Kano Linux kit makes coding and hacking fun for kids

In today's open source roundup: The Kano Linux kit makes learning to build and use computers fun for children. Plus: Three streaming music clients for Linux, and the eNcade is a portable retro gaming console

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Those of you who like Spotify should definitely click through to read the article since it contains instructions on how to install Spotify in Linux. MakeUseOf also has a useful article called "Five killer resources for Linux music streaming" that you should check out.

The eNcade portable retro gaming console

Geeky Gadgets reports on a new kickstarter project called the eNcade. The eNcade is a portable Rasberry Pi console designed for retro gaming.

According to Geeky Gadgets:

Fancy building your very own portable Raspberry Pi gaming console? If you do then you might be interested in a new Kickstarter project called eNcade which has been created by Nicolas Wicker at Nzen Mods.

The eNcade project is currently over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website looking to raise $6,500 in pledges to make the jump from concept to production.

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You can get much more information on the eNcade Kickstarter page. It looks like a very cool project and they are still looking for backers to fund it. I'm sure some gamers would love to run the old Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and Super Nintendo games on it.

Here's a video of the eNcade running some classic retro games:

What's your take on all this? Tell me in the comments below.


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