Tag: Stick

Foundation trailer: Apple TV Plus series won’t stick to the books, and that’s good

One of the most anticipated upcoming science fiction shows is Foundation. A new trailer for the Apple TV Plus series landed Thursday, showing Jared Harris leading the cast of this heavyweight adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s classic series of novels. 

Foundation is slated for release on Apple TV Plus. If you’ve never heard of the Foundation books, a search of any sci-fi “best of” list will find it near the top. The series is a staple of the genre. I’ve read it multiple times. The covers by artist Michael Whelan were so influential that I have three signed prints

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Raspberry Pi CM4 Becomes TV Stick

Some of the best Raspberry Pi projects are those that seem so simple, in hindsight, but which it takes a particular type of brain to envisage. Take this Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 conversion from MBS or Magic Blue Smoke, on Hackaday.

The TV stick seen from the USB end

(Image credit: MBS)

Simply by inverting the usual Raspberry Pi 4 HDMI connection, and expanding it to normal size, you can turn the module into a TV stick, ready for action in anything with an HDMI port without an adapter or cable. Load up the on-board MMC with RetroPie or Kodi, and you’ve got the perfect stick

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