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Unboxing the pi-top [4] Robotics Kit

Published on: 02/12/21

With our new game-changing pi-top [4] Robotics Kit, we wanted to take all the power of the Raspberry Pi and combine it with the robust modularity that you get from something ...

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Demo series: Grove sensors

Published on: 10/23/20

The whole world of Seeed Studio's 'Grove' sensors can be used with a pi-top just as they would with a Raspberry Pi! Here we take a quick look at a few simple examples.

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Demo Series: Dual Displays

Published on: 10/16/20

The Raspberry Pi 4, at the heart of every pi-top [4], has two micro HDMI outputs available to be used simultaneously to drive two screens in glorious 4K resolution.

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Demo Series: Docking

Published on: 10/09/20

It's no secret that we love the Raspberry Pi, but one of the things we wanted to be able to do was easily move from one project to another without having to unplug everything ...

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Demo Series: Raspberry Pi HATs

Published on: 10/02/20

One of the easiest ways to expand the capabilities of your pi-top [4] is by slotting in a Raspberry Pi HAT (Hardware Attached on Top). HATs are expansion boards that connect to ...

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The power of the [4]

Published on: 01/29/19

pi-top’s Chief Education and Product Officer, Graham Brown-Martin opens his desk drawer. Inside sits an early pi-top [4] prototype. It looks like a small, bright green iPad, ...

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Turn your Android phone into a laptop with a pi-top

Published on: 10/29/18

We love it when people hack and mod pi-tops in ways we hadn't even thought about, and this one is a beauty!

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To infinity and beyond! Exploring space with Raspberry Pi

Published on: 10/12/18

A few decades ago, students conducting space-based science projects sounded like something from the realms of science fiction. But with the falling cost, not to mention size, ...

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Have makers solved the Banksy shredding mystery?

Published on: 10/09/18

As a piece of publicity, you’ve got to admire it. Sell a painting for £1m and as the auctioneer's gavel hits the mahogany woodwork of Sotheby’s, half shred it before the ...

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Case study: how a successful pilot program led All Saints’ to offer new computer science classes

Published on: 09/18/18

All Saints’ Episcopal School is a leading college preparatory day school in Fort Worth, Texas. The school emphasizes leadership, academic rigour, and artistic exposure. Its aim ...

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