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This detailed image features Abell 3827, a galaxy cluster that offers a wealth of exciting possibilities for study. Hubble observed it in order to study dark matter, which is one of the greatest puzzles cosmologists face today.

Hubble captures giant galaxy cluster that could help us understand dark matter

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of the enormous galaxy cluster Abell 3827, site of a famous debate over the nature of dark matter.
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What is ambient computing?

Ambient computing refers to the smart devices all around us, and how they can make life easier without human intervention. Here's what everyone should know.
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Here are 5 intelligent uses for smart plugs

Smart plugs can make any plug-in device controllable with an app or voice commands. Here are some ideas on how to incorporate smart plugs into your life.
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Ring Video Doorbell Wired vs. Nest Hello: Which is better?

Shopping for a video doorbell? Ring Video Doorbell Wired and Nest Hello are two of the most popular wired options. Here's how they stack up.

How to turn your old phone into a security camera

Have an old phone and don’t know what to do with it? We've rounded up the top apps that allow you to turn your unused smartphone into a home security device.
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Eve Weather is a HomeKit weather station that tracks your home’s microclimate

The smart Eve Weather provides more accurate readings of temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure.
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Could supermassive black holes be formed from dark matter?

How did supermassive black holes form in the early universe? Dark matter could hold the key.
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For Beats by Dre, amplifying Black culture is an always-on effort

Beats by Dre's Global Influence and Social Actions Lead talks about how the brand is leading by example when it comes to amplifying Black culture's voices.
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The human battery: Smart backpack generates power as you walk

How do you improve on the capabilities of regular backpacks? Researchers in China have found two key ways.
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Security camera maker Kami dives into 24/7 home security monitoring

Kami and Cove have partnered to offer users a brand-new option for DIY home security and professional monitoring.
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Google is planning to test drones for fighting fires

Google is already testing drone delivery services via its Wing unit, but now the company is considering using the same technology for fighting fires.
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No need to estimate: Nanit’s smart sheet precisely measures your baby’s height

The Nanit Smart Sheet and Nanit Pro camera provide parents with information on their child's height and growth that you can provide to the pediatrician.
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MediaTek’s new M80 modem packs in Sub-6 and mmWave 5G

MediaTek has announced the M80 modem, its first to integrate both Sub-6 and mmWave 5G technologies, ready for use in smartphones later this year.
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Clever ‘nerve hacking’ prosthetic tricks your brain to make limbs feel lighter

How do you make a prosthesis feel more comfortable for the people who need to use them day in, day out? This tech could help.
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This wild new gaming headset scans your brainwaves to find your weaknesses

Competitive gaming can be pretty darn competitive. Could a brain-training wearable help players up their game?
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Most promising blood pressure monitoring tech in years isn’t out in the U.S. yet

Heart disease is the silent killer, but the Aktiia Blood Pressure Monitor gives you a tool in the fight that helps you track your blood pressure at all times.
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The car of the future? Qualcomm unveils 4th-gen Snapdragon auto platform

Qualcomm unveiled the fourth generation of its is Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit platform, a plug-and-play way to bring modern computing into an ordinary car.
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Household electrical usage increased in 2020. Here’s how a smart home can help

Due to heatwaves, the pandemic, and wildfires across much of the country, energy usage increased nationwide for an increase of $1.21 billion in costs.
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Philips Hue makes it easier to manage smart lights with new module and switch

The new Philips Hue Wall Switch Module maintains a connection to your lights even if the power switch is off, solving a problem that has plagued smart lights.

This clever attachment gives any powered wheelchair autonomous superpowers

This smart tech can help powered wheelchairs avoid accidents. That's a much bigger problem to solve than you might imagine.
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Twinkly expands its dazzling smart light lineup with bendable lights and more

Twinkly has a grip on the holiday market, but the company is now expanding to year-round lighting with three new products designed for interior decor.
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Samsung’s new upcycling program turns your old phone into a SmartThings device

Samsung has announced the new Galaxy Upcycling at Home initiative, which is aimed at helping users use their old phones as SmartThings devices.
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Smart kitchens do everything but cook, and now Samsung will even help with that

Samsung’s latest kitchen appliances aim to push connected cooking further than ever before. And like it or not, IoT could shape your next dinner party.
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Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell is HomeKit compatible and needs no subscription

The Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell has impressive home security features and is compatible with Apple HomeKit, all while charging no subscription fees.
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Logitech Circle View Doorbell is an Apple HomeKit exclusive

Logitech has partnered with Apple to release the Circle View Doorbell, the first smart video doorbell designed exclusively for HomeKit.
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The best Cyber Week Philips Hue deals for 2020

We've rounded up the remaining best Cyber Week Philips Hue deals right here so you don't have to search to find them.
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This is the best Black Friday smart home deal you can shop today

The day's finally here to start your smart home or expand it. If there's one must-buy, this is the best Black Friday smart home deal you can shop today.
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The best Philips Hue alternatives

Philips Hue has long delivered one of the best experiences in smart lighting, but the competition is heating up. Here, we note some worthwhile alternatives.
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Roku adds AirPlay 2, HomeKit to select 4K devices

Select 4K Roku devices get Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit technologies today, giving Apple owners new ways to interact with the popular streaming media players.
Artist's impression of a galaxy surrounded by gravitational distortions due to dark matter. Galaxies live inside larger concentrations of invisible dark matter (coloured purple in this image), however the dark matter's effects can be seen by looking at the deformations of background galaxies.

Researchers come up with new method to ‘see’ dark matter

A small group of astronomers have come up with a way to 'see' dark matter by using current telescopes to measure the rotation of distant galaxies.
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Philips Hue Iris Review: Accenting rooms with the colors of the rainbow

Accent lights can do wonders to a room, but the Philips Hue Iris taps into all the colors of the rainbow in complementing existing lighting.
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Samsung’s SmartThings Find sniffs out lost Galaxy devices using AR heat maps

Samsung doesn't want you to lose your beloved Galaxy devices, and has launched the new SmartThings Find location service to make sure it doesn't happen.
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Samsung SmartThings integration brings smart home control to Mercedes-Benzes

Thanks to a new integrated voice assistant available in Mercedes-Benz vehicles, users can now control Samsung SmartThings-compatible devices from anywhere.
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How astronomers study dark matter, the most mysterious substance in the universe

Most of the universe is made up of dark matter and dark energy, two things scientists have never detected directly. How do we study what we can't detect?