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Nokia Treasure Tags: a nifty way to never forget your keys

Nokia Treasure Tags: a nifty way to never forget your keys

Nokia has come up with a neat new method of avoiding leaving your keys at home. Treasure Tags are tiny NFC- and Bluetooth-equipped devices to which you can attach keys or other small valuable items. They pair with your Lumia phone (any Lumia running the Black update is compatible, and Android and iOS apps are promised for the future), which will make a loud sound should you take it a certain distance from the Tag.

Tags will be available in a range of Lumia-matching colours and cost US$30 (about £20).

[Source: TechRadar]

Huge BigRep 3D printer can even make furniture

Make a 3D printer large enough and you can build almost anything – an idea born out by BigRep, a new model that offers 46 cubic feet of build space and can build objects out of not just plastic but wood fibres and Laybrick, a substance that has a sandstone-like finish. That makes it capable of creating pieces of furniture and other sizeable items.

Watch it build an ornate side table in the video above, and then cry because you’ll never be able to afford one: it’s US$39,000 (£23,000).

[Source: Gizmodo]