Ryan Eastman

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The best free software for your gaming PC

So you’ve bought yourself a gaming PC or built one from scratch. Now it’s sitting in pride of place in your office, just waiting to be pushed to its …

Paper Airplane VR Drone

Imagine turning a simple paper airplane into a virtual reality experience? PowerUp FPV lets you experience flight as if you were sitting in the …

Scientists Are Bringing Back Vacuum Tubes for Computers of the Future

A group of scientists have developed super-efficient microscopic vacuum tubes that may be able to outperform semiconductors.<p>Researchers from UC San Diego are using vacuum tube technology to develop more efficient computer processors. The research could result in faster microelectronic devices and …

Move over Raspberry Pi, here is a $4, coin-sized, open-source Linux computer

Looking for a small, cheap Linux-powered computer to put at the heart of your project? Is "coin-sized" small enough? Is $4 cheap enough?<p>Four bucks …

A dozen, faster, better or cheaper alternatives to the Raspberry Pi 10 - Page 10 | ZDNet

VoCore2<p>VoCore2 is an updated version of the highly-popular coin-sized Linux computer VoCore. Like it's predecessor, VoCore2 is totally open-source, …

Easy Guide to SSDs: SATA, mSATA, M.2 and U.2 | ROG - Republic of Gamers Global

For the longest time, traditional hard disk drives (HDDs) were the Achilles heel in terms of performance in a computer system. SSDs (Solid-State …

Computer Hardware

OutSystems 10 Sets High Bar For Low-Code Mobile App Development

Building mobile apps presents numerous challenges to developers more comfortable with more traditional enterprise applications – especially given the shortage of savvy mobile developers. To address these issues, several vendors have rolled out low-code and no-code platforms for simplifying and …

Apps

Prodways develops a new metal 3D printing technology

• Development of a new metal 3D printing technology<p>The Prodways R&D teams have been collaborating with CEA-LITEN for two years. This collaboration …

Fabrication

Electronic Engineering - News: Arduino in Eclipse IDE - Sloeber

<b>Arduino IDE</b> may not be comfortable for all of makers. Is a lot alternatives to Arduino IDE like <b>Visual Studio</b>, <b>Codebender</b> a another.<br>I think that <b>Eclipse</b> …

Arduino

Move over Raspberry Pi, here are a dozen, better alternatives | ZDNet

BeagleBone Black<p>BeagleBone Black is a low-cost, community-supported development platform for developers and hobbyists. This $55 board allows you to …

Arduino Glasses Provide A Heads-Up Display For Bluetooth Multimeter (video)

Arduino enthusiasts looking for a new project to create with the versatile micro controller might be interested in a pair of Arduino glasses that can …

How I fixed my Wi-Fi by ditching shitty consumer hardware

Almost everyone has a story about their crappy home Wi-Fi connection, usually relating to a particular house they lived in with an obscure shape. It’s a nightmare when you know your connection is great, but you can’t get the speeds you’re paying for everywhere.<p>Until recently, I was one of those …

Get an Arduino and teach yourself to program

Programming is more than just picking a language and framework. Programming means understanding how code interacts with actual computer hardware. If …

Hacklet 126 – Teensy Projects

The Arduino has proved to be a great platform for electronics projects. The same goes for the Raspberry Pi. However, there are some projects that …

Microcontroller

Zombie Moore's Law shows hardware is eating software

Customised CPUs are doing things software just can't do on commodity kitAfter being pronounced dead this past February - in Nature, no less - Moore’s …

Moore's Law

The idiot’s guide to buying a graphics card

We've been there: a new game to comes out and your<p>trustydusty old PC isn't up to snuff, giving you a slideshow rather than a smooth experience. It's …

Computer Hardware

10 best education apps for Android

Mobile technology is an amazing thing. It’s one of the most revolutionary productivity tools of all time, but it doesn’t end there. You can use your smartphones and tablets to help teach yourself new skills and learn new things. Here are the best education apps for Android!<p>EdX<p>Price: Free<p>DOWNLOAD ON …

Apps

Android apps are now available on these Chromebooks

Remember when we heard that Chromebooks were going to be able to run Android apps? Well, support for these in Chrome OS just became a reality, at …

20 must-have tech accessories under $20

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff that we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>But accessories get expensive, some can run well into the three-digit range, and some are meant for only a niche audience. To make …

Shopping

Android vs. iOS vs. Windows Phone

The increasing number of smartphone users has led to the development of a separate market entity by itself. This wide base of smartphone users forced …

Searching for the Perfect Apple Macbook? Here's Your Shopping Guide

There are six MacBook models that Apple currently offers. We'll help you choose the right one for your needs and budget.<p>Apple MacBooks kinda look alike, yet each model offers a difference balance of hardware, portability, battery life, and, of course, price. When shopping for a MacBook, try to pick …

Build a Behemoth Cold Brew Coffee Drip Tower

I love cold brew coffee. Its rich and delicious flavor, and low acidity, means it tastes great over ice. Traditional hot-brewed coffee methods simply can’t compare; when chilled and served on ice they tend to taste diluted and acidic. I have a small commercial drip tower that works very well, …

Arduino

Scientists harness mobile gamers to build a quantum computer

If anyone tells you that playing computer games is a waste of time, you can now offer up a raised middle digit without any guilt. After all, mobile title <i>Quantum Moves</i> isn't just a way to kill an hour, but is actually helping a group of Danish scientists build a quantum computer. The team out of …

Building a CustoMac: Buyer's Guide March 2016

When running OS X as your main operating system, supported and compatible components are extremely important. That is why we have created a large …

Explore Electronics Basics and More in Collin’s Lab

Several weeks ago, I posted a piece about the <i>Make: Presents</i> video series that we did in 2010 with Collin Cunningham. In addition to those videos introducing electronics basics and tools, Collin also produced an equally excellent series called <i>Collin’s Lab</i>.<p>These “Lab” videos gave Collin an …

Microsoft’s Quantum Mechanics - MIT Technology Review

In 2012, physicists in the Netherlands announced a discovery in particle physics that started chatter about a Nobel Prize. Inside a tiny rod of …

Hard Drive Disassembly is Easy and Rewarding

Have any dead hard drives kicking around? Hackaday alum [Jeremy Cook] shows how easy it is to disassemble a hard drive to scavenge its goodies. The …

Rare Earth

A New Light-Based Transistor Could Completely Change the Way Chips Work

Transistors are everywhere—in your computer, car, phone, and refrigerator—but they’re not shrinking fast enough to satisfy our hunger for ever-faster …