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Feb
1st

Is Raspberry Pi Ready for IoT Primetime? myDevices Says Yes

Author: The VAR Guy | Files under syndicated

Raspberry Pi mini-computers have made a lot of inroads among geeks as inexpensive, tinkerer-friendly ways to experiment with embedded computing. But are the devices ready for the IoT commercial market? myDevices, which this week released a dr…


Oct
21st

Mysterious Steam Link Hardware Exposed by Community

Author: Softpedia | Files under syndicated

Valve didn’t want to share the details about the hardware and software solutions used in the Steam Link, but it looks like the community has been quick to dismantle and share with everyone all there is to know about it. 


Oct
9th

Zynq-Based Hacker Board Has FPGA, BT, and WiFi Too

Author: LinuxGizmos | Files under syndicated

Krtkl’s $60 “Snickerdoodle” SBC is aimed at robots and drones, and runs Linux on an ARM/FPGA Zynq-7000. You get WiFi, BT, 154 GPIOs, and expansion options. 


Oct
1st

Nest Opens Up Its Smart Home Technology to Other Companies

Author: The Verge | Files under syndicated

In the still nascent world of smart home technology, Nest is already one of the dominant names. Today, it’s growing that position even stronger, as it is expanding its Works with Nest program with Nest Weave, which gives third-party hardware makers acc…


Sep
24th

Autodesk Open Sources Linux-Based 3D Printer

Author: LinuxGizmos | Files under syndicated

Autodesk has open sourced the electronics and firmware of its resin- and DLP-based Ember 3D printer, revealing it to run Linux on a BeagleBone Black clone. 


Sep
22nd

Tiny $30 WiFi-Enabled OpenWRT Module Runs on 1 Watt

Author: LinuxGizmos | Files under syndicated

NixCore announced a $30 COM that runs OpenWRT on a Ralink RT5350 SoC with built-in WiFi on 1 Watt, and comes with detailed documentation and an Arduino IDE.


Sep
21st

Pico Cassettes Are Retro Game Cartridges For Your Phone

Author: The Verge | Files under syndicated

Smartphones now come with vast amounts of storage — if you’re willing to pay extra, at least — and the thought of using physical media with one sounds anachronistic in the extreme. 


Sep
15th

Virtual Reality Wins Its First Emmy

Author: The Verge | Files under syndicated

For the first time, a virtual reality movie has won an Emmy award, as hardware such as the Oculus Rift and HTC’s Vive comes closer to the commercial market. Sleepy Hollow, a short virtual reality experience based on the TV show of the same name, w…


Sep
8th

Raspberry Pi Gets an Official ​7-Inch Touchscreen

Author: CNET | Files under syndicated

The cheap micro-computer now has a touchscreen to build a basic tablet or control your Pi-powered creations.


Sep
1st

CUPS 2.1.0 Officially Released With Support For 3D Printers, IPP Everywhere, More

Author: Softpedia | Files under syndicated

The CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) open-source and cross-platform printing system for GNU/Linux and Mac OS X operating systems reached version 2.1 after being in development for approximately three months.