Switch It Up: A Desktop When You Want It, PocketHome When You Don’t

With a few taps of the screen, Allgray’s PocketDesk lets you switch between the feature-filled PocketHome GUI from marshmallow and the standard NTC C.H.I.P. desktop. It’s the perfect setup for the Pocketeer who wants to change graphical context on-the-fly.

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Learn How to Diagnose Your Car’s Performance, Control a Drawing Robot, or Even Chill with Kodi

PocketC.H.I.P. is a versatile handheld Linux computer. Whether it’s diagnosing car trouble, drawing custom pen and ink prints, or helping you kickback and relax, there’s always a fun use for PocketC.H.I.P.!

These are just 3 of the most recent projects created by the community and shared in the NTC forum.

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PocketC.H.I.P.s of Instagram

Whether you’re coding with Worf, kicking it with BMO, or cruising at 30,000 feet, we love to see how you are using PocketC.H.I.P. and where you’re taking yours. Out of the 924 #PocketCHIP posts, these are some of our favorite. Keep on posting and don’t forget to #PocketCHIP.

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Here’s How to Mechanize Your PocketC.H.I.P. Keyboard

Fully assembled PocketC.H.I.P. “mechanical” keyboard.

You might not be able to fit the classic Cherry MX Blue keyboard switches on PocketC.H.I.P., but you can definitely 3D print and install Anthony DiGirolamo’s amazing PocketC.H.I.P. “mechanical” keyboard.

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Watch YouTube Live Streams, Cat Videos, and Much, Much More on PocketC.H.I.P.

Recently Pocketeer Jet Jaguar posted an image on Twitter showing a PocketC.H.I.P. playing a video segment from a professional sports-ball halftime show (known to sports fans as the TNT NBA halftime show – Go Dubs!). Since the image was just a still people, including me, wanted to know what the video performance was like and how Jet Jaguar managed to get it working.

After a bit of tinkering with PocketC.H.I.P., I was able to get YouTube streaming working too. Video playback is smooth, and the audio is in sync with the frame rate. Of course, to hear this you’ll have to add a speaker to PocketC.H.I.P. (here’s how) or use headphones. Anyway, here’s how to get your PocketC.H.I.P. setup for binge watching cat videos.

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to include installation instructions for playing YouTube live streams in addition to regular YouTube videos. See Step 4. for details.

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