Eben and I are off on a work trip to the US tomorrow, so we won’t be posting here, in the forums or on Twitter for the day. Normal service will resume on Friday, provided I can find some decent coffee. Bits of news: it turns out that the very first person to place an... Continue reading
A huge thank you to Jenny from element14, who has been answering your questions in the comments section with the patience of a saint. Thanks again, Jenny – we really appreciate it! It’s nearly one in the morning. I’ve just got home from a Parliamentary Forum on ICT teaching in the UK, where Eben was... Continue reading
This video was on yesterday’s Look East, and has just appeared on the BBC’s website. It’s only two minutes long – enjoy!... Continue reading
As RS Electronics and element14/Premier Farnell are preparing over the weekend to send out the first boards, we’ve had some more TV coverage which you might enjoy. For some reason, ITN is using Vimeo (why does anyone use Vimeo?), so I’ll link to the article and video on their site rather than embedding it here –... Continue reading
We’re busying ourselves with lots of boring administrative stuff this week while we wait for sign-off on last week’s testing. I am sick of spreadsheets. Our partners hope to begin shipping units to those at the front of the queue around the start of next week – when units start to ship, we’ll reopen the... Continue reading
Good news! We just received confirmation that the Raspberry Pi has passed EMC testing without requiring any hardware modifications. As you may know, we’ve had periods booked in a testing chamber at Panasonic’s facility in South Wales for the whole week. Jimmy, Craig and Gareth from Gainspeed, our EMC consultants (with assistance from Phil the EMC lab manager,... Continue reading
A post for little bits of news that didn’t really fit in anywhere else. First of all, we’ve added a new page to the bar at the top. It’s a list of trademark rules; we’ve been getting a lot of questions from you about using the words “Raspberry Pi” or the logo on websites, books... Continue reading
Update 23.45pm Mar 30: minor changes to the article to reflect the fact that recent versions of the BeagleBoard-xM appear to have acquired a CE mark. Update, 8.40pm Mar 28: element14 have put out a new update to their FAQ, enlarging on what’s happening with CE compliance. It’s well worth a read – head on... Continue reading
Huge apologies for going quiet on you. Eben and I have been on a skiing holiday, but I managed to fall and twist my knee quite badly in the middle of last week. Eben is a sweetheart and curtailed the holiday to take me down the hill to spend a few days in a rented... Continue reading
We’ve just been pointed at a graph from Google Trends by @thormagnusson on Twitter. It seems that for a little while last week, there were more searches worldwide for “Raspberry Pi” than there were for “Lady Gaga”. I am having to sit down for a minute to process that.... Continue reading