INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
Meet CHIP – the World’s First $9 Computer

Move over, Raspberry Pi – there’s a new kid in town. Meet CHIP, the latest Kickstarter project from Next Thing and the world’s first nine dollar computer. While in life (and certainly on Kickstarter) there is no such thing as … Continue reading

 

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
Parallels 2X Gives Your Raspberry Pi Remote Access to Windows Desktops

The next big step for the little Raspberry Pi could be something a bit different than its usual hobbyist and developer crowd. Aimed more for the business setting, the Pi will now be working with the Parallels 2X Remote Application … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
The Lightweight Raspberry Pi Laptop Is DIY Perfection

When it comes to DIY projects, whether you’re building an outdoor playscape or using old computer parts to bring life into robotic machinations, is goes without saying for most of us that the easier it is, the better. I have … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
The Pi-Top Lets You Build Your Own Laptop at Home

As you probably already know, there are an endless number of cool creations made possible by the Raspberry Pi. However, most of the designs out there require some working knowledge of electronics and there is usually a bit of soldering … Continue reading

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
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

 

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
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

 

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
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

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
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

 

DISPLAY SCREEN TECHNOLOGY
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

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
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

 

INTEL
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

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
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

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
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

 

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
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

 

GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
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