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Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it into a Minecraft machine, a music streamer for your living room, an Alexa speaker and many other things. But one …

Better, faster, cheaper Raspberry Pi alternatives | ZDNet

NanoPi NEO Plus2<p>The NanoPi NEO Plus2 is less than half the size of the Raspberry Pi, but it packs a performance and storage punch<p>H5 quad-core A53 ARM …

Raspberry Pi Online Simulator and Azure IoT

Think you need a physical device to get started with Azure IoT development?Nope!Here is a cool tutorial on how you can use a web based Raspberry Pi …

Magpie is a tiny GPS tracker for kids, dogs, or luggage that will work anywhere in the world

The GPS tracker is only about an inch in diameter and syncs with an Android or iOS app. It's waterproof, and it can be attached to everyday items — like keys, wallets, or laptops — or to a pet's collar or child's backpack.<p>There are a lot of GPS trackers on the market, many of which are about the …

Crowd Funding

The First Private Space Station Will Be Equipped to Manufacture

First Commercial Space Station<p>If all goes as planned, the world’s first commercial space station should become a manufacturing hub within a few years …

Rise of the robocar: How future car tech saves lives today

It's pretty much an inevitability that the cars of the future will be autonomous. Whether you believe it will take us 5, 10 or 20 years to get there, almost every automaker is working toward the goal of autos that drive themselves and are incapable of making human mistakes.<p>However, today's tech …

Wearables are changing workers' health and lifestyles

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This article is part of a series on benefits technology. All stories in this series can be found here.<p>Not every tech term definition …

Over 8,600 Vulnerabilities Found in Pacemakers

"If you want to keep living, Pay a ransom, or die." This could happen, as researchers have found thousands of vulnerabilities in Pacemakers that …

Software

OpenH PULSAR and QUASAR Boards Add 4G LTE Cat M1, or Cat 4/1 to Raspberry Pi Boards

We've seen a bunch of IoT boards with 2G connectivity recently including Orange Pi 2G-IoT, Wio GPS, and Nadhat, but while in some countries 2G will …

LoRaWAN

RPI0w shield to help you create 868/430/905 Mhz Lora Internet Of Things devices on a Raspberry PI Zero classic of Wifi.<p>This is a mini-shield PCB you …

Microcontroller

The Best Wireless Speakers You Can Buy Right Now

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Pi Desktop: This kit turns your Raspberry Pi into a Linux desktop

If you need to turn a Pi into a PC, this kit promises to do it -- in minutes.<p>A new kit could help turn your Raspberry Pi into a Linux desktop.<p>The Pi …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Powered LED Pixel Wall Created

Inspired by the Google Creative Lab’s anypixel.js project, London-based Solid State Group has created a huge LED wall which is powered by a Raspberry …

Here’s how to tell if your web traffic travels through an NSA listening point

If you’ve ever wondered whether the National Security Agency (NSA) is monitoring your internet activity at any given moment, there’s now an app for …

Lichee Pi Zero $6 Linux Mini PC Launches Via Indiegogo (video)

Wu Caesar based in China has this week launched a new Indiegogo campaign for a tiny Linux mini PC which is available to back priced at just $6 and is …

Sony and Jolla Announce Partnership to Bring Sailfish OS to Xperia Devices

<b>Jolla has just announced during its Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 keynote that it will bring support for Sailfish OS on Sony's Xperia devices. The</b> …

PHP Controller Internet Of Things Development PlatForm

If you enjoy building Internet of Things projects you might be interested in a new IoT development platform which has been created in the form of PHP …

Internet of Things

Meet Flint OS, a Chromium OS Fork for Raspberry Pi PCs That Runs Android Apps

<b>Will Smith from Flint Innovations Limited is informing Softpedia today about their up-and-coming Linux-based operating system for PCs and Raspberry</b> …

Android Things | Android Developers

Use one of our kits that come with the right hardware, peripherals, and a corresponding tutorial to get you started quickly.<p>Share, build, and learn …

Use a Raspberry Pi Zero to notify you when your laundry is done #piday #RaspberryPi @Raspberry_Pi

Neat project from Shmoopty on GitHub. Via LifehackerCreate a device to get notified on your phone or desktop when appliances begin or end their …

ASUS Unveils Tinker Board, A Raspberry Pi Competitor With More Horsepower And 4K Video Support

If there’s one thing the passionate and growing DIY single board computer community would ask for from the Raspberry Pi, it’s more performance and connectivity features in the same amazingly tiny package. Tech giant Asus Computer is attempting to answer that call with their own ARM core based mini …

10 Coolest Gadgets of CES 2017 - Page 2 of 2 - Connect Association

Drown out chaotic airplane noises without blasting music that can harm your eardrums with QuietOn. These noise-cancelling earplugs mask acoustic …

Google is looking to supercharge the Raspberry Pi Foundation in 2017

Raspberry Pi managed to do an incredible amount of good for the entire realm and kick-start a veritable single-board computer revolution. Over the …

Tag Heuer's Android Wear 2.0 Smartwatch Launching In May

Tag Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver has confirmed that the Swiss company’s second-generation Android Wear smartwatch will be launching later this year.<p>In an interview with Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Biver said that the 2017 Tag Heuer Connected model will launch in May. Therefore an official announcement at …

The Nokia 6 took one minute to sell out

We’re pretty used to hearing about rapidly-sold-out flash sales in China from the likes of Xiaomi, but HMD Global has just added its name to the list. In its first flash sale for the Nokia 6, it took just one minute to sell out all available units.<p>Over a million people already registered their …

Mobile Technology

Coming soon to an apartment near you: Smart locks with built-in cameras

Smart locks aren't just for smart houses -- they're made for smart businesses, too. Case in point: the M-Series Smart Lock from Latch, a startup founded by Apple alums in 2013. With Bluetooth smarts and a companion app, the M-Series is an enterprise-focused deadbolt designed to help landlords and …

Raspberry Pi Chromium OS Tutorial

The Raspberry Pi Chromium operating system is a great alternative to Raspbian offering a simple, fast & secure experience for anyone who finds …

Creepy 6-Legged Hexapod Teaches Kids to Build Robots

Stemi Hexapod Robot<p>There are scores of robot kits designed to help children and teens learn about science and engineering. However, many of these …

Rasp Pi Network Monitoring

The admirable efforts of the Raspberry Pi Foundation have been providing an excellent single-board computer (SBC) that can be applied to almost any …

Tracking Planes with an ESP8266

While there are apps that will display plane locations, [squix78] wanted to build a dedicated device for plane spotting. The ESP8266 PlaneSpotter …