The Big News
The long-awaited development kit for the new Compute Module
is now available from RS
(£170 including VAT and delivery) and Element14
(£152 including VAT and delivery). More information about the Module's capabilities and current compatibility with Raspbian is available over on the Foundation blog
You can make things look a bit better on your PiTFT
screen by using TrueType fonts. Here's a brief tutorial and code to help you to do it.
Parker Reed has written up his project to allow his car stereo to play audio received over bluetooth. He did it by hooking up a Raspberry Pi with a bluetooth dongle to his car’s cigarette lighter power socket (using a USB adapter) and then altering various start-up files. A 3.5mm cable from the Pi's audio jack to the line-in on his stereo completes the set-up. You can read how he did it over on Reddit.