6 Ways To Automate Your Smart Home With Useful Gadgets

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Upgrading and equipping your home with the right technology or gadgets can be a fun-filled task. But getting the relevant technology and the right gadgets for your home is more about getting your family and property safe is more of a responsibility than a matter of entertainment. To achieve this, it is not at all necessary that you have to spend a lot of your time and money on buying stuff that you don’t want. Security gadgets and equipment are very easy to install if you’re doing this on your own, while some equipment might require you to hire a professional hand. In any case, you have the technology to come to your aid and add security and change to your home for the greater good. There are a few more ways that can help you get the security you want to ease up your life: Continue reading

The Man Who Invented the Working Shoe Phone

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Dr. Paul Gardner-Stephen is a senior lecturer at the school of computer science, engineering and mathematics as well as know scientist. Paul Gardner-Stephen is a digital version of a blacksmith, he is an expert in the field of crafting creative and skilled solutions to a number of problems. His wide range of research includes computing, networking, mobile devices, mobile communication infrastructures, disaster and attack-resilient technology, creating understandable computers and the application so as to make the world as a better and developed place. Continue reading

The Drill Down 441: The Big Payback (preview)

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This week, join former The Drill Down co-host Tom Cheredar as we discuss:  Spotify buries musicians who aren’t exclusive, Facebook kills the Trending Topics team, What to expect from Apple, is there a spy in your iPhone? How the Clinton Campaign Is Foiling the Kremlin, and have the Russians hacked US voting systems?  ..and much, much more this week on The Drill Down.

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Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box product manager Tosin Onafowokan.

The Drill Down 394: PAX Prime 2015 Review (preview)

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This week, Tosin is back from PAX Prime, and he’s got the whole rundown, plus Android Pay, the first human head transplant, repairing our own gadgets… and much more!

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Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan.

Five High-end Gadgets You Cannot Avoid

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During the last decade or so, innovations in the field of supposedly “user-friendly”* gadgets have hit the public awareness at a pace that makes Moore’s Law seem glacial by comparison. And as would be expected, most of these gadgets are considered “high-end” – the technical term for things that you and I and most of the rest of the world’s population will never be able to afford, at least for the few months it takes for third-world geniuses to reverse-engineer them, copy them, and sell them for pennies on the dollar on eBay. At that point, some of them are elevated to the status of essential tools. Here are a few that started out being pretty exclusive, but which have since weaseled their way into the life of everyday folks like us. After all, why should wealthy first adopters be the only ones who get to be miserable? Continue reading