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28
Feb

FCC Documents Reveal Raspberry Pi 3 Featuring Onboard WiFi and Bluetooth

A New Raspberry Pi With Bluetooth and WiFi Is On The Way

It’s been a year since the Raspberry Pi Foundation released the Raspberry Pi 2, and it looks like the company is preparing to launch the third version of its Model B microcomputer. On February 26, 2016, submitted paperwork to the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) for approval of a new model of the Raspberry Pi. In the image above you can see that the board’s silkscreen says “Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2”.  Read more about FCC Documents Reveal Raspberry Pi 3 Featuring Onboard WiFi and Bluetooth

3
Feb

Particle Prepares Its Electron Cellular-Based Development Board For Release Later This Month!

Particle's Electron Arrives Later This Month

After a year of crowd funding and development, Particle’s Electron development board is nearing release. Earlier this week Particle announced that it has began shipping Electron boards to its Kickstarter backers. Many of you might say, “Big deal, it's just another “Arduino,” but the Electron is way more than just another easy to use development board. Find out more after the jump!  Read more about Particle Prepares Its Electron Cellular-Based Development Board For Release Later This Month!

3
Feb

Protostack Unveils Revised Medium-Sized Prototyping Board

 

Protostack Unveils Revised Prototyping Board. 

 

This week, Protostack unveiled the latest revision to its critically acclaimed, medium-sized prototyping PCBs that now allows users to easily work with SMD components, such as 802-sized resistors, capacitors, and LEDs. The new boards feature the same “Breadboard” style layout, but have revised copper traces on the top of the boards as well as updated screen printing.  Read more about Protostack Unveils Revised Medium-Sized Prototyping Board

23
Dec

PR: PAPAGO! Leading the Way: CES 2016

 

PR: PAPAGO! Leading the Way: CES 2016

Las Vegas Nevada - PAPAGO! is pleased to announce that we will be showcasing our newest and most popular dash cams at CES 2016. Dash cams are rising in popularity, especially in North America, which has been quite slow in catching on to the trend. Our dash cams not only offer complete coverage of your drive in stunning 1080HD video they also help safeguard from distracted driving by offering such features like Stop and Go, Light Reminder, and Stop Sign Recognition. PAPAGO! initially started out as a software company so they have many years ahead of the competition when it comes to the development of the driver assistance features. Read more about PR: PAPAGO! Leading the Way: CES 2016

28
Nov

Get Started Designing Your Own Raspberry Pi Zero Hat's Today With These Eagle Footprint Files

Design Your Own Hat's For The New Raspberry Pi Zero

The internet has been abuzz about the new $5 Raspberry Pi Zero since it was announced last week, and if you are anything like I am, you have already started planning projects around this new incredibally cheap development board. It appears that I am not the only one either, as a company called Altitude Technology has taken the liberty of drawing up a set of SMD and Through Hole footprints in Eagle CAD for the new Zero. These footprints are blank except for the GPIO Pin placements and the mounting holes.  Read more about Get Started Designing Your Own Raspberry Pi Zero Hat's Today With These Eagle Footprint Files

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