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Raspberry Pi camera module pictured, will retail for $25

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has revealed the upcoming camera module designed to further bolster the tiny computer’s capabilities. Photos of the final hardware have surfaced on the company’s website with the promise that it’ll be available in the near future…

VIA updates APC mini ARM PC line with $79 Rock, $99 Paper

Following the Raspberry Pi's cult-like reception, many companies scrambled to enter the DIY palm-sized PC market, including VIA, which started shipping its 6.7 x 3.3-inch APC for $49 last summer. That device ran Android 2.3 Gingerbread and offered an 800MHz…

Raspberry Pi launches Pi Store, free and paid apps available

The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s credit card-sized computer was born in an attempt to reignite programming in schools with a cheap computing platform that kids could buy themselves. But despite targeting students, the project captured the imaginations of tinkerers worldwide, and…

Raspberry Pi gets new 1GHz turbo mode, more

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced several updates for its credit card-sized computer, as well as new profiles that can increase performance by up to 50% by overclocking the single-core ARM11 processor. Owners will be able to choose from one of five set overclocks...

Raspberry Pi Foundation announces revision 2.0 boards

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has revealed details regarding revision 2.0 of the popular micro computer released earlier this year. There aren’t any major overhauls like a new processor or more memory but instead, several minor concerns have been addressed based…

THINK IT: Interview with Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton

Eben Upton has had an interesting trajectory both as an entrepreneur and academic, founding a couple of startups over the last decade and a half, as well as acting as the Director of Studies in Computer Science at the University of Cambridge.

Now employed at Broadcom as an SoC architect, his latest “on-the-side” venture combines a little bit of each facet and is perhaps its most ambitious yet: reignite programming in schools with a cheap ($25-$35), compact computing platform that kids could buy themselves. But despite targeting students, his foundation's tiny computer has already captured the imaginations of tinkers worldwide.