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Three days with a rental hoist

Without doubt this is the ultimate geezer gadget. ¬†With excellent surge brakes it’s light enough to tow behind a small pickup (or garden tractor, it turns out), it doesn’t have an hour meter, and recharges its batteries from a regular household extension cord. 245 more words

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Asus arrives in your home with the Zenbo robot

We’ve already seen laptops and phones from Asus at this year’s Computex event, but it wouldn’t be a tech show without a curveball these days – and so enter the Zenbot, the friendly looking robot that Asus wants you to use to control your home. 233 more words

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3Novices:BBC micro:bit learn-to-code device up for public pre-order in UK

A tiny programmable board designed as part of a UK educational initiative for kids to learn programming skills and originally distributed by the public service broadcaster, the BBC, to one million schoolchildren is now up for public pre-order. 13 more words

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BBC micro:bit learn-to-code device up for public pre-order in UK

A tiny programmable board designed as part of an educational initiative for UK kids to learn programming skills and originally distributed by the public service broadcaster, the BBC, to one million schoolchildren is now up for public pre-order. 381 more words

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Developer interest dwindles ahead of Apple Watch 2 release

Hopefully devs are just waiting for the Apple Watch 2

By James Stables

@stablesjames

Just a tiny fraction of apps being created by iOS developers is for the… 211 more words

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 1100 will power kids wearables and trackers

By Sophie Charara

@sophiecharara

Smartwatches, fitness trackers and wearables for kids all need different specs, features and form factors. That’s why Qualcomm has announced another wearable tech focused processor at this year’s Computex, the Snapdragon Wear 1100. 204 more words

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If Augmented Reality Went Too Far

Hyper-Reality is a conceptual short film by Keiichi Matsuda. It presents a provocative and kaleidoscopic new vision of the future, where physical and virtual realities have merged, and the city is saturated in media. 281 more words

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