SMS soars in developing countries – BulkSMS.com Press Office Mail and Guardian SMS communication is vital to reach people who would otherwise be considered ‘unconnected’ via social media or e-mail, says BulkSMS.com.
Our good friends at Adafruit put this project on their Learning System earlier this month. It’s a beaut: you’ll learn something making it, and it looks fantastic when set up. Before we get into the nitty gritty, here’s some video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMPJH1LOu50 This graphic equaliser (a spectrum analys/zer if you’re from the USA) is made from a RGB led strip, with everything down to the audio processing run on the Pi
Local government CCTV is awful, and it’s everywhere in the UK. But I’m much happier about surveillance in the hands of private people – it’s a matter of quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (Who watches the watchmen?), and I’m pleased to see the Raspberry Pi bring the price of networked motion-sensitive HD surveillance cameras down to be affordable by consumers. Off the shelf, you’re looking at prices in the hundreds of pounds
Telecoms.com LTE core network embedded on Raspberry Pi Telecoms.com The software mobile core application turned the Raspberry Pi into a fully functioning 3G and 4G network core and by adding a regular residential femtocell created a complete mobile network able to fully support voice calls, SMS and data over 3G and LTE. Not now, Apple: We've got the Pi -Phone, the smallest mobe network Register all 2 news articles
If you travel a lot, you’ll be used to absurd roaming charges when you use your mobile phone. But sometimes your phone’s an absolute necessity – those of us at the Foundation can’t really go overseas for work or for holiday without paying those charges, because we need to be in touch with the office and with a lot of other people around the world who need to talk about things Pi.