Tag Archive: Raspberry Pi

My Raspberry Pi is in the oven

Just under a week ago, the Raspberry Pi foundation announced that a big bit of news was coming on Wednesday morning at 6am. Hopefully this was the release of the Pis’. Well, not exactly, the announcement was that they had partnered with RS and Farnell to manufacture and distribute Raspberry Pis’, and within two minutes both websites had been DDOS’d offline. Since then I have managed to get an order in with Farnell for a Pi, and will hopefully receive it in the coming weeks. Worryingly though my Google Analytics reports are showing that people are searching for “Raspberry Pi…
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Waitress, I’m still waiting on my Raspberry Pi

When they announced the launch date of the Raspberry Pi, I kind of knew that it would never ship on time, no matter how much I wanted to believe it. Anyway, due to a manufacturing problem, it looks like we’ll be getting our juicy boards towards the end of this month. So when I do finally get one, what shall I do with it? Anyway, while I wait I was just looking at what is involved with getting Windows Embedded Compact 7 to run on the Pi. I am hoping that since ARM supply a BSP for the processor, it…
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I fancy a slice of Raspberry Pi

A few months back the BBC ran an article on this new low-cost miniature computer that was designed to get kids interested in programming. The catch was that you needed a TV as a monitor since it has no screen, keyboard or mouse. It was literally a credit card sized computer called the Raspberry Pi. And then I forgot about it! Until a couple of weeks back that is when it stopped being a developmental idea and some real hardware emerged. Now the first 10 beta boards are up on eBay and are going for silly money, but it is…
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