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  • How to set up Windows 10 (IoT Core) on the Raspberry Pi (yes, on a $35 computer!)

    09/07/2016 5:22:45 PM PDT · by dayglored · 28 replies
    TechRepublic ^ | Sep 7, 2016 | Nick Heath
    A beginner's guide to installing and pushing a simple app to Windows 10 IoT Core running on a Raspberry Pi. Microsoft's ambition is for Windows 10 to run on every type of computing device, even the credit card-sized $35 Raspberry Pi board. The Pi doesn't run the same version of Windows 10 as a laptop does, but a far simpler, stripped-back release called Windows 10 IoT Core. This OS won't boot you into the traditional Windows desktop, but instead loads a bare bones menu from which you can set up the system, which can only run a single Universal Windows...
  • Microsoft releases Windows 10 preview for Raspberry Pi 3

    03/01/2016 5:30:58 AM PST · by dayglored · 10 replies
    The Register ^ | Mar 1, 2016 | Simon Sharwood
    Redmond plans pre-loaded WinPi for thing-makers Microsoft has announced a cut Windows 10 IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi 3. The new Insider Preview of Windows 10 IoT Core, yours for the downloading here, supports the new Pi. Windows 10 IoT Core is a long way short of full Windows comparable to Windows Embedded rather than efforts like Windows 8.1 with Bing intended to run on very cheap hardware. So don't go getting excited about the chance to cook up a fleet of very cheap Raspberry Pi PC replacements. Some may, however, be excited that Microsoft says it's signed up...
  • Raspberry Pi 3 to sport Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE – first photos emerge

    02/29/2016 11:25:12 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 15 replies
    The Register ^ | 26 February 2016 | Chris Williams
    A Raspberry Pi 3 with onboard Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) support has emerged today. The Model B Raspberry Pi 3 will be the first in the family of tiny cheap-and-cheerful ARM-powered computers to feature builtin wireless networking. For previous models, owners have had to make do with wired Ethernet, USB Wi-Fi adapters, or Ethernet-to-wireless gadgets. Having wire-free networking built into the little single-board computer will be a boon. Confirmation of the Pi 3's existence comes from these lab results submitted by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to US communications watchdog the FCC. The documents show the new hardware...
  • Raspberry Pi 3 to sport Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE – first photos emerge

    02/26/2016 5:57:41 PM PST · by markomalley · 50 replies
    The Register ^ | 2/26/16 | Chris Williams
    Pics A Raspberry Pi 3 with onboard Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) support has emerged today.The Model B Raspberry Pi 3 will be the first in the family of tiny cheap-and-cheerful ARM-powered computers to feature builtin wireless networking. For previous models, owners have had to make do with wired Ethernet, USB Wi-Fi adapters, or Ethernet-to-wireless gadgets. Having wire-free networking built into the little single-board computer will be a boon. Confirmation of the Pi 3's existence comes from these lab results submitted by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to US communications watchdog the FCC. The documents show the new hardware...
  • JaguarBoard is an affordable, single board x86 alternative to ARM-based Raspberry Pi

    01/24/2016 7:12:50 PM PST · by Utilizer · 15 replies
    TechSpot ^ | January 21, 2016, 6:15 PM | Shawn Knight
    something with a bit more power that also happens to be based on the x86 architecture? If so, the JaguarBoard currently seeking funding on Kickstarter may be worth a look. The JaguarBoard is an x86-based single board computer that measures just 101.9mm x 64.5mm x 1.6mm. It's powered by Intel's quad-core Atom Z3735G (1.33GHz that boosts up to 1.83GHz) mated with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of local eMMC storage. The board features one HDMI 1.4 port, a 10/100 LAN port, three USB 2.0 ports, a 3.5mm audio jack, two COM ports, an SDIO port, four GPIO pins and an...
  • 25 Years of Hardware Manufacturing in Plovdiv

    01/06/2016 7:59:29 PM PST · by Utilizer · 4 replies
    Hackaday, Hack A Day, and the Skull and Wrenches ^ | January 5, 2016 | by: Denisa Kera and Yair Reshef
    Plovdiv, Bulgaria has a long history of design and innovation going back at least 6000 years to cultures like the Thracians, Celts, and Romans. In the last decade it is also an important center for open hardware innovation -- reviving the lost glory of the computer hardware industry from the former "Soviet bloc countries". One of the companies in the region that has thrived is a 5000 square-meter microelectronics factory which you may have heard of before: Olimex. Olimex has over 25 years of experience in designing, prototyping, and manufacturing printed circuit boards, components, and complete electronic products. Over the...
  • Raspberry Pi: computing for pocket change -- $5 computer unleashes a storm of creative computing

    01/04/2016 12:36:43 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    CBC News ^ | 01/04/2016 | By Greg Rasmussen, CBC News
    The era of the $5 computer has arrived.The latest version of the Raspberry Pi is even being given away free with a magazine. Not a subscription. Just buy the single issue of Magpi and you get a free computer.The devices have hobbyists and entrepreneurs excited about the possibilities of Pi. Raspberry Pi Zero $5 computer unveiledThe Next Thing unveils $9 computer, CHIP Ben Z. Cooper is using one as the brains behind a spectacular light show at Vancouver's VanDusen Gardens."You wave your hand in the air and control a whole grove of maple trees lighting up," Cooper told CBC News...
  • Somebody Tried to Get a Raspberry Pi Exec to Install Malware on Its Devices

    12/25/2015 6:42:44 PM PST · by Utilizer · 11 replies
    softpedia® ^ | 25 Dec 2015, 14:58 GMT | Catalin Cimpanu
    Liz Upton, the Director of Communications for the Raspberry Pi Foundation, has tweeted out a screenshot of an email where an unknown person has proposed that the Foundation install malware on all of its devices. In the email, a person named Linda, is proposing Mrs. Upton an agreement where their company would provide an EXE file that installs a desktop shortcut, that when clicked redirects users to a specific website. (Raspberry Pi devices can run Windows as well, not just Linux variants.) Linda from company Q[edited] is also inquiring Mrs. Upton about the Foundation's PPI (Price per Install). Judging from...
  • Windows 10 Core Starter Pack for Raspberry Pi 2 (Trade in Linux for Windows?!? It's the IoT!)

    09/28/2015 8:35:20 PM PDT · by dayglored · 33 replies
    Raspberry Pi Blog ^ | Sep 25, 2015 | Helen Lynn
    When we released Raspberry Pi 2 in February this year, we announced that Microsoft’s Windows 10 IoT Core, a version of Windows 10 for small Internet-of-Things devices that may or may not have a screen, would be available for the device. Since the Windows Insider release of Windows 10 Core in August, we’ve found that lots of people looking for a Pi 2 are arriving at sellers’ websites from sites catering for Windows developers. Many Windows developers are coming to Raspberry Pi for the first time; we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome them, and we hope they’ll encounter much...
  • The Raspberry Pi is succeeding in ways its makers almost imagined

    08/27/2015 6:49:38 PM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    The Register ^ | 8/27/15 | Mark Pesce
    “Grandpa is getting pretty old. Out there all alone on that farm, he has no one to look in on him, just to see if he’s ok. He’ll use the landline, but he’s beyond of the range of mobile, and he’s never been really great with computers. No Skype or emails. Grandpa does have internet. So I built this for him.”The girl points down to a small box with a few wires coming out. “I can bring up a web browser, and take photos inside grandpa’s house. Has he moved his coffee cup today? Is the telly on? At least...
  • Windows 10 IoT (Internet of Things) - Getting Started on the Raspberry Pi 2

    05/06/2015 9:48:50 PM PDT · by dayglored · 20 replies
    Windows Management User Group ^ | Apr 30, 2015 | Paul Winstanley
    (This is about using Windows 10 on tiny embedded hardware for Internet-connected devices.) Windows 10 IoT Insider Preview was released yesterday (Apr 29) for various low cost hardware types - Raspberry Pi 2, MinnowBoard MAX, Intel Galileo and Arduino. It's available from here https://ms-iot.github.io/content/GetStarted.htm In this blog post I'll be getting the IoT release up and running on one of those devices, the Raspberry Pi 2. (Article goes into detailed steps of how to load Windows 10 onto a Raspberry Pi 2.)
  • Parallels 2X hits Raspberry Pi for Remote Desktop access (Windows apps on tiny Linux platform)

    04/30/2015 8:33:23 AM PDT · by dayglored · 6 replies
    SlashGear ^ | Apr 30, 2015 | (none)
    Today the folks at Parallels have unveiled Parallels 2X Remote Application Server, the first RDP Client for Raspberry Pi. This system will enable Raspberry Pi users to access Windows virtual applications and Remote Desktops alike. With Parallels 2X RAS, as they also call it, users will have the ability to deliver applications to any device - Chromebooks, Windows PCs, Mac computers, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Linux workstations, HTML5 browsers and of course, strangest and most awesome of all, the device family known as Raspberry Pi...
  • Putting the Wolfram Language (and Mathematica) on Every Raspberry Pi

    11/24/2013 11:29:50 PM PST · by Bobalu · 6 replies
    Stephen Wolfram Blog ^ | November 21, 2013 | Stephen Wolfram
    Last week I wrote about our large-scale plan to use new technology we’re building to inject sophisticated computation and knowledge into everything. Today I’m pleased to announce a step in that direction: working with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, effective immediately there’s a pilot release of the Wolfram Language—as well as Mathematica—that will soon be bundled as part of the standard system software for every Raspberry Pi computer.
  • Intel IDF13: Quark family SoC one fifth of Atom

    09/11/2013 12:25:20 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 8 replies
    Fudzilla ^ | Tuesday, 10 September 2013 19:36 | Written by Fuad Abazovic
    IDF 2013: One tenth of power Intel has just announced Quark, a new SoC family that is just one fifth of Atom in size and uses one tenth of the power. This subatomic chip is intended for ubiquitous computing, from watches to washing machines and many medical devices that people can wear. Essentially companies such Intel wants to have as many computers possible in just about anything including headlights in your car. It creates new market and expands existing ones, hence all that hype about the internet of things.This might be Intel’s solution to a wearable computing like smart glasses,...
  • Intel Ships its First Open-Source $199 PC

    08/12/2013 11:49:12 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies
    Tomshardware - Source: MinnowBoard ^ | August 1, 2013 2:00 PM | Kevin Parrish
    The MinnowBoard community website reports that Intel is now shipping its MinnowBoard bare-bones PC. It's a bit heftier in price than the Raspberry Pi, costing $199 USD, and can be purchased at Digi-Key, Farnell, Mouser Electronics and Newark. Additional outlets will be added soon. Intel's MinnowBoard sports an Atom E640 SoC clocked at 1 GHz, integrated GMA 600 graphics, 1 GB of DDR2 RAM, and 4 MB of SPI flash for system firmware memory. The I/O portion contains one microSD card slot, one SATA 2 (3 Gb/s) port, two USB host ports, one microUSB-B port, a serial (UART 0)...
  • Raspberry Pi mini computer becomes a tech playground

    03/08/2013 10:05:15 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 55 replies
    OC Register ^ | March 7, 2013 Updated: March 8, 2013 8:55 a.m. | IAN HAMILTON / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
    <p>The bare-bones $35 computer by a Broadcom engineer teaches programming skills to children.</p> <p>Broadcom engineer Eben Upton started a foundation with a simple goal: to make and sell an inexpensive computer that could help teach children computer programming.</p> <p>The result: Upton created the Raspberry Pi, a $35 computer slightly larger than an Altoids tin that's like a blank slate for tech enthusiasts.</p>
  • Raspberry Pi gets its own app store

    12/18/2012 8:28:21 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 13 replies
    Fudzilla ^ | Monday, 17 December 2012 15:19 | Slobodan Simic
    Raspberry Pi is quite a popular little fellow and has finally got its own app store, the Pi Store. The new store can be reached via the web or via the standalone app and gives developers and programers a unique place to offer their apps out to the world. The new Pi Store offers developers a choice to either charge for their apps, or give them for free with a tip jar option in case you want to push some funding into dev that you like. Currently, or to be precise at launch, there are only 23 free titles...
  • RISC OS for Raspberry Pi - Archimedes reborn

    11/22/2012 10:07:07 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 8 replies
    hexus.net ^ | 7 November 2012, 18:00 | Mark Tyson
    The Acorn Archimedes range of computers was moderately popular, especially in schools, around the time of the Atari ST and Amiga home computer reign. However these ARM powered computers were quite a lot more expensive than those 16-bit favourites, also no killer app(s) to entice people to move over to the platform left Acorn Archimedes owners to remain a minority. Most 16-bit friends I remember moved to the PC because of Doom, flight simulators and Word. More arty types gravitated to the Apple Mac with its Quark Xpress and Pagemaker and sometimes played Myst. Determined not to follow the pack,...
  • 64 Raspberry Pis + Legos = Supercomputer

    09/27/2012 12:11:15 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 19 replies
    Tomshardware ^ | Friday 21 September 2012 | Tuan Mai
    Computer engineers combine 64 Raspberry Pis and a Lego-built framework to create a DIY supercomputer.Earlier this year, Raspberry Pi lured the world in with the scent of a $35, linux-powered mini-PC. Since its release, the device has been used for a number of creative purposes. But one team of engineers at the University of Southampton has decided one Raspberry Pi just isn't enough. Instead, the group gathered up a whopping 64 mini-computers and combined them to create one gigantic, super Raspberry Pi.
  • Adafruit launches Raspberry Pi Educational Linux Distro, hastens our hacking

    08/06/2012 8:59:43 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 16 replies
    engadget ^ | Aug 3rd 2012 7:38PM | Jon Fingas
    The Raspberry Pi is already considered a hacker's paradise. However, that assumes that owners have all the software they need to start in the first place. Adafruit wants to give the process a little nudge through its Raspberry Pi Educational Linux Distro. The software includes a customized distribution of Raspbian,
  • Raspberry Pi Announces Arrival of Raspbian OS

    07/20/2012 11:23:12 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 6 replies
    tomshardware.com ^ | July 18, 2012 | Jane McEntegart
    Time to give your Raspberry Pi a little boost. Today, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the arrival of the Raspbian OS. The operating system, based on Debian and optimized for Raspberry Pi, makes better use of the tiny computer's hardware and provides performance boosts in several areas. Up until now, Debian had been the most popular OS for Raspberry Pi. Now, Raspbian is replacing Debian as the Raspberry Pi Foundation's recommended install. "We are pleased to announce the release of our first SD card image based on the Raspbian distribution," RPF said via its official blog. "This is the result...
  • Freeping on a 35 dollar Linux computer :-)

    06/24/2012 12:53:15 PM PDT · by Bobalu · 86 replies
    A youtube video ^ | 06-24-12 | Bobalu
    Just got my 35 dollar Raspberry Pi Debian Linux computer and thought I'd show fellow freepers how to get on the web and freep on the cheap. It's a Linux setup so it's pretty secure compared to Windows. I'm installing a web server on it now (Apache) and trying to get a cheap USB wifi dongle to work so I can disconnect the ethernet cable...the less cables the better! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNX5Fdt7uu4&feature=youtu.be
  • RS Components will open a dedicated online Raspberry Pi store

    03/28/2012 12:47:58 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 14 replies
    theinquirer.net ^ | Wed Mar 28 2012, 15:00 | Dave Neal
    Devices will soon be available ANYONE THAT HAS THOUGHT the Raspberry Pi is exciting in the last few weeks but is annoyed that they cannot get one can cool their jets, as the wait is almost over. We have heard that the uncased early models are slightly delayed, and already sold out, but good news comes from RS Components.The Pi Foundation blog has shared an email from RS Components about the hardware and its progress.RS Components is making Raspberry Pi devices. It has updated them on its ordering systems and has plans for a dedicated online store. "We will be...
  • Linux Fans Gorge on Raspberry Pi ($35 PC is a smash hit!)

    02/29/2012 3:42:35 PM PST · by bigbob · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Tech News World ^ | 2-29-12 | Richard Adhikari
    Raspberry Pi is the name given to an ultra-low-cost computer that went on sale recently for just $35. The bare-bones PC, which is built to run a few different flavors of Linux, is capable of hooking up to a mouse, keyboard, HDTV and Ethernet. Initial interest has been strong -- the first batch quickly sold out. Frantic buyers cleaned out the shelves of two UK retailers offering a small US$35 Linux computer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation.