Robot Arms, WetterBot and Pocket Operators!

Meet WetterBot.

Meet WetterBot.

The C.H.I.P.ster community continues its 2017 hot streak with Jan Van den Brink’s C.H.I.P.-powered Robot Arm, @RobertKatzki’s WetterBot and a PocketC.H.I.P. + Pocket Operator Collaboration by @emdkay. Let’s dig deeper!

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PocketC.H.I.P. Keyboard Mods, Mini Apple II, and Dial-a-Grue!

Very Impressive PocketC.H.I.P. Keyboard Cover by Dichstudios!

Very Impressive PocketC.H.I.P. Keyboard Cover by Dichstudios!

The first C.H.I.P.ster projects of 2017 look great! Dichstudios has created a fantastic new PocketC.H.I.P. keyboard case (we have one on order!). Cupcakus created what may be the smallest Apple IIe ever in existence. Pneumatic is porting Zork, the classic text-based adventure game, to be played with only voice interaction, all encased within an old rotary phone! Let’s get to it!

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Our 5 Favorite Products From CES 2017

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LAS VEGAS—The Consumer Electronics Showcase is the first big tech event of the year, and we were there to take it all in.

Every January, 170,000+ attendees ranging from retail buyers scouting for the next homerun product to industry analysts hunting for new trends to journalists sent to cover the new gadgets and pitches from exhibitors big and small, trek to Vegas for the enormous show.

While we were there to showcase C.H.I.P. Pro and two new third-party products powered by it, we did find a few minutes to walk the show floor. Though we didn’t see everything, we did see some exciting products. Here are 5 of the highlights.
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GR8 News: C.H.I.P. Pro Powers the Outernet Lantern & VNYL TRNTBL

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Great news! C.H.I.P. Pro Dev Kits are shipping, and two new third-party products are powered by C.H.I.P. Pro.

The Outernet Lantern, a satellite data receiver bringing the best of the internet to the world’s most remote communities, and the VNYL TRNTBL, a SONOS and Spotify connected record player, both use C.H.I.P. Pro for brains. They are the first examples of products that grew out of the C.H.I.P.ster community, a group of 60,000 makers, designers, and developers building the next generation of smart products.

This is just the beginning of products powered by C.H.I.P. Pro! We can’t wait to see what incredible products you come up with next.

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Watch Star Wars on PocketC.H.I.P.

With the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story tonight, we gathered around PocketC.H.I.P. to watch Episode IV in ASCII.

It’s an old internet trick to use telnet to watch Episode IV, but it’s so much cooler on PocketC.H.I.P.! Here’s how you can do it with your PocketC.H.I.P. and H/T to Pocketeer Meowter_space for reminding us.
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