Hi-Res Music

Since olden days (and of course with the help of various Hi-tech magazines), the home cinema (and sound quality in general) ‘trend’ got my and some friends of mine. Our attempts to get the best sound possible, have to do with tests on various amplifiers, various “patents” and tricks to improve the sound, buying good speakers (but also build them with the best materials), god quality cables and connectors and generally we tested any idea, at a time when the information was shared by people who knew their stuff or the magazines. Read more

Reset/Shutdown Switch for Raspberry Pi

One problem (for me) with the Raspberry Pi, is that it doesn’t have any Power/Reset buttons, making the shutdown or reset boring, because you have to write the reset command, select to reboot from inside the OS (or remove the power cord) in order to reset it or choose “shutdown”, to shut it down. Here is a simple tutorial, to add these buttons easily. Read more

Raspberry Pi 2, Orange Pi Plus, Odroid C1 Or Banana Pro?

With the announcement of the newer Raspberry Pi 2 model, which can run special versions of Windows 10 and Ubuntu, I thought of taking such a “machine”, which I will have for downloading and surfing, because its low consumption and low noise would allow me to have it -almost- permanently running. But while searching, I saw that there are and a few other solutions. Read more