Raspberry pi articles

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...

New Raspberry Pi boards to be made in the UK instead of China

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has starting building the new revision of its credit card-sized computer in Wales, shifting production away from the Chinese factories thanks to a new deal with Sony UK. As part of the deal, Sony will assemble as many as 300,000 of the new...

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.

Raspberry Pi: The TechSpot Review + How-To Setup Guide

Six years ago, Raspberry Pi set out to reignite programming in schools with a cheap, compact computing platform. Despite targeting students, his foundation's $35 computer captured the imaginations of tinkers worldwide, resulting in overwhelming demand.

Along with a hands-on review of the Pi, today we'll be covering basic steps for setting up the computer and other elemental post-installation tasks to get you up and running with applications. In other words, this should serve as a starting point no matter what you want to do with your Raspberry Pi.

Raspberry Pi passes quality control tests, cleared for delivery

The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced on Friday that their $35 educational computer intended to reignite computer programming in schools the world over has finished compliance testing, and has successfully gained the Conformité Européenne (CE) quality-control mark without requiring any modifications…

Raspberry Pi: the $25 computer

Raspberry Pi is a £15 or $25 computer the size of a typical USB stick. Created by games developer David Braben, the whole computer is on a tiny circuit board, with a USB port on one end (for plugging in a keyboard) and an HDMI port on the other (for plugging in a monitor or TV).