The Raspberry Pi Foundation have just celebrated their 4th birthday today (although due to leap year technicalities they are claiming it is only their 1st birthday!). And what better way to celebrate than with the release of a fresh new Raspberry Pi! What is a Raspberry Pi? The Raspberry Pi is a low cost credit … Continue reading The new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B!
This really is an amazing time to be a geek. The awesome Raspberry Pi Foundation continue to amaze. They have just released a new model of Raspberry Pi - the Pi Zero. It is only £4 / $5 to buy! If that isn't enough to completely blow your mind, they are giving them away free on … Continue reading A computer for £4!
Buying gifts for geeks is not easy. They tend to hide in their rooms a lot and not speak to humans often so knowing what they want can be hard. Here are a few ideas to get you started. And yes, I know it isn't 1st of December yet. I'm giving you time for postage! … Continue reading 10+ things your geek would love for Christmas
Just a quick app recommendation today. Scanning documents to get them into digital form can be a pain. Not everyone has a scanner at home and they can take time to use. Scannable by Evernote is a free app for iOS devices that uses your camera to scan documents. In the past this has resulted in … Continue reading Recommended – Evernote Scannable
In our school we use FOG as our imaging system as I have mentioned before. I like to keep a default image with an up to date installation of Windows 7 Pro, Office 2010 and other essential tools and utilities on it. Most of our smaller bits of software we push out to the machines … Continue reading My method for Windows system imaging
It is set to be an exciting week for geeks. Tomorrow sees Apple holding their annual iPhone launch event and the Raspberry Pi foundation just launched their official 7 inch touch display for the Raspberry Pi. Apple event It is expected they will release a new iPhone, most likely a 6S, and the main new … Continue reading Big week for geeks
So Apple’s iOS 9 operating system for iPhones, iPads and iPods is currently in open Public Beta and will be released to the general public en masse probably around mid September. iOS 7 was a major visual change, iOS 8 had lots of work done behind the scenes and added new functionality with extensions and … Continue reading iOS 9 – Features of note for education