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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?

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...

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 ... Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook .... If not, I would strongly recommend buying a RPi. ... The best example of this may be Android, which runs just fine on the .... R&D, and perfectly happy to sell a product that their customers have ...

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: Learning Robotics Without Hardware? - Slashdot

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Jan 28, 2016 ... My only problem is that we don't really have the money to buy robotics hardware. We can afford an Arduino or Raspberry Pi board but not the mechanical attachments. .... I teach a robotics class and every design works perfectly up until you ... A person who can read code has a good start, of course they ...

Does It Matter That We've Reached Peak Smartphone? - Ask Slashdot

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Apr 23, 2016 ... Do We Need The Moto Z Smartphones' New Add-On Modules? ... Besides that, people will surely continue to buy new phones. ... Laptops passed the "good enough" point a while back. ..... The Raspberry Pi phone, with a $20 price tag for something usable would be an improvement, but wouldn' be "new"...

Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Open and Affordable IPCams? - Slashdot

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Jul 22, 2015 ... "Build a Raspberry Pi Webcam Server in Minutes" .... IMHO, best one I have is a Samsung 95% wide angle PT camera shallow dome ... I'd say it has more to do with junk Chinese electronics compaies all buying the same core tech ... What's truly obnoxious are the perfectly usable cameras which haven't ...

Ask Slashdot: PC-Based Oscilloscopes On a Microbudget? - Slashdot

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Jun 12, 2014 ... Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? .... At best you'll get a bandwidth of 90KHz or thereabouts if you have a card that does 192KHz sampling and if the .... In this market, even though it is possible to buy something for $300, it is still a very tiny budget. ..... http://www.raspberrypi.org/bitscope-micro...

Ask Slashdot: A Cheap, DIY Home Security and Surveillance System?

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Mar 30, 2012 ... Ask Slashdot: State of the Art In DIY Security Systems? .... My background with firearms: a 30-06 as a very good deer rifle, a 22 pistol to deal with the ... Just look at the way crime rates have tumbled as cell phones have become more common. ..... Bear trap with a raspberry pi in the catch (Score:3).

Ask Slashdot: What's Your Media Setup? - Slashdot

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Oct 21, 2015 ... Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? .... The exhibitors want to save money so they buy cheaper projectors (and ... Haven't looked at Emby, but I have Plex Media Server running with the Roku Plex Classic client at the playing end. .... I started with an XBMC build for the RaspberryPi long ago.