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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 …

Raspberry Pi

This Real-Life Batman Suit With 23 Functioning Gadgets Set A World Record

Holy gadgets, Batman! A cosplay fanatic from Galway, Ireland, has just achieved two childhood dreams in one: set a Guinness World Record and be a …

Cool Stuff

Awesome fling: ESXi Embedded Host Client

Advertise here with BSA<br>A long long time ago I stumbled across a project within VMware which allowed you to manage ESXi through a client which was …

Virtualization

Everything you need to know about Facebook's audacious solar-powered internet planes

In 2013, Facebook launched the nonprofit organization Internet.org with goal of eventually bringing internet access to the 60% of the world — about 4 billion people — without a connection.<p>On Thursday, the company announced two major milestones on that mission. Facebook's Connectivity Lab has …

Aerospace

Space Invaders Is More Fun With A Real Laser And Flaming Aliens

Take one laser cutter, a few dozen paper aliens, and a dash of know-how<p>Sometimes when all you have is an industrial laser cutter, everything looks like an opportunity to create a real-life version of Space Invaders.<p>Martin Raynsford, co-founder of laser-cutter purveyor Just Add Sharks, combined one …

The 5 Most Interesting Announcements from Microsoft's Windows 10 Event

Virtual assistants, new web browsers, seamless gaming—oh my!<p>With its new version of Windows, Microsoft has done the seemingly impossible: It skipped right over version 9 and straight to 10. Really, though, the maker of the world's most popular operating system dropped a lot of major announcements …

Lego VSAN EVO:RACK

I know a lot of you guys have home labs and are always looking for that next cool thing. Every once in a while you see something cool floating by on …

Lego

Intel’s HDMI Compute Stick slaps Windows or Linux on your TV

There’s an undercurrent at this year’s CES that’s hard to ignore: Intel. The company is making some subtle inroads to arenas we’re not used to seeing …

Computer Science