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Raspberry Pi Adds Beautiful “Pixel” Desktop Environment To Raspbian Linux Distro


I’m downloading it now and will post my thoughts on it in due course…… https://fossbytes.com/raspberry-pi-adds-a-new-pixel-to-raspbian-linux-distro/

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What’s new in GPIO Zero v1.3? – Ben Nuttall


Read Ben’s post for the latest update to GPIO Zero! http://bennuttall.com/whats-new-gpio-zero-v1-3/

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Robot Wars returns tonight!


I’m very excited that #robotwars returns on the BBC tonight (UK).  It’s been 12 years since it last aired and, this time around, it has the always interesting Dr Lucy Rogers on the judging panel and is being hosted by none other than Dara O’Briain. In the run up (it’s now just 30 minutes from the…

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HDMIPi Initial Setup


The temporary HDMIPi setup (awaiting the Raspberry Pi B+ before getting everything wholly contained in the HDMIPi casing). The display itself is really nice. Bright, crisp, 1280×800 display with good view angles (horizontal better than vertical). Next step is to mount the B+ into the case and pick up a cheap keyboard+trackpad combo (wireless). Once…

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The Raspberry Pi arrived!


I’m very excited to report that my Raspberry Pi arrived yesterday. I’m blown away by the size of the device. It somehow feels smaller “in the flesh” than I had anticipated. Anyway, my plan is to hook it up to the TV and use it as a means of accessing the interewebs, in particular catch…

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