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by Lynbarn
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 201113

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

<r>Talas said: <br/> <br/> <br/> WaVe@4<br/> <br/> Raspberry Pi claims double the graphics speed of iPhone 4S <br/> <br/> <URL url="http://wave4k.blogspot.com/201.....phics.html">http://wave4k.blogspot.com/201.....phics.html</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> " [the Foundation] has taken...
by Lynbarn
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Don't buy one for this, don't buy one for that...
Replies: 1
Views: 985

Re: Don't buy one for this, don't buy one for that...

Classic! Thanks for reminding me of that film!

(so wait, we're the "Release the Raspberry Pi for Education Popular People's Front of Cambridge" - right?)
by Lynbarn
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sourcing Port Extenders
Replies: 2
Views: 1067

Re: Sourcing Port Extenders

<t>Does anybody know of (cheap) and reliable sources of short (say, 3-6", 75-150mm) extension cables for all the ports on a "Pi? Preferably, I guess these would be ribbon cables, with faceplate mounting options.<br/> <br/> I did find a 20", 500mm SD-card extender on eBay (just a flying lead - no mou...
by Lynbarn
Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Future Plans
Replies: 31
Views: 6897

Re: Future Plans

paulie said:


Project implementation?

http://johngushue.typepad.com/.....sited.html



Oh yes - that is Sooooooo accurate!!! (and sometimes, it's worse)
by Lynbarn
Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Future Plans
Replies: 31
Views: 6897

Re: Future Plans

<t>Gert said: <br/> <br/> <br/> We are working very hard on the next version. We have looked at all the requests for changes and have handed it over to the marketing and sales department.  ...  Marketing & sales told the engineers designing the system to make sure the power is max 25% more and t...
by Lynbarn
Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:26 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Modding a cheap CardReader/USB Hub
Replies: 9
Views: 4488

Re: Modding a cheap CardReader/USB Hub

<r>I've been thinking of using a Trust 10-port powered hub, but I notice that is says system requirementas are Vista/Windows 7. Any chance that this might work with a 'Pi? if it does, great, as the case, with a 'Pi mounted underneath the working parts, may just make the basis of an excellent  'Pi Ti...
by Lynbarn
Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What to do with my spare USB ports?
Replies: 16
Views: 3852

Re: What to do with my spare USB ports?

I also found these little gems - although it might need just a little more power in the final fling...

by Lynbarn
Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Commodore 64 :)
Replies: 14
Views: 4110

Re: Commodore 64 :)

<r>There is also the modern equivalent of the Commodors 64. It"s called – er – the Commodore 64x I believe!<br/> <br/> See here: <URL url="http://www.commodoreusa.net/CU.....A_C64.aspx">http://www.commodoreusa.net/CU.....A_C64.aspx</URL><br/> <br/> The website seems a bit out of date in places thoug...
by Lynbarn
Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What to do with my spare USB ports?
Replies: 16
Views: 3852

Re: What to do with my spare USB ports?

<t>... I've also got two 4-port hubs to daisy-chain, so plenty of USB room:)<br/> <br/> Thanks, guys,<br/> <br/> Actually, I forgot the mini-SD card reader and bluetooth I have, they could be useful. The mini lava lamp I have, less so. (most of the gadgets are gifts from my kids!) WiFi is a good ide...
by Lynbarn
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What to do with my spare USB ports?
Replies: 16
Views: 3852

Re: What to do with my spare USB ports?

<t>I've ordered a 10-port powered USB hub for my 'Pi which, once I have keyboard, mouse, HDD, thumb-drives  and other peripherals attached, will leave me with at least four spare ports - sometimes more - to keep employed.  I have a multi-colur LED christmas tree, disco ball, coffee-cup warmer and a ...
by Lynbarn
Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Remote desktop application and use
Replies: 13
Views: 4687

Re: Remote desktop application and use

<t>tumblebomb said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Well a mate of mine, who helps with a charity, has been asked to come up with a remote access solution. The users have to be a couple of rooms away from where the hardware is, a Windows 7 box, as I believe there a risk of anything expensive getting stolen.<br/> ...
by Lynbarn
Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: When is....
Replies: 28
Views: 4781

Re: When is....

<t>roelfrenkema said: <br/> <br/> <br/> ....the release date for the raspberrypi and where can I Pre-order 10 pcs. Can I become reseller in Oesbekistan? What is the discount when buying more then 2? What colors are available. Will it come with windows 8? Can I build it into my microwave to watch mov...
by Lynbarn
Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: When is....
Replies: 28
Views: 4781

Re: When is....

hyuecn said:


I've looked on the website but can't find where to order

Do you have a link?

hehe


Try "shop"
by Lynbarn
Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: RELEASE DATE
Replies: 18
Views: 5092

Re: RELEASE DATE

RaTTuS said:


IBTL.

IBTL - wattsat?

by Lynbarn
Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: BBC Radio 4 You and Yours Feature
Replies: 27
Views: 4950

Re: BBC Radio 4 You and Yours Feature

<t>liz said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Laverbread is blimmin' lovely. You just need to cook it properly - bacon fat to fry in is a must. My recipe's here.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Mmmm ... I like laverbread too. I might try that recipe!<br/> <br/> Er ... You haven't got a recipe for "Lardy Cake" have you? I k...
by Lynbarn
Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:21 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Commodore 64 :)
Replies: 14
Views: 4110

Re: Commodore 64 :)

<t>jreidsma said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Thanks everyone <br/> <br/> I am only 16 years old, so this computer is way beyond me I still love it thought I have no idea how to run anything on it except games.<br/> <br/> Singapura... Sorry I had to laugh a bit at your statement Everyone has to feel old every...
by Lynbarn
Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:19 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Raspberry Pi $35 vs a $35 x86 Regular PC
Replies: 36
Views: 10749

Re: Raspberry Pi $35 vs a $35 x86 Regular PC

<t>ahmedfarazch said: <br/> <br/> <br/> ... because RasPi seems to be for kids who easily get 'distracted' by the PC i.e., they are more interested in running software rather than do some programming on it!<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> No, RasPi is for kids who want to (even though they may not know it ye...
by Lynbarn
Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 395309

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

paulie said:


I"m trying it now...
Didn"t seem to work when OP offline
Might it be my phone?



It works OK from my Windoze PC - it could well be something to do with the phone browser.
by Lynbarn
Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:06 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 395309

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

paulie said:


I can"t seem to quote posts: what am I doing wrong?



Use the "Quote and Reply" link above the post you want to use.
by Lynbarn
Wed Jan 25, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Barebones Pi
Replies: 30
Views: 7205

Re: Barebones Pi

<t>drjohnsmith said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I can understand all this,<br/> <br/> options cost money,<br/> <br/> it is strange that there is a A and B version of PI,<br/> <br/> I'd have thought a few more bob could be saved on making only the B,<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> A and B is a cultural reference to t...
by Lynbarn
Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"
Replies: 79
Views: 13998

Re: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"

<t>Burngate said: <br/> <br/> <br/> 1769 signatures, 154th. Also 17th on Treasury list.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Oops! dropped to 155th (out of around 11,000) so not too bad after a fortnight!<br/> <br/> 1877 government ePetition signatures though, so sombody must think it worth pursuing!<br/> <br/> A...
by Lynbarn
Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Barebones Pi
Replies: 30
Views: 7205

Re: Barebones Pi

<t>mikegrimwade said: <br/> <br/> <br/> pik0 said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Lynbarn said: <br/> <br/> <br/> It would be (relatively) straightforward to unsolder the fixed connectors and replace them with flying leads, or alternative connectors, so that the case you could still be used.<br/> <br/> This is c...
by Lynbarn
Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB bootable?
Replies: 17
Views: 3571

Re: USB bootable?

Themanhunt said:


Sort of is though isn't it?



Oh Yes! PC = Personal Computer; NOT WINDOWS Personal Computer, besides at £22 and the size of a credit card, how much more personal can you get!?
by Lynbarn
Mon Jan 23, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Cases for the Raspberry Pi
Replies: 866
Views: 395309

Re: Cases for the Raspberry Pi

<t>marXmit said: <br/> <br/> <br/> for non-expensive 3d printing, try to locare a FabLab near you. wikipedia: fablab. you may also consider laser cutting plywood or plastic sheet material. Laser-cutters are also availble in any FabLab.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> There is one that I know of in the UK - i...
by Lynbarn
Mon Jan 23, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Cambridge's felonious youth "unfit"
Replies: 17
Views: 3072

Re: Cambridge's felonious youth "unfit"

<t>liz said: <br/> <br/> I am ashamed for our city. The kids can"t program, and they"re not even very good at theft. Or running.<br/> <br/> <br/> But to be fair, he did have the intelligence to work out that if he let go of the "loot":<br/> <br/> A) he would be able to run faster, and<br/> <br/> B) ...

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