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Peanuts with a purpose: Sen.se unveils new smart sensors at IFA

Expecting people to figure out what its Cookie multipurpose smart sensors could be used for didn't work out so well for Sen.se. It's trying a different approach with its new Peanut sensors: application-specific packaging that sells the purpose, not the product.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 29 - September 2 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 29th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

Hardcore Hardware: Falcon Northwest's FragBox 2 isn't overkill afterall

Insomiac Game's Shaun McCabe says having a burly 10-core CPU will make a difference in VR gaming and DirectX 12. Two Titan X videocards don't hurt either.

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Pico can brew craft beers right in your kitchen

Pico is an automated brewing machine that can recreate your favorite beer

Everyone can be a craft beer maker with PicoBrew

The at home beer brewing machine can follow different recipes to recreate some of your favorite craft beers

Samsung recalls Note 7 on battery problems

Samsung has issued a global recall for its new Note 7 smartphone after 35 reported battery problems.

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Everything you need to know about wireless charging

No smart home would be complete without wireless chargers to keep the batteries your smart devices topped off. We'll help you choose the right standard.

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49% off Streamlight Rugged Long Lasting Battery Powered Lantern - Deal Alert

The Siege Lantern from Streamlight is a rugged, cordless, alkaline battery-powered lantern that provides 360-degrees of soft, even light that illuminates a large area. Full featured, highly rated, and currently discounted 49%.

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23% off Tripp Lite 12 Outlet Surge Protector With Tel/Modem/Coax/Ethernet & 8ft Cord - Deal Alert

This full featured power strip from Tripp Lite is ideal for home and office, protecting your computer, home theater system and other devices from voltage spike and more. Highly rated, and currently discounted.

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33% off Energizer Ultra Compact DC to AC 100W Vehicle Power Inverter - Deal Alert

This gadget plugs into your car and provides 130 Watt of continuous power to your notebook, fan, DVD, GPS, lamp, musical instrument, video games, portable CD players, and more. Includes dual USB charging ports. Currently discounted 48%.

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Last.fm breach from 2012 affected 43 million users

Stolen data obtained from music site Last.fm back in 2012 has surfaced, and it looks like hackers made off with accounts belonging to more than 43 million users.

Sony's high-end Walkman impresses with great sound

The signature series Walkman has a premium sound at a premium price.

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Sony's $3,200 golden Walkman sounds like listening to a private concert

If you're a music lover who still isn't satisfied with the audio from your smartphone, Sony has a couple of new Walkmans that might be just what you're looking for -- assuming you have deep pockets.

DJI's OSMO Mobile takes the shakes out of photos

Drone company, DJI, showed off a handheld gimbal at IFA that works with both iPhone and Android phones to stabilize photos and videos

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Keezel's wireless device protects hotel Wi-Fi , home IoT connections

In cryptography, the "man in the middle" is usually an attacker -- but when Keezel wants to get between you and the Wi-Fi connection in your hotel or your home, it's for your own good.

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22% off JBL Flip 3 Splash Proof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

All-purpose, all-weather companion JBL Flip 3 is the next generation wireless speaker in the award-winning Flip series.

ZTE released their latest phone and it looks really familiar

The company revealed the Axon 7 Mini at IFA, and it looks exactly like a smaller version of the Axon 7

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Stay tuned for new robot, says Sony CEO

Sony's much anticipated new robot is under development and customers should hang on a little longer to see it, CEO Kaz Hirai said on Thursday.

Stay tuned for a new robot, says Sony CEO

Speaking in Berlin, Kaz Hirai provided an update on the project

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Plex Media Server gains a DVR feature, starting with HDHomeRun tuners

Windows Media Center DVR holdouts: Plex wants to be your modern replacement.

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Sony has Bose and its Quiet Comfort noise-cancelling headphones in its sights

Coming soon from Sony: New wireless and wired headphones, an audiophile headphone amp, and a gold-plated Walkman machined from solid copper.

HP's Pavilion Wave wants to blend into your home and your lifestyle

Wrapped in tasteful fabric and shaped more like a flower vase than a PC, this is a computer you could put anywhere.

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NFL without cable: A cord cutter’s guide for the 2016 season

Watching sports without a big cable TV bundle has gotten a lot easier in the last year; NFL games are no exception.