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Claire Pollard joins the ModMyPi team as Technical Marketing Manager.

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Back in March 2012, one man, by the name Jacob Marsh, had a vision. That vision was to ensure the safety and wellbeing of every Raspberry Pi. Starting small, he designed and manufactured one of the first cases to market. Move forward 3 and a half years, and he's now running a fully-fledged online distribution business. Each year the business has grown and each year out-growing the office space. With the addition of a 5th...

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With the release of yet another Raspberry Pi, we though it would be nice to show you they key difference between them all.     Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Raspberry Pi Model B+ Raspberry Pi Model A+ Raspberry Pi Model B

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Introduction With the new B+ board revision, the Raspberry Pi Foundation solved a number of minor issues and criticisms that were expressed about the original B board. The "spider web" of cables that resulted from having input and output ports on all four sides of the unit has been effectively dimished by limiting this revision to only two side with connectors. In addition to this, an increase in the GPIO capability to 40, whilst ensuring...

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From artwork to physical PCB's. Here are some photo's of the PCB's from the initial batch of 100 Raspberry Pi beta boards. These PCB's are an illustration of how the Raspberry Pi looks part way through its manufacturing process. It should be noted that the mounting board is not present on the release boards.  Raspberry Pi PCB Back

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The next stage in the beta Raspberry Pi board construction is complete. Here's some pictures from the first batch of beta devices. 10 of these Raspberry Pi's will be up for auction in the near future! 

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Here's a nice short video (2 minutes) which demonstrates the graphical power and capabilities of the Raspberry Pi. The video features a short boot into Linux, a demonstration of 1080p movie playback with audio, a short 3d graphical rendering demo in 1080p, and some web browsing using LXDE and the Midori web browser. Very cool stuff. $(function(){ $("#blogArticle").fitVids(); }); ...

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The first 10 Raspberry Pi beta boards (numbered 1 - 10) are being auctioned off on ebay. All the money raised will go straight back into the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Basically, differences in the beta board consists of a small hand modification in addition to a very large SD card slot. The first video shows the small modification, and the second video explains the reasons behind the auction.

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Wow great news. The 10 Raspberry Pi beta boards, which are ideal for collectors of first edition hardware, sold like hot cakes on the auction site ebay. Board 01 of 10 sold for a whopping £3500 Board 02 of 10 sold for £2150 Board 03 of 10 sold for £2257 Board 04 of 10 sold for £1550 Board 05 of 10 sold for £1040

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So what else can you do with your Raspberry Pi? Here's a short clip of a Raspberry Pi being used to stream YouTube videos wirelessly between an Apple iPad and a TV. $(function(){ $("#blogArticle").fitVids(); }); ...

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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,...

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The Objective of the Raspberry Pi and Its Main Components The Raspberry Pi is a mini-sized computer that was developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation in the UK as a way to inspire extensive teaching of basic computer science to the classroom. It is a programmable, low-powered computer that weighs 1.6 oz(45g)and is roughly the size of a credit card. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is encouraging self-motivated teachers to learn how to teach computer programming...

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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...

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Thanks go to Paul Beech for this image, which shows the Raspberry Pi board in all its glory. ...

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