Tado smart thermostat launches IFTTT channel and opens up to developers

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Smart thermostat company Tado has today announced two new features that will help it talk to other gadgets and play a wider role in the "internet of things". First off, the company has finally partnered with IFTTT - the website that lets you connect together different services and gadgets to create custom "recipes". Apparently Tado…

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This smart bed cover sounds stupid… but you’re probably going to want one

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Check out Luna, which has recently smashed its fundraising goal on IndieGoGo. Its a mattress cover that is packed with sensors and will, the makers claim, help you sleep better. Whilst you sleep it will monitor your heart rate, breathing rate and sleep cycle, and will adjust the temperature of the bed to optimise your…

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The Digest: Console sales rise… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Console sales up dramatically in 2014 as Xbox One finishes strongly | Engadget "Console fanboys, get ready to gloat - or mope. Actually, (nearly) everybody can be cheered by the latest data from NPD, which showed console sales up a cool 20 percent from last year to to over $5 billion. Leading the…

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Onecue brings gesture-commands to your home entertainment system

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A new device is promising to remove the clutter from your coffee table - by replacing your remotes and controllers with gesture commands. The onecue (as it annoyingly stylised - why not OneCue?!) is a Kinect-style camera that sits on top of your TV and watches everything you do - then to switch on your…

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