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Pidora - Fedora Remix Optimized For Raspberry Pi Now Available For Download

While users can easily install and use multiple operating-systems on Raspberry Pi using BerryBoot, the beauty of an removable media card as operating-system loader is the simple plug-n-boot ease of use. The official Debian Linux port is the most widely used and supported distribution for Raspberry Pi, but specialized OS like RasPlex, Xbian and Raspbmc are also available for download with more and more Linux distributions getting ported for the platform by the developer community. Adding another excellent addition to the ever growing list of dedicated, RPi optimized builds of various Linux distributions; Fedora joined the club with release of Pidora - a Fedora Remix optimized build for the Raspberry Pi computer.

Pidora is an RPi optimized build of Fedora (Fedora Remix) featuring software packages from the Fedora Project compiled specifically for the ARMv6 architecture for use on the Raspberry Pi. Unique features of this build are Graphical firstboot configuration (with additional modules specifically made for the Raspberry Pi), Compact initial image size with auto-resize for maximum storage afterwards, unique feature allowing IP address information readable over speakers and flashed with the LED light for true headless mode on setups lacking a monitor or display, easy package management using Yum, included support for programming languages (like C, Python, & Perl) and libraries capable of supporting external hardware such as motors and robotics (via GPIO, I2C, SPI) out-of-the-box.

pidora Fedora Remix Installer For ARM

Urine Analysis At Home - There's An App For That.......

Apple holds the trademark for punchline "There's an app for that" and rightly so there is an app for almost everything one could imagine using technology to help them with. To take things to another level altogether, an Indian startup "Biosense Technologies" has came up with an innovative iPhone app which lets users do Urine medical analysis at home at a fraction of cost and time of lab tests.

A chemically active urinalysis reagent strip or "dipstick" is used to test urine samples, the chemically coated patches on these pads change color when dipped in urine - reacting to the contents present in the sample. The color change, that happens gradually over a specified time period after dipping the strip, helps identify the concentration of different analytes in urine. The uChek system makes use of your smartphone camera and intelligent software to function similar to most commercially available semi-automated urine analyzer machines.

How uCheck Works

[Video and Images] Awesome iPhone 6 Concept WithTwo Quad-Core A7 Processors, Edge-To-Edge Display And Other Neat Little Features

It's almost certain that Apple iOS 7 will get unveiled at the upcoming WWDC 2013, and if leaks are to belived the next Apple iphone will be called Apple iPhone 6 and not iPhone 5S as rumored earlier. Amongst all the iPhone and iOS concepts we have seen so far this iPhone 6 concept is the best, featuring an Aluminum+Carbon Fiber Unibody Enclosure, a Lightning+MagSafe connector, Multi-Touch gesture support, two Quad-Core A7 processors, and a Retina 4.5-Inch 754×1296 333dpi display enjoy the concept images and video shared below.

Apple iPhone 6
Apple iPhone 6

Speaktoit Adds Unique Usability Features to Virtual Assistant App

Speaktoit, the popular virtual assistant for Android, announced Friday that it has introduced several new features that will expand the app's range of functions and make it easier to use. Users can now ask the app to read emails aloud, and Speaktoit will also allow for easy hands-free navigation while driving. Speaktoit also added a feature that enables premium users to wake the device up with a voice command when the display is off, making it the first virtual assistant capable of doing so. More information is below.

Speaktoit 3D

No hands, ma!: Speaktoit Premium now allows users to do something that no other app does: wake their device up without using their hands. A simple command of "Hey Assistant" is all that's needed to bring the sleeping display to life, thanks to integration with new technology by Sensory (see a video demonstration here).

First 3D Printed Gun Sketches Released Publicly, United States Department of Defense Bans The Files, Pirate Bay Takes Over Distribution

As planned DEFCAD released the fully 3D printable gun sketches online which clocked up more than 100,000 downloads within its first two days of release. Soon after getting popular the United States Department of Defense kicked in and censored the file downloads claiming control of the information. However, 3D printable CAD files for the world's first 3D printable pistol named "Liberator" are still available for download on numerous other file-sharing portals and torrent websites like ThePirateBay.

The 3D Gun

It seems the censorship by United States Department of Defense, and the media coverage it resulted eventually lead to the issue and files getting more limelight and publicity. Resulting to this popularity, the full first page of ThePirateBay's 3D file section is now populated with various torrents of these files only.

Increasing iOS 7 web traffic confirms imminent release at WWDC 2013

Web-analytics can reveal a great detail of information about the user browsing a webpage, these stats also reveal the identity of web-browser and operating-system used by the user. While everybody is speculating the announcement of Apple iOS 7 in upcoming WWDC2013, the rumors got more weight as mobile site publishing company Onswipe is reporting big increase in iOS 7 traffic to the mobile-sites it monitors. According to Onswipe, traffic from Apple devices running iOS 7 increased significantly over the past few days, mostly from San Francisco and Cupertino, where Apple's HQ is located.

[Video] Enhanced Multitasking Concept For Apple iOS 7

iOS 7 Concept Logo

Apple iOS 7 is expected to get unveiled at upcoming WWDC 2013 set for June 10-14, 2013 along with Apple Mac OS X 10.9 Beta. While Apple fans and users are waiting for the announcement here is yet another excellent multitasking concept for the mobile OS from a third-party.

Make TP-Link MR3420 3G/4G Wireless N Router Work With BSNL ZTE AC8700 Evdo Modem

TP-Link TL-MR3420 is an beautiful 3G/4G Wireless N Router which allows sharing of high-speed 3G/4G CDMA/GSM data over WiFi and LAN, the router features an comprehensive list of supported USB data dongles and is plug-n-play compatible with majority of them. However, despite being shown supported the BSNL ZTE AC8700 EVDO modem refused to connect, even after using the latest official firmware from TP-Link's website it refused to connect while the modem get successfully identified. Finally, after getting the BETA firmware directly from TP-Link India's support desk it worked. Direct download link and process to flash this working beta firmware "mr3420v2_en_3_13_27_up_boot(121212)Beta.bin" is posted below.

TPLINK Router And EVDO Modem

Installing Raspi Config On Kali Linux

Kali Linux the new version of popular advanced penetration testing and security auditing Linux distribution Backtrack is now available as an ready to flash official image for Raspberry Pi. The convergence of portable mini computing power of Raspberry Pi and 300+ open-source penetration testing tools provided by Kali Linux makes them a killer combination. We have already seen how raspi-config utility proves to be a must have tool for essential tweaks to Raspberry Pi, sadly installing and using the same on Kali Linux requires some extra bit of efforts as shown ahead.

Kali Linux

CaseTop - Turn Any Smartphone Into a Laptop, with 4 times the battery life, and only for $250

Users have always admired convergence of computing devices like Desktop, Laptop and Tablet like the RollTop concept shared earlier, and tech innovations are now trying to utilize the powerful computing muscle powers of your smartphone for full laptop/desktop grade computer usage. This niche is now getting more and more momentum as evident from concepts like NexPhone and realife products like Asus PadFone and Motorola Lapdock.

Unlike anyone of the above shared gadget or concept, CaseTop is a completely new way to exploit hardware of any smartphone that supports video output and Bluetooth to offer a big screen comfortable computing experience. The plan is to offer a laptop dock featuring a 11.1 inch 720p display (with future plans to have 1080p displays), a super-long 56 hr battery life, integrated stereo speakers, a USB port for charging other devices, and a 78-key keyboard for just $250 with Apple grade quality. Do watch the Kickstarter video and backup/pre-order the product using the link provided after the jump.

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