Qualcomm, ARM and Windows change the shape of notebooks
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Asus NovaGo with Snapdragon 835 - it's a hands on review

Hi my name is Fudo and I am an X86 addict. For most of my life I have been using X86 for productivity and I have flirted with Intel, AMD and even VIA (all caps). Now, the new player in town, Qualcomm, offers an ARM instruction, Snapdragon 835 based PC that runs Windows 10. We spent a few days with an Asus NovaGo 2-in-1 machine, and guess what, it works like a charm. You simply cannot tell that this is not based on a traditional Intel Core M X86, based CPU.  

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s Hands-on review
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SD 845 meets great cameras

Not that long ago, China-based phonemanufacturers were considered being copycats of the well-established phone companies, mainly from California. A lot of things have changed over the last few years. 

Hedy Lamarr, the mother of wi-fi, dissed by film industry
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Review 

It was only towards the end of her life that film star Hedy Lamarr was acknowledged as being the co-inventor of technology that underlies technologies including GPS, wi-fi and Bluetooth.

FLIR One PRO turns up the heat
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Quick review: Check out your central heating dot com

Thermal imaging was beyond the pockets of most people not so long ago, but it's becoming more affordable and here we review a device which plugs into the USB Type C socket or a Micro USB socket on your smartphone or tablet and is driven by a downloadable Android or iPhone app.

Noon Home Smart Lighting reviewed
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Good home automation


In  late October, Noon Home launched its first product designed which it reckons will improve your "overall home lighting experience". The Noon Home Smart Lighting System integrates existing light fixtures and bulbs into a professional multi-layered "experience". I have worked with a number of different smart lighting systems during the last two years in hopes of finding the perfect fit for my own home.