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bone Explore the high-performance, low-power world with the tiny, affordable, open-source Beagles. Putting Android, Ubuntu and other Linux flavors at your fingertips, the Beagle family revs as high as 1GHz with flexible peripheral interfaces and a proven ecosystem of feature-rich "Cape" plug-in boards. BeagleBone Black The benchmark for open hardware Linux computers. Get the workhorse 1GHz AM335x ARM® Cortex-A8 processor, expanded peripherals, low power consumption and open source software compatibility. Learn more » What can these boards do? The Beagles are tiny open-hardware (you could make one yourself), open-software computers that plug into whatever you have around the house. BeagleBone This previous generation Beagle is powered by a 720MHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor and includes power management, microSD card with Linux, built-in FTDI-based serial / JTAG and on-chip Ethernet. Learn more » Product Comparison Table Cool Projects More Projects » Featured Capes & Accessories

Mele A1000 is a $70 hackable, Linuxfriendly ARMbased PC The Raspberry Pi folks have been getting a lot of attention for their $35 PC with an ARM-based processor and support for some open source software. But as the cost of computer components continues to drop, the Raspberry Pi is hardly the only inexpensive PC capable of running Linux. The Mele A1000 is a system that sells for $70 and up and which features a number of components that the Raspberry Pi lacks — including a SATA port, a case, and a faster processor. Powered by a 1 GHz Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 processor, the Mele A1000 should be noticeably faster than the Raspberry Pi, which has a 700 MHz ARM11 chip. While the Mele A1000 is described as a TV box, it’s basically a little ARM-based computer with HDMI, VGA, USB, and Ethernet ports, as well as support for an external SATA hard drive. Ali Express is selling the box for $70 plus shipping, or you can spend $100 to get a version from DealExtreme with a remote control, external hard drive cover, and Android 2.3 software. thanks aftermath!

$100 Linux wall-wart launches Marvell Semiconductor is shipping a hardware/software development kit suitable for always-on home automation devices and service gateways. Resembling a "wall-wart" power adapter, the SheevaPlug draws 5 Watts, comes with Linux, and boasts completely open hardware and software designs, Marvell says. In typical use, the SheevaPlug draws about as much power as a night-light. Furthermore, the platform is available in single quantities, and is priced within reach of students, hobbyists, and tinkerers. On the software side, the company says ARM ports of several popular Linux distributions are already running, and included. Mukhopadhyay calls the SheevaPlug an "ideal platform for in-home service delivery," and adds that he is looking forward to seeing what kinds of products and services are built on top of the device. Several products based on Marvell's SheevaPlug Plug Computer design have already been announced (see further below for details). SheevaPlug's ARM9-like core Availability

USB development board with a custom scriptable language SigLab is an open source USB development board that takes commands from a small program that runs Python-like scripts. The hardware is basically a PIC18F2550 breakout board, but the firmware makes it easy to get started using the familiar desktop scripting language. SigLab is a combination of open hardware and FOSS (free and open source software) projects to provide easy to use and full featured scriptable USB interface for digital electronic experiments. SigLab USB interface consisted with Microchip’s PIC18F2550 microcontroller unit and it provides 14 bidirectional (digital) I/O ports for external interfacing.

Odroid-X, une plateforme de développement basée sur Ice Cream Sandwich à 129 dollars - FrAndroid - Android HardKernel remet le couvert avec sa nouvelle solution low-cost basée sur la version d’Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich au tarif de 129 dollars. Appelée plateforme de développement, l’Odroid-X est une carte mère regroupant une suite de composants qui constituent la presque totalité d’un terminal, mais en retirant l’écran, la batterie et la coque. En option, il est aussi possible d’y ajouter une caméra, une mémoire eMMC.. même si l’emplacement pour les cartes SD peut aisément la remplacer. Disponible au niveau mondial pour un prix d’achat qui s’élève à 129 dollars.Egalement disponible, il y a l’Odroid-Q qui est une variante en tablette de 10 pouces (3G, tous les capteurs, la mémoire, la batterie, la coque et divers accessoires) pour 850 dollars. via ARM Devices Pour nous suivre, nous vous invitons à télécharger notre application Android et iOS.

Make Custom Color Chalkboard Paint - Martha Stewart Kids Thanks to paint that dries into a chalkboard finish, your board can be whatever size you desire and placed wherever you like. Store-bought formulas come in traditional green and black. But you can also follow our recipe to mix your own batch in any shade. Cleverly applied chalkboard paint means new places to track appointments, keep lists, and leave messages. Tip: Start with flat-finish latex paint in any shade. Wall Calendar A home office is the ideal spot for a family planner. Mudroom Mural The bottom half of a mudroom wall is just the right height for pint-size Picassos -- when coated with store-bought green chalkboard paint. Message Center Write-on paint needn't be applied only to walls. Pantry Reminder Covered with chalkboard paint, a pantry door serves as the perfect place to keep a running shopping list.

Introducing RTL-SDR: a $20 SDR If you don’t want to spend $1,200+ for a USRP SDR to use GNU Radio the crew at OsmoSDR want to help. In addition to their other amazing work, Osmocom team members (notably Steve Markgraf) have been hacking away on an alternative least-cost solution they call rtl-sdr. So what is rtl-sdr? It is a creative form of using consumer-grade DVB-T USB receivers, turning them into fully-fledged software defined radios.Those DVB-T receivers supported by rtl-sdr are based on the Realtek RTL2832U chipset plus a tuner IC like the Elonics E4000.The RTL2832U has some undocumented commands/registers, by which it can be placed into a mode where it simply forwards the unprocessed raw baseband samples (up to 2.8 MS/s 8-bit I+Q) via high-speed USB into the PC, where they are routed into GNU Radio.At a street price of about USD 20 to USD 25, they are undoubtedly the most capable low-cost SDR hardware that can be bought. So now there is really no more excuse for anyone to not learn GNU Radio. Online : On The Care and Feeding of Ideas: 10 steps in my personal process This piece was originally written for Paul Overton’s creative process blog Make & Meaning, which is now sadly defunct. In honor of our quarterly theme, I’m resurrecting it to live here at Make: Online. It is both touchier and feelier than we usually get, but I hope you will enjoy it, anyway. —SMR hatever else may be said of me, I am fundamentally a dreamer: I have ideas. Step 1: Give yourself permission Society does not always encourage us to express ourselves creatively. Step 2: Clean the slate One of my favorite American artists is an everyday-object sculptor named Tom Friedman. Every day I would bring an object from my apartment and place it somewhere in the space. When Tom Friedman came out of that room, he started making art that today is valued at millions of dollars by collectors all over the world. Step 3: Use a prompt I have a favorite personal exercise that I call a “junket.” Step 4: Write it down. Step 5: Do your research Step 6: Make it ugly and quickly, at first Related

FAQs Table of Contents: The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It is a capable little computer which can be used in electronics projects, and for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word processing, browsing the internet, and playing games. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a charity, so you can’t buy shares in the company. You can buy a Raspberry Pi from our main distributors, Premier Farnell/Element14 and RS Components/Allied Electronics. The Model A+ costs $20, the Model B+ costs $25, the Pi 2 costs $35, the Pi 3 costs $35, and the Pi Zero costs $5, plus local taxes and shipping/handling fees. You get the Raspberry Pi board itself. The components we buy are priced in dollars, and we negotiate manufacturing in dollars. Raspberry Pi resellers produce some fantastic bundles for people who would rather get everything they need from a single source. Not at the current time. Yes. There is no on/off switch! 10. 11. 12.

UDOO: Android Linux Arduino in a tiny single-board computer Minecraft The classic! Often referred to as Minecraft: Java Edition, this supports cross-platform play between macOS, Linux and Windows. This edition supports user-created skins and comes with a FREE CODE for Windows 10 Edition, too! Windows 10 Edition features cross-platform play with any device running Minecraft: Pocket Edition and supports features which let you play in virtual reality with the Oculus Rift. If you own Minecraft for PC/Mac, you can get a free download code for this version from your Mojang account page. Android devices Play Minecraft on the move! Get inside the world of Minecraft with virtual reality. Minecraft on Xbox One supports split-screen play for up to four players, and offers a heap of extra cool stuff for you to download, like specially crafted skin-packs, console-only competitive modes, mini games and more! Get Minecraft on the go with Sony's handheld. Minecraft on Wii U supports split-screen play for up to four players and comes with the Mario Mash-Up Pack.