ASUS made a beefed-up Raspberry Pi rival that plays 4K video

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Share this: It seems ASUS is gearing up to give Raspberry Pi a run for its money. The Taiwanese manufacturer has quietly released its own single-board computer to rival the popular British company – and it’s quite the beast. Although the  Tinker Board follows the Pi form factor rather closely, it ultimately packs a much faster processor, […]

Sony wants you to stop touching (or talking to) your car’s infotainment system

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Share this: SoftKinetic, a Belgian company acquired by Sony last year, allowed me to demo some of the impressive sensor technology it’s adding to current-model BMW 5 and 7 series cars. https://cdn3.tnwcdn.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2017/01/gesture-control-softkinetic-sony.mp4 What is it? Sony’s depth-tracking sensor allows you to interact with your car in a completely intuitive way, without actually needing to touch […]

How developers will work in 2017

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Share this: With 2016 (mercifully) almost over, it’s time to look to the future, this time with a focus on the world of software development. What will the hip web framework of 2017 be? What will startups build their products on? How will they collaborate? Where will developers work? I don’t have a crystal ball, […]