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If you’re a Pi fan, you’ll recognise our official case, designed by Kinneir Dufort. We’re rather proud of it, and if sales are anything to go by, you seem to like it a lot as well. Unfortunately, some scammers in China have also spotted that Pi owners like the case a lot, so they’ve been cloning … Continue reading →
Some weeks ago, a mysterious package arrived at New Pi Towers, from Spain. It made its way to my desk. I opened it. It began to attract a lot of visitors. RaspiPC.es is a Raspberry Pi and accessories retailer in Spain, with a bricks-and-mortar shop as well as an online store. They’re the creators of … Continue reading →
MAKE held a Raspberry Pi Design competition with MCM Electronics for US-based Pi owners, and have just released the results. I’m not sure what’s more impressive: the outstanding quality of the entries, or the fact that even though we spend much of the day furiously googling for new Pi projects, many of the submissions were … Continue reading →
Thank you to Adafruit for bringing my attention to this! Raspberry Pi Spy has created a handy little template of the v2 Raspberry Pi, complete with mounting holes and the location of ports and other components, for you to use in your projects. Case designers and people wanting to mount the Pi securely for robotics … Continue reading →
Heatermeter Want to control the temperature of your barbecue, smoker, firepit or clambake over a web interface? Here’s the Raspberry Pi-powered HeaterMeter. Bryan Mayland says: HeaterMeter for RaspberryPi joins an Arduino / AVR ATmega328 microcontroller with OpenWrt running on a RaspberryPi $35 wonder-computer for the purpose of providing oven-like control of a charcoal BBQ grill via web … Continue reading →
Liz: I asked Paul and Jon at Pimoroni, the company they set up to make the rainbow-tacular Pibow Raspberry Pi case, to let us know how things are proceeding up in Sheffield. As well as creating 30 jobs manufacturing the Raspberry Pi in Wales, we’re really proud that the success of the Raspberry Pi has meant … Continue reading →
If you’ve listened to interviews we’ve given about the general fantasticness of our community, you’ll have heard us mention more than once that that very fantasticness has, on occasion, made us alter the direction the Foundation has planned to take things in. (Raspbian, a Raspberry Pi optimised distro which came out of the community, and … Continue reading →
We met Ben, King of the Modders, at Maker Faire back in May. He’s a stand-up chap, and took a Raspberry Pi home with him. Here’s what he did with it. Here’s the episode of element14’s Ben Heck show which shows you what to do. Files for the case itself are available too; you’ll need … Continue reading →
The Daily Brick have released their first custom LEGO kit: it’s all the bricks you need to make Biz’s Raspberry Pi case (£9.95). You might remember Biz; she’s an 12-year-old Scout, a roboticist and a fan of Raspberry Pi. Her case was really popular here – I know a lot of you have made one already from … Continue reading →
Biz, age 12, is a member of the Boreatton Scouts Robo Club. When we featured them in a post a few weeks ago, we had a number of requests for instructions on making the LEGO Raspberry Pi case she’d created. She’s sent me some instructions and photos – thanks Biz! The Scouts are in Mannheim, … Continue reading →