BBC’s Make It Digital Initiative Will Give 1 Million Microcomputers to Students

The BCC has revealed a microcomputer called Micro Bit, part of its Make It Digital initiative, a program for students to start learning code to prepare them for possible careers in the tech world. It’s a tiny little thing, about … Continue reading


MIPS Creator CI20 Launches for $65

Back in late 2014, Imagination Technologies, an Apple GPU supplier, announced the release of its own MIPS-based, single-board computer to compete with the so-loved ARM-based Raspberry Pi. The MIPS Creator CI20 came with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM … Continue reading


The Raspberry Pi 2 B+ Model Is Here, and It’s Six times Faster

What a big surprise! Despite none of us expected a new version of the Raspberry Pi until 2017, the company just went ahead and launched it anyway. Now, we’re not talking Raspberry Pi A++, B++, or whatever incremental change that … Continue reading


The New Raspbery Pi Model A+ is the Cheapest & Smallest Pi Yet

The lovable Raspberry Pi microcomputer seems to be getting consistently cheaper and better. Back in October, Pi founder, Eben Upton, announced the need to rectify the “flop” of the original Model A, which only sold around 100,000 units. So now, … Continue reading


Raspberry Pi Touchscreen and Upgraded Model A+ Announcement

Some news in the Raspberry Pi front. Aside from the micro computing board’s continual popularity (yes, these things still sell like hot cakes), the foundation has some news on what we can expect soon. Pi founder Eben Upton has unveiled … Continue reading


Kano Makes Coding “Lego Simple, Raspberry Pi Powerful”

Around this time last year, Raspberry Pi coding kit extraordinaire Kano was pummeling its $100,000 Kickstarter goal. After raising over $150,000 in just one day, Kano has been excited to release its coding toolkit for programming lovers everywhere. Fast forward … Continue reading


Microsoft Partners with Intel for DIY Mini PC, Sharks Cove

The Raspberry Pi, a credit-card sized single-board computer developed in the UK, has become a hugely popular sensation since it’s start in 2012. It not only created waves in the developer/computer community, but even had big rivals like Intel and … Continue reading


CloudBits- Connect Your LittleBits Creation to the Internet

LittleBits Electronics, an open source library of modular electronics that snap together with magnets, is already something of a darling with hardware hackers and designers. Over time, these components have become more and more sophisticated, and now the company is … Continue reading


The Raspberry Pi B+ Has Same $35 Price, More Ports, More Power

The Raspberry Pi Foundation founder, Eben Upton, announced the latest version of the Raspberry Pi Model B, the Model B+, as the “final evolution” of the first-generation Pi. The upgraded version has 2 more USB ports, a microSD card reader,14 … Continue reading


PiPad: A $350 Touchscreen Raspberry Pi Tablet With Plywood Case

Ever since the Raspberry Pi emerged into the tech world, it has been utilized in countless ways. Many makers and ‘DIYers’ have utilized it’s novelty, flexibility, and affordability to create some phenomenal devices. But how many tablets do we know … Continue reading


Kano Makes the Friendliest, Simplest Raspberry Pi -Based DIY Computer for All Ages

As computers have gotten more complicated they have become more difficult to understand. Today we have different tools than children playing with Legos did. We have cheap computers and free software, and it is more important than ever to give … Continue reading


Project Pi in the Sky, Raspberry Pi Gets a Bird’s Eye View of Space

Over the weekend a man named Dave Akerman, self described as an armchair astronaut, sent a Raspberry Pi and one of the newly released 5 MegaPixel Pi cameras up, up, up and away, as part of his “Eye in the … Continue reading


E02 – R2D2 Raspberry Pi, Google Driverless Car, & HTC 2nd Phone: Red-Headed Geek Show

Daria the Red-Headed Geek here! I’m back this week to tap into some neat Google news topics that have happened this week. First, the incredible driver-less car idea by Google is sprouting many advantageous effects, as well as rippling ones. … Continue reading


2013: The Year of the 3D Printer

The 3D printer is making a huge splash at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show, and for good reason. Although 3D printers have been around for many years, 2013 will be the year they become affordable for the common household.


Mobile Raspberry Pi Computer: Build your own portable Pi-to-Go

The Raspberry Pi Computer is a credit card sized mini PC circuit board that cost only $35. Now you can take it anywhere with the new Mobile Raspberry Pi-to-Go; a real mobile computer that gets up to 10 hours of battery life.