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Mar 25, 2013 ... Ask Slashdot: Why Buy a Raspberry Pi When I Have a Perfectly Good ... Submission: Why by a Pi I when have a perfectly good cellphone?

Raspberry Pi 3 Is a Nice Upgrade, But Alternatives Exist With Faster ...

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Mar 7, 2016 ... The Raspberry Pi 3 was found to be a faster upgrade compared to the ... Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? .... If not, I would strongly recommend buying a RPi. ... It's still the best in terms of support and constancy of design .... R&D, and perfectly happy to sell a product that their customers have...

Ask Slashdot: What Interesting Things Can I Power With an External ...

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May 30, 2015 ... or get the MVP vape and your vape becomes the external charger ... I use mine to power my raspberry pi sometime. Share. twitter facebook ...

Ask Slashdot: Could A 'Smart Firewall' Protect IoT Devices? - Slashdot

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Nov 20, 2016 ... Ideally, there should be a profile/manifest IoT makers have as standard with their devices. .... you're supposed to throw it out and buy the next device for that. .... It would of course be perfectly reasonable to allow devices to ..... I use a Raspberry Pi as a firewall between the ISP's router and my network.

Interviews: Ask Raspberry Pi Founder and CEO Eben Upton a ...

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Aug 22, 2016 ... He founded the Raspberry Pi Foundation in 2009 to develop and market a ... He has also founded two successful mobile games and middleware ... We'll pick the very best questions and forward them to Eben Upton himself. ... It's actually 'Elon' but he got fed up with people asking him about the new Tesla.

The $5 Onion Omega2 Gives Raspberry Pi a Run For Its Money ...

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Aug 18, 2016 ... For $5 you get a 580MHz CPU, 64MB memory, 16MB storage, built-in ... The similarly priced Raspberry Pi Zero comes with a 1GHz Arm processor, ... iOS and Android Combined For Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter .... Ok the 1k zx81 was never that good and the 16k spectrum was pretty ...

Ask Slashdot: Alternatives To "Atomic" Clocks? - Slashdot

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Mar 14, 2016 ... Tony Isaac writes: "Atomic" clocks that you can buy in stores ... As alternatives to atomic clocks, sundials would probably be best for daylight hours. ... a wind- powered clock, which would provide perfectly accurate results twice a day. ..... Cheapo tablet with custom clock, or being pi day get a raspberry pi...

Ask Slashdot: VPN Solution To Connect Mixed-Environment ...

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Jul 14, 2015 ... I have no problem with how to build three or four separate networks in each ... Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? ..... his phone and the raspberry pi's and whatever else is desired) via the VPN. .... What I would do these days is get a good router tha ...... Works perfectly and it easy to manage.

Where Are the Raspberry Pi Zeros? - Slashdot

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Feb 8, 2016 ... And yet Eben Upton, founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, commented: ... 2016 Is the Year of Buying CNC Tools Instead of Building Them .... What would you find to be a good "introductory" system (for ... The arduino fits this role perfectly. ... One of the things I have planed to do with my rpi is to set up a...

Ask Slashdot: Learning Robotics Without Hardware? - Slashdot

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Jan 28, 2016 ... I teach a robotics class and every design works perfectly up until you build it. ... Even a cell phone has a motor (the vibrator). ... A person who can read code has a good start, of course they wouldn't be able .... Oh, and by the way, you don't have to buy a Pi either - you can get started by using a washing ...

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Ask Slashdot: Why Do You Want a 'Smart TV'? - Slashdot

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Jun 1, 2016 ... Even many smartphones have HDMI connectivity, and a Raspberry Pi is ... Didn't Google recently announce Android for Raspberry PI? .... You want to buy a dumb TV and let the "smart" reside in the boxes you attach to ... Personally, we wanted a television of a particular size that looked good and wasn't t...

Ask Slashdot: Can You Have A Smart Home That's Not 'In The Cloud ...

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May 21, 2016 ... What's the best way to set up home automation without sending data into the cloud? 0 ... inside the PI, you can also buy RELAY boards that plug into the PI to support .... from one of their apps that you can get for various smartphones. ... or you can use a separate device like e.g. a Raspberry Pi for that and ...

Ask Slashdot: Do You Still Use Optical Media? - Slashdot

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Aug 26, 2016 ... Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? ... I have read a review on Amazon of the TDK DVDs, in which ... I do buy Blu-Ray discs of movies, though. .... Not all change is good. ...... All of the them seems to be in perfect state. ..... Sometimes I use a raspberry pi and let the kids access media that way but ...