Philips Fidelio E5 brings on-demand surround sound to the living room

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If the prospect of fiddling with wires and boxes has prolonged plans to build that home cinema, Philips may have the solution – the Fidelio E5 – which (after quite a long wait) is now available to buy. Throwing out some of the, the E5 system consists of two sound towers and a wireless subwoofer. But there’s more to those …

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Uber unleashes on-demand ice cream service to 144 cities worldwide for a day

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For a couple of years now, Uber’s been delivering ice cream on demand for one day to anyone who calls up its ice cream truck through its apps. Well, this once-a-year event is back, and it’s now reaching more people across the globe, even in places… Engadget RSS Feed

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7 Reasons Why the Internet of Things Is Doomed

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To paraphrase the immortal Facebook sage, there are three things in this world I hate: 1. Articles about buzzwords; 2: Irony; and 3: Lists. Let us therefore proceed with all due irony to list our derogations of one of the … Innovation Insights

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New Steady App From Stupeflix Shoots Video With Cinematic Stabilization

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 Last year Instagram made its first acquisition, buying Y Combinator company Luma which had come up with an app which could stabilize normally shaky video. It needed this stabilisation technology for obvious photographic reasons, leaving the way open for a new company to take its place. Steady is a new app from long-time online video startup Stupeflix, which has slowly …

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HTC One M9 release date, price, specs: what we expect to see from the HTC One M9 in 2015

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This is the page on which we will gather together all the latest news and rumours about the HTC One M9 release date, price, specs. We love the HTC One M8: a splendid smartphone with great and stylish build. But it is never too early to start thinking about the next great thing. We know almost nothing about the HTC …

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Apps don’t look so strange on the BlackBerry Passport after all

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Ok ok, so we’ve all had a jibe at the BlackBerry Passport, but to give credit to the company, at least it’s thinking a little outside of the typically-rectangular box. The super-square phone might have its benefits, however it’s the 1:1 aspect ratio that’s had us most concerned. But thanks to n4bb, we can fear no more. Some newly-leaked photos …

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People and Software: Marriage Made in Heaven?

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Every year millions of new users are experiencing the software for the first time. Thanks to expanding internet, smart mobile phones and easy to use devices like tablets millions of people are touching and using software for the first time. … Innovation Insights

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BadSeed Scores €250K From United Ventures For New Mobile Games

BadSeed, a mobile games startup, has secured €250,000 early stage investment from United Ventures, the European VC. The funding will back the development of BadSeed’s second game “Sleep Attack” and another title. Founded in Italy in 2012, BadSeed was founded by former engineers and staff from Ubisoft, Jacopo Musso, Roberto Mangiafico and Clara Parona. In late 2012 the… Read More …

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LeapFrog LeapTV: the first games console for kids with an Xbox Kinect-style sensor

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Well-known for its child-friendly tablet, the LeapPad, US-based LeapFrog has announced a brand new games console for kids: the LeapTV. The LeapTV console will cost £120 when it launches in the UK in October, and will include a controller and an Xbox Kinect-style camera. See also: Leapfrog unveils new LeapPad3 and Ultra XDi kids tablets – UK price and release …

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Sling’s ‘M1′ streaming box brings built-in WiFi at a lower price

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It’s been nearly two years since Sling unveiled new placeshifting boxes, so it’s high time the company brought its products into the year 2014. The firm just announced two refreshes, including the entry-level M1, which has a smaller footprint and… Engadget RSS Feed

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Portfolio Analytics: What the NBA Draft and Earnings Seasons Have in Common

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With a combination of advanced mathematics, data science and portfolio management techniques, we have reached a point where analytics can be used to successfully predict the future. And, equally importantly, allow us to alter it. Consider two seemingly unrelated examples … Innovation Insights

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