Pi 2 Design’s 503HTA Hybrid Tube Amp is a HAT add-on for 40-pin Raspberry Pi’s that taps a 24-bit, 192Khz DAC for that old-time tube amplifier sound.
The Raspberry Pi has inspired a variety of retro technology hacks, from resurrecting ancient televisions to breathing new life into vintage gaming platforms. So it’s not surprising to see the SBC matched with the guts of an old-school tube amplifier system, as it is in Pi 2 Design’s 503HTA Hybrid Tube Amp.
Snapdragon SoCs to get Neural Processing Engine SDK
Qualcomm announced a deep learning toolkit for implementing neural processing and other AI functions directly on devices that integrate Snapdragon 820 SoCs.
The “Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine” is Qualcomm’s first deep learning software development kit for devices based on its Snapdragon 820 SoCs. The SDK, which is due for release in the second half of 2016, brings the company’s “Zeroth Machine Intelligence Platform” to Snapdragon 820 based devices.
Red Hat Donates Servers to the GNOME Project
The GNOME Project thanks Red Hat for their recent donation of two new servers. The donation is part of a wider plan aiming to consolidate the location of the various GNOME servers around the globe into one single datacenter. This will help ease day-to-day operations and reduce intervention time in the case of network disruptions or outages.
Canonical to Introduce a Dash Browser for Scopes on Ubuntu Phones and Tablets
As you might have noticed earlier today on Google+, David Callé of Canonical teased the community with two mockups that suggested a brand new, tabbed design for the Scopes of the Ubuntu Touch mobile OS.
Some of the Ubuntu Touch developers (David Callé, Alejandro J. Cura, Paty Davila, Marcus Tomlinson, Stephanie Wilson, Alex Milazzo, and Pawel Stolowski) are having right now a live session called "Scopes design evolution," as part of the Ubuntu Online Summit 2016 for the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) operating system.
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