LG announces modular G5 with wide range of companion devices

lg_g5_announcement_officialSo, MWC 2016 has officially kicked off with a bang, with LG taking the wraps off its much-anticipated G5 flagship with its Magic Slot Modular capabilities. While many of the specifications have leaked or been alluded to over the last few weeks, it’s always great to get confirmation. Join us after the break for the full list of specifications of the LG G5 as well as a list of its modules and companion devices. Read more

[TA Deals] Get the Circuit Scribe Basic Kit for 16% off!

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If you’re looking at taking up a new hobby, you might want to consider electronics. Tinkering with circuits and learning about transistors and resistance can be quite a project, and normally, sets to get you started are quite pricey. However, we’re running an awesome deal on a starter set, the Circuit Scribe Basic Kit for 16% off

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[TA Deals] MOTA 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub for $18, save 35%

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Continuing with some of the great deals that Talk Android is offering, the MOTA 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub is next on our list. So if you’re the kind of tech junkie that has tons of peripherals or likes to have a smart-device charging station at your computer desk, this hub would be perfect for you (or someone you know…).

On Talk Android Deals, you can purchase one for $18. And, as is customary for a lot of our deals, we throw in free shipping as well.

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Ecovent named as the Automation Device of the Year by CEA

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The Consumer Electronics Assocation (CEA) announced that Ecovent, maker of wireless vents and sensors for home climate control, will be receiving the Automation Device of the Year award. CEA is the group behind the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which has been running all week in Las Vegas, NV.

Ecovent is a DIY upgrade to existing home heating and cooling systems and falls under that hot new category of smart devices in the Internet of Things (IoT). Founder and CEO Dipul Patel, had some gracious words when accepting the award: “To have the industry authority in consumer electronics recognize our product, and the technology and design that goes into it, is particularly gratifying because there is no other organization that has the deep knowledge and insight on the best products and services for the home and ultimately, the consumer.” Read more

Google Glass accessory will give you thermal vision

third_eye_picture1 As CES 2015 kicks into gear, companies will be throwing out press releases like Mardi Gras beads in order to draw attention to their products they plan on demoing at the show. One company, Round Concept LLC, has announced a rather interesting device that will be a side attachment to your Google spectacles. The purpose you ask? To give you thermal vision, brought straight to your Google Glasses’ visual overlay.

The attachment is called Third Eye, and the product will appear at Round Concept’s booth during the CES event. For more articles about the electronics show, click here for our full coverage of CES 2015 throughout the week. For further reading about Third Eye, click the “Read More” link below. Read more

Nanoport: A Magnetic Technology That Can Change Smartphones Into A Tablet

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In the tech world, like physics, there seems to be a quest for unification. One, ultimate, idea that encompasses all other ideas. This hunt manifests itself in the constant debate about the size of smart devices. Whether consumers would be happy with something the size of a phablet and only own one device or would people rather have something that fits better in the hand and also own a tablet?  (This generalization assumes that many would not see the utility in owning both a phablet and a tablet.)

Nano Magnetics Ltd has now begun working on the development of a device that straddles the middle-ground of this discussion.  It’s introducing the concept of possessing multiple small devices that can turn into a larger, connected device.

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