Latest Technology News – August 29th 2016

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Philips Hue Now Has a Motion Sensor That Can Turn on Lights

Hue hasn’t had any motion sensor options until now, so home owners who wanted to do motion sensing were either out of luck or stuck setting up a chain of third-party gadgets to get the same effect. This solves all of that.

Samsung Announces New Curved Gaming Monitors

The CF791 is a flashy white and silver 34-inch model, but the more subdued CFG70 works better for gaming purposes. It has AMD FreeSync Technology and a speedy 1ms response time. It’s also competitively priced in comparison to other 24- and 27-inch gaming monitors.

Is Apple Too Far Behind Samsung? iPhone 7 Pre-release Survey May Surprise

Is Samsung’s Galaxy series lead over Apple too wide — even with the imminent iPhone 7 release? A survey may provide the best answer so far.

Google Hires Airbnb Exec to Commercialize Self-driving Cars

Alphabet Inc’s Google self-driving car project took a step closer to market with the hire of a top executive from Airbnb, the online vacation home rental marketplace.

Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Link Fan Now Available For £449.99

The Dyson Pure Cool Link purifier fan removes 99.95% of allergens and pollutants as small as 0.1 microns all year round‡. But in summer, it’s also a powerful purifying fan. So when the weather warms up, you can have personal cooling and purified air throughout the room at the same time.