Raspberry Pi

Gooseberry jams Android and overclocked CPU into Raspberry Pi rival

Gooseberry jams Android and overclocked CPU into Raspberry Pi rival

The Raspberry Pi has definitely made some waves. Just the other day we saw a Korean company offering up a similar board with a quad-core processor, and now another affordable challenger is available. The Gooseberry Android board features a 1Ghz processor that can be overclocked to 1.5Ghz, 512MB of RAM, a Mali-400 GPU, 4GB of onboard storage, and a microSD card slot for up to 32GB of additional space.

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Raspberry Pi 5-megapixel camera add-on announced

Raspberry Pi 5-megapixel camera add-on announced

Earlier today we told you that the teeny tiny Raspberry Pi is now available for general order without any quantity restrictions in place, but the Raspberry Pi news isn't stopping there. A 5-megapixel camera add-on for the super-small and super-cheap computer has been announced as well, and it's expected to cost between $20 and $25. Not too bad, so long as you're okay with spending nearly as much on the camera as you did on the Raspberry Pi itself.

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Raspberry Pi now available for general order

Raspberry Pi now available for general order

The Raspberry Pi mini-computer took the internet by storm when it went up for pre-order, with numbers reaching as high as 350,000. The $35 computer offered a 700Mhz ARM11 processor along with a bevy of ports, primarily aimed at being a cheap education tool for schools, although HTPC enthusiasts, among others, looked at it with hungry eyes thanks to its 1080p video capabilities. Good news if you’ve been looking to score one, as the Raspberry Pi is now on general sale with quantity restrictions also having been lifted.

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ODROID-X trumps Raspberry Pi with quad-core CPU

ODROID-X trumps Raspberry Pi with quad-core CPU

The Raspberry Pi made quite a splash by offering a cheap way of computing to students or developings using a 700Mhz ARM11 processor. Now a Korean company has created a similar board utilizing a much more powerful quad-core Exynos processor from Samsung. The ODROID-X will clock the CPU at 1.4Ghz and come with 1GB of RAM, a Mali-400 GPU, six USB ports, an Ethernet port, an SD card slot, micro HDMI, and microphone/headphone jacks.

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Raspberry Pi gets a Heck of a nice keyboard

Raspberry Pi gets a Heck of a nice keyboard

We talked a lot about the Raspberry Pi since little device first debuted. It's a cheap little computer designed to run a free operating system making it ideal for tinkering and cobbling together your own HTPC for the living room. Modder Ben Heck has constructed a very cool project using a $35 Raspberry Pi to create what looks like a wooden Commodore 64.

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Motorola Lapdock gets new life with wave of mini-PCs

Motorola Lapdock gets new life with wave of mini-PCs

Another bit of evidence that the internet has brought us closer to a hive-mind mentality than ever before: several bright young owners of the Motorola Lapdock have purchased ultra-cheap miniature PCs such as the Raspberry Pi and have hooked it up for new greatness. Over at Liliputing, the Raspberry Pi ultra-inexpensive computer is just one of several that have been hooked up into the Motorola Lapdock - an older version of the one we reviewed several months ago. There's also the MK802 PC on a stick as well, and more too!

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Raspberry Pi gets initial Chromium OS support

Raspberry Pi gets initial Chromium OS support

If you're one of the geeks who gets giddy at the thought of getting your hands on the tiny and cheap little Raspberry Pi computer, you'll soon have a new choice of operating system to run on the device. A Chromium OS hacker going by Hexxeh has been working the port the Chromium OS over to the Raspberry Pi board. The project is still a work in progress.

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Raspberry Pi racks up 100k orders from one store

Raspberry Pi racks up 100k orders from one store

Massive support has been found out there in the gadget-loving world for the tiny computer known as Raspberry Pi. This little beast has had its 100,000th order counted up at element14 for pre-orders starting back in late February. This number is also just part of the massive 350,000 orders counted up total for the device at stores worldwide. The manufacturing and distributing of this device are being worked on by teams doing "diligent" work to get all orders out by their cut-off date this late spring and summer - if you ordered by April 18th, in fact, you can expect your order to come in by the end of June!

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Raspberry Pi pre-orders reach 350,000

Raspberry Pi pre-orders reach 350,000

Delivery on the first major batch of Raspberry Pi computers recently began and pre-orders have already reached 350,000 units. The $35 bite-sized computer is designed for educational institutions and hobbyists, and has generated a lot of interest since its initial 10,000 unit debut back in February, which sold out within minutes.

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Raspberry Pi computers ready for delivery

Raspberry Pi computers ready for delivery

The first batch of Raspberry Pi computers is finally ready for delivery. The credit card-sized Linux computer costs only $35 and is designed to encourage children's interest in programming. UK distributors have confirmed receiving shipments and will soon send out invitations for purchasing to customers who pre-registered. A school in Leeds received the first delivery today.

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