EE’s free Power Bar portable chargers are available again

EE Power Bar launches (3) (1)

The UK carrier, EE, announced a customer rewards scheme with a difference back in April by giving its members a chance to sign up to receive a free external battery pack called the Power Bar with a 2,600mAh capacity. But after receiving more than a million requests in just four days, EE had to temporarily halt accepting new applicants. If you’ve had to wait to claim your free Power Bar, you are in luck because EE has just started accepting new sign ups again.

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Get excited, you might be able to try Google’s Project Jump


For those of you unaware Google’s Project Jump is a camera rig that features 16 GoPro cameras setup perfectly to film video for virtual reality. The way it works is you place the rig onto a tripod or camera poll and all the cameras film at once capturing a 360-degree of your surroundings. Once you get back to your computer, you can use their software to stitch all the clips together to create one seamless video that can be viewed using virtual reality glasses such as Google Cardboard or on YouTube.

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Sony launches its range of Ultra Thin, 4K televisions with Android TV baked-in, starting from $2,499


While 4K content might be a little thin on the ground at the moment, Ultra HD televisions with Smart services are gaining in popularity as consumers attempt to future-proof their purchases. Sony is hoping this continues to be the case, avoiding the false dawn that was 3D. Today, the Japanese company is finally launching its range of ultra thin 4K Ultra HD TV’s with Android TV baked in that first appeared back at CES in January of this year.

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LG launches new LG Minibeam Nano micro projector


LG has announced the addition of a new projector to their Minibeam line of LED projectors. The LG Minibeam Nano is the company’s smallest, lightest and most affordable projector yet. The Minibeam Nano measures a mere 4 inches by 4 inches by 1.7 inches and weighs only 270 grams (about 9.5 ounces). Despite the small size, the projector is capable of displaying a picture up to 100 inches diagonally in size. Read more

Nest unveils new wave of products and software for 2015


Today, Nest announced two new products along with some software updates. The Nest Cam and Nest Protect have been introduced with entirely new designs while the Nest Learning Thermostat has received a software update with new features. Also, with people owning multiple devices from Nest, the company has condensed controls and settings into a single app. Everything from Nest looks and feels new and improved for 2015.

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Kickstarter project by Kuai puts biometric devices in headphones form factor


A new project on Kickstarter takes a unique approach to measuring biometric data for users engaged in a variety of sporting activities. Most of the efforts we have seen in recent years involve activity trackers worn on the wrist and many companies are incorporating those features into their smartwatch solutions. A few other companies, like FitBit, also produce hardware that can be clipped on the body somewhere to measure things like steps taken. Kuai is currently raising funds to take all of this and put it in the form of headphones. Read more