PiPhone: DIY Raspberry Pi-based smartphone

PiPhone

Tired of carrying around a smartphone that you didn’t build with your own hands? Soon your worries may be over. Hacker Dave Hunt has built a working smartphone out of a Raspberry Pi, a touchscreen, a GSM module, a battery, and a few other components. The end result is a DIY smartphone which you can […]

HummingBoard is a Raspberry Pi-compatible dev board with Freescale i.MX6 chip

HummingBoard

It looks like Raspberry Pi-compatible hardware is becoming a thing. The Raspberry Pi is a tiny, low-power single-board computer aimed at developers, hobbyists, educators and students. It’s designed as an open platform for programmers, hardware builders, and others… but it’s powered by a rather slow ARM11 processor and only supports up to 512MB of RAM. […]

Banana Pi: A $57 Rasperry Pi clone with a faster CPU, more memory

Banana Pi

There’s no shortage of single-board, low-power computers on the market these days. But several years after launch, the Raspberry Pi is still probably the most popular. It’s just hardly the most powerful. So what’s a Raspberry Pi lover who wants a bit better performance to do? How about buying a board with more memory, a […]

Run Quake III on a Raspberry Pi with new open-source graphics driver

quake iii arena

Broadcom and Raspberry Pi recently released the source code and documentation for a chip similar to the one used in the group’s mini-computer. But open source code is only as good as the applications you can use it to build — so the team also challenged the community by promising $10 thousand to the first developer […]

$99 board adds HDMI input to Raspberry Pi (Kickstarter)

Raspberry Pi HDMI board

The Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive little computer-on-a-board with a low-power processor, an Ethernet port, and HDMI output. If you want a video input, y0u can buy an optional camera accessory… but if you want to go a bit further a team of developers is crowd-funding a project to create an HDMI input board that would […]

Raspberry Pi gets true open-source graphics drivers

Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer that sells for as little as $25 and which can be used for everything from learning to code to surfing the web to operating as a cheap home media center. Since launching 2 years ago, the Raspberry Pi has been popular with open source software enthusiasts, since the […]

Lilbits (11-18-2013): 2 million Raspberry Pis sold

Raspberry Pi

It took about a year for the Raspberry Pi foundation to sell the first million of its mini-computers. Now, less than two years after the first device rolled off the production lines, 2 million Raspberry Pi devices have been sold. The Raspberry Pi was designed to be a low cost, low-power computer that could run […]

Raspberry Pi: 1.75 million devices sold

Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi might not be the only game in town anymore when it comes to cheap, developer-friendly, single-board computers. But the little British group that wanted to offer an affordable, low-power device that schools could use to teach kids about computers has managed to sell 1.75 million devices in the past year and a […]

arkOS aims to let anyone host their own cloud with a $35 Raspberry Pi

arkos genesis owncloud

Cloud services such as Gmail, SkyDrive, or Google Calendar can be handy. They let you access your data from nearly any device connected to the internet, whether you’re using your work PC, personal laptop, smartphone, or tablet. But relying on someone else’s cloud has its risks. A team called the CitizenWeb Project is developing an […]

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Asus Transformer Book T100

Microsoft unveiled its next-generation Surface tablets this week, including a new Surface 2 with an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor, Windows RT software, and a $449 price tag. But Asus gave us a good reason not to care about Microsoft’s tablet: The upcoming Asus Transformer Book T100 has an Intel Atom Bay Trail processor, up to […]