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PiPhone – home-made Raspberry Pi smartphone

Update, May 6 2014: Dave’s now filmed a teardown of the project, because so many of you were asking for more details. Dave Hunt‘s been at it again. Here’s his latest: a home-made smartphone based around a Raspberry Pi. It’s smaller than many of the phones I’ve owned, and it’s cheaper than the phone that’s currently... Continue reading

Guest blog #2: Near field communication by Donatien Garnier

Arthur C. Clarke said that, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” As a child of the late 20th century I have experienced all manner of technowonders, from the Apollo 11 moon landing to motion-activated air fresheners that look like rocks. But brandishing your smartphones at each other to exchange data is, let’s face... Continue reading