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Raspberry Pi sales surged in March

Raspberry Pi is reported to have sold 640,000 units in March – making it the company's second best month since it began selling the devices. Many people have new-found time on their hands and are searching for projects to occupy themselves with. That's where Raspberry Pi enters the picture. The …

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Asus wants to take on the Raspberry Pi with new Tinker Board


Hot on the heels of the Raspberry Pi Foundation's new Compute Module, Asus has decided to bring some competition with its new Tinker Board. This tiny board is positioned to take on the Raspberry Pi 3 though it claims to be around twice as powerful. The Tinker Board from Asus …

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The Raspberry Pi 3 adds more power for the same price

The Raspberry Pi first launched four years ago and to celebrate its birthday, a third iteration of the tiny computer launched today, featuring more power and additional features all at the same low price. The Raspberry Pi 3 comes with a 50 percent power boost over the Pi 2 with …

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The best selling British computer is the Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Model A+

The low-cost and low power Raspberry Pi micro-computer has just crossed the five million sales marker, making its creators, the Raspberry Pi foundation, the biggest selling UK-based computer manufacturer ever. The Pi computer was originally intended to be used in classrooms to help kids learn to code, but it has found a lot …

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Raspberry Pi model B+ launched

The original Raspberry Pi miniature system birthed a bunch of exciting projects around the world, from teaching children the basics of programming and integration, to building quadcopters, MAME machines, time-lapse cameras and a host of others. Now though a new version has been launched, with the creators keen to point …

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A look at the Raspberry Pi

The buzz around Raspberry Pi started two years ago when we were offered the prospect of a tiny Linux computer that would cost around £30. That's a trivial amount of money for an interesting new gadget so I slapped in my order with RS Components, and sat back to wait. …

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RAPIRO, a Robot kit for your Raspberry Pi

Shota Ishiwatari has started a KickStarter campaign for his new RAPIRO Raspberry Pi Robot. He is aiming for a simple to build bot which has RGB sensors onboard with 12 servos. The price? A very cool £229. Ishiwatari has had plenty of experience in robot engineering, his company Kiluck Corp …

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Buy a Raspberry Pi camera module now

If you're a Raspberry Pi user and you've been hankering to use the mini-PC to make something that'll snap pictures, then you're in luck, as the module to give it photographic capabilities, has now gone on sale via official Pi suppliers: RS Components and Element14. You'll have to be fast …

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Get a free Raspberry Pi camera

Pi Camera

The Raspberry Pi camera has been on a few people's radar for a while now, but today we can announce that the little PCB and sensor bundle is being given away by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to ten people that come up with the most creative use of the device. …

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New Raspberry Pi appears with lower price tag

Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi made a big, fruity splash when it arrived back in 2011, as a cheap method for teaching computer mechanics and as a very small form factor system for modders and hackers to play around with. Now though, we have a new iteration out in the wild, known …

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Android 4.0 ported to the Raspberry Pi

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has been ported to the $25 Raspberry Pi, giving some users a long awaited taste of Android on the tiny device. The port allows the device, better known for running various versions of Linux, to act much like a smartphone or tablet, albeit at a …

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Raspberry Pi shipping to customers this week

We first published news on the Raspberry Pi in May 2011, but it has been hit with a series of delays and some people thought it would never be released. Good news however, because the distributors of the Pi have confirmed that the first batch will ship this week. This …

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The Pirate Bay servers are to set sail into a low orbit

After revealing their move to magnet links, in order to make the footprint of their site much smaller, everyone's favourite source of torrents has exposed some new ideas on server operation. In order to escape many legal issues they are planning to build mobile servers. “With the development of GPS controlled drones, far-reaching cheap …

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