Intel ditches wearables

Intel has canned its wearables business, reports CNBC, a week after laying off IoT staff and ditching a raft of IoT products. Intel bought smartwatch maker Basis in 2014 but laid off 80% of its staff last November. Nowvthe rest of the wearables unit has gone. Wearable came under Intel’s New Technologies Group which is … This story continues at Intel ditches wearables Or just coverage at Electronics Weekly Read more

Raspberry Pi runs Netflix video streaming

A software development firm, with a liking for ARM-based systems, has demonstrated how it is possible to run Netflix on a Raspberry Pi and so turn it into a low cost home media streaming system. The firm is Eltechs, which is the company behind the ExaGear Desktop which enables x86 applications such as Skype, Teamviewer, MS … This story continues at Raspberry Pi runs Netflix video streaming Or just coverage at... Read more

Simple Motion Detector

Hello everybody! Today I’m going to show you how to make a really simple motion detector with a PIR sensor. Parts For the motion detector, you will need: Piezo buzzer (1) PIR sensor (1) Arduino Uno (1) LED (1) 10k Resistor Jumpers (several) Breadboard The Circuit Let’s get right in to the buil…By: DerpyCyclops Read more

Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton talks sales numbers, proudest moments, community projects, and Raspberry Pi 4 …

Here at BetaNews, we’re big fans and supporters of the Raspberry Pi. The super-affordable ARM GNU/Linux computer has brought programming back into schools (and beyond) and enjoyed staggering success, becoming the most successful British computer of all time, in just a few short years. I chatted with Eben Upton, creator of the Raspberry Pi, about his success, most memorable highlights, and plans for the future. BN: The last time we... Read more

FBI issues IoT security warning

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Centre has warned against weaknesses the security and privacy protections provided by manufacturers of Internet-connected smart toys, also known as IoT toys. Cesare Garlati, chief security strategist at the prpl Foundation, comments: “The security behind IoT is non-existent as developers and manufacturers by-pass security to get the latest products to … This story continues at FBI issues IoT security warning Or just coverage at Electronics... Read more