RetroPi Cases - Not Essential But Fun
19 Oct 2017 13:07 - Harry FairheadRetroPi Cases - Not Essential But Fun

This is a nice idea - cases for the Raspberry Pi that look like old personal computers. If you are of a certain age this is a blast from the past.

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Arduino IDE 1.9 beta
12 Oct 2017 16:02 - Harry FairheadArduino IDE 1.9 beta

Arduino have just announced that the latest version of the well known IDE has been releases in beta for you to try out.  

As Much Fun As You Can Have With A Ball And Hoop
08 Sep 2017 10:48 - Mike JamesAs Much Fun As You Can Have With A Ball And Hoop

Hi, my name is Mike and I'm a recovering physicist. Or I was until I found this video. OK, this one isn't going to be to everyone's taste, but I assure you it's fun. How do you control a ball inside a wheel when you only have control over the rota [ ... ]

Curie and Arduino 101 Abandoned By Intel
07 Aug 2017 09:07 - Harry FairheadCurie and Arduino 101 Abandoned By Intel

Intel is discontinuing the Curie and the Curie-enabled Arduino 101. This has devastated developers who have based products on the Curie, but others are still unaware of the news, which has been released via obscure channels.

Mozilla's Things Gateway For Rapsberry Pi
19 Jul 2017 11:41 - Harry Fairhead Mozilla's Things Gateway For Rapsberry Pi

A small team at Mozilla has released a Things Gateway for connecting "things" to the web which uses the Raspberry Pi. This is currently experimental and part of a larger vision for on an open and decentralized Internet of Things .

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Intel Drops Edison, Galileo & Joule
05 Jun 2017 10:57 - Harry FairheadIntel Drops Edison, Galileo & Joule

In a sudden, but not entirely surprising, move Intel has announced the discontinuation of its IoT boards - Edison, Galileo and Joule. The last of these devices will be supplied at the end of 2017.

MOS 6502 Transistor Replica
21 May 2017 10:38 - Super UserMOS 6502 Transistor Replica

The 6502 is the famous processor found at the core of such influential computer systems as the Apple ][, the Commodore PET, the Atari 400 and 800 home video game consoles, the BBC Micro, and the Tamagotchi digital pet and now it has been realized as  [ ... ]

Make With Ada Embedded Software Contest
15 May 2017 13:10 - LucyMake With Ada Embedded Software Contest

A contest with a prize pool of over €8000 has just opened. To enter you need to come up with an embedded software idea that  Ada and/or SPARK are the principal language technologies.   

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Introducing Asus Tinker Board
12 May 2017 10:30 - LucyIntroducing Asus Tinker Board

The Tinker Board is the Asus competitor to Raspberry Pi. After a shaky start when it first appeared in the UK Asus now seems to got its act together.  With the US launch this month Tinker Board is supported by an improved website and is now a se [ ... ]

The Remarkable Rise of Raspberry Pi
29 Mar 2017 16:49 - Super UserThe Remarkable Rise of Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi recently celebrated its 5th birthday and during the celebrations Eben Upton, founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced that it had become the third best selling general purpose computer platform, behind only the Mac and the P [ ... ]

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Eclipse foundation: IoT developer survey
15 Feb 2017 11:30 - Super UserEclipse foundation: IoT developer survey

Canonical;s markteting manager has just posted to alert us to the fact that its time for the Eclipse IoT survey

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Upcycle it Design Challenge with Intel Edison
01 Feb 2017 08:33 - Super UserUpcycle it Design Challenge with Intel Edison

Turn your old gear and unused electronics into something amazing, in the new Upcycle it! Design Challenge from Intel and Element 14.  

IoT Home Inspector Challenge
18 Jan 2017 18:23 - Super User IoT Home Inspector Challenge

Smart home technology is intended to make our homes more more convenient to control and better protected. An unwanted side-effect is that the devices used introduce an easy way for hackers to take over. Recognizing this danger, the US  Federal T [ ... ]

Android Things - Google's IoT
17 Dec 2016 16:09 - Super UserAndroid Things - Google's IoT

Google has announced a public developer preview of Android Things, a rebranding of Project Brillo, its Android-based operating system for the Internet of Things, which until now has been restricted to invitation-only access.  

IoT Builders Contest On Instructables
13 Nov 2016 17:48 - Lucy IoT Builders Contest On Instructables

An IBM sponsored contest is underway on Instructables in which you are challenged you to build internet-connected solutions that make you or your world smarter, using tech in cool new ways. Connect products and devices, build apps, or hack a process. [ ... ]

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