New Ukrainian Rocket Launcher Appears to Use Raspberry Pi

A mockup weapon seen at a Ukrainian trade show appears to use a Raspberry Pi micro PC as the basis of a guidance system—probably not at all what the inventors of the hobby computer had in mind when they introduced their affordable wonder to the world. The weapon was reportedly sighted at last month’s Bezpeka… Read More »

Raspberry Pi operating system gets a visual upgrade with the launch of PIXEL

The Raspbian operating system for the Raspberry Pi board just received a visual upgrade called PIXEL. It provides a cleaner look backed by new backgrounds, revamped icons, a special rendering package for fonts, redesigned windows, and more … MORE: Raspberry Pi operating system gets a visual upgrade with the launch of PIXEL

Apple’s iOS10 Adoption Rate Nears 20% In 2 Days

This is not Pi or Pine related, but since I’m an iOS user, thought it was interesting how quick Apple users are to upgrade. I updated just my iPad Air2 and although I quickly missed the old look of notifications, at least the device is still running. I’ll hold for a few days on my… Read More »

Apple iPhone7 preorders are strong at Sprint and T-Mobile

T-Mobile US  said on Tuesday that pre-orders for Apple’s  iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus broke the company’s record and Sprint (S) said they were almost four times greater than last year. Pre-sales of the phone, which started on Friday, were up fourfold from the next most popular iPhone and set a single-day sales record… Read More »

Intel is banking on fast storage for growth

The latest Intel Optane data storage may be the next big advance for servers and PCs if this is the next chip technology. I’m not sure about power requirements, but perhaps it will make its way in to mobile devices?