Raspberry Pi – News & How-to Articles

The Raspberry Pi has been around a while. For those who have a ‘hands-on’ desire to tinker with the Raspberry Pi and create your own very small, inexpensive Linux based computer, this is just the project for you. Wonderful for kids, students, and grown-ups alike. For the base price of $35 US, you’re going to really love it!

About the Raspberry Pi Foundation

History of Raspberry Pi

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FAQs from RaspberryPi.Org

Quick Start Guide from RaspberryPi.Org

Official Raspberry Pi3 Enclosure

YouTube Raspberry Pi Tutorial Series by Techerudio

Raspberry Pi Blog: News, announcements, and ideas

Open YouTube, use search string ‘Techerudio Raspberry Pi Tutorial Series’ and you will find the entire series of videos listed in the upper right. His series is based on the Raspberry Pi2 since that is the unit that he owns. However, the principles are the same for the Raspberry Pi3 and will adapt nicely. 

Raspberry Pi Projects

Raspberry Pi: Four fantastic projects that show what’s possible with the $35 board (03/22/18)

Hands-On: Kali Linux 2018.1 on the Raspberry Pi Zero W (02/09/18)

Raspberry Pi: Hands-on with the Pi Server tool (01/12/18)

Want to set up a network of Raspberry Pi computers? Here’s how to do it (01/04/18) Webmaster: Now this would be so cool for a classroom project! 

The 20 silliest Raspberry Pi projects (08/23/17)

This Raspberry Pi-powered laptop is tiny enough to fit in your pocket (07/24/17)

Raspberry Pi: How I built an Octapi-style computing cluster (07/18/17)

How to install Raspberry Pi’s Raspbian OS on a PC (07/17/17)

Make Raspberry Pi portable with 5-inch touch screen (12/09/16)

Ghost blogging with a Pi (09/14/16)

How to set up Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi (09/07/16)

Installing BlackArch Linux on a Raspberry Pi (08/31/16)

21 of our favorite Raspberry Pi projects (06/08/17)

Hands-on with the New Raspberry Pi camera module (05/31/16)

Build this Raspberry Pi guardian robot and stave off intrusions (03/30/16)

The top 10 projects to try out with your Raspberry Pi3 (03/19/16)

Photos: Building a Raspberry Pi laptop (03/18/16)

5 Best add-ons for the Raspberry Pi (03/16/16)

Kali Linux on the Raspberry Pi: 3,2,1, and Zero (02/06/17)

Webmaster: For those interested in additional build projects please see the newsletters immediately below for more interesting uses for the Raspberry Pi. The newsletters are posted for the current month and the previous month as well to give you plenty of time to review them. 

Raspberry Pi Newsletters

Raspberry Pi Weekly #251 – Dojo (04/20/18)

Raspberry Pi Weekly #250 – Museum (04/13/18)

Raspberry Pi Weekly #249 – Impact (04/06/18)

Raspberry Pi Weekly #248 – Eggs (04/02/18)

Raspberry Pi Weekly #247 – Fields (03/23/18)

Raspberry Pi Weekly #246 – 3B+ (03/16/18)

Raspberry Pi Weekly #245 – Big (03/10/18)

Raspberry Pi Weekly #244 – Six (03/02/18)

Raspberry Articles of Interest


The Raspberry Pi is the feel-good tech success that we all need (03/29/18)

Linux on Raspberry Pi: SUSE support turns $35 board into enterprise IoT platform (03/29/18)

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+arrives: Faster CPU, Wi-FI, 300 Mbps ethernet (03/16/17)

How to set up your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (03/14/18)

Raspberry Pi 3B+ review: Petite perfection (03/14/18)

What are the best Raspberry Pi alternatives? Everything you need to know about Pi rivals (03/01/18)

Raspberry Pi cranked up to 11? New Odroid-N1 has Android 7.1, six-core chip, 4GB memory, 4K support (02/06/18)

Cheap but powerful Raspberry Pi rival: $25 Pine H64 offers 4K HDR video, PCIe and USB 3.0 (01/30/18)

Raspberry Pi Alternatives (01/22/18)

New Raspberry Pi Zero WH promises to make hardware hacking easy (01/15/18)

Why the Raspberry Pi’s immune to the Meltdown and Spectre bugs (01/08/18)


Raspberry Pi 4: A specs wishlist for the next $35 computer (12/05/17)

Raspberry Pi overheating? Here’s how to stop it says Microsoft (10/18/17)

This Raspberry Pi laptop lets you peek inside to see the components (10/13/17)

Raspberry Pi: Hands-on with the Pi-Desktop Kit (10/06/17)

Building a 300 node Raspberry Pi supercomputer (09/29/17)

Want a more powerful Raspberry Pi? Choose from these 20 alternatives (09/27/17)

Raspberry Pi meets Minority Report: This add-on board gives you gesture controls (09/06/17)

New Raspberry Pi thin client runs full Windows 10 and other desktops (08/30/17)

Raspberry Pi Owners: Update now to block this wi-fi hack (08/17/17)

Raspberry Pi Foundation launches approved reseller program (08/09/17)

Raspberry Pi: 14 million sold, 10 million made in the UK (07/27/17)

The land-mine detecting robot ‘turtle’ (07/22/17)

$25 Raspberry Pi challenger is faster, runs Android Nougat, supports 4K video (07/17/17)

Raspberry Pi transformed into Amazon Echo by smart assistant add-on (07/13/17)

Raspberry Pi rival delivers a 4K Android computer for just $25 (07/06/17)

Raspberry Pi wins prestigious engineering gong (06/30/17)

Raspbian GNU/Linux: New release includes installable x86 image (06/28/17)

Raspberry Pi simulator lets you start tinkering without even owning a Pi (06/20/17)

Raspberry Pi owners: Update your Pi to protect against this Linux trojan (06/08/17)

Pi Desktop: This kit turns your Raspberry Pi into a Linux desktop (05/19/17)

Raspberry Pi Zero W, hands on: A very welcome new member of the family (05/08/17)

RaspBerry Pi and Google kit transforms $35 board into AI assistant (05/04/17)

This RaspBerry Pi-powered Linux computer packs a keyboard and display into a phone-sized case (03/24/17)

A $6 Linux computer that plays Doom: Could this tiny Chinese clone challenge the Raspberry Pi Zero? (03/13/17)

Classic Windows on a $35 computer: How to fire up Windows 3.1, 95, 98, and XP on your Raspberry Pi (03/06/17)

Why Raspberry Pi is the future of computing devices (03/05/17)

Raspberry Pi Zero W: Hands-on with the $10 board (02/28/17)

Windows 10 desktop on the Raspberry Pi: NComputing launches $99 RX300 (02/22/17)

Hands-on: Raspberry Pi 7-inch touch display and case (02/15/17)

Raspberry Pi-powered arm: This kit aims to make robotics simple enough for kids (02/08/17)

Google is bringing AI to your Raspberry Pi (01/24/17)

Raspberry Pi: These blades can turn your Pis into PCs, servers, routers and workstations (01/23/17)

New Raspberry Pi board: Compute Module 3 means you’ll see Pi in more products (01/16/17)


Raspberry Pi in 2017: New boards, new OSs, and more (12/20/16)

Choosing a Raspberry Pi OS? Here’s the definitive list (12/08/16)

Pixel takes Raspbian to the next level (10/12/16)

Screenshots: Raspberry Pi gets a new look desktop (09/28/16)

Raspberry Pi sales hit 10 million, on track to pass Commodore 64’s record (09/08/16)

Raspberry Pi hits ten million sales, celebrates with ‘Premium’ bundle (09/08/16)

Setting up the Raspberry Pi just got a lot easier, thanks to PiBakery (09/07/16)

A Raspberry Pi Zero challenger with wi-fi; Just $5 will get you this tiny Onion Omega2 computer (08/18/16)

Google waves goodbye to Linux for new IoT OS Fuchsia – Coming soon to Raspberry Pi (08/15/16)

Hands-On: Raspberry Pi Zero v1.3 (07/06/16)

Quick intro: A newcomer’s guide to the Raspberry Pi (07/05/16)

10 Alternatives to the Raspberry Pi (06/16/16)

Raspberry Pi: The Smart Person’s Guide (05/28/16)

Hands-on with Ubuntu MATE 16.04 on the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 (05/27/16)

Raspberry Pi: Unpacking the latest Raspbian release (05/24/16)

Windows 10 plus Raspberry Pi: Now they work together for wireless 3-D printing (05/23/16)

There is no Chrome for Pi (03/30/16)

BBC Micro Bit  and Raspberry Pi O: How do they compare (03/23/16)

Raspberry Pi 3: Raspbian Linux & NOOBS distributions updated (03/21/16)

Pi-Top Review: A Raspberry Pi laptop for tinkering on the go (03/18/16)

Can you use the Raspberry Pi 3 as your work PC? (03/11/16)

Five tips for getting the most out of a Raspberry Pi 3 as a work PC (03/11/16)

Raspberry Pi 3: How much better is it than the Raspberry Pi 2?  (03/03/16)

Raspberry Pi 3 launches with faster 64-bit processor and Wi-Fi for the same $35 (02/29/16)

Raspberry Pi 3: The inside story from the new $35 computer’s creator (02/28/16)

Raspberry Pi 3 photos: A closer look at the new board (02/28/16)