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Raspberry Pi Roundup

Which Raspberry Pi 4 is right for me?

Which Raspberry Pi 4 is right for me?

The new Raspberry Pi 4 is the first version of the popular Raspberry Pi Model B range to come in different RAM configurations, including the mighty 4GB powerhouse.Whilst choice is a wonderful thing, it might be a little confusing for new users to decide which version to buy, or what the differences are. In this article we aim to help you to make an informed purchase and get the best value for money.In order of price high to low (at the time of writing), let's take a look at the current line up of Raspberry Pi 4 boards. Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB version...

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Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Released!

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Released!

It's here, the one you've all been waiting for: It's Raspberry Pi 4 day. So much has been crammed into the newest version of our favourite SBC, we don't even know where to begin! The camera, display, A/V jack, POE pins, on board bluetooth and wifi have returned, but there's a tasty list of new additions to the 4. So lets have a quick run down of the exciting new tech on offer: New 64-bit 1.5GHz quad core Cortex-A72 (Arm v8) 1GB, 2GB or 4GB of memory, your choice Two new micro HDMI slots for dual screen action at 4K...

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XBMC Media Centre on the RasPi

XBMC Media Centre on the RasPi

Want to use your Raspberry Pi as a 'one-for-all' home media system? Then load up XBMC distribution for the Raspberry Pi and you can! Here's a short video giving an overview of XBMC media centre running flawlessly with the Raspberry Pi. Here's another video running OpenELEC as an operating system, with XBMC. The idea behind OpenELEC is to allow people to use the Raspberry Pi as a media hub, just like a sky box or DVD player. This ones around 4 minutes long.

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Why has Raspberry Pi Taken the World by Storm?

Why has Raspberry Pi Taken the World by Storm?

The Raspberry Pi is a £22 single board computer made by the Raspberry Pi Foundation in UK. This credit-size computer doesn’t have an in-built hard disk, but is equipped with an SD card for storage and booting. The main aim of manufacturing this device was to simplify programming and make it simpler for children similar to what the 1980s Sinclair spectrum and BBC micro did during that decade. The device was created by volunteers from the UK tech industry and academicians.  Purpose of Raspberry Pi The device was launched in UK and aimed at developing the programming skills since there...

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Which OS is Best?

Which OS is Best?

Which OS is best? There are so many OS (Operating System) options out there for the Raspberry Pi, it makes choosing the right one for you a bit of a mine field!  First of all, what exactly is an OS and why do you need one?  Essentially, an OS is the software that supports a computer’s basic functions. For example, a computer needs an OS to execute scheduling tasks, control peripherals and execute applications. Some OS's that you might have heard of include Windows, Linux, Android and macOS. The Raspberry Pi doesn’t come with an OS already installed and ready...

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