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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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Raspberry Pi LogoDigimakers – 4th October 2014

On Saturday I went to the Digimakers event hosted at At-Bristol which is the city’s interactive science centre. I’ve been to a number of these events before and they are always worth a visit. I had my son in tow and … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoTop 5 Reasons The Raspberry Pi Sucks

OK so people keep waffling on about the Raspberry Pi. They say it’s sold 4 million units, is being used to teach real kids in real classrooms, has a load of free resources and a World wide fan base but … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoInfographic – The Tiny Computer That Could

This is a great Raspberry Pi infographic as it not only tells you about the Pi and what it can do but it also advises you about things the Pi can’t do. One of which is run Windows 8. I … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoInfographic – Raspberry Pi How To Get Started

This nfographic by WhoIsHostingThis.com provides a gentle introduction to the Raspberry Pi to a beginner. It also includes some suggested links to tutorials and projects to get you started.

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Raspberry Pi LogoCambridge Raspberry Jam – September 2014

It’s the afternoon after the Jam before so I thought I would do a quick write-up of the 8th CamJam held on September 6th at the Institute of Astronomy (IoA). Due to the number of talks and workshops the start time was … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoInfographic – Raspberry Pi Does It Need Securing

This infographic from TrendLabs attempts to illustrate some security issues you need to be aware of when connecting your Pi to the internet. It asks “Do you really need to secure something this small”. It’s slightly vague but the three … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoEben Upton – Introducing the Raspberry Pi B+ Free Webinar

The Element14 Community are hosting a free webinar where Eben Upton, the inventor of the Raspberry Pi and founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, is presenting. It’s free to sign-up so why not login and see what he has to say!

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