more about Best entry-level DSLRs 2017: What to look for and which to buy[…]

Wearables power controller works down to 0.7V for disposable button cells

Wearables power controller works down to 0.7V for disposable button cells

The aim is to allow disposable rather than rechargeable cells to be used – to remove the need for charging components and, in clinical environments, remove the need for contacts, clips, and charging ports where germs may linger, said the firm, adding: “In clinical environments, primary cell architectures can create hermetically sealed units to safelyRead more about Wearables power controller works down to 0.7V for disposable button cells[…]

Android could overtake Apple in overall app sales this year.

Android could overtake Apple in overall app sales this year.

 The projected sales of all Android apps could beat out earnings from Apple’s App Store for the first time ever this year, according to a forecast by specialised market research group App Annie. The report suggest that Apple’s App Store will pull in $40bn (£32bn, AU$52bn) by the end of 2017, an increase of $6bnRead more about Android could overtake Apple in overall app sales this year.[…]