Google and Asus finally introduced Chromebit, a device on-a-stick that runs Chrome OS. Chromebit plugs directly to a HDMI port of a TV or monitor. It also has a USB port at the other end. It’s a full-fledge Chromebook computer capable of browsing, playing videos, accessing emails and a lot more. It retails for $85. It’s powered by a Rockchip 3288 quadcore processor with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, along with WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 support. This means you can use a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard to it. At $85, it is one of the more affordable computer on the market.
Archives for November 2015
Node.js v5 development releases are going to be faster than in the past. It’s an intermediate release and it’s not part of the LTS (long term release) plan. Because of the rapid releases, it’s not recommended to those who find upgrades to be a challenge. The focus of this release is to get the new features delivered to users quickly. Here’s the post from nodejs.org.
Are you looking for the best Steam machine?
Here’s a first batch of steam machine comparisons from FutureMark.
A Steam Machine is a PC for your living room. Play your games on your big screen TV while sitting comfortably on your sofa. Steam Machines run a Linux-based operating system called SteamOS and are controlled with a gamepad instead of a mouse and keyboard.
Google has acquired iOS videographer Flylabs. It could mean an overhaul of Google’s Photos app which means improvement on the video editing capability of Photos. Fly Labs is making their iOS app available for free which include Clips, Tempo, Fly, and Crop. It’s available for the next three months.
It’s official. 1 billion people use Facebook daily. Here’s a graphic that explains it all.