IoT

Windows 10 IoT Core Command Line Utils

Update account password: It is highly recommended that you update the default password for the Administrator account. To do this, you can issue the following command: net user Administrator [new password] where [new password] represents a strong password of your choice. Create local user accounts: If you wish to give others access to your Windows IoT Core device, you can create additional local user accounts using PS by typing in net user [username] [password] /add. If you wish to add this user to other groups, such as the Administrator group, use net localgroup Administrators [username] /add. Set password: To change […]

Using PowerShell to connect and configure a device running Windows IoT Core

You can remotely configure and manage any Windows IoT Core device using Windows PowerShell. PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language, designed especially for system administration. Make sure to follow these steps to correctly configure your VM or device running Windows IoT Core to work well with VisualStudio 2015. More information https://ms-iot.github.io/content/en-US/win10/samples/PowerShell.htm

Raspberry Pi 2 is now

Let’s get the good stuff out of the way above the fold. Raspberry Pi 2 is now on sale for $35 (the same price as the existing Model B+), featuring: A 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU (~6x performance) 1GB LPDDR2 SDRAM (2x memory) Complete compatibility with Raspberry Pi 1 Because it has an ARMv7 processor, it can run the full range of ARM GNU/Linux distributions, including Snappy Ubuntu Core, as well as Microsoft Windows 10. BCM2836 AND RASPBERRY PI 2 Since we launched the original Raspberry Pi Model B, back in 2012, we’ve done an enormous amount of software work to get […]