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Check Out The Raspberry Pi Powered “GameBoy Zero”

Who remembers when the original Game Boy was released? Released by Nintendo back in 1996, the Game Boy was the first handheld gaming device for a lot of people and in recent years, people have looked…

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Western Digital Release New 314GB PiDrive for $31

When it comes to using the Raspberry Pi, one of the key issues is storage. Micro SD cards are limited in size and become more expensive for the larger capacity cards, and while Western Digital have…

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Create Your Own LCARS System Using A Raspberry Pi

Star Trek has had a lasting impact on everything from science fiction to people’s everyday lives. Everybody who has watched the series has their own generation, and for myself it was the Next Generation. I remember…

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Raspberry Pi 3 Includes Wi-fi and Bluetooth

Computers are weird things, they get smaller each year and yet still their power and what each of them can do increases every time we blink. A prime example of this is the recent surge of…

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Xfinity User Creates Bot to Tweet Comcast Whenever His Internet Speed Drops

An industrious Comcast Xfinity customer, disgruntled over poor internet speeds, has created a bot that auto-Tweets Comcast whenever his broadband drops below advertised speeds. Redditer AlekseyP used a Raspberry Pi to monitor his internet speed, checking…

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CEO Wants the Raspberry Pi to Power New Robot Wars Revival

Robot Wars is returning to UK television, and the Chief of the Raspberry Pi Foundation wants his company’s micro-computers to power the next generation of the show’s battle robots. Raspberry Pi Foundation CEO Eben Upton is…

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Amazon Enters the Semiconductor Market With its First ARM Chip

Amazon’s Annapurna Labs has announced that it is entering the semiconductor market, selling its first ARM-based processors, a “foundation for next-generation digital services for the connected home,” according to a press release. Annapurna Labs, established in…

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New $15 Raspberry Pi Rival Can Output 4K Video

The tiny computer market is hotting up, initially ignited by the Raspberry Pi Foundation – which recently released its smallest  and cheapest computer yet, the Raspberry Pi Zero – and spawning rivals like the Orange Pi,…

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Raspberry Pi Zero Was Inspired by Google

The Raspberry Pi Zero, the tiny, £4 ($5) microcomputer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation which sold out in less than a day, would not have existed were it not for a timely intervention from Google Chairman…

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Raspberry Pi Zero Sold Out in Less Than 24 Hours

The newest member of the Raspberry Pi family, the diminutive Pi Zero, has already sold out, despite having been available for less than 24 hours. The Raspberry Pi foundation reported that around 20,000 Raspberry Pi Zero…

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Raspberry Pi Releases £48 7-Inch Touchscreen

After two years of development, the official Raspberry Pi touch display has been released today. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has commissioned Inelco Hunter to produce the screen, which boasts an RGB 800×480 display at 60fps, 24-bit colour,…

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New Raspberry Pi Rival Costs Just $15

The Raspberry Pi has revolutionised the budget micro PC market, packing in some impressive computing power for a $35/£25 board. While the Raspberry Pi has already spawned some imitators, like the similarly priced Banana Pi, there’s…

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Beautiful Handheld Wooden Emulator Re imagines a Classic

The Raspberry Pi series has opened up a new frontier in the evolution of tech which has enabled a whole new generation of developers the option to efficiently and cost effectively power their creations. This device however, is…

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Microsoft Releases Slimline Windows 10 for the Raspberry Pi

Microsoft has unveiled a developer-focused, Windows 10 edition designed for the Rapsberry Pi. Windows 10 IoT Core is targeted towards small form-factor devices and doesn’t utilize the default Windows shell. This means you create your own Universal Windows…

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You Can Install Windows 10 to a Raspberry Pi

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 now and everyone is talking about it. A lot of people have already upgraded while just as many wait for their downloads to finish. There are of course also those who…

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Raspberry Pi Releases First Official Case

One of the most curious aspects about affordable mini-computer the Raspberry Pi was that it came sans case, inspiring a generation of computer-philes to develop their own homebrew cases – often out of LEGO – if…

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BBC “Make it Digital” Scheme to Give 1 Million Micro-Computers to Kids

  Back in the 1980s, the BBC, as part of a new computer literacy initiative, launched its own computer, the BBC Micro (a modified Acorn), in an effort to educate children about emerging information technology. Now,…

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5 Million-Selling Raspberry Pi Becomes Best-Selling UK Computer Ever

Since its launch in 2012, the Raspberry Pi microcomputer has sold over 5 million units, making it the biggest selling British computer of all time, according to a tweet from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Just confirmed…

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Raspberry Pi 2 Reboots When Exposed to Camera Flashes

The recently released Raspberry Pi 2 is susceptible to reboots when exposed to camera flashes, according to user reports. The resets are caused by the ‘photoelectric effect’, first discovered by Albert Einstein, for which he won…

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Miguel the Electric Eel Uses Raspberry Pi to Tweet

An electric eel at Tennessee Aquarium has been tweeting from his tank, thanks to a modified Raspberry Pi. The eel, named Miguel Wattson, triggers tweets whenever he expels an electrical discharge. The charge is detected by…

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Creator CI20 From Imagination – the New Raspberry Pi Rival

  The Creator CI20, developed by UK chip designer Imagination, is a microcomputer set to rival the Raspberry Pi. Although slightly bigger in size, Imagination’s project packs more processing power, more RAM, and its own onboard…

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Pi Top, the 3D Printed Raspberry Pi Laptop Hits IndieGoGo

A new project has recently hit crowd funding website IndieGoGo. Their idea is to make 3D printed DIY laptops that are based around the Rasberry Pi computer. The Pi-Top laptop is actually just a case for…

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Raspberry Pi Model A+ Details Leaked

The Raspberry Pi foundation released the B+ model this summer and since then we’ve expected a new A+ model to appear as well. We got the first teaser during this years TechCrunch Disrupt in London where…

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Awesome Dad Builds Advanced NASA Simulator For His Kids

I thought I was doing quite well this year by building my son his first gaming PC… and I am, but this guy is making other dads look bad with his incredibly NASA simulator which he…

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Microsoft and Intel Release ‘Sharks Cove’, a Windows-based Microcomputer

Arduino and Raspberry Pi have apparently inspired everyone, including big name companies such as Microsoft. The corporate giant along with Intel and CircuitCo are said to have been working on their own little development board. The…

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RickMote Controller App Lets You Rickroll Your Chromecast Neighbors

The Raspberry Pi has proven to be a useful tool for security researchers once again. This time, the Chromecast has been exploited, having found an interesting bug that lets you take control of any TV using…

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Raspberry Pi ‘B+’ To Come with More USB Ports and Improved Power Management

The miniaturized computer known as Raspberry Pi, a device for developers and users wanting to create cool stuff as a hobby, has not changed in the past two years. This means that the computer has, more…