MintBox Mini Linux Mint PC Unveiled For $295

MintBox Mini

Those of you that like using the Linux Mint operating system might be interested in another new mini PC which has been unveiled this week by Compulab in the form of the new small form factor MintBox Mini.

The MintBox Mini is set to launch in the coming months priced at around $295 and expands the existing range of mini PCs even further. Adding to the three mini PCs that were unveiled earlier this week in the form of the fitlet-B, fitlet-i and fitlet-X, that come equipped with AMD processors.

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Super Game Pi Handheld Raspberry Pi Powered 3D Printed SNES (video)

Super Game Pi

If you are looking to create a Raspberry Pi powered handheld console Adafruit has released instructions on how to build a new device that expands on their previous Gameboy style handheld that was also powered by a Raspberry Pi mini PC.

The new Super Game Pi as it has been called, is a 3D printed games consoles that is equipped with 12 buttons and an analog joystick together with a larger 5” HDMI display.

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CEL Automaker 1.01 Software Launches With MyMiniFactory Intergration

CEL Automaker

After launching their new Robox 3D printer via a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign CEL last year. CEL has today announced the launch of its CEL Automaker 1.01 software which is available as a free download.

The CEL Automaker 1.01 3D printer software comes complete with full integration into the MyMiniFactory library that allows owners of 3D printers to download free 3D printable objects for creation.

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New DDR4 Overclock World Record Set At 4,255MHz

Overclock World Record

A new overclock world record has been set this week by hardware manufacturer G.Skill for the for DDR4 memory frequency overclock speed, using just a single 4GB stick of Ripjaws 4 Series DDR4 memory.

The Ripjaws 4 Series DDR4 was setup in single-channel mode and the company has hit a DDR4 memory frequency of 4,255MHz CL 18-18-18 setting a new overclock world record.

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Manga Multi-Touch Capacitive Screen 4.3″ LCD Screen (video)

Manga Screen Capacitive Multi-Touch

Makers, developers and hobbyists that require a small multitouch capacitive screen for their electronic projects, may find giving the Manga Screen more investigation beneficial.

The Manga screen takes the form of a 4.3 inch high resolution, HDMI connectable LCD screen that is equipped with capacitive multi-touch functionality and has been designed by Elias Bakken based in Oslo Norway.

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Sony MESH Creation Kit Hits Indiegogo Crowd Funding (video)


Sony has launched another crowd funding campaign this month following on from its successful e-paper smartwatch that launched over on the Indiegogo crowdfunding website last year.

This time Sony is crowdfunding a new project for its MESH Tags and MESH Canvas application and has been designed by Sony to provide users with a DIY platform to create a variety of electronic projects.

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PSDR Portable Software Defined Radio (video)

Portable Software Defined Radio

Radio enthusiasts looking for a portable software defined radio (SDR) may be interested in a new creation by Michael Colton called the PSDR. That has been created using open source hardware and software and includes a vector network analyser and GPS.

The PSDR radio recently won 3rd place in the 2014 International Hack a Day prize competition and has now launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website with the aim of raising $60,000 to make the jump into manufacture.

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Nintendo Power Glove Transformed Into Stop-Motion Film Controller (video)

Nintendo Power Glove

First released originally back in 1989 the Nintendo Power Glove was a controller accessory for the Nintendo Entertainment System and crated by Mattel. But unfortunately was not well received when it launched, due to its imprecise and difficult-to-use controls.

However that has not stopped stop motion film creator and animator Dillon Markey using the funky device to create a very unique yet extremely functional stop motion film controller.

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Cobblebot Little Monster 3D Printer Launches On Kickstarter From $199 (video)

Cobblebot Little Monster 3D Printer

Cobblebot has created a new 3D printer called Little Monster that it’s launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website, making them available for early bird backers to pledge for from as little as $199.

The Little Monster 3D printer has been created by Cobblebot to provide consumers with a desktop friendly 3D printer that is affordable and not difficult to use. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Little Monster 3D printer project, its features and see it in action.

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Afinia H800 3D Printer Launches Offers Larger Print Volume For $1,899

Afinia H800 3D Printer

During the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas this month Afinia has unveiled and launched their new H800 3D printer that builds on the company’s previous printing systems and provides users with a larger printing area together with a higher resolution.

The build volume of the latest 3D printer by Afinia is now 255 x 205 x 205 mm compared to the previous 127 x 127 x 127mm. Offering a 5 times larger print volume that the pervious Afinia 3D printer system.

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