Raspberry Pi

PiPhone DIY smartphone uses Raspberry Pi

PiPhone DIY smartphone uses Raspberry Pi

PiPhone, the tongue-in-cheek name given by David Hunt to his newly built DIY smartphone, is based on the Raspberry Pi, of all things. With the homemade handset comes an Adafruit display and a bare-wire design that would send airports into lockdown.

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Raspberry Pi gets Commodore 64 makeover

Raspberry Pi gets Commodore 64 makeover

If you're feeling nostalgic for your long-retired Commodore 64 and you've a spare Raspberry Pi laying around, the Commodore Pi is right up your alley: an emulated Commodore 64 operating system for the small modern computing unit.

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Raspberry Pi Compute Module shrinks to memory stick size

Raspberry Pi Compute Module shrinks to memory stick size

The wraps have been taken off the new Raspberry Pi compute module, and with it comes a new slimmed down size. The new unit is slimmed down enough to fit into a DDR2 memory slot you'd find in laptops, and is aimed at business and industrial users.

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Raspberry Pi Wolfson audio card lets users capture audio

Raspberry Pi Wolfson audio card lets users capture audio

The Raspberry Pi developer board has turned out to be a very popular device for DIY users. The Pi can be used for just about any project that the user can think up. Element 14 has announced that it has a new accessory for the Raspberry Pi available in the form of a new Wolfson audio card.

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Raspberry Pi scores in Broadcom bid for openness

Raspberry Pi scores in Broadcom bid for openness

Raspberry Pi has claimed itself an early birthday present today (technically it was launched on the 29th, but there's no such day this year), praising a newly announced move by Broadcom after hearing the long-lamented plight of developers: it has released the full source for its VideoCore IV graphics, opening it up to bug fixes and more. In light of this, Raspberry Pi is offering hefty monetary bounty in a competition.

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Raspberry Pi custom tablet works and doesn’t scare the TSA

Raspberry Pi custom tablet works and doesn’t scare the TSA

One of the coolest little developer boards that has become the heart of many DIY projects is the Raspberry Pi. The little device offers modest computing power, but also has modest power needs and can be used for just about anything you can dream up. Recently a geek over at Make built his dream tablet using the Raspberry Pi and some other hardware.

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SkyJack, based on Raspberry Pi, is a drone that hijacks other drones

SkyJack, based on Raspberry Pi, is a drone that hijacks other drones

The world is ever changing, and in the next half a decade or so, we could find ourselves living in a science fiction-esque world where our goods are delivered by drones -- except when hijacked by other drones. Such seems to be the idea behind the SkyJack, a drone constructed from a Parrot AR.Drone 2 and a Raspberry Pi board, among other things, that can function autonomously and create sky-bound zombies.

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Kano kids DIY computer aims to be as simple as LEGO

Kano kids DIY computer aims to be as simple as LEGO

Though we're going to go ahead and call it: Kano wont ever be as simple as LEGO, but they've certainly got a good head start toward making that a possibility. Kano is a computer building system that allows the user - a kid - to create a machine using a Raspberry Pi Model B, a set of wires, a keyboard, and a case to make the system their own.

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Raspberry Pi chipKIT expansion board is the world’s first prototyping-friendly 32-bit MCU

Raspberry Pi chipKIT expansion board is the world’s first prototyping-friendly 32-bit MCU

If you're the sort of hardware geek that enjoys playing with the Raspberry Pi or building projects using Arduino, a new product is available for the Raspberry Pi that you might appreciate. The product is called the Raspberry Pi chipKIT expansion board. The expansion board provides 3.3V Arduino compatibility.

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Coder turns Raspberry Pi into web development platform

Coder turns Raspberry Pi into web development platform

Google Creative Lab has announced the launch of a new project aimed specifically at the little Raspberry Pi developer board. The product is called Coder and let users easily transform the Raspberry Pi into a basic web server with a web-based development environment. The tool was created by Google's Jason Striegel, Jeff Baxter, and a small team in New York.

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Raspberry Pi gets Ben Heck’d into portable gaming unit

Raspberry Pi gets Ben Heck’d into portable gaming unit

In case you haven't heard, Ben Heck makes cool stuff, and he has his own show. His creations span a range of devices, with his works including everything from an Xbox 360 laptop to a custom toilet illuminator. As such, it isn't surprising that he's taken to the Raspberry Pi, turning it into a nifty little portable gaming console. What's better, we get to watch the process from start to finish.

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Raspberry Pi used to circumvent China’s internet firewall

Raspberry Pi used to circumvent China’s internet firewall

The Raspberry Pi has seen a lot of different uses, and it's one of the most popular DIY toys for electronic hobbyists. In a Reddit thread where users post about all of their different uses for the credit card-sized circuit board, one user in particular has an interesting use: circumventing China's internet firewall to get censor-less WiFi.

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