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Moe Long

Moe Long is an editor, writer, and tech buff with a particular appreciation for Linux, Raspberry Pis, and retro gaming. When he's not hammering away at his keyboard, he enjoys running, reading, watching cinema, and listening to vinyl. You can read his writings on film and pop culture at CupOfMoe.com and check out his thoughts on movies on the Celluloid Fiends podcast.

Raspberry Pi Programming Popularity Thrives: Pi Remains Perfect Programming SBC

While many of the most popular Raspberry Pi projects may seemingly be entry-level maker projects, it's a nifty board for more advanced creations. Additionally, the Raspberry Pi delivers superb hardware for more advanced work. For instance, you can create robotics, and even make neat gadgets like this Twitter-controlled bubble machine with a Raspberry Pi Zero. One area where the Raspberry Pi benefits many users: programming. Learn why programming on the Raspberry Pi is incredibly popular!

Getting Started With Flint OS on Raspberry Pi: Flint OS Raspberry Pi Installation and More

The Raspberry Pi is arguably the most popular maker board on the market. While many Raspberry Pi alternatives exist, a strong community, tons of software options, and a bevy of accessories make the Pi a fantastic single-board computer (SBC). Although many Raspberry Pi operating system (OS) exist, few are cloud-based. Check out Flint OS Raspberry Pi installation, first set up, and a hands-on look!

Debian Stretch With Pixel for PCs and Macs Released, Raspbian Stretch Updated

The Raspberry Pi is an ultra-popular single-board computer (SBC). With plentiful Raspberry Pi operating system (OS) options, there's plenty of choice, from Linux desktop distributions (distros) to Chromium OS, retro gaming environments, and smart home suites. Raspbian, a Debian-based operating system for the Raspberry Pi, remains a top choice. On June 29, 2018, The Raspberry Pi Foundation released the latest Raspbian Stretch image for the Raspberry Pi alongside its Debian Stretch image featuring the PIXEL desktop environment for PCs and macOS devices. 

Potential Pi Killer: Libre Computer Renegade Elite ROC-RK3399-PC

Libre Computer offers a neat lineup of hardware including the Libre Computer Project AML-S905X-CC "Le Potato." Its various single-board computer (SBC) devices yeild excellent performance at reasonable prices. The Libre Computer Renegade Elite clocks in at over $100, but boasts the advanced processing over boards like the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and Odroid XU4. As the name suggests, the Libre Computer ROC-RK3399-PC Renegade uses a Rockchip RK3399. Learn more about the Libre Computer!

UDOO BOLT Gaming Capabilities: UDOO BOLT Ryzen-powered Board Handles PS3, Wii Emulation

UDOO makes superb single-board computer (SBC) options which provide alternatives to the Raspberry Pi. The UDOO BOLT, a crowdfunded mini computer, packs a major performance gain with its AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000. While it's suitable for a variety of maker projects, UDOO BOLT gaming stands out. While many development boards provide gaming capabilities, from the Raspberry Pi to the Odroid XU4, the UDOO BOLT trounces the competition. 

Getting Started with Chromium OS on Raspberry Pi

There are loads of operating system (OS) options for the Raspberry Pi. While Linux distributions (distros) such as Raspbian, Ubuntu MATE, and Debian may be the most common, you can also install tons of alternatives. Among them, you'll find the likes of Chrome OS. Learn how to install Chromium OS for Raspberry Pi boards!

Hardkernel Announces ODROID-GO: Portable ODROID Console Released

Hardkernel, the manufacturer behind the Odroid XU4, announced the ODROID-GO. This console, which resembles a GameBoy Color, comes unassembled but with all of the components for a do-it-yourself (DIY) portable retro game console. Learn more about the ODROID-GO from Hardkernel!

UDOO BOLT: A UDOO AMD-powered Maker Board

Development boards abound. From the ultra-popular Raspberry Pi to the powerful Odroid XU4, there’s no shortage of single-board computer (SBC) options. Among these dev boards, the UDOO x86 is a top pick. The UDOO x86 sports Arduino compatibility and beefy specs which make it suitable for anything from gaming to streaming videos, and even programming. New from UDOO is the UDOO BOLT, a robust development board with a unique set of specifications.

How to Make a Raspberry Pi Android Desktop

While Android is commonly found on phones and tablets, you can easily make an Android desktop with a Raspberry Pi. Learn all about making a Raspberry Pi Android desktop!

Build a Network Music Player with piCorePlayer

There are loads of software options for creating a Raspberry Pi-based network attached storage (NAS) device. Learn how to build a network music player with piCorePlayer!

Make a DIY Smart Home Assistant with Hass.io for Raspberry Pi

Learn about Hass.io Raspberry Pi smart home software for making a do-it-yourself (DIY) smart home assistant device.

Building the GameCube Classic Edition Mini Console

Nintendo scored a major hit with its NES Classic Mini and SNES Classic Edition. With hopes of an N64 Classic, gamers continue to enjoy retro video games via emulation.

Pine64 Rockpro64 Announced: RockPro64 Specs, Release, and More

While the Raspberry Pi might rank as the most well-known single-board computer (SBC), loads of Raspberry Pi competitors exist. Notably, the Odroid XU4 is a worthy Raspberry Pi alternative. From Pine64 comes the RockPro64. It’s a brawny SBC which packs a performance punch and stellar specs. Learn more about the Pine64 RockPro64 specs, release, and more!

Odroid Crypto Mining: Cryptocurrency Mining on Odroid XU4

The Odroid XU4 is an uber-powerful single-board computer (SBC). It’s a superb Raspberry Pi alternative which, with its octa-core processing, is capable of running a variety of operating systems. Since cryptocurrency mining on the Raspberry Pi is possible, Odroid crypto mining is feasible as well. Learn about Odroid XU4 cryptocurrency mining!

Getting Started With GameStation Turbo on Odroid XU4: GameStation Turbo XU4 Installation

Learn more about the GameStation Turbo XU4 OS, from what it is to how to install it, and first impressions!

Google I/O 2018 Highlights: Google Assistant Voices, Android P Beta, and More

Google I/O 2018 is well under way. This Google conference unites developers worldwide for next generation tech immersion. Check out the Google I/O 2018 highlights, from an Android P Beta to AI enhancements, and more!

Getting Started with Recalbox on Odroid XU4

Like the Raspberry Pi, the Odroid XU4 runs a bevy of operating systems including RetroPie, Ubuntu MATE, and RecalBox. Learn how to get started with Recalbox on the Odroid XU4 for retro gaming!

Getting Started with RetroPie on Odroid XU4

Among the easiest and most enjoyable do-it-yourself (DIY) projects is making a retro gaming machine. The Raspberry Pi is a popular device for creating a retro arcade with the likes of retro gaming operating systems (OSes) such as RetroPie.