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Western Digital is selling a 1TB drive kit for the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi really does pack a lot of computing potential for just $35, but one thing it doesn’t offer is anywhere to put your files. No …

Raspberry Pi

Is modular technology the next 'it' trend?

Is DIY customization the next big thing in the consumer tech world?<p>Ahead of the IFA consumer electronics confab in Berlin, Acer recently announced a …

Raspberry Pi Mobile Media Center With Smartphone Control

IoT Wallet (smart Wallet With Firebeetle ESP32, Arduino IDE and Google Spreadsheet)<p>3D Printed Planetary Rover<p>How to Make an Interactive Sound Wave …

3D Slash Review: 3D Modeling Made Super Easy

<i>3D Slash proves that 3D modeling doesn’t need to be rocket science. It can be fun, but nevertheless extremely productive. For more details, read this</i> …

Blokify 3D Modeling Software

Last month, at World Maker Faire New York‘s 3D Printer Village, I had the pleasure of meeting two enthusiastic, bright makers, Jenny Kortina and Brett Cupta, who were sharing their brand new creation with the community: Blokify. Their custom block-based 3D modeling software makes it easy for folks, …

The Linux Command Line Beginner's Guide

• <b>Author:</b> Jonathan Moeller<p>The Linux Command Line Beginner's Guide gives users new to Linux an introduction to the command line environment.<p>In the Guide, you'll learn how to:<p>-Copy, move, and delete files and directories.<p>-Create, delete, and manage users.<p>-Create, delete, and manage groups.<p>-Use virtual …

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Social Media Security

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Cross<p>Social networks, particularly public ones, have become part of the fabric of how we communicate and collaborate as a society. With value from micro-level personal networking to macro-level outreach, social networking has become pervasive in people’s lives and is now becoming a …

DIY Infrared Motion Sensor System for Raspberry Pi

Introduction: DIY Infrared Motion Sensor System for Raspberry Pi<p>During the month of July 2015, I completed a high school internship at Colorado State …

How to hack your wireless router firmware

Everyone likes being in control - we don't want to be told that we aren't allowed to do something with our own hardware. In this world of locked-down …

Wi-Fi

How to Backup your Raspberry Pi to Microsoft OneDrive #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi #iLuvPi2

Blinky Webserver

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>MinnowBoard MAX<p>×<p>1<p>Software apps and online services<p>Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Core<p>Story<p>We’ll create a …

How To Install PyCharm In Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04

A quick tutorial to show you <b>how to install PyCharm in Ubuntu</b> and Ubuntu derivatives such as Linux Mint, elementary OS, Linux Lite etc.<p>PyCharm is an …

How to install a Raspberry Pi SMS Server

This tutorial will show you how you can set up an SMS server on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, running Raspbian. We will use playsms and smstools. In my …

How To Make An Audio Player With Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Arch Linux 2015.08.01 Is Now Available for Download, Powered by Linux Kernel 4.1

<b>You won't believe this, but it's already August, so the time has come for the Arch Linux operating system to receive a new installation media that</b> …

How to Use a Keypad - Arduino Tutorial

Introduction: How to Use a Keypad - Arduino Tutorial<p>About: Arduino Tutorials by Codebender.cc Team More About codebender_cc »<p>A keypad is a set of …

Arduino

Ditching RAM may lead to low-cost supercomputers

Many servers, supercomputers and other monster systems thrive on high-speed RAM to keep things running smoothly, but this memory is wildly expensive -- and that limits not just the number of nodes in these clusters, but who can use them. MIT researchers may have a much more affordable approach in …

3 Essential Acoustic Blues Chords

Acoustic blues chords are an important part of learning blues guitar and learning to use them is a skill that improves accompanying skills and …

Jazz Guitar Corner: Three Essential Jazz Guitar Chord Soloing Lines — Video

One of the most common roadblocks many jazz guitarists face is that after learning your essential chord shapes, how do you take those inversions and …

Jazz Boot Camp: Soloing with Triads

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to move triads horizontally and vertically across the fretboard.<br>• Develop …

5 Great Beginner Blues Guitar Lessons

Los Angeles-based guitarist and instructor Keith Wyatt has been teaching students since 1978, serving time as the Vice President of Programs for many …

Speech recognition and synthesis shield runs Linux

Audeme has gone to Kickstarter to launch a “MOVI” Arduino shield designed for offline speech recognition and synthesis that runs Debian on an …

Arduino

Remove Chrome tabs from the recent apps list

If you're using Chrome on an Android Lollipop device, then you may have noticed that tabs are being handled in a new way. Previously, all tab management was done within the Chrome app; now, when you open a new tab, a new entry is created in the recent apps list.<p>Some users may enjoy this tab …

[Updated] AMD Radeon Fury X Benchmarks, Full Specs: New Fiji Graphics Card Beats Nvidia's 980 Ti?

<i>[UPDATE: AMD's internal benchmarks show a FireStrike Ultra score of 3817 for the Nvidia 980 Ti. This is using their primary test bench system which is driven by an Intel Core i7-5960x. It's a system almost identical to my own, on which I tested a reference 980 Ti on FireStrike Ultra and received a</i> …

Computer Hardware

Kickstarter project Baggizmo aims to be the gadget bag for every occasion

The market for gadget bags is an especially crowded one.<p>Besides general purpose bags with tons of pockets to accommodate to our ever-growing gadget …

Sierra Wireless: Canada's purest play on the Internet of Things

<i>This article is part of a series called The Future is Smart: How the Internet of Things is changing business.</i><p><i>Follow the series at tgam.ca/internet</i><p>A few years ago, Sierra Wireless made those little devices from Bell, Rogers or Telus that you plugged into your laptop's USB port to hook up with the …