Daily Archives: January 7, 2019

I Want One: Man Makes Card-Reading Mini Jukebox For Father

https://geekologie.com/2019/01/i-want-one-man-makes-card-reading-mini-j.php OMG, you know darkness too?! This a short video demonstration of the custom wooden jukebox that designer Chris Patty built for his father. It works via a magnetic stripe card reader attached to a Raspberry Pi, which identifies the … Continue reading

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Valeo’s XtraVue camera makes whatever you’re towing disappear

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/07/valeo-xtravue-camera-makes-trailer-disappear/ Valeo If you’ve already had enough of all the laptops, TVs and Amazon-enabled devices at CES 2019, autonomous vehicle supply company Valeo has unveiled the XtraVue Trailer. It takes images from cameras behind both your vehicle and trailer, and … Continue reading

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LG’s rollable OLED TV is real, and you can buy it this year

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/07/LG-OLED-TV-R-rollable/ We’ve seen LG Displays bend and roll OLED screens for years at CES, but those were just cool demonstrations, and nothing else. Now, LG Electronics is finally putting that technology into something you can actually buy: the Signatures Series … Continue reading

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IKEA is launching low-cost smart window blinds

https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/07/ikea-kadrilj-fyrtur-smart-window-blinds/ IKEA Almost a year ago, Swedish furniture giant IKEA signalled its intention to make people’s homes smarter with the launch of its own intelligent lighting range. TRÅDFRI — as we now know it — has grown to include a … Continue reading

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Rolls-Royce hopes to set speed record with electric airplane

https://www.autoblog.com/2019/01/06/rolls-royce-electric-airplane-speed-record/ Way back in 1931, Rolls-Royce helped Britain claim the Schneider Trophy , awarded to the Supermarine S.6B racing airplane after it set a speed record of 343 miles per hour. Of course, nowadays that speed isn’t particularly impressive. What … Continue reading

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