Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi beefs up its Compute Module for industrial users

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has upgraded its Compute Module which is designed for embedded computing and industrial users wanting to produce customized products powered by the microprocessor, such as

Raspberry Pi’s Pixel for PC and Mac breathes new life into old computers

Pixel is a lightweight operating system with a clean desktop UI released¬†by the foundation behind the affordable, tinker-friendly Raspberry Pi $35 computer in September, and now it’s available

Dataplicity lets you access your Raspberry Pi from anywhere

Say you’re just a small-town girl living in a lonely world and you took the midnight train going anywhere. How would you reconnect to your Raspberry Pi while on the road? You would go into a smo

10 gizmos and gifts to encourage kids to learn to code

Welcome to the 2016 TechCrunch Holiday Gift Guide! We’ll be rolling out a bunch of guides leading up to Christmas, hopefully making your holiday shopping a little easier. Looking for gifts for o

The $5 PoisonTap quickly, completely hijacks even a locked computer’s internet

After I learned of this clever exploit from Samy Kamkar, my poor 2012 MacBook Air looks more vulnerable than venerable: Asleep on the table, its USB ports exposed, it could be hijacked in seconds by a

The R.Pi IoT Shield adds IoT connectivity to your DIY project

Of all the things in this great green world which we desire, the most important is connection. That’s why the R.Pi IoT family is pretty cool. Built by the team that brought us TinyLab, these cle

The new 64-bit Orange Pi is a quad-core computer for $20

Need a teeny tiny computer that can run Android or Linux? Only have $20? Well you’re in luck. When we first met the Orange Pi (get it?) the company was selling a nice Raspberry Pi clone for $15.

Learn to code startup pi-top pulls in $4.3M to fund a global edtech push

London-based computing and learn-to-code startup pi-top has closed a £3.5million ($4.3M) Series A round of funding, led by Hambro Perks and with Committed Capital also participating.

Kano moves beyond Pi with code-your-own device kits for kids

It's been 16 months since Kano took to the stage at TC Disrupt New York 2015 to announce a $15M Series A, and to talk up its big ambition to build a creative computing brand. And 10 months since, flus

Stick a Raspberry Pi into a Nintendo cartridge for some retro DIY fun

In a particularly clever if destructive hack, a maker named Zach cleared out the guts of an NES cartridge and stuck in a Raspberry Pi Zero and an Amazon USB hub to create the ultimate retro NES emulat

Behold! It’s the tiniest MAME cabinet in the galaxy

In the world of MAME cabinetry – essentially a subculture of arcade lovers who build amazing cabinets for their emulators – the goal is usually to either recreate the arcade games of yore

Raspberry Pi finally offers an official starter kit after passing 10M sales

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has finally put out an official starter kit for its low cost microcomputer -- offering what it dubs an "unashamedly premium" bundle for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, complete

Program your own self-driving racer with FormulaPi

Self-driving race cars are a few years away but why not simulate the roar of robotic Formula 1 cars with a little Raspberry Pi magic? The folks at Piborg are offering the opportunity for hackers and m

BBC micro:bit learn-to-code device up for public pre-order in UK

A tiny programmable board designed as part of a UK educational initiative for kids to learn programming skills and originally distributed by the public service broadcaster, the BBC, to one million sch

BBC micro:bit learn-to-code device finally rolling out to UK schools

A tiny computer intended to encourage UK kids to get programming is finally being delivered to schools, some half a year later than originally planned.

Raspberry Pi 3 Launches — 50% Faster, With Wi-Fi, Bluetooth And An Eye On IoT

A major new Raspberry Pi microprocessor has been announced today: the Pi 3 Model B board becomes the new top-of-the-line Pi, with a 64bit 1.2GHz quad-core chipset and 1GB RAM it's being slated to offe

New Levitating 3D Printing Technology Prints In Mid-Air

Imagine printing something with multiple print heads while the object in question was floating in space. Please. Imagine it because I have no idea what is going on here. A new "levitating" 3D printing

Pi-TopCEED Is A $99 Desktop Computer For Makers

Meet the $99 Pi-TopCEED: a desktop computer powered by the Raspberry Pi -- just add your own keyboard and mouse...

12 Gifts To Inspire The Next Generation Of Coders

Are you buying a gift for a budding coder or hardware hacker? Kids today are truly spoilt on this front, with a very wide range of specialized kit that offers to teach tech smarts in a fun and engagin

Holy Smoke! New Raspberry Pi Zero Costs Just $5…

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has upped the ante when it comes to low cost single board computers, announcing a new additional to its family of microprocessors today, called Pi Zero. And it costs... ju
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