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To say SmartThings' Kickstarter campaign was a success is an understatement: the Internet of Things outfit, which offers a clever array of home automation sensors, routers and smartphone apps, raised more than $1.2 million (over four times the company's original goal), nabbed over 6,000 backers an...

May 30th 2013 at 4:11pm 0 Comments
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One of the bigger digs against Glass so far has been its rather limited feature set. In particular, there seemed to be no way to build full augmented reality applications for the wearable. (And it's not like Google has exactly been forthcoming about many of its specs.) But all hope is not lost. Pr...

May 7th 2013 at 9:41am 0 Comments
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You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 7 days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on...

January 27th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Sitting apart from the abundance of health-tracking apps and gadgets on display here at the CES 2013 Bluetooth SIG event is a toy made for the creative-minded geek: Atoms. Fueled by a successful kickstarter campaign, these intelligent building blocks veer away from the intimidating halo surroundin...

January 7th 2013 at 10:01pm 0 Comments
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With the spate of bad publicity surrounding all those Kickstarter projects that never make it beyond the funding stage, there's a certain surreality to actually holding a crowd-funded device in your hands. But here it is, the Node, a project we highlighted in its infancy, way back in February. The...

October 20th 2012 at 7:56pm 0 Comments