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  • Supercharge Your Pokemon X & Y Collection With This Arduino Hardware Hack

    Supercharge Your Pokemon X & Y Collection With This Arduino Hardware Hack

    Pokemon X & Y has been out for a while now, and there's been a lot of catching going on in my immediate environs. But it's still hard to catch rare Pokemon, no matter how much of your life you dedicate to that repetitive task. A new hack using an Arduino Micro microcontroller board, developed by Arduino in conjunction with NY-based Adafruit, makes it possible to cycle through random encounters… Read More

  • From W to X to Wayland

    From W to X to Wayland

    Ars Technica has a terrific look at the Linux graphics stack, from the original X protocol pioneered by MIT computer scientist Bob Scheifler up to the new Wayland display manager (for lack of a better word) by Kristian Høgsberg. Many of the current crop of Linux users might well be completely unaware of the robust network functionality built into X.org, the current iteration of the X protocol… Read More