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DeskPi Lite is a $30 Raspberry Pi 4 case with 6 USB ports, 2 full-sized HDMI ports

The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is a credit card-sized computer that sells for $35 and up, but that price only gets you a single-board computer without any sort of protective case. There’s an official case that sells for just $5, but over the years we’ve also seen hundreds of DIY and third-party solutions, some […]

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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS will run on a Raspberry Pi 4 with just 2GB of RAM

The Raspberry Pi line of computers are small, inexpensive single-board PCs that are most commonly used to run GNU/Linux distributions. But while Raspberry Pi devices have been shipping since 2012, it took more than eight years for one of the most popular Linux distributions to add support – and even then, the developers of Ubuntu […]

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Lilbits: Build an Alder Lake Hackintosh, repair a Surface Laptop SE, and type on a (really) tiny keyboard

Ever wanted a 59-key keyboard small enough for wearables? A developer has created one that’s roughly the size of a Raspberry Pi Pico board, and it’s designed to work with one. Meanwhile Microsoft is following through on its promise to make Surface hardware more repairable… at least for one device. Google is now offering release […]

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Soon you might be able to swap the CPU in the MNT Reform open, modular laptop (Raspberry Pi support in the works)

The MNT Reform is an open hardware laptop that’s designed to be hackable. Not only does it support open source software, but the laptop itself has a modular design that allows you to customize parts… and the designs are open source as well, allowing anyone to make their own modifications or design their own modules. […]

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Raspberry Pi OS gets a legacy version to offer extended stability

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced the release of its first Raspberry Pi OS (Legacy). It’s a new-but-old OS aimed at giving developers a platform that won’t see major changes quite as often as the main branch of the operating system. Legacy will be based on the Debian oldstable release — which is currently Debian […]

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Raspberry Pi brings an HP 95LX palmtop PC back to life

Before smartphones and tablets, and even before Palm Pilot, the Palm Pilot and Apple Newton, HP was experimenting with a different kind of pocket-sized computer: the palmtop PC. In 1991, the company released the HP 95LX, a machine that looked like a tiny laptop computer that shipped with MS-DOS software. With a 5.37 MHz NEC […]

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Lilbits: Google’s Tensor SoC, RISC-V phones, WSATools, and more

This year’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones are the first to ship with Google’s Tensor GS101 processor (which is the same chip that the company is expected to use in the upcoming Pixel 6a). But according to YouTuber Marques Brownlee makes the claim that Google had planned to use the chip in last […]

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Lilbits: Developing for the Steam Deck, Android 12 for the Raspberry Pi, Windows 11 Android app compatibility

Valve’s Steam Deck is a handheld gaming PC that will ship with a Linux-based operating system. Thanks to Valve’s Proton software, many Windows games will run without any modifications. But developers who want to ensure their games are compatible may want to get their hands on a dev kit before the Steam Deck begins shipping […]

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Lilbits: CutiePi Linux tablet, NXP i.MX 93 chips, Twitter Blue, and YouTube’s Dislike button

The CutiePi tablet with a built-in handle, a Raspberry Pi for brains, and Linux-based software is nearing release. Twitter is charging people willing to pay for an Undo Tweet button (and a few other perks). Google hopes YouTube might be a friendlier place if it hides the number of times the dislike button has been […]

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Lilbits: DIY Raspberry Pi 400 with 8GB RAM, Raspberry Pi OS update, and OnePlus Nord Pac-Man Edition

A hardware hacker figured out how to double the RAM on a Raspberry Pi 400 the hard way (because there is no easy way). Speaking of Raspberry Pi, the folks behind the official OS for the single-board computer have released a new build that’s based on Debian 11 Bullsye. Meanwhile OnePlus is teasing a new […]

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Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W is a tiny $15 computer with 5X the performance of its predecessor

The new Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W is a tiny, inexpensive computer with built-in support for WiFi, Bluetooth and a 1 GHz BCM2710A ARM Cortex-A53 quad-core processor that delivers about 5X the performance of the single-core ARM11 chip used in the original Raspberry Pi Zero. Given the performance upgrade (and the global chip shortage), it’s unsurprising […]