Xiaomi To Release New Mi 5 Smartphone In China, India And “Other Global Markets”

 Xiaomi is ready to do it again. The company just introduced its latest smartphone and it looks fantastic. Xiaomi is no longer a company that looks to others for inspiration. Xiaomi is no longer an upstart, it’s a global leader — one that has high expectations and a lofty $45 billion valuation — and the Read more about Xiaomi To Release New Mi 5 Smartphone In China, India And “Other Global Markets”[…]

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HomeKit-Enabled Eve Energy Can Help You Cut Your Power Bill

 Elgato, a company that makes a number of smart home devices under its “Eve” brand, including those that track weather and air quality, is today rolling a new product for those more concerned with monitoring and controlling their home’s energy usage. The Eve Energy device plugs into a wall socket, allowing you to control connected devices via Read more about HomeKit-Enabled Eve Energy Can Help You Cut Your Power Bill[…]

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Ex-Mozilla Team Unveils “Sense,” An Intelligent, Secure Hub For The Smart Home

 With the emerging ecosystem of connected devices – often dubbed the “Internet of Things” – consumers are rightly worried about the security and privacy implications associated with always-on hardware in their homes that listen, watch, observe and then store data in the cloud. Today, a company called Silk Labs, co-founded by former Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal, Read more about Ex-Mozilla Team Unveils “Sense,” An Intelligent, Secure Hub For The Smart Home[…]

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Mattel Unveils ThingMaker, A $300 3D Printer That Lets Kids Make Their Own Toys

 At New York’s Toy Fair trade show over the weekend, Mattel unveiled its new, $300 3D Printer, the “ThingMaker,” which will allow children to print their own toys at home. The device works in conjunction with a 3D printing app developed in collaboration with Autodesk that offers a simple interface for designing items that can then come to life Read more about Mattel Unveils ThingMaker, A $300 3D Printer That Lets Kids Make Their Own Toys[…]

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Apple May Ditch Samsung For Next iPhone Chip

 Apple and Samsung have been asymmetric competitors for years, fighting to grab smartphone market share and partnering when it comes to chips. According to a recent report from The Electronic Times, TSMC (the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) will be the only company manufacturing the A10 for the next iPhone. Samsung won’t be working with Apple Read more about Apple May Ditch Samsung For Next iPhone Chip[…]

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The Apple Watch Is On Sale Again, But It Doesn’t Mean A Watch 2 Is Coming Just Yet

 The Apple Watch is now available with a $100 discount at Best Buy, B&H and possibly other stores. For instance, the 38mm Sport model now costs $249 and the 42mm version costs $299. You might think that it means that the Apple Watch 2 is right around the corner, but it’s unlikely. Read More Read more about The Apple Watch Is On Sale Again, But It Doesn’t Mean A Watch 2 Is Coming Just Yet[…]

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HaLow Is The Natural Next Step In The Evolution Of IoT

 At the start of this year, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the long-awaited Wi-Fi HaLow standard for products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah wireless networking technology. HaLow extends a flavor of Wi-Fi into the 900 MHz band, which provides greater range than the pre-existing 2.4 GHz standard, provides better connectivity through barriers such as walls and promises extensibility Read more about HaLow Is The Natural Next Step In The Evolution Of IoT[…]

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IoT Could Be Used To Spy, Admits James Clapper

 The latest high profile individual to debunk the notion that surveillance is at risk of ‘going dark’ in an age of increasingly robust encryption is none other than James Clapper, U.S. director of national intelligence himself. Read More Source: New Tech Gear

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After Two Years In Stealth, Smart Lock Maker Latch Talks Funding, Features

 On the surface, the smart lock space can seem pretty crowded already, with names like Lockitron and August and Kisi apparently in play for several years. But New York based Latch contends it’s mostly still noise. Aka a lot of crowdfunding campaigns, and a lot less actual product delivery. Read More Source: New Tech Read more about After Two Years In Stealth, Smart Lock Maker Latch Talks Funding, Features[…]

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The Trashbot Will Eat And Sort Your Garbage

 Robots need excitement. If their lives don’t provide instead they’ll incite violence. Common sense. Simple common sense. But robots also need trash. That’s why the Trashbot is so cool. This robotic trash can will automatically sort all of your garbage, pitching metals into one can and non-recyclables into another. The project is still in its Read more about The Trashbot Will Eat And Sort Your Garbage[…]

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The Next Tesla Will Start At $35,000 But Don’t Expect To Pay That Price

 Tesla has yet to unveil the Model 3, but the company just confirmed that it will be available starting at $35,000. The Model 3 has long been rumored to cost about this price, and today, Bloomberg is quoting a Tesla spokesperson who confirmed the starting price. At that price, the car will retail at a Read more about The Next Tesla Will Start At $35,000 But Don’t Expect To Pay That Price[…]

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This Psycho-Pass Dominator Replica Switches Battle Modes Like Wow

 While I am not a huge fan of anime – I stopped at Akira and never picked it back up – I can appreciate attention to detail and true proplica badassery when I see it. And so we present the Dominator from Psycho-Pass, a quick-converting replica gun that moves from “paralyzer” to “eliminator” mode. It Read more about This Psycho-Pass Dominator Replica Switches Battle Modes Like Wow[…]

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