Cooler Master Pi Case 40 never needs to be removed from a Raspberry Pi (crowdfunding)

PC case maker Cooler Master’s latest product is a tiny case designed for the Raspberry Pi 4 single-board computer. It’s called the Cooler Master Pi Case 40, and it’s designed to be a durable, passively cooled case that lets you access all of the board’s connectors without removing the case. That even includes the 40-pin GPIO […]

Lilbits 373: Huawei gets (some sort of) a reprieve

After placing Huawei on an “Entity List” earlier this year and prohibiting US companies from selling products to the Chinese electronics giant, the Trump administration is easing restrictions… or something. After meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping a few weeks ago, US president Donald Trump announced the US would “remove some curbs on Huawei” and […]

pi-top [4] is a portable, modular mini PC built around a Raspberry Pi 4 (crowdfunding)

The folks at pi-top have been making Raspberry Pi accessories for a few years, including gadgets that let you turn one of the little single-board computers into a laptop or desktop computer. The company’s latest product is called the pi-top [4] and it’s… maybe a little harder to describe than usual. In a nutshell, it’s […]

Lilbits 372: Raspberry Pi 4 charging issues (and USB-C confusion)

Raspberry Pi’s latest small and cheap single-board computer is the most powerful to date. The recently launched Raspberry Pi 4 features a quad-core ARM Cortex-A72 processor, an upgraded GPU, faster Ethernet, and for the first time it comes with three memory configuration choices: 1GB, 2GB, or 4GB. The new model is also the first to […]

Raspberry Pi 4 is faster, supports up to 4GB of RAM, and still starts at $35

The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s latest single-board computer has the same $35 starting price as every Raspberry Pi Model B device launched since 2012. But the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is a big upgrade over the Pi 3 which was released three years ago. It has a more powerful processor, a USB Type-C port […]