By Thorin Klosowski on Lifehacker, shared by wætherman to Cream of Geek
The Raspberry Pi is already set up pretty nicely for doing pretty much whatever you want with it, but if you’re looking to run some of your own electronics, Occidentalis is a tweaked Linux distribution that packs in pretty much everything you need to get started.
By Melanie Pinola on Lifehacker, shared by wætherman to Cream of Geek
If you have both a Raspberry Pi and an iPad, this tutorial from What a Palaver’s Angela Wolff will help you remotely control the Pi with your tablet—from anywhere you have an internet connection.
“Sony had a tiny surprise to share just ahead of the Tokyo Games Show: the PS Vita TV, appearing from inside SCE President Andrew House’s jacket pocket. Having already announced a new, slender PS Vita handheld less than an hour earlier, Sony showed off this minute console — roughly the same footprint as a smartphone — that plays Vita games…
“ PlayStation Vita TV review: Sony’s first mini-console has some growing pains.
By Mario Aguilar on Gizmodo, shared by wætherman to Cream of Geek
Originally invented in the 1920s, the theremin is the weird instrument responsible for spooky science fiction soundtracks for a half-century. Its woozy sound is unmistakeable, but it is also notoriously difficult to play. Bob Moog started selling theremins in the 1950′s, and today, his company announced a new version, the …
By Jesus Diaz on Sploid, shared by wætherman to Cream of Geek
And with “just” I mean 11.4 million years ago, even while …
“Chris from Betabrand sez, “While humanity waits for the space industry to hurry the hell up and allow it to freely travel through the cosmos, the fashion industry is already prepared. Today, Betabrand released the Space Jacket by Steven B. Wheeler…”
Everyday wear spacesuit jacket – Boing Boing.
“With the emergence of desktop 3D printing, a long-trusted name in creative software is looking to offer tools for the task. Adobe has announced an update toPhotoshop CC that includes 3D printing capabilities as a means of “simplifying the 3D print process.” The new functionality allows you to refine, preview, prep and output those three-dimensional creations….”
Adobe adds 3D printing tools to Photoshop CC, MakerBot support in tow.
“Wearables may have been the talk of the town at CES, but given that Jawbone just released the Up24 a month ago, chances were slim it was going to announce another fitness tracker so soon….”
Jawbone’s second-gen Era headset is 42 percent smaller, comes with its own charging case.
By Jamie Condliffe on Gizmodo, shared by wætherman to Cream of Geek
Until now, Spotify’s free accounts provided unlimited ad-supported streaming via its desktop client for six months, until it then imposed a cap on your streaming. Now, though, that cap is being scrapped.
By Leslie Horn on Gizmodo, shared by wætherman to Cream of Geek
North Korea is very famously closed off from the rest of the world, but one organization—Fighters for a Free North Korea—is working to breach the walls of the regime by airdrop. But they’re not using conventional means and fancy technology; they’re delivering info via balloon, …