Official Raspberry Pi MagPi magazine issue 136 now available

The Official Raspberry Pi MagPi Magazine just dropped its 136th issue, and it’s packed with goodies that’ll make your tech-loving heart skip a beat. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting started, this edition has something for everyone. Let’s talk about the buyer’s guide first. It’s like a treasure map for Raspberry Pi enthusiasts. … Read more

Raspberry Pi Computer Module 4 (CM4) clones and alternatives

In the dynamic world of compact computing, the System on Module (SoM) technology has taken center stage, with the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 (CM4) playing a crucial role in the development of tailored computing solutions. The CM4’s design, which omits standard interfaces like USB and HDMI, necessitates the use of carrier boards to unlock … Read more

CaribouLite converts your Raspberry Pi into an open source radio

Transform your Raspberry Pi into a powerful tool for radio communication, capable of exploring frequencies that stretch up to an impressive 6 GHz. The CaribouLite Raspberry Pi radio HAT makes this possible, offering a dual-channel software-defined radio (SDR) platform that’s both versatile and affordable. This innovative accessory is designed for hobbyists, educators, and researchers who … Read more

Raspberry Pi Code Editor update adds support for HTML

The Raspberry Pi Foundation, renowned for its commitment to making programming accessible to learners of all ages, has rolled out significant updates to its Code Editor tool. These updates aim to further simplify text-based programming, particularly for young learners aged 9 and up. The most significant of these enhancements include the introduction of HTML/CSS support … Read more

Raspberry Pi 5 PCIe connection unlocked via reverse engineering

Reverse engineering is a methodical process that involves deconstructing complex systems into simpler parts to gain a comprehensive understanding of how they work. YouTuber “George Smart, M1GEO” has released an interesting video this week providing more details on his process of reverse engineering the Raspberry Pi 5 PCIe connection. The Raspberry Pi 5 compact, single-board … Read more

How to reduce your Raspberry Pi 5 power consumption by 140x

The Raspberry Pi 5, a mini PC that is now available for purchase, has been praised for its enhanced capabilities and increased power when compared to the previous Raspberry Pi 4. However this increased processing power also draws high power consumption, especially in Power Off mode. This high power consumption is not a feature unique … Read more

Raspberry Pi receives investment from Arm

Arm Holdings plc, a global leader in semiconductor and software design, has recently made a strategic investment in Raspberry Pi Ltd, acquiring a minority stake in the company. This move signifies a continuation and strengthening of a successful long-term partnership between the two companies, which began in 2008. The collaboration between Arm and Raspberry Pi … Read more

How to run AI models on a Raspberry Pi and single board computers (SBC)

If you are looking for a project to keep you busy this weekend you might be interested to know that it is possible to run artificial intelligence in the form of large language models (LLM) on small single board computers (SBC) such as the Raspberry Pi and others. With the launch of the new Raspberry … Read more