This color-matching portable sensor is like Shazam for designers

Just point the Nix at your surface of choice and within seconds, this eagle-eyed sensor analyzes the pigment and points you to the closest color matches from all the biggest paint brands.

  • The Nix V2 scans any colored surface to find an exact color match.
  • The device cross-references against more than 100,000 brand name paint colors.
  • The Nix is currently $15 off the regular price.
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AT&T Might Pull The Plug On Landline Service In Illinois

Illinois passed a bill that could abolish AT&T's obligation to provide the state's citizens with landline telephone services.

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The Illinois General Assembly passed a bill July 2 that could allow AT&T to phase out its landline services in the state, but the FCC has yet to approve the law.

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Study Shows How Late-Night Tweeting Causes Professional Athletes To Drop the Ball

A recent study shows that NBA players performed worse in games where they had spent the previous night staying up late and Tweeting.

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A recent study, published in the online supplement of the journal Sleep, shows that NBA players performed worse in games when they had Tweeted between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m the previous night.

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