Raspbian is run as its own open-source project by developers Peter Green and Mike Thompson and, though they work closely with and are supported by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, they are an independent entity. However, the first-party "Raspbian" OS image that users have been downloading from the Raspberry Pi Foundation is just one image of several that are built on the Raspbian core. Raspbian.org lists several other Raspbian-powered OS images compiled by other organizations, though most haven't been updated in years. … [Read more...] about Raspberry Pi OS: Why It’s No Longer Called ‘Raspbian’
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The update fixes a few bugs but inadvertently created a new issue with the USB bootloader beta. The new Raspberry Pi OS beta uses incompatible *.elf files that will cause a USB boot drive not to boot anymore. The solution is to grab the older *.elf and *.dat files from Raspberry Pi's May 22nd firmware github repo. Check out our article on how to boot a Raspberry Pi 4 Off a USB SSD or Flash Drive to see both how to do it and how to fix the problem. … [Read more...] about Raspberry Pi OS Offers New Features, Breaks USB Booting
What is Wi-Fi calling? Wi-Fi calling allows you to seamlessly use any Wi-Fi connection to make or receive calls when your network signal is weak. If you’re at home and there’s a dead spot in the back bedroom, or the bars on your smartphone drop down to one when you go into the bathroom, then your phone can automatically switch to your home Wi-Fi network and use that to make and receive calls. … [Read more...] about What is Wi-Fi calling, and how does it work?
Mac’s do it right, and so does Tile The latest version of Apple’s Find My Mac is enough to make Windows laptop owners jealous. As I said above, Microsoft’s Find My Device offers some of the same features but ultimately falls flat. Both solutions let you find your laptop on a map as long as it’s connected to the internet, and both allow you to find your other devices (if they’re set up correctly). You can use both solutions to place your laptop into a lost state to keep your data protected, and you can remotely lock and wipe your laptop with both. … [Read more...] about Built-in Tile is one of my favorite laptop features to ever exist
“Whether you’re sending money home to support the family members who supported you, or you’re receiving money from your friends no matter where they are, the Novi wallet will make money work better for everyone,” Novi said in the announcement. … [Read more...] about Facebook rebrands its cryptocurrency wallet as Novi