The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced the availability of its Model A Raspberry Pis via suppliers RS Components and Premier Farnell/element 14.
It’s not every day that we talk about the ultra affordable Raspberry Pi Model B computer and schools, but it’s not every day that Google gives 15,000 Raspberry Pi Model B units to UK schools.
XBMC released an official update. Code named Frodo, it has support for Android and Raspberry Pi.
The Android mini PC market has exploded over the past few months, so we take a look at some of the latest and greatest USB sized dongles and wireless TV Boxes that bring the Android experience to your big screen TV.
The $35 Raspberry Pi Linux-based PC doesn’t need any more introductions, does it? In fact, the project is becoming more and more popular, with more and more buyers interested in the more-than-affordable tiny computer.
Back in July, we mentioned that Hardkernel had released its ODROID-X development board. Like the Raspberry Pi, it was essentially a small computer, albeit one that ran on what were essentially the guts of a Samsung Galaxy S3. Now Hardkernel has three more ODROID boards on the way for December and January release.
Released back in February with the intention of “stimulating the teaching of basic computer science in schools”, the Raspberry Pi single-board computer has since ended up on the grubby hands of a lot of us old-timers too.
The Raspberry Pi is designed as a tinkering device and for educational purposes, though it is also quite useful for things like media playing and light gaming. As an owner of a Raspberry Pi board myself, I can’t sing enough praises to it and feel that its really worth the money for a true ‘geek’ at heart.
The Raspberry Pi board has achieved huge popularity because of its low-price of $25-$35 (depending on the version of the chip), which makes it more of an impulse buy than anything. People just... buy them now and figure out what to do with them later.
The project should also get a big boost from the education sector, as schools might want to buy the board for kids to play with. Something...
As the demand for low-cost, low-power, high performance ARM-based mini boards continues, alternatives to the ARM6 based Raspberry Pi have started to appear and they are proving just as popular.
Touting... three times the CPU power of the Raspberry Pi and twice as much RAM, the board (which uses the Allwinner A10 Cortex A8 1 Ghz CPU) was available for just £40 UK pounds which is roughly $62 US dollars. It runs Android...