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Tag: Linux

Brease Lets You Use External USB Drives as Cloud Storage: Cumolomodular

Brease Lets You Use External USB Drives as Cloud Storage: Cumolomodular
We’ve long been able to backup our files on external storage devices. And more recently we’ve had access to affordable cloud services that make our data omnipresent. But what if you could get the benefits of …
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C.H.I.P. Computer Costs Only $9: Talk is Cheap, Making’s Even Cheaper

C.H.I.P. Computer Costs Only $9: Talk is Cheap, Making’s Even Cheaper
Like mobile devices, single-board computers or SBCs are getting smaller and more affordable at a rapid pace. One of the latest in the long line of SBCs is the C.H.I.P., a tiny computer with an even…
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DIY Raspberry Pi Cellphone: Brickphone 2.0

DIY Raspberry Pi Cellphone: Brickphone 2.0
We’ve seen a laptop and a tablet that are both powered by the Raspberry Pi. Tyler Spadgenske completes the gadget trinity with the Tyfone, a 2G cellphone based on the versatile computer. The Tyfone has a…
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Cuberox Six-screened Computer: Tycho Cubic Anomaly

Cuberox Six-screened Computer: Tycho Cubic Anomaly
Have you ever encountered a situation that made you wish you had six screens stuck together in a cube? Yeah? You live a strange life. But what’s even stranger is that there’s now such a device.…
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Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP

Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP
We’ve seen retro console emulators based on the Raspberry Pi crammed inside a Game Boy and a Game Boy Pocket’s body. Bacman forum member Frostedfires wanted to use the Game Boy Advance SP’s case, but the…
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Intel Edison Released; Expandable with Sparkfun Blocks

Intel Edison Released; Expandable with Sparkfun Blocks
Earlier this year Intel unveiled Edison, its first low-cost system-on-a-chip. Its production version is now available for pre-order, and while it’s changed its form factor it’s still an interesting or useful platform for tinkerers, students and…
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UBR-1 Hackable Robot: Brainwashable Buddy

UBR-1 Hackable Robot: Brainwashable Buddy
Move over Omnibot 2000. Unboundable Robotics is selling a “mobile manipulation platform” called UBR-1. Robotics enthusiasts can turn it into an exercise buddy, go for a stroll with it and most of all use it as…
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Tango Portable Computer: Your Laptop’s Guts Squished Flat

Tango Portable Computer: Your Laptop’s Guts Squished Flat
Here’s another computer looking for a dumb terminal to mate with. Like the ICE xPC, Tango crams in the main components of a computer into a palm-sized case. It also uses a dock to connect to…
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LEGO BMO Raspberry Pi Computer is Red Hot Like Pizza Supper

LEGO BMO Raspberry Pi Computer is Red Hot Like Pizza Supper
LEGO enthusiast Michael Thomas made this awesome LEGO replica of  Adventure Time’s BMO. But wait! BMO is computer! Michael also put a Raspberry Pi inside BMO, as well as a 2.5″ screen. That means he can…
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Ego! Smartmouse Also Works as Flash Drive, Gesture Remote and More: Swiss Army Mouse

Ego! Smartmouse Also Works as Flash Drive, Gesture Remote and More: Swiss Army Mouse
A week ago, we learned about the Mycestro, a pointing device that, despite its unusual form, only has a humble goal: to replace your mouse. The Ego! Smartmouse on the other hand is quite the opposite.…
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GCW-Zero Open Source Gaming Handheld: Straight out of Pandora’s Box

GCW-Zero Open Source Gaming Handheld: Straight out of Pandora’s Box
A new challenger steps in the niche market… ring of portable consoles built to run emulators of older systems. But like the relatively famous Pandora handheld, the GCW-Zero aims not just to let players enjoy old…
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Light by Moore’s Cloud Goes for Homegrown Crowdfunding

Light by Moore’s Cloud Goes for Homegrown Crowdfunding
About a month ago, a project launched on Kickstarter called the Light by Moore’s Cloud. Unfortunately, the project failed to meet its funding goal, despite gathering about 2,000 supporters. With the company’s Kickstarter funding plans foiled,…
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Dell to Offer Ubuntu Linux Preinstalled on XPS 13 Ultrabooks

Dell to Offer Ubuntu Linux Preinstalled on XPS 13 Ultrabooks
If you’re the sort of computer user who wants to be different, but you don’t want to lay out the big money that the MacBook costs you might want to check out Dell’s latest offering. Dell…
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RGB + LED + USB = blink(1)

RGB + LED + USB = blink(1)
While I particularly like the look and programmability of the L8 SmartLight, it might be a bit showy and overkill for many needs. If you’re looking for a simpler way to indicate activity on your computer…
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Sixaxis Emulator Tricks PS3, Lets You Use Mouse and Keyboard as Controller

Sixaxis Emulator Tricks PS3, Lets You Use Mouse and Keyboard as Controller
It’s been almost a year since we featured the Eagle Eye, a commercially-available USB adapter for the PS3 that lets users use both a keyboard and a mouse with the console. Here’s a more-or-less free alternative…
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DreamPlug: Tiny Linux Computer That Looks Like A Power Plug

DreamPlug: Tiny Linux Computer That Looks Like A Power Plug
Wouldn’t you want a teeny tiny computer with no video card? Well if you do, then you can be very happy because the DreamPlug will start shipping later this month. The DreamPlug is a small computer…
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