Archive for the Category: Raspberry Pi

New Raspberry Pi Zero W Released

Raspberry Pi Foundation has just released a new Raspberry Pi Zero W. https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-zero-w-joins-family/ Specifications: 1GHz, single-core CPU 512MB RAM Mini-HDMI port Micro-USB On-The-Go port Micro-USB power HAT-compatible 40-pin header Composite video and reset headers CSI camera connector 802.11n wireless LAN Bluetooth 4.0 The difference between ‘Raspberry Pi Zero’ and ‘Raspberry Pi Zero W’, is that […]

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New Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Released

Raspberry Pi Foundation has just released a new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-3-on-sale/ Specifications: A 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU Integrated 802.11n wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.1 1GB RAM 4 USB ports 40 GPIO pins Full HDMI port Ethernet port Combined 3.5mm audio jack and composite videov Camera interface (CSI) Display interface (DSI) […]

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 IoT Core for Raspberry Pi

Today, Microsoft announced the public release of Windows 10 IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi 2 and the MinnowBoard Max. Microsoft also announced a “build a home automation solution that leverages the power of Windows 10 IoT Core running on Raspberry Pi 2” contest. For more information, go here. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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‘Restore the Link’ Wins at Western Engineering First-Year Design Showcase

Some of you may remember my son, Tyler Lacroix, as a speaker at MQTC v2.0.1.3 for the ‘MQ Telemetry Transport Programming’ session. He is now in first year engineering at the University of Western. Tyler’s group (Dana Zagar, Eric Robinson, Kaylin Haill and Tyler) entered the Engineering First-Year Design Showcase along with nearly 500 students […]

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Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be supported on Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and it will be FREE. Yes, that is correct. Windows 10 will be free for Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. http://dev.windows.com/en-us/featured/raspberrypi2support http://dev.windows.com/en-us/featured/Windows-Developer-Program-for-IoT I’m thinking that the new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B is going to be a hot commodity, so […]

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New Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Released

Raspberry Pi Foundation has just released a new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. http://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-2-model-b/ Specifications: A 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU 1GB RAM 4 USB ports 40 GPIO pins Full HDMI port Ethernet port Combined 3.5mm audio jack and composite videov Camera interface (CSI) Display interface (DSI) Micro SD card slot VideoCore IV 3D graphics […]

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My Raspberry Pi has arrived, finally!

On Friday, my Raspberry Pi which was ordered back on June 20th, finally arrived (along with the clear case I ordered). My son received his order email invite a day and a half after me and we ordered a Raspberry Pi that day. His Raspberry Pi arrived in early August (6 weeks)!! I received an […]

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Raspbian-based SD card image released

The Raspberry Pi foundation has announced the release of the first SD card image based on the Raspbian distribution: http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/1605 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Ordered a Raspberry Pi

Woo-hoo. Last night, I finally received my invitation to order a Raspberry Pi. I ordered the Raspberry Pi model B along with a clear case for it. The only sad thing is that it said “Despatch expected within 9 week(s))”. I have to wait 9 weeks for it to be shipped!! Aaahhhhh. I feel like […]

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