BeagleBoard.org launched the BeagleBone last October as an inexpensive, hacker-friendly variant of the BeagleBoard. The price ($89) and size (it comes with a custom Altoids-like tin) have attracted a small...
Shawn Wallace | Thursday July 12th, 2012 10:33 AM
Categories: General, Home | 25 Comments
The nominations are closed! The polls are open! Tell your friends, family, and co-workers! Come one, come all, and vote to determine which of our twelve nominees will receive the...
Sean Michael Ragan | Tuesday August 23rd, 2011 1:00 PM
Categories: General, Home | 3 Comments
In April, 2009, Time Warner Cable, amid mounting concerns about flagging US competency in core technical areas, announced that it would be giving away $100 million to educational programs working...
Sean Michael Ragan | Thursday August 11th, 2011 1:00 PM
Categories: Education, General | 2 Comments
Motorola's high-end Atrix 4G Android smartphone swept the awards at CES 2011, where it was introduced, taking home media awards from CrunchGear, IGN, Laptop Magazine, Maximum PC, MSN, Notebooks.com, Popular...
Sean Michael Ragan | Thursday August 4th, 2011 6:00 AM
Categories: Computers & Mobile, Craft, General | 3 Comments
Founded in 1987 in Rocklin, California, Parallax, Inc. manufactures the famous BASIC Stamp microcontroller. The Stamp has been popular among electronics hobbyists since the early 1990s, thanks to such user-friendly...
Sean Michael Ragan | Tuesday July 19th, 2011 1:16 PM
Categories: Electronics, General | 2 Comments
We were all pretty wowed back in January of last year when Parrot introduced their Parrot.AR quadrotor drone. Wowed because A) it's a quadrotor, and we're still kind of on...
Sean Michael Ragan | Monday July 18th, 2011 6:00 AM
Categories: General | 4 Comments
And it's not just because the Android and Makeys mas-bots were apparently separated at birth. And yes, we know Android is technically an operating system, and Android-compatible phones are really...
Sean Michael Ragan | Monday July 11th, 2011 9:07 AM
Categories: General | No Comments
Founded in Japan in 1962 by a nightclub owner and an accordionist, Korg has been designing, manufacturing, and selling electronic musical instruments since the beginning. Their products have introduced ground-breaking...
Sean Michael Ragan | Thursday June 30th, 2011 6:00 AM
Categories: General, Music | 7 Comments