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by Tanga
Sat Jan 07, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Kindle able to interface with the RPi
Replies: 2
Views: 2055

Re: Kindle able to interface with the RPi

<r>With all the posts about cheap / low power displays I've seen on here, I thought you guys might like to know that one of the hackers over at mobilereads has gotten VNC up and running on the Kindle:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.mobileread.com/foru.....p?t=151984">http://www.mobileread.com/foru....
by Tanga
Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Ipad screen as screen for Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 15
Views: 29608

Re: Ipad screen as screen for Raspberry Pi?

<t>No Walney, afraid not, the keyboard would have to be plugged into the tablet. As that"s the machine you"re using now.<br/> <br/> Salamanteiga - the short answer is no. The long answer is maybe, with a lot of messing around trying to get the display panel to talk to the computer and a part that do...
by Tanga
Wed Jan 04, 2012 2:24 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Aquarium thermostat and monitor
Replies: 20
Views: 9756

Re: Aquarium thermostat and monitor

<t>Ah, very interesting.  I will be interested to see how this goes, as it is very similar to what I want to do for brewing beer (mine won't be controlling the fermenter though, but rather a single vessel brewing machine (think a cheap version of the braumiester) and will need to switch on and off a...
by Tanga
Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:37 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Hook up to my netbook
Replies: 11
Views: 4304

Re: Hook up to my netbook

<t>The physical computers are called a 'cluster' but the act of getting them to work together is called 'distributed computing' (just a little more info to help with the google search).  There are already people doing this in various flavours of linux (including the ones that ship with the RPi), thu...
by Tanga
Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Ipad screen as screen for Raspberry Pi?
Replies: 15
Views: 29608

Re: Ipad screen as screen for Raspberry Pi?

<t>Wouldn't it be easier to use the ipad (or other tablet / phone) as a 'remote desktop?'  That's my plan. I would be able to connect in directly using wifi (usb dongle) or even ethernet would work if you got the right tablet.  Here's one a quick google turned up:<br/> <br/> From China, 10.1-inch An...

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