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 […]