Android Things is now only for smart speakers and displays

Android Things will now focus solely on OEM-built smart speakers and displays. Google is discontinuing public access to i.MX8M, Snapdragon, and MediaTek based production modules for the OS. Google announced it is scaling back Android Things as a general-purpose IoT platform. The Arm-based production boards from Innocomm, Intrinsyc, and MediaTek that that Google was reselling [[he]#8230[/he]] Read more

Odroid-N2: the Superfast Raspberry Pi Rival

Hardkernel failed to deliver the $100 Rockchip RK3399-based Odroid-N1 developer board last year due to component shortages. But it’s now back with a successor, the Odroid-N2, which is cheaper and performs significantly better in benchmarking tests. The ace up the $63 board’s sleeve is its performance, courtesy of four 1.8GHz Arm Cortex A73-based processors and […] Read more

Updated WSL in Windows 10 version 1903 lets you access Linux files from Windows

The marriage between Linux and Windows is getting stronger. Having embraced Linux with WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux), Microsoft is now doing what users have been begging for: Windows 10 April 2019 Update makes it possible to access Linux files from Windows. As well as enabling you to open Linux files from within Explorer, Windows 10 version 1903 gives you the option of editing Linux files from Windows. See also:... Read more

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

<!–cke_bookmark_155S–><!–cke_bookmark_155E–>  The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ is the latest product in the Raspberry Pi 3 range, boasting a 64-bit quad core processor running at 1.4GHz, dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.2/BLE, faster Ethernet, and PoE capability via a separate PoE HAT. The dual-band wireless […] Read more

Simple Raspberry Pi WIFI “Bridging”#piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Shared by Low Dough Tech on YouTube and Instructables:Have you ever wanted to share your Internet connection from your main home to a second building but found out that the connection in the second location was just too spotty to use? Well, here’s a solution that I used to improve that flaky signal that is cost effective, efficient, and best of all; really really easy to do! Hopefully this will... Read more