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  1. How to Repair a Broken Raspberry Pi SD Card Slot

        hints & tips raspberry pi

    This neat little how-to has the unexpected bonus of being a cheaper fix for us folks on this side of the pond. The guy who wrote this piece lives in Detroit and had […]

  2. How to Clone Your Raspberry Pi SD Card for Super Easy Reinstallations

        hints & tips raspberry pi

    re-posted from Lifehacker If you’ve ever turned a Raspberry Pi into a media center or retro gaming station, you know how frustrating it can be when it crashes and corrupts your SD card. Here’s a little […]

  3. ROSS (RO Sound System) document in beta

        risc os

    Jim Lesurf on Risc Os Open’s Forum writes: I’ve just made a ‘beta’ (rough incomplete) version of a document I’m writing on the ROSS (RO Sound System) available at I’d welcome (erm.. polite) feedback […]

  4. RISC OS Open on Vimeo

        risc os video

    Did you know that ROOL had a channel on Vimeo? No? Neither did we – until now, that is. If you haven’t come across Vimeo before, it’s like YouTube on steroids: great video […]

  5. R-Comp seek testers for PlingStore next major version

        risc os

    R-Comp is looking for a few testers willing to try and break PlingStore! The next major version of PlingStore is due to go live soon, bringing with it user profiles, software download history/management, and commercial app […]

  6. Stuff Hall of Fame: Acorn Archimedes, the original ARM computer

        risc os

    From Stuff magazine: the “Acorn RISC Machine began a revolution in low power, high performance chip design that gave rise to the smartphone revolution.” It’s a really good story about ARM’s inexorable rise […]

  7. Build a remote-controlled car with Raspberry Pi

        hints & tips raspberry pi

    Bogdan Craciun’s slideshare presentation gives details of how to build a remote-controlled car: Related articles Hacking a $9 Remote Controlled Car with Arduino Raspberry Pi needs a roadmap?

  8. Freedomotic Open Source Building Automation

        raspberry pi

    Freedomotic is an open, flexible, scalable and mashups oriented software that can interact with well known standard building automation protocols as long as with “do it yourself” solutions. It treats the web, social networks and frontends just like any […]

  9. Booting Raspberry Pi in Readonly

        hints & tips raspberry pi

    Researcher and developer Rui Ferreira writes about how  (after he experienced a couple of annoying data losses) to boot a raspberry pi with the SD card partition in read only mode. Rui writes, “A lot […]