Ordered a Particle Photon for IOT testing

While talking with a friend about a project I was working on with the Raspberry Pi or PineA64, he mentioned I should look into the Photon. After a little bit of reading, it looks like this little device might make my tinkering a whole lot easier. Ordered from Amazon so expect it to arrive soon.… Read More »

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Keeping the blog alive with something nonsensical.

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 »