Bryan sez, "Rockbox, the open source jukebox firmware project has been accepted as a mentoring organization to this year's Google Summer of Code. We're looking for students to come along and help us spend Google's money and move the project along for all our users. So if you're a university student with a passion for improving your iPod, or sanitising your Sansa, then please by all means get in touch, and submit an application!
One of the ideas we've put forward this year is the 'Rockbox as an application' which would allow it to run on some devices without the need to completely replace the parent firmware. This could mean Rockbox on the iPhone or the Playstation Portable!"
As warned last week, Nokia has relaunched its classic 3310 model candybar phone. The good news: it’s a pretty little burner that honors and updates the original’s design. The bad news: that’s the only connection, and it’s otherwise a modern dumbphone with no clear picture yet on how well-designed the interface and hardware is. It’s […]
The fully-funded Macchina project on Kickstarter is an Arduino-based, “open, versatile” gadget that bypasses the DRM in your car’s network, allowing you to configure it to work the way you want it to, so you can customize your car in all kinds of cool ways.
DJI is the world’s leading designer and producer of easy-to-fly drones and aerial photography systems. If you’re a drone enthusiast, you want a DJI. If you know absolutely nothing about drones and think they’re weird, if you win a DJI you’re going to become a drone enthusiast.Enter this giveaway (for free, yes) and you’ll get a […]
Although there will never be a consensus about the best way to make coffee, any coffee connoisseur will agree that controlling the grind of your beans and balancing water temperature are the keys to a tasty cup. Since your plastic coffee pot doesn’t really allow for that kind of customization, going back to the French […]