Raspberry Pi now offers free online training courses for educators by Barend on 2017-02-28

PICADEMY now offers free online training courses for educators. The below was found at https://www.raspberrypi.org/training/online/   Online Training Courses Welcome to our online training homepage. We recently launched a new way for people to learn about computing with the Raspberry Pi Foundation: two free online training courses, available anywhere in the world, to anyone. The courses […]

 NOOBS version 2.2.0 released with recalboxOS-rpi3 included as download by Barend on

Follow this link to download your copy or click on the pic What’s new in NOOBS 2.2.0? We are still testing it to see. There is also no news on https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/ We’ll update you during the day with some testing and see if there are any surprises or new features. …………. Firstly we found a […]

 NOOBS version 2.1.0 now including Lakka by Barend on 2016-12-04

The next two paragraphs were copied from raspberrypi.org The more observant among you may have spotted that we’ve recently updated the Raspbian with PIXEL image available from Downloads. With any major release of the OS, we usually find a few small bugs and other issues as soon as the wider community start using it, and […]

 Cyber Monday by Chris on 2016-11-28

Following up on the success of our Black PiDay we’ve decided to join in on the Cyber Monday fun as well, and re-run our best Black Friday RPi deal, we’ve also snuck in free shipping for all orders (inside of South Africa) over R1000 for today so its the perfect time to grab those goodies you’ve […]

 Black Friday by Chris on 2016-11-25

The famous Black Friday has finally arrived, retailers worldwide are dropping prices and giving consumers much more buying power! PiShop is doing our bit to make sure you can get your goodies ever cheaper than before, we’ve always had the cheapest RPi3 in South Africa but now we’re really looking good! Today, for one day […]

 NOOBS version 2.1.0 now available by Barend on 2016-10-21

Unfortunately the foundation never mentions much about NOOBS updates. We know the previous version of NOOBS already included the newest Raspbian with PIXEL. Apparently there were some bugs needing an update straight after installation. Maybe those bugs are now fixed in this newest version 2.1.0.     Download the newest version and more from the official […]

 Raspbian Jessie with PIXEL by Barend on 2016-10-05

We tested the newest update for Raspbian and must say we like it a lot. More details available on what changed in the article further down posted by Simon Long. All options on our store that included Raspbian and dual boot will now be updated to Raspbian with PIXEL. Some mention was made about issues […]

 Adding Storage to your Raspberry Pi by Chris on 2016-09-20

You might find that the 8GB SD card you’re using with your Raspberry Pi just isn’t large enough for your needs. There are several options for increasing the storage capacity of your Raspberry Pi.(Keep in mind all sizes mentioned below might not be up to date due the fast pace of improvement on technology) A […]

 Plugging in your Raspberry Pi by Chris on

Begin by placing your micro SD card into the micro SD card slot on the Raspberry Pi. It will only fit one way. Next, plug your keyboard and mouse into the USB ports on the Raspberry Pi. Make sure that your monitor or TV is turned on, and that you have selected the right input […]

 What is a Raspberry Pi? by Chris on

The Raspberry Pi 3 is the third generation Raspberry Pi. It replaced the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B in February 2016. Compared to the Raspberry Pi 2 it has: A 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core ARMv8 CPU 802.11n Wireless LAN Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Like the Pi 2, it also has: 4 USB ports 40 […]