Want to set up your own television station? This hack might help: [Jan Panteltje] has worked out how to turn a Raspberry Pi into a DVB-S transmitter. DVB-S is a TV transmission standard originally created for satellite broadcasts, but Hams also use it to send video on the amateur bands. Show More Summary
A chance encounter with Alphabet Inc.’s Google chairman Eric Schmidt in January 2013 led the head of a British nonprofit that makes bare-necessities computers to ditch his plans for a more expensive version of its popular $35 computer, the Raspberry Pi.
The new Raspberry Pi Zero is a $5 general purpose computer, manufactured in Wales, with more power than a 1980s personal computer. (more…)
Earlier this year we checked out C.H.I.P., a single-board computer that costs only $12 (USD). But that seems like a rich man’s toy now compared to Raspberry Pi Foundation’s surprise reveal: the Raspberry Pi Zero. Compared…
Another U.K.-based team is gunning to build a business out of simplifying using the Raspberry Pi single board computer. Tingbot is designed to embody Pi apps in a neat form factor, with a built-in touchscreen and programmable buttons enabling the user to view and interact with Pi apps designed for an always-on platform. Read More
Touts have already started selling the $5 Pi Zero on Ebay for up to $150.
VentureBeat starts our day reporting on the new $5 Raspberry Pi Zero. I did not think the Pi could get smaller or cheaper, but I was wrong. Smashing Magazine has a good post on lessons learned from a startup. More importantly, it shows what you need to pay attention to and not just the possible […]
Your Raspberry Pi is an amazing little computer, but it can be a bit inconvenient. Under normal use, you need to plug in a keyboard and mouse and hook it up to a HDMI monitor (although other displays can be used) in order to view the command line or desktop. Show More Summary
"It's very hard to compete with cheap."
The new $5 Raspberry Pi Zero, this pirate needs you to watch his video, test new products with HTC Preview, the PlayStation 4 is insanely popular, and Tom Dickson kills Jar Jar Binks. The $5 Raspberry Pi Zero The Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched the Raspberry Pi Zero, its smallest and cheapest offering so far. Show More Summary
Raspberry Pi has unveiled its latest computer for teaching kids how to code, and one of the best things about it is its $5 (£3.30) price tag.
Pi Zero is the smallest and cheapest Rasberry Pi yet.
One cannot help but wonder how much lower can computer prices get. While all models of Raspberry Pi are instantly …
Raspberry Pi has been making small, affordable computer for a while now, but it’s just gone and made things insanely cheap. Its latest miniature computer, the Pi Zero, will cost just $19. More »
The latest version of the British computer Raspberry Pi has become the first computer to be given away free with a magazine. The Pi Zero is a fully fledged computer which measures just 6.5 by 3 centimeters. Made in Wales, it sells for just $5 in the U.S. Show More Summary
Raspberry Pi just unveiled their most affordable offering yet, which is programmable computer that costs only $5.
The world collectively dropped its jaw when the Raspberry Pi was first unveiled. A $35 computer that could be used to power just about anything? Yes, please. Then the even more capable Raspberry Pi 2 came along and earlier models dropped to as low as $20, which is staggering considering the doors that could still be opened by such a capable device. Show More Summary
The UK-based Raspberry Pi quickly became popular because of its very cheap programmable computer. Over the years the Raspberry Pi has grown even more powerful and yet remained incredibly affordable for people who like to make stuff. Now...Show More Summary
A few months ago, a computer that cost less than $10 stormed on to Kickstarter. Now you can buy the CHIP for even less than early backers had to pledge to get their […]
The British company is making learning to code as affordable as a skinny latte.