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Blogs about Raspberry Pi

Blogs about Raspberry Pi

  • The $20 Raspberry Pi A+

    Pete Wood

    Boasting very low power and measuring in at only 55mm x 65 mm, the Raspberry Pi model A+ is an amazing piece of kit for just $20.


    • Hack Superman - Launch Day

      Pete Wood

      Back in July I posted a blog introducing our mission to send Superman to the edge of Space and back for Mattel toys. After a couple of planning sessions the team went away to work on their tasks. Then in early September, we had a capsule ready for launch.


      • HATS off to the Pi-Top creators

        Pete Wood

        I recently met up with the creators of Pi-Top, a kit form Raspberry Pi powered laptop for that offers a self contained open source environment for learning coding,electronics and 3D design. The Pi-Top environment is designed to inspire a new generation to become technology literate by luring them with cool tools to get to started on their journey


        • FORTHdsPIC on a MicroStick

          Bill Marshall

          The last episode of the FORTHdsPIC saga introduced version 0.5 with its new ability to work in an embedded ‘turnkey’ application. I thought I’d take a break from adding new functionality and try porting it across to a more mainstream platform – the Microchip MicroStick II. Production of a User Manual also seemed to be a good idea.


          • Music Tech Fest


            Ever heard of Music Tech Fest? Here we tell you what it is, when it is and why we at RS Components are sponsoring it.


            • CodeXtremeApps 2014: Lessons Learnt From Singapore's Biggest Hackathon


              When dealing with hardware such as the Raspberry Pi, we need to be aware it adds another layer of complexity to your solution, as well as another point of failure. Therefore, more thinking needs to done to acknowledge this. We discuss the things that could go wrong during a Hackathon involving the Raspberry Pi, and discuss mitigation techniques.