Category Archives: General

Raspberry Pi LogoSlushEngine Stepper Motor Controller For Raspberry Pi

The SlushEngine Stepper Motor Controller is an add-on board for the Raspberry Pi which allows you to control a number of stepper motors. It has just launched on KickStarter and is already heading towards it’s modest $7,500 target.

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Raspberry Pi LogoPiper – The Minecraft Toolbox For Raspberry Pi

Piper is a new Raspberry Pi based toolkit aimed at helping young people learn about technology by using Minecraft as a platform to engage kids in problem solving activities. The product has launched on Kickstarter and is proving extremely popular! There … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoDigimakers Bristol – 28th February 2015

Although much of the Pi world was talking about the Birthday Party over in Cambridge some of us helped keep the fires of creativity burning in far corners of the UK. In my case Bristol. Which isn’t really a corner … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoPiJuice – The Portable Power Solution for the Raspberry Pi

PiJuice is a new product being launched on KickStarter on 28th February 2015. It provides a wireless, off-grid power solution to for the Raspberry Pi. It can be used as the basis of a solar powered project or as an … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoHappy Birthday! The Raspberry Pi Is Three Years Old!

The Raspberry Pi is three years old this weekend and has sold over 5 million units making it the most popular British computer ever made. Sales figures are great but what matters is the user base, community and support. Thankfully that … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoIntroducing The Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

Today saw the release of a new faster Raspberry Pi. This time it’s the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. It now replaces the Model B+ that was released in February 2014 as the front-line model for the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

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Raspberry Pi LogoRaspberry Pi Spy Top 10 Posts of 2014

Now that the Christmas decorations are back in the attic, and I’m looking at what Pi projects to tackle in 2015, I thought I’d take a look at my web stats.

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Raspberry Pi LogoPi Wars – Saturday 6th December 2014

Saturday 6th December 2014 saw the first “Pi Wars” hosted as part of the Cambridge Jam. This is a hugely popular event held at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

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Raspberry Pi LogoLumsing “Harmonica” 10400mAh Power Bank Test

I recently got sent one of Lumsing’s latest USB power banks. As it coincided with the release of the Model A+ I thought it would be a good opportunity to see just how long the battery could run the latest … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoRaspberry Pi Model A+ Cases

It’s early days at the moment but within the first week of the Model A+ release the community has been busy creating custom cases. Pimoroni were quick off the blocks with a variation of their popular PiBow case. Not to be … Continue reading

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