Apple’s new Lightning connector for the iPhone 5 is great, but it’s just so darn expensive. If you’re looking to save a few bucks, Bloomberg Businessweek discovered a cheaper cable hidden away on Apple’…
If your computer is low on open USB ports then you know the pain of disconnecting everything to free up space. Instructables user liquidhandwash shows off a way to add a USB port to your mouse for easy …
We just got our hands on a Stellaris Launchpad. We had placed an order when the preorder was originally announced, but the marketing folks at TI reached out an offered to send us one a bit sooner and took them up on it. We’ve embedded a quick unboxing video after the break but read on […]
We got our hands on this prototype of the new IOIO design. It’s a breakout board that makes adding hardware to an Android device pretty easy. [Ytai Ben-Tsvi] sent it our way, and took a bit of time to explain some of the differences between this board and the original version. You can see our […]
On the continuing list of homebrew ARM dev boards we’ve seen over the past few months, [Squonk42]‘s USBug is one of the best we’ve seen. Like many other ARM boards, it breaks out a member of the Cortex M0/M3 family into a 40-pin DIP, but unlike all the others, [Squonk] designed it so you can […]
Do you think you could travel for the entire summer and leave your laptop at home? [Gef] did just that. With the help of his Kindle he used a Raspberry Pi as his travel computer. This was an easy association to think up, since he planned to bring the Kindle along as his reading material […]
For being such a revolutionary device, there are still a few problems with the Raspberry Pi. For one, the USB host ports are only able to source 140 mA per port, while the USB ports on your desktop, laptop, and even tablet are able to send a full 500 mA per port. The official ‘fix’ […]
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