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Ringing in 2018 with 103 Hacker-Friendly SBCs

Welcome to our latest biannual round-up of hacker-friendly single board computers that run Linux or Android. Included are a brief review of recent SBC market trends, a catalog with key features, specs, and pricing of each SBC, and a table comparing them all. Relative to our June report, which was...
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Samsung's Phone-As-Desktop Concept Now Runs Linux

Samsung's DeX is a clever way to turn your phone into a desktop computer. However, there's one overriding problem: you probably don't have a good reason to use it instead of a PC. And Samsung is trying to fix that. It's unveiling Linux on Galaxy, an app-based offering that (surprise) lets you run...
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Raspberry Pi media
This tutorial shows how to build an inexpensive Plex Media Player using Raspberry Pi 3 and RasPlex.

Turn Raspberry Pi 3 Into a Powerful Media Player With RasPlex

I have hundreds of movies, TV shows and music that I have bought over the years. They all reside on my Plex Media Server. Just like books, I tend to buy these works and watch them once in awhile, instead of relying on "streaming" services like Netflix where content isn’t always available forever....
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Plex media server
Learn how to create your own Netflix- and Pandora-like setup using the free Plex Media Server software in this tutorial.

Build Your Own Netflix and Pandora With Raspberry Pi 3

Do you have a huge collection of movies, TV shows, and music that you purchased over the years but it’s collecting digital dust on your hard drives? How about creating your very own Netflix- and Pandora-like setup using the free Plex Media Server software? No, you don’t have to buy an expensive,...
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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to set up a Minecraft machine on the Pi 3 from scratch.

How to Build a Minecraft Server with Raspberry Pi 3

The beauty of the Raspberry Pi 3 is that you can tinker and do fun stuff to your heart’s content. This tiny $35 computer lets you do anything. The Pi I have runs Raspbian for other uses. I keep several micro SD cards, each with different applications and swap them to get more out of the same Pi....
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