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$89 Linux laptop? Check out the new Pinebook from Raspberry Pi rival Pine

The Pinebook is a low-cost Linux laptop with an ARM CPU that undercuts the cheapest Chromebooks.<p>The makers of a popular Raspberry Pi challenger, the …

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 …

This brilliant 13-year-old figured out how to make clean energy using a device that costs $5

Maanasa Mendu thinks she's cracked the code on how to make wind and solar energy affordable.<p>On Tuesday, Mendu, a 13-year-old from Ohio, won the grand prize in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work in creating a cost-effective "solar leaves" design to create energy. In …

Clean Energy

Lock Up Your Raspberry Pi with Google Authenticator

Raspberry Pi boards (or any of the many similar boards) are handy to leave at odd places to talk to the network and collect data, control things, or …

Raspberry Pi

The New Raspberry Pi OS Is Here, and It Looks Great

The Raspberry Pi’s main operating system, Raspbian, just got a brand new look from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Dubbed PIXEL, it’s a skin for …

This is how Oracle lured top-flight programmers away from Amazon and Microsoft to build its next big thing

Those efforts came to fruition this week with the introduction of the so-called next-generation Oracle Cloud, which company cofounder Larry Ellison claims will end Amazon's lead with a cheaper, better, faster solution to the same problems.<p>The secret to recruiting that crack team of cloud experts, …

BareMetal

How to Use Docker to Cross Compile for Raspberry Pi (and More)

It used to be tedious to set up a cross compile environment. Sure you can compile on the Raspberry Pi itself, but sometimes you want to use your big …

Linux

Microsoft open sources PowerShell, brings it to Linux and OS X

Microsoft today announced that it is open sourcing PowerShell and bringing it to Linux and OS X.<p>PowerShell is Microsoft’s command line shell for Windows power users, as well as an extensible scripting language for automating system tasks. It’s not unlike Bash on Linux (and now Windows, too), but …

Monitor the Consistency of Your Broadband Speeds with a Raspberry Pi and IFTTT

We all know you can pop over to a site like Speedtest to check your internet speeds, but most of us only bother when there’s a perceivable problem. …

How to build a Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming Centre | Trusted Reviews

<b>We guide you through the process of turning your Raspberry Pi into a retro gaming centre.</b><p>To celebrate the release of the new Raspberry Pi we thought …

Save Hard Drive Space While Using Windows 10's Fast Startup With This Command

Windows 10's Fast Startup feature is a handy way to boot up your machine quicker. However, if you don’t use the hibernate function, it can take up a …

NetSpot Maps Your Wi-Fi Network and Diagnoses Signal Problems for Free

OS X: NetSpot is a free utility that makes it easy to map out your wireless network, do a site survey if you have a particularly large one to manage, …

Amazon Has an Official Guide for Building Your Own Alexa Device with a Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown off one way to build your own Amazon Echo before (or more accurately, Amazon Tap because the DIY version can’t access the …

Everything You Need to Set Up Bluetooth on the Raspberry Pi 3

One of the best new features of the Raspberry Pi 3 is its on-board Bluetooth, but while the software needed to get it working is easy to install, it …

22 Raspberry Pi Media Servers from Vintage to Modern

Raspberry Pi computers have been used for many things, but one of the most common “everyday” uses is as a media server. If you’ve been on the fence about making one yourself, here’s a giant list of ways to accomplish this, including software tutorials, and lots of vintage and modern enclosures to …

Raspberry Pi

American Hero Hacks Game Boy to Run Almost Any Retro Game

Meet the Gameboy Zero. It’s a classic Gameboy shell with a Raspberry Pi’s heart. But the mod isn’t purely cosmetic.<p>Using Emulation Station, this Pi …

Recalbox Is a Simplified Game Emulator Operating System for the Raspberry Pi

When it comes to turning a Raspberry Pi into a retro game console, we’ve long recommended RetroPie because it’s relatively simple to set up, but …

Meet the LattePanda, a tiny Windows 10 PC for the Internet of Things

Single board computers are the key to developing the Internet of Things. The Arduino-compatible LattePanda is a full Windows 10 device.<p>The big Maker …

Microsoft Releases Dedicated Bloatware Removal Tool For Windows 10

What's the first thing you do with a shiny new Windows notebook? The only answer to this question is "format and reinstall the OS". It'd be nice if …

How to use an Xbox or PS4 controller with a Raspberry Pi

Video games in the 1980s were quite different from the latest crop of frag -'em- till- you're- dead point-and-shoot games. They were tastefully …

How to setup Bluetooth on a Raspberry Pi 3

The newest device from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, comes with both built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1. Like with most things Raspberry Pi, it doesn't come working out of the box, though. Even after you install NOOBS or Raspbian, you still have to do some work to get Bluetooth …

Awesome Raspberry Pi Electric Skateboard (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts that are looking for a project to keep them busy for a few weekends, that also enjoy a little skateboarding, may be …

Gold is falling because of the Fed — but not for the reason you think

That said, it's easy to understand the confusion…<p>The price of gold dropped to a three-week low after the Fed released the minutes of its April meeting on May 18, suggesting it may lift interest rates in June. If U.S. employment figures are strong and inflation moves closer to the Fed's 2 percent …

Stock Markets

42 of the Most Useful Raspberry Pi Commands

Sometimes it’s hard to keep track of all the Raspberry Pi commands you use, so I created a list of some of the most useful and important ones that …

Microsoft confirms there will be no Windows 11

Microsoft says that Windows 10 will be its final release of the iconic operating system that's installed on over 90% of computers.<p>"Right now we're …

These Are What the Google Artificial Intelligence’s Dreams Look Like

Spoiler alert: they're as weird as electric sheep<p>Google's servers drive the much of the world's data, and apparently, they dream as well, according to a Google blog post by two Google software engineers and an intern.<p>Google’s artificial neural networks (ANNs) are stacked layers of artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

11 Pinterest Accounts Every Dude Should Follow

When it comes to Pinterest, women dominate. The popular social media site is frequented by females; in fact, women are more than four times as likely to use Pinterest as men. But don't count the fellas out yet! Pinterest offers men's street style, grooming tips, and major accessories to ensure each …

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

6 Ways to Become a Millionaire

The road to wealth is littered with plenty of potholes. But you can avoid a flat tire, and smooth out your path to riches by using these 6 simple strategies.<p><b>Create a Personal Expense Account</b>Open a checking account just for household expenses with whatever's required to avoid monthly service fees …