Category Archives: General
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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