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2014-04-30 06:47:59

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The list of components may be more worthy of a hobbyist's drawer of random parts than MacGyver's toolbox, but a Linux engineer just made a smartphone for $158 using a Raspberry Pi to power the device. Parts for the "PiPhone" include a Raspberry Pi minicomputer; a battery pack; a small touchscreen TFT module; a DC-DC boost converter and a GSM/GPRS modem with antenna, Fierce CIO reports. The engineer was able to construct the smartphone...

2014-04-26 23:00:56

EMR Technical Solutions, LLC (EMRTS), OKC Python Computer Camp (OKCPythonCC) and local high school seniors are collaborating to create a healthcare provider enrollment site for California. Students will create the website from the ground up during OKCPythonCC’s summer camp this June. Edmond, OK (PRWEB) April 26, 2014 EMR Technical Solutions, LLC (EMRTS), OKC Python Computer Camp (OKCPythonCC) and local high school seniors are collaborating to create a healthcare provider enrollment site...

2013-11-22 23:33:16

Educational software tool brings rich, digital, educational content to offline communities. Capitalizes on rapid spread of RACHEL in English. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 With an existing user-base in 26 countries for RACHEL in English, San Francisco based World Possible is proud to announce the release of RACHEL in Spanish. RACHEL is one of the most innovative technology tools for delivering educational content to developing communities. RACHEL, an acronym for...

Two Million In Sales Is The Magic Number For Raspberry Pi
2013-11-18 12:38:14

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sales of Raspberry Pi, the cheap and tiny computer that was designed to teach programming to students, have passed two million units in sales in just two years. While the co-creator of the $35 Linux-based computer had expected to sell about 1,000 or so of the devices, it became a huge hit, exceeding almost everyone’s expectations, and it doesn’t look like it will slow down anytime soon. In fact, sales have actually increased since...

2013-09-20 23:20:03

CrossRealms is challenging programmers to develop software for the Raspberry Pi. The best of these programs will be loaded to Raspberry Pi’s that will be given to Chicago schools. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 What: Programmers and inventors can pick up cash prizes and help Chicago Schoolchildren bridge the digital divide. CrossRealms, Inc.TM, a Chicago IT consulting firm, is offering $1,000 for the best educational software or hardware invention that uses the Raspberry...

2013-07-31 23:28:34

MobileApp Systems, a developer of mobile hardware and software solutions for demanding applications, is proud to announce the immediate availability of Proto Armour for Raspberry Pi and Camera, the world’s first metal protective enclosure that combines the Raspberry Pi computer and camera module. This high-performance visual computing solution is both compact and extremely durable. Orchard Park, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 MobileApp Systems, a developer of mobile hardware and software...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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