40-Node Raspberry Pi Cluster Built By David Guill (video)

If you enjoy building projects using the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC you might be interested in this new creation in the form of a 40-Node Raspberry Pi cluster complete with custom-made case.

The 40-Node Raspberry Pi cluster Has been created by David Guill an electrical engineer who recently constructed 40-node computing cluster based on the Raspberry Pi single board computer. Check out the videos after the jump to learn more about his creation.

40-Node Raspi Cluster

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Toshiba 5TB MG04 Air-Filled Drive Announced

This week Toshiba has unveiled a new addition to the range of 3.5-inch disk drives in the form of the MG04 drives that are available in either 6Gbit/s SAS or SATA versions that will be available later this month.

The Toshiba MG04 drives area available in either 2, 3, 4, and a massive 5TB storage capacity and have 5 platters – based on physical dimensions being unchanged from MG03 series.

Toshiba 5TB MG04

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Tronsmart Vega S89 With Amlogic S802 CPU Android Box Offers 4K Ultra HD

Anyone In the market for a new Android set-top box might be interested in the new Tronsmart Vega S89 which will soon be available to purchase from both Amazon and Geekbuying.

The Tronsmart Vega S89 is powered by a Amlogic S802 Cortex-A9 Quad Core Up to 2.0Ghz supported by Mali-450 graphics supported by 2GB of RAM and comes supplied running Google’s Android 4.4 Kitkat operating system.

Tronsmart Vega S89

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Phase One Core Custom PC Looks To Change The Computer Industry

Phase One are a UK startup that are looking to change the PC industry, the company is focusing on delivering high end custom PCs with a focus on design and also environmentally friendliness without sacrificing performance.

Their first PC, the Phase One Core is CNC’d from a block of aircraft grade aluminium, and the company describes the device as a ‘whole new way of looking at desktop computing’.

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DragonBox Pyra Open Source Games Console Announced (video)

Development of a new successor to the OpenPandora (pictured below) games console has been announced this month in the form of the DragonBox Pyra, which has been designed to be an open source games console picking up where the OpenPandora finished.

The new DragonBox Pyra is expected to be a 5 inch handheld games console which will be powered by a ARM Cortex-A15 @ 1.7Ghz processor supported by 2 GB of RAM and offering full HD resolution.

DragonBox Pyra

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Sinister Gamepad With ViviTouch HD Feedback (video)

Gamers looking for a customisable controller might be interested in the new device called the Sinister Gamepad which has been designed to provide gamers with a modular design as well as ViviTouch HD feedback.

The Sinister Gamepad also offers true analogue movement as well as interchangeable button layouts enabling you to customise it to suit your exact gaming requirements. To learn more about the new and innovative Sinister Gamepad check out the video after the jump.

Sinister Gamepad

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Logitech G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse Review (video)

If you are a gamer in the market for a new mouse there are plenty of mice specifically designed for gamers each offering a wide range of features and functional that you can tailor to suit your gaming style and type of game you are playing. Being predominantly a first-person shooter (FPS) video gamer I have been using the Razer Mamba gaming mouse for some time, which is also a wireless mouse but unfortunately after a short time of using it wirelessly, I returned to a cable connection for accuracy and battery consumption issues.

This week I thought I would put a new wireless gaming mouse through its pace and have been testing the Logitech G602 wireless gaming mouse which offers a range of gaming specific features that have been added to help make your kill streaks even longer and the ability to adjust its sensitivity in-game.


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MoPi Mobile Raspberry Pi Power Supply (video)

Anyone who enjoys building projects using the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC but feels a little restricted by the power requirements of the device. Are sure to find this new mobile MoPi Raspberry Pi power supply just what they need.

The MoPi Raspberry Pi power supply has been created by Hamish Cunningham based in Sheffield in the UK and provides Raspberry Pi owners the ability to take their Raspberry Pi mini computer anywhere.

Raspberry Pi Power Supply

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New HP Chromebox Launches In The Spring

HP has this week unveiled their new HP Chromebox which has been designed to be a desktop replacement and offers easy setup, web browsing and the ability to access and load Google applications such as Gmail and Google Docs.

Features of the new HP Chromebox include 4 x USB 3.0 ports for keyboard, mouse or peripherals, together with HDMI, DisplayPort and Bluetooth connectivity

HP Chromebox

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New 5.6″ Display With HDMI, VGA or NTSC/PAL Is Perfect For Raspberry Pi And More

If you are looking for a small Raspberry Pi or BeagleBone black display or monitor for your integrated projects you might be interested in a new product that has arrived on the Adafruit store in the form of a 5.6″ display.

The new 5.6 inch display is priced at $150 and comes equipped with a variety of useful connections including HDMI, VGA or NTSC/PAL output, together with audio as well. Offering a resolution of 1280 x 800 or 720p @ 270 PPI.

 5.6 Display with Audio-1

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Sony May Sell Of Its PC Business

According to a recent report, Sony is looking to sell of its PC Business, the company is apparently in talks with an investment firm about the sale of its computer business.

Sony’s PC business is not as profitable for the company as some of its other businesses, like its PlayStation business and its home entrainment business.

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