Raspberry Pi

30
Nov

The Raspberry Pi Foundation issues security update for Raspbian

SSH Now Disabled By Default

I love the Internet of Things, so much so that I have built a career around writing about the so-called IoT for various websites, and for that I am thankful. Unfortunately, the IoT is not all fun and games as a lot of us would like to believe. As with everything that is connected to the internet, there are countless individuals in the world who dedicate their lives to finding a way to exploit the security flaws. Granted, not all of these individuals are nefarious in nature, and are just looking to find flaws so that they can be fixed, but their are a great number of individuals who are looking to utilize those internet connected things for malicious things... Read more about The Raspberry Pi Foundation issues security update for Raspbian

28
Feb

FCC Documents Reveal Raspberry Pi 3 Featuring Onboard WiFi and Bluetooth

A New Raspberry Pi With Bluetooth and WiFi Is On The Way

It’s been a year since the Raspberry Pi Foundation released the Raspberry Pi 2, and it looks like the company is preparing to launch the third version of its Model B microcomputer. On February 26, 2016, submitted paperwork to the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) for approval of a new model of the Raspberry Pi. In the image above you can see that the board’s silkscreen says “Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2”.  Read more about FCC Documents Reveal Raspberry Pi 3 Featuring Onboard WiFi and Bluetooth

28
Nov

Get Started Designing Your Own Raspberry Pi Zero Hat's Today With These Eagle Footprint Files

Design Your Own Hat's For The New Raspberry Pi Zero

The internet has been abuzz about the new $5 Raspberry Pi Zero since it was announced last week, and if you are anything like I am, you have already started planning projects around this new incredibally cheap development board. It appears that I am not the only one either, as a company called Altitude Technology has taken the liberty of drawing up a set of SMD and Through Hole footprints in Eagle CAD for the new Zero. These footprints are blank except for the GPIO Pin placements and the mounting holes.  Read more about Get Started Designing Your Own Raspberry Pi Zero Hat's Today With These Eagle Footprint Files

28
Nov

New Raspberry Pi Hits The Market For Just $5!

Introducing the new $5 Raspberry Pi Zero

Early Thanksgiving morning, the Raspberry Pi foundation announced the launch of the worlds cheapest single-board computer, the new Raspberry Pi Zero. Retailing at an MSRP of just $5USD the new Raspberry Pi Zero is poised to become the most popular ARM-Linux development board ever! Read more about New Raspberry Pi Hits The Market For Just $5!

4
May

How to install the Windows 10 IoT Preview onto a Raspberry Pi 2.

How to install Windows 10 IoT Core on to the Raspberry Pi 2

Installing Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft first announced that Windows 10 would be coming to the Raspberry Pi and other popular development hardware platforms earlier this year. This caused a huge stir in the Maker community, and especially around Raspberry Pi circles. Likewise the Window’s developer world was quite happy to hear this news as well. As for myself, being a Raspberry Pi user since its release, and a budding windows developer, I was quite excited to hear this as well. I even worked up a 3D printable Windows 10 case for the Raspberry Pi 2, and wrote a short article on it.  Read more about How to install the Windows 10 IoT Preview onto a Raspberry Pi 2.

10
Nov

The Raspberry Pi Model A+ has arrived!

Raspberry Pi Model A+ has been released!

The new Raspberry Pi A+ is smaller, faster, and packs a punch

This morning the Raspberry Pi Foundation released its update to the Model A revision of the Raspberry Pi. The new Raspberry Pi Model A+ features the same BCM2835 processor, and 256MB of RAM that the previous Model A utilized, but the Model A+ differs in size, power consumption, and clutter. The Model A+ features a 40-pin GPIO connectort now which breaks out additional GPIO pins as well as conforms to the new HAT standard for better module board compatibility. Read more about The Raspberry Pi Model A+ has arrived!