Raspberry Pi: More than 5 million tiny computers sold

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation has sold more than 5 million of its inexpensive little computers since the first units shipped in 2012. For $35 or less, folks can pick up a small, low-power computer with an ARM-based processor and support for a variety of Linux-based operating systems… and that idea has clearly appealed to a […]

Raspberry Pi 2 can run Windows 10, Ubuntu Core (and more)

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The new $35 Raspberry Pi 2 mini-computer isn’t just faster than the original model that launched 3 years ago. It’s also more versatile: in addition to supporting Raspbian and other Linux-based operating systems, the single-board computer will also be able to run a version of Windows 10. Later this year Microsoft will offer Windows 10 […]

Raspberry Pi 2 has a quad-core CPU, still costs $35

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The Raspberry Pi changed the way we think about small, cheap computers. The little computer sells for $35 (or less) and while it was originally designed for use in classrooms it’s been a big hit with the DIY community, home media builders, and other enthusiasts. Now the Raspberry Pi Foundation is launching the biggest hardware […]

Lilbits (1-16-2014): Asus Transformer Book Chi T300 incoming

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The Asus Transformer Book Chi T300 is a Windows tablet with a 12.5 inch, high-resolution display, an Intel Core M Broadwell processor, a keyboard dock for use in notebook mode, and a starting price of $699. Asus introduced the Chi T300 at the Consumer Electronics Show, and it’s not available for purchase yet. But documents […]

Raspberry Pi Model A+ has a 40-pin connector, more compact design

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This summer the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched a redesigned version of the low-cost, low-power mini-computer the team first launched two years earlier. The Model B+ had more USB port than the original Model B, a 40-pin connector instead of 26, and a microSD card reader instead of full-sized. Now a Model A+ is on the […]

Raspberry Pi display accessory will let you build a DIY “Pi Pad”

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The Raspberry Pi is a tiny, low-power, low-cost computer that sells for around $35. But while that price gets you a processor, memory, and a few ports you need to supply the display, input device, and even operating system yourself. What’s made the Raspberry Pi special though, has been the community of hardware and software […]

Pi-Top is a 3D printable Raspberry Pi laptop (crowdfunding)

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The Raspberry Pi is a tiny, inexpensive computer that’s small enough to slide into a pocket. But it’s not exactly a mobile device. The $35 computer doesn’t include a keyboard, display or battery. But you can use the Raspberry Pi to build your own laptop. One way to do that is to hook one up […]

Lilbits (9-02-2014): Android One is coming (to India)

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Earlier this summer Google introduced a new initiative called Android One. The idea is to partner with device makers to offer low-cost, high-quality Android phones that run Google approved software. The first Android One devices are expected to be offered in India and they could sell for around $100. Now Google has started sending out […]

Raspberry Pi Model B+ can wear HATs (Hardware Attached on Top)

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The new Raspberry Pi Model B+ may not have a faster processor or more memory than the original Raspberry Pi mini-computers that launched 2 years ago. But it has twice as many USB ports, more GPIO pins, lower power consumption, and other improvements. It can also wear a HAT… which is a new type of […]

Hardkernel ODROID-W is a tiny, Raspberry Pi-compatible PC

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The Raspberry Pi is a cheap, small, low-power single-board computer that can run Linux-based software and which developers and hobbyists have used to create home media centers, handheld game consoles, robots, and more. But if the credit card-sized Raspberry Pi is too big for you, there’s a new game in town: The Hardkernel ODROID-W is […]

Next-gen, faster Raspberry Pi probably coming around 2017

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation launched an updated version of their tiny single-board computer this week. The $35 Raspberry Pi Model B+ has more USB ports and more GPIO pins than its predecessor, as well as a few other tweaks: but it doesn’t have a faster processor or more memory. It’s been more than 2 years since […]

Meet the Raspberry Pi Model B+ $35 single board computer

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation shipped its first $35 single board computer over 2 years ago. Now the team has updated the hardware with a new model sporting new features and the same low price. Meet the Raspberry Pi Model B+. You can buy the Model B+ from Element14 or RS Components. The new model has […]

Is a Raspberry Pi Model B+ with 4 USB ports on the way?

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It’s been more than two years since the first Raspberry Pi mini-computer shipped. And while the developers have released a new Compute Module and a few accessories, the basic design of the Raspberry Pi hasn’t changed much. Update: It’s official. The Raspberry Pi Model B+ is a revised version of the original Model B with […]