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?

A cherry sized Omega2 Linux computer

Still a couple days left to back this project on Kickstarter … lots of expansion options. … Billed as the world’s smallest Linux server, complete with built-in Wi-Fi, the Omega2 is perfect for building simple computers or the web connected project of your dreams. The tiny machine is roughly the size of a cherry, before… Read More »

AmericanPi(ne) updated to WordPress 4.6 Pepper

A bunch of updates on all the WordPress sites today … including the Raspberry Pi3 currently running AmericanPi(ne) and the Pine64+ running So far all the themes and plugins (including Comet Cache) are running smoothly.

The Pine64 Linux OS microserver is up and running

Nothing earth-shattering, but WordPress is up and running (not efficiently like the RPi3 yet) on the new Pine64 Linux based LAMP microserver. There is some tweaking needed before starting the and database project … or even putting content on the device … for that I’ll wait until it is stable. One plus compared… Read More »