Custom PC Review: How to Undervolt Your Laptop to Boost Battery Life, Reduce Heat and Quiet Your Fans (Intel CPU Based Systems Guide)

Custom PC Review: How to Undervolt Your Laptop to Boost Battery Life, Reduce Heat and Quiet Your Fans (Intel CPU Based Systems Guide) http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwjcWlxTQ

Custom PC Review: Best Gaming Workstation PC Build Under $1,500 [February 2017]

Custom PC Review: Best Gaming Workstation PC Build Under $1,500 [February 2017] http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwzqb7rjQ

Opensource.com has a good rundown of the various Raspberry Pi boards available


There are a number of different models and versions of the Raspberry Pi computer. But which one is best for your project?

Source: Which Raspberry Pi should you choose for your project?

The RPi is really developing into a fine eco-system for the DIY computer hobbyist. This article reviews the specs for Raspberry Pi variants to help you choose the right one for your project.

Put yourself on internet with Jekyll, GitHub and Cloudflare – Adrián G.

Having a website on internet is a very powerful tool, you can create a tech blog, like mine, a site with your curriculum vitae, a portfolio, whatever you want. Being on internet increases your visi…

Source: Put yourself on internet with Jekyll, GitHub and Cloudflare – Adrián G.

Make Your Own Smartwatch From An Old Cell Phone – Tinkernut Labs

Make Your Own Smartwatch From An Old Cell Phone – Tinkernut Labs http://www.tinkernut.com/portfolio/make-smartwatch-old-cell-phone-part-1/

Building an IoT Magic Mirror with Hosted Web Apps and Windows 10 | Microsoft Edge Dev Blog

Building an IoT Magic Mirror with Hosted Web Apps and Windows 10 | Microsoft Edge Dev Blog https://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2016/05/31/magic-mirror-hosted-web-app/

Octa-core Cortex-A53 hacker SBC sells for $60


FriendlyARM’s $60, open spec “NanoPC-T3” SBC runs Android or Linux on an octa-core Cortex-A53 SoC packed with wireless and media interfaces, plus 8GB eMMC.

The 100 x 60mm NanoPC-T3 is essentially a NanoPC-T2 with a faster processor and a 2GB RAM option in addition to the standard 1GB. The SBC is further equipped with 8GB of eMMC and an SD slot. You also get GbE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, four USB host ports, and a micro-USB client port. Media ports include HDMI, LVDS, LCD, MIPI-DSI, MIPI-CSI, and audio.

Source: Octa-core Cortex-A53 hacker SBC sells for $60

Some SBC goodness for those processor intense DIY projects out there. Very cool that it’ll run either Android or Linux. FriendlyARM also sells an array of  certified externals to help get things up and running. See http://elide.us/9K to order yours.

Build a Four-Track Audio Looper with a Raspberry Pi

Build a Four-Track Audio Looper with a Raspberry Pi http://lifehacker.com/build-a-four-track-audio-looper-with-a-raspberry-pi-1753212879

Ars System Guide November 2015: Bargain Box | Ars Technica

Ars System Guide November 2015: Bargain Box | Ars Technica http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/11/ars-system-guide-november-2015-bargain-box/

Design electronic circuits with open source SaaS MeowCAD

MeowCAD is an online free and open source electronic design application tool. Its focus is on schematic and PCB design for electronic circuits.

MeowCAD is the first completely free and open source, software-as-a-service, electronic design tool and provides a free and open source alternative where there wasn’t one before. Ultimately, the value of an online electronics design community comes from its members. People are encouraged to fork the project, stand up their own servers, or just use MeowCAD directly to create their own electronics projects and share with the community.

Source: Design electronic circuits with MeowCAD

Some fun stuff for the maker crowd.