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NEST thermometer works with more

NEST thermometer works with more

Today, the NEST company has expanded their 'Works with NEST' program to include more products such as Control4, Crestron, RTI, and URC. This means that the automated thermometer can now speak to other home automation devices, allowing you to control it from a central hub or allow the device to communicate with other ...

Asus announces Zenwatch at IFA 2014

Asus announces Zenwatch at IFA 2014

Asus recently announced their new Zenwatch as well as other products at the IFA trade show in Berlin this year. The announcement comes alongside other product announcements including a new razor-thin QHD-enabled laptop and two new tablets, but the wearable is almost certainly the highlight of the show. The company's ...

New QNAP mobile app, Qfile HD, released

New QNAP mobile app, Qfile HD, released

QNAP recently released their new mobile app for Android smart phones, Qfile HD. This app allows you to manage files on multiple NAS systems from your mobile device. You can upload, download, or share a myriad of files on the go. One may also manage their files, so if you need to organize your files on the subway ...

Seagate breaks down barriers with 8TB HDDs

Seagate breaks down barriers with 8TB HDDs

Seagate has really been pushing the envelope lately in the data storage sector. First they counter Western Digital's helium 6TB drives by jam-packing existing HDD tech to match WD's offer. Now, they're shipping 8TB HDDs out to select customers, and 10 terabyte drives are boasted 'soon'. Seagate's vice president of ...

New Xeon launch today

New Xeon launch today

Check this out. This is how 18 cores of pure processing power look under the hood. Today, coming off of the success of the X99 chipset, Intel has launched their new line of server CPUs for the X99 family. This new line of Xeon E5-2600 processors boasts up to 18 cores, a marked increase from the former maximum of 12, ...

Google Glass available to all

Google Glass available to all

One of the two tech devices coming in the near future that I am extremely excited for is the Oculus Rift, which is a virtual reality headset that aims to fully immerse you in another world. The other side of that coin, Google Glass, is the other gadget I'm fawning over. If you didn't know, Google Glass is a device ...

Apple 2014 product launch imminent

Apple 2014 product launch imminent

For some, tomorrow is just another work day. For Apple fanatics, however, it's one of the most important days of the year. Apple is holding its yearly product launch event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, CA, and many company loyalists are drooling at the thought of new iPhones and iPads for them to get their hands ...

Synology announces new DS115j cloud-centric NAS model

Synology announces new DS115j cloud-centric NAS model

Last week Synology announced their newest NAS model, the DS115j. The DS115j is cited by Synology as being one of their "most economical" NAS models. This is presumably because the unit has only one bay, which is rather light for a NAS. One would think that the same functionality could be accomplished with a Windows ...

Persona 5 official trailer!

Persona 5 official trailer!

There have been some really neat announcements coming out of the Tokyo Game Show this year, and one of the next big things is the official trailer for Persona 5. If you've been living under a rock for the past decade, Persona is a rather dark series of RPGs published by Atlus.