KindleBerry Pi


On a recent trip to Europe, BC OSS enthusiast Gef Tremblay pieced together something he calls KindleBerry Pi from minimal kit he brought along on his journey. He's networked a Kindle with a Raspberry Pi over USB and is multiplexing a terminal using GNU screen. Read more »

Makey Awards 2012 Nominee 12, Atmel, Most Hackable Gadget


Last year, when Phil wrote his widely-read Why Arduino Won column, searching "arduino" on the Atmel website didn't return even a single hit. Since that time, Atmel has started taking notice, linking out to Arduino resources from their "Education" pages, issuing their own press releases to support important Arduino-related events,... Read more »

$49 Feature-Packed Cubieboard


Another pint-sized all-in-one ARM dev board, called the Cubieboard, has been announced. It packs a 1Ghz ARM cortex-A8 processor, OpenGL ES, 1GB ram, HDMI out, ethernet, 2 USB Host, 1 USB OTG, SATA, IR, and headers for i2c, LVDS, and more. Read more »