Archive for the 'hardware' Category

Circuit Cellar and LinuxGizmos.com join forces

March 1, 2018

LinuxGizmos has joined forces with KCK Media, publisher of Circuit Cellar magazine. The alliance will expand the site’s coverage of the rapidly evolving hardware and software technologies used in new and emerging embedded and IoT devices, while continuing its unique focus on the benefits of open source software and standards.
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2018 catalog of 100+ hacker-friendly SBCs

January 4, 2018

LinuxGizmos.com has published its January 2018 round-up of “hacker-friendly SBCs.” The round-up includes a current hacker-SBC market overview; descriptions, specs, pricing, and links to info for all 103 boards; and a comparison spreadsheet that compares all 103 boards’ key features (and prices).
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OK Google: make this NEST hack a standard feature

May 7, 2017

This easy hack can unlock a NEST thermostat’s “Cool” mode in heater-only installations, allowing control of a heater’s ventilation fan as though it’s an A/C.
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Why are there no recent posts on DeviceGuru.com?

May 28, 2016

Why has DeviceGuru.com had so few posts over the past several years? Blame it on the success of its offspring: LinuxGizmos.com! Here’s the scoop…
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LinuxDevices content returns to the Web

December 23, 2013

One of most widely respected repositories of embedded and mobile Linux news and information has returned to the web as an archive hosted at LinuxGizmos.com.
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Linux-based Tor gadget protects IP identity

December 11, 2013

Pogoplug announced a $49, Linux-based security device called the Safeplug that taps into the Tor network to hide your IP information when using the web.
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R.I.P. LinuxDevices… Long live LinuxGizmos!

March 9, 2013

In 2012, the embedded Linux market lost a valued resource when LinuxDevices.com became a collateral casualty of QuinStreet’s acquisition of a group of websites from Ziff Davis Enterprise. Unfortunately the new owner has no interest in supporting the site, so LinuxDevices has lain dormant for over a year.
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Review: Lenovo S2110 10-inch Android tablet

November 14, 2012

Although Samsung’s thin, lightweight Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets have dominated the 10-inch Android tablet market for the past year-and-a-half, they’re about to face some stiff competition from new devices from Lenovo and Google.
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World’s first Arduino flashlight ships soon

September 28, 2012

Following a highly successful Kickstarter project and over a year of development, HexBright, billed by its creator as the “world’s first open source Arduino flashlight,” is now in production with initial shipments planned for December.
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Startup gives birth to telepresence robot

September 25, 2012

Suitable Technologies today unveiled a telepresence robot based on “Texai” technology from Willow Garage, a robotics research lab. “Beam” (as in “Beam me up, Scotty” — no, really!) implements a video chat function on a computer you can remotely drive around via Internet-based control.
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