Raspberry Pi Stories March 14

expiredSet up HomeBridge, RetroPie, more w/ a CanaKit Raspberry Pi Starter Kit: $70 (Reg. $90, today only)

Today only, Woot is offering the CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ 32GB Ultimate Starter Kit for $69.99 Prime shipped. Non-Prime members will pay an additional $6 for delivery. That’s $20 off the going rate found at retailers like Amazon, is a match for our last mention, and one of the best prices we have tracked. After sitting on the fence for quite some time, I finally broke down and bought a Raspberry Pi about a year ago. I must say, it’s been a blast to tinker with and it’s thrilling to see what can be accomplished with such an inexpensive computer. It can be used to give smart devices HomeKit abilities with HomeBridge, provide a full-blown retro gaming experience, or even make an existing speaker AirPlay-compatible. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Raspberry Pi Stories March 13

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has shifted its focus towards the education market as of late. First opening a brick and mortar retail location to show off its miniature computers in a more friendly environment. Today we’re getting a look at a pair of new official accessories, which round out the company’s starter package. The new Raspberry Pi Keyboard and Mouse will be arriving later this week, so head below to get all of the details.

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Raspberry Pi Stories March 2

expiredCanaKit’s Raspberry Pi Kit will get you started w/ HomeBridge, retro gaming, more: $70 (Reg. $90)

Today only, Woot is offering the CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ 32GB Ultimate Starter Kit for $69.99 Prime shipped. If you’re not a Prime member, Woot will charge $6 for shipping. That’s $20 off the going rate found at retailers like Amazon and is a price that we’ve only seen beaten once before. This bundle includes a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, a 32GB microSD card, a power supply, clear case, HDMI cable, and a whole lot more. I bought my first Raspberry Pi a year or so ago and since then have dabbled with making a retro console, setting up HomeBridge, and several other fun endeavors. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

Raspberry Pi Stories February 8

The Raspberry Pi Foundation opened its doors back in 2012. And over the past seven years, it has managed to pull in a legion of tinkerers, students and fans with its widely popular credit card-sized computers. Having primarily relied on online storefronts to sell its devices, the company is now taking a different approach. In Cambridge, UK, the very first Raspberry Pi physical retail store has opened.

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expiredSave $20 on CanaKit’s Ultimate + Gaming Raspberry Pi Starter Kits at $70 Prime shipped

Today only, Woot is offering two CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Starter Kits for $69.99 Prime shipped each. Those without a Prime membership will be charged a $6 delivery fee. You’ll be able to choose between the Ultimate Starter Kit or the Super Retro Gaming Kit. In both cases, that saves you $20 from the going rate at Amazon, and matches our previous mention for the all-time low. Each of CanaKit’s bundles include everything you need to get started with a Raspberry Pi. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

Raspberry Pi Stories January 28

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has unveiled its latest release, the Compute Module 3+. Geared towards a different target audience than its normal releases, the new miniature computer forgoes catering to the usual consumer market. Instead, the CM3+ focuses on helping makers and those in the enterprise space employ the device in their own products. Head below for the improved specs including bolstered thermal cooling, increased modularity and more.

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Raspberry Pi Stories January 18

expiredKano’s Raspberry Pi-powered Computer Kit has dropped to a new Amazon low at $69 (24% off)

Update 1/18 @ 9:50 AM: Amazon has dropped the price by other $3, so now you can score the kit for $68.81 shipped.

Amazon is currently offering the Kano Computer Kit for $72.43 shipped. Normally selling for closer to $90, that scores you a 20% discount, is $3 under our previous mention and the lowest price that we’ve seen at Amazon to date. Kano’s Computer Kit is based around a Raspberry Pi and includes just about everything you need to assemble your own computer. While the focus of the kit is learn coding skills, it also lets you browse the web, play plenty of games and more. Rated 3.9/5 stars from 444 customers. 

Raspberry Pi Stories January 16

The Raspberry Pi Zero may be small, but it’s one of the most versatile computers on the market for tinkerers and tech enthusiasts alike. Maker and YouTuber Electronic Grenade has pushed the envelope even further on what is possible with the miniature device, managing to combine the Zero with its peripherals into what has been deemed the Computer Mouse. That’s right, it’s a computer mouse that is itself a full-fledged computer.

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Raspberry Pi Stories January 3

Raspberry Pi is one of the more popular gifts for tech fans to receive over the holidays. And it’s pretty easy to see why; they can be configured to do just about anything. But if that world of possibilities still has you stumped on how to put the miniature device to work, an easy recommendation is to leverage it as an AirPlay Receiver. Head below for a full rundown on how to imbue your favorite pair of speakers with AirPlay functionality.

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Raspberry Pi Stories December 20, 2018

expiredStart coding now that Amazon is selling the Kano Computer Kit for a new low of $75 shipped

Amazon is offering the Kano Computer Kit for $75.01 shipped. That’s $25 off the current rate found at retailers like Best Buy and beats the lowest price we have tracked by $15. This kit comes with a Raspberry Pi 3, a wireless keyboard with trackpad, HDMI cable, and more, providing everything necessary to get coding. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 75% of reviewers.

Raspberry Pi Stories December 18, 2018

expiredCanaKit’s Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Ultimate Starter Kit can be yours for $70 Prime shipped (Reg. $90)

Today only, Woot offers the CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ 32GB Ultimate Starter Kit for $69.99 Prime shipped. Those without a Prime membership will be charged a $6 delivery fee. You’d normally expect to pay $20 more at Amazon, with today’s offer matching our previous mention and beating the all-time low there by $10. CanaKit’s bundle comes with just about everything you need to start tinkering with a Raspberry Pi. Rated 4.1/5 stars.

Raspberry Pi Stories November 15, 2018

Earlier in the year, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ launched. Improving on everything that the miniature computer already excelled at, it featured a variety of eye-catching enhancements. Today the company has unveiled its latest Pi model. But rather than taking a leap forward in improved specs, the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ features everything you loved about the B+ in a more compact form-factor with a more affordable price tag. Head below to see how it stacks up.

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Raspberry Pi Stories November 7, 2018

expiredPiper Computer Kit introduces coding with Minecraft and more, now $210 (Reg. $275)

Amazon offers the Piper Computer Kit with Minecraft and Raspberry Pi for $209.96 shipped. Regularly $275 or more, today’s deal is the best we’ve seen at Amazon in 2018 and the lowest price available. The Piper Computer Kit introduces your kids to coding with its approachable design. Learn to build a microcomputer system and enjoy games like Minecraft and others. Rated 3.9/5 stars.

Raspberry Pi Stories November 5, 2018

expiredKano’s Raspberry Pi-powered Computer Kit hits Amazon all-time low at $82.50

Amazon offers the Kano Raspberry Pi-powered Computer Kit (2016) for $82.47 shipped. Originally $150, we’ve seen it more recently around $100 with today’s deal being a new Amazon all-time low. Kano delivers a kid-friendly approach to Raspberry Pi and STEM learning. It features everything needed to get started short of a monitor, although you can hook it up to a TV. Also included is access to Minecraft, Pong, YouTube, Google Suite, and much more. It’s a great way to jump start your child’s interest in programming this holiday season for less. Rated 4/5 stars. Learn more in our hands-on review.

Raspberry Pi Stories October 18, 2018

Raspberry Pi micro computers are one of the most versatile devices out there. The various models can be configured as everything from custom game systems to backup servers and more. Now you can add HDTV tuner to the list, as today Raspberry Pi has unveiled a new add-on to its line of popular computers. Head below for more details.

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Raspberry Pi Stories July 5, 2018

expiredThe official Raspberry Pi 7-inch Touchscreen drops to Amazon low at $70 (30% off)

Amazon offers the official Raspberry Pi 7-inch Touchscreen Display for $69.90 shipped. That’s good for a $30 discount from the going rate and a new all-time low at Amazon. For comparison, the next lowest offer out there is $80 at Adafruit. This touchscreen display is a perfect addition to your Raspberry Pi and is a seamless add on for taking the micro-computer to the next level. Rated 4.2/5 stars Check out our announcement coverage for more information.

Raspberry Pi Stories March 14, 2018

It’s been two years since we’ve heard from the Raspberry Pi Foundation, as its Pi 3 Model B has enjoyed quite a bit of success. In fact, the total number of these DIY-friendly kits sold has now totaled over 19-million. Raspberry has historically been known to be slow on the upgrade cycle, with just a few simple changes being employed when a new product is introduced. Naturally, on Pi Day, it would take the opportunity to introduce its latest microcomputer, the Pi 3 Model B+.

With upgraded processing power and improved network connectivity, this new iteration continues the legacy of affordable computing for all ages.

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Raspberry Pi Stories February 23, 2018

expiredTeach your kids the basics of Raspberry Pi coding w/ this free eBook

Raspberry Pi’s official website offers an 80 page eBook that teaches kids the fundamentals of Raspberry Pi life. Things like coding, puzzles, and even Minecraft tutorials can be found in this free eBook.

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