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These bulbs can put on a show, boost your Wi-Fi, and play your music

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http://www.topix.com — I've reviewed several brands of smart lighting, most of which use some sort of hub to relay controls. Today we're looking at bulbs from two companies. Read More
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Will the Internet of Things be powered by AllJoyn?

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http://www.topix.com — There's a protocol that enables a smart phone to find adjacent devices, or one Internet of Things device find another in its proximity. It relies on either WiFi or Bluetooth. Read More
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Runtastic Libra Bluetooth Smart Scale and Body Analyzer review

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http://www.topix.com — I've been using a Tanita BC554 Ironman InnerScan Body Composition scale for over a decade and love it. It has been my accountability partner in trying to stay healthy. Read More
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From left: Sarah Thorpe of investor UK Steel Enterprise, Tony Luckett ...

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http://www.topix.com — A vital A 100,000 funding boost has helped a technology company to manufacture its products in the North-East rather than overseas. Durable Technologies Ltd, the award-winning company that designs lighting control systems for use in large buildings from offices and colleges to hospitals, is based at UK Steel Enterprise's Innovation Centre in Hartlepool . Read More
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Hands-on: Looking at AR game dev through Microsoft's HoloLens

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http://www.topix.com — Microsoft brought a few crates of prototype HoloLens headsets to its Build developer conference in San Francisco this week, and while the unit I tinkered with had some awkward shortcomings it remains the most promising augmented reality device I've ever seen. If you're interested in AR game design, this seems like your best bet yet. Read More
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Michael Ossmann, AD0NR, to be Featured TAPR/AMSAT Dayton Dinner Speaker

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http://www.topix.com — "Adventures of a Hacker Turned Ham" will be the topic of Michael Ossmann, AD0NR, when he keynotes the ninth annual TAPR/AMSAT Banquet , Friday, May 15, at 6 PM, in association with the 2015 Dayton Hamvention that weekend. Ossmann grew up as a computer nerd embracing the hacker ethos, and he eventually became interested in the security of wireless systems, such as remote keyless entry, garage door Read More
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BRCM, STM, ADI, IDTI, SNDK, MU land Apple Watch design wins

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http://www.topix.com — As expected, NXP supplies a complementary NFC controller. The teardown also uncovered a 6-axis STMicroelectronics motion sensor . Read More
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Get a Denon 7.2-channel stereo receiver for $399

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http://www.topix.com — Designed for serious audiophiles and normally priced at $599, this top-rated powerhouse packs Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and eight HDMI inputs. There's the home theater, and then there's the home theater . Read More
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