Welcome the mini sized Raspberry Pi Zero. The Raspbery Pi Foundation describes it as "half the size of a Model A+, with twice the utility".
Two winners of the ‘Wearables for Good‘ design challenge have been announced. The competition was run by UNICEF, ARM and frog, and its two winners are Khushi Baby and SoaPen.
The influence of crowdfunding. Imagination has gone the route of KickStarter to fund a “Creator Ci40 IoT kit”, based on its forthcoming Creator Ci40 board.
Here’s a nice blog post detailing a “Legend of Zelda Triforce” necklace project, worked on by an electronics designer father and his daughter, which they wanted to feature at World Maker Faire 2015.
I don’t know what it is about Nixie tubes that catches my eye. The gentle glow? The provisional delicacy? Or undetected fondness for slightly forbidding, Communist Bloc electronics?
In this detailed guest post Sam Albon, a developer at PXtech, gives a detailed overview of his experiences porting code to the Raspberry Pi. Specifically, taking a set of services written for Windows CE and making them cross-platform as a set of daemons for Raspbian (Wheezy) and a development version for Windows.
The subject of this Gadget Watch is a watch. But not just any watch, a Marks and Spencer watch. I mean, an Intel-inside Tag Heuer watch!
Fancy that – a major new devboard that will ignore the IoT? Only joking, that just ain’t going to happen. Certainly not with Imagination’s updated offering, the Ci40.
A chance to win one of five free tickets to the Electronics Weekly IoT Design Conference in London in December.
Think home automation and Nest comes to mind, bringing Google in its wake, and now there’s the Google Brillo platform for the IoT… Here’s the next in our Home Automation series.