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This Is Microsoft's New Raspberry Pi-Style Tiny Windows PC

The Raspberry Pi has proved a massive success with developers and students alike — and now Microsoft has decided to get in on the act with an Atom-powered Windows board. But it fails to compete on one of the most important features: price.


The New Raspberry Pi B+ Uses Less Power, Has More Ports

Hackers and tweakers and computer-fiddling enthusiasts of the world, rejoice. There’s a new Raspberry Pi out, and it makes a bunch of improvements that followers have been asking for. The new Raspberry Pi B+ has more RAM, uses less power both at idle and under load, and the redesign stacks on more USB inputs. Even better, you can buy it in Australia right now.


Raspberry Pi Has A Tiny $45 PC Competitor

The Hummingboard, a personal ARM computer the size of a mouse, is available for pre-order today, starting at $US45 from SolidRun. It looks like a toy for a child with small, delicate hands, but it’s really a toy for adults of all hand sizes who like to rig up their own media centres. Finally, Raspberry Pi has some competition.


You Can Make This Raspberry Pi Mobile Phone Yourself For $160

There’s something deeply satisfying about building your own gadgets. So, when it comes to your next phone, forget Project Ara; how about building your own using a Raspberry Pi?


The New Teeny, Tiny Raspberry Pi Is The Same Size As A Stick Of RAM

The ever customisable Raspberry Pi was a rather small piece of hardware to begin with, but the organisation behind the device have unveiled the latest member of the Raspberry Pi family, the Compute Module. It has the same processor and 4GB of storage that you’d find in a Raspberry Pi, but it’s the same size as stick of DDR2 laptop memory.


Two Years Of Raspberry Pi, Celebrated

Two years ago, on the 29th of Feb 2012, a tiny little machine came out with the intention of bringing cheap computing to areas that were hard to access, and proliferating programming knowledge and interest. But there was a happy side effect, in that we all got to see what crafty people on the internet would do with such a small, yet highly capable, computer. Matt, The Raspberry Pi Guy, made this video compilation of said crafty people to celebrate this milestone.


You Can Build This Elegant Raspberry Pi Tablet Yourself

Hey, a new tablet! Crisp 10-inch touchscreen? Check. Luxurious carbon fibre and wood case? Present. Huge 10,000mAh battery? Yep. Linux-based and built at home? Err…


How To Get Even More Out Of A Raspberry Pi

No doubt about it, the Raspberry Pi is nothing short of a homebrew phenomenon. Since its release in February 2012, the British micro-mini-computer has enabled legions of amateur inventors to develop projects both weird and wonderful. Here’s a run-down of the most impressive applications, ranging from weather stations to retro arcades to a supercomputer array on a Lego rack. See if any of them inspire you to do the same.


Yep, This Adorable Mini Macintosh Is Fully Functional

Apple’s compact Mac mini isn’t as popular as it once was, but the company could easily make it a hot seller again if it just followed John Leake’s lead and turned it into a miniature Macintosh. At one-third the size of the original, it’s pretty much too cute to resist.


This Death Star Hologram Was Made Using A Raspberry Pi

Who doesn’t want a holographic Death Star sitting on the mantle at home? A group at the University of Leeds in the UK could make your dreams come true, as long as you don’t mind the requirements: a plastic enclosure containing a ring of LEDs spinning at 300rpm, a Raspberry Pi and uh, electricity.