Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless Adds Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to the Zero, Costs $10

The Raspberry Pi Zero is a fantastic, miniature version of the Raspberry Pi that shrinks the board down to about the size of a stick of gum, but one problem with it is the lack of wireless features. The Raspberry Pi Zero is a new version that packs in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for double the price of the original Zero.

The Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless comes with most of the same specs as the standard Pi Zero, but adds in the same 802.11n Wireless LAN and Bluetooth that the Raspberry Pi 3 has. The CPU and RAM are the same as the standard Pi Zero, which are essentially the same as the earliest Raspberry Pi 1 models. Here’s a breakdown of the full specs on the Raspberry Pi Zero…

Act Quick, Get The Arduino and Raspberry Pi ‘Board Basics’ Deal

Whether you’re controlling your home’s temperature with your smartphone or helping your refrigerator keep track of its contents, the interconnected world is our world. Getting up to date and then staying current is the trick.

A new ebook bundle from Make: and Humble Bundle pulls together the best, most informative titles we’ve produced on Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and other sensors, pairing them with Lego, Mindstorm, and robots.

We’re calling it the “Board Basics” bundle and it runs Wednesday–Wednesday, Feb. 22–March 7, featuring our best-selling titles from the “Getting Started With” series of tutorials as well as plenty of project-based books that result in such great creations as space rovers and bots.

With a combined value of $360+, this bundle can be broken up into groups or you can buy the whole thing. Whichever you choose, you choose your price point. As always, Make: and Humble Bundle combos benefit the Maker Ed nonprofit organization.

Easy to gift (just click the link!), the Board Basics bundle is not only perfect for intermediate makers like yourself but for the emerging techies in your household. As a nice bonus, everyone who buys a bundle at the average price or above gets the chance to enjoy discounted subscriptions to Make: magazine.

“Really understanding the new microcontrollers, mini computers, and sensors now on the market is essential to firming up basic maker skills,” Make: books publisher Roger Stewart said. “These are bedrock texts for that knowledge as well as great project tutorials. And you can’t really beat the great deal on Make: magazine print and digital subscriptions.”

Here’s the Board Basics rundown:

Pay $1-$7 or more receive:

  • Make: magazine, volume 38: Everything you need to know about DIY consumer electronics.
  • Make: Basic…