News: Happy 1st Birthday Raspberry PI – Now in Blue limited edition

Cambridge, UK-based Raspberry, the makers of the top-selling credit card sized bare bones computer, is now one year old and to help celebrate the occasion, Raspberry PI is now in Blue, or to be more precise the PCB is now in a nice hue of Blue, instead of the boring green we’ve come to expect.

However you won’t be able to buy one in this limited to 1,000 pcs edition, instead you’ll have to be entered into the competition that is running from now until June 2013. Key distributor, corby-based RS Components is running the competition right now and already it looks set to receive cult status, especially among the ‘common’ green PI’s out there, enter the free competition now…

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News: The new Raspberry PI official HD camera

Cambridge, UK-based Raspberry, the makers of the top-selling credit card sized bare bones computer, the PI, are about to launch another, cheap-as-chips attachment for it, an HD quality camera.

According to Engaget, the ‘eye pi‘ camera will set users back around $25 (about £19) and for the price it seems pretty high spec with a 1080p HD camera at 30fps on a small PCB measuring around 25 x 20 x 9mm, connected to the standard PI ribbon cable to be connected to your PI computer.

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