On today's Tekzilla, we celebrate Pi Day! Take our Raspberry Pi Challenge, check out Berryboot and we tell you which rechargeable AA batteries you should be buying! Plus, Bluetooth mice and much more!
Pi Day... Woot for Math! Let's talk Berryboot.... and Our Raspberry Pi Challenge!!! Plus, any OS you want with Berryboot, the bootloader for the Raspberry Pi. We tell you which rechargeable AA batteries should you be buying. 10,000 mA D Cells. Viewer report: using an Android phone as a Set Top Box. 1080p Vs. 720p... can you really see a difference? Lastly, anybody know a great Bluetooth mouse for Joe?
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Andy Rubin, the lead of Android, has been replaced by the head of Chrome and Google Apps Sundar Pichai. What does this mean for Android and Google? We don't know...but we're hoping for some Google branded jetpacks soon.
Berryboot makes it easy to add multiple Raspberry Pi distributions to one SD card. Give it a go if you want to try out lots of Pi distros.
Randy wants know if he'll be able to tell the difference between 720P and 1080P on a small screen. THX has a good chart on viewing distance, and this graphic is great for figuring out if you'll be able to see the difference between resolutions. But go with 1080p anyway.
Paul was wondering what the "other" connection on the MHL cable was when we showed it off. Basically, for any non-MHL enabled tv sets you need a separate USB cable to power the adapter. We show off what a straight MHL passive cable looks like to give a comparison between the two.
TheWireCutter has a great writeup on the best rechargeable batteries to buy based on reviews from around the web. Take a look to get your cost-saving energy goodness on.
Cedrick has some problems with his laptop overheating. We give a few suggestions, including taking it apart for cleaning...but if you have better suggestions, send them in to Tekzilla@Revision3.com.
Dominic wrote in to tell us about how he used his EVO 3D with an MHL cable as a set top box. The best part: XBMC and PS1 emulation with a PS3 controller!