Project ZeroPhone: the ambitious DIY Raspberry Pi phone

Project ZeroPhone: the ambitious DIY Raspberry Pi phone

The growth of open hardware is undeniable and we’ve had high-profile smartphone projects appearing such as Purism’s security- and privacy-focused Librem 5 smartphone. The ZeroPhone project led by Arsenijs Picugins is no less ambitious but much less expensive. As we started this interview we noted, with some irony, his apologies for the intermittent mobile connection as he’s taking a break away from his home city of Riga to enjoy

A Kickstarter project wants to kill the Galaxy S8 Bixby button

A Kickstarter project wants to kill the Galaxy S8 Bixby button

While some sought to remap the Bixby button, others sought to erase it completely – theres even a Kickstarter dedicated to the cause! For a mere $20 pledge, you can have a carbon-fibery case that hides the button on your Galaxy S8 or S8+.   Or, if you prefer to be more passive-aggressive, you can have a $3 I HATE BIXBY sticker. Note that the sticker is included with the case. True haters could go for the $40 option, which also includes a hat that proclaims your animosity towards Samsungs virtual assistant. If you hate Bixby that much, you can disable com.samsung.android.bixby.agent…

Google Glass project has a new name: Project Aura

Google Glass project has a new name: Project Aura

Google has changed the name of its Glass project to Project Aura, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Keep in mind that Project Aura is different from Project Ara, the company’s modular smartphone effort. The report also says that engineers, software developers, and project managers that previously worked with Amazon’s Lab126 hardware division have been hired as part of the new Project

Sony Project Morpheus has a new name

Sony Project Morpheus has a new name

Sony has been unveiling more and more about its virtual reality device but so far it has been known by its pet name, Project Morpheus. Until now. At the Tokyo Games Show, Sony revealed that it is now called… PlayStation VR. So there you have it, Sony has decided not to go crazy with its nomenclature but stick to the basics – this is a VR headset for PlayStation after all. PlayStation VR still doesn’t

Project Morpheus

Project Morpheus

Not much has changed regarding Sony’s last big announcements during GDC 2015 about Project Morpheus, but E3 2015 saw a slew of new games added to the roster. Most of the games are in pre-alpha stages with the developers hoping to launch at the same time as Morpheus during the first part of 2016. There’s still no audio input aside from headphones you manually put on, unlike the consumer

Project Morpheus

Project Morpheus

E3 2015 hands on Not much has changed regarding Sony’s last big announcements during GDC 2015 about Project Morpheus, but E3 2015 saw a slew of new games added to the roster. Most of the games are in pre-alpha stages with the developers hoping to launch at the same time as Morpheus during the first part of 2016. There’s still no audio input aside from headphones you manually put on, unlike the consumer