Early on in the process, pi-top’s Mechanical Design Engineer, Chris started making plans for our robot but everything changed in January after a brief discussion with our CTO Ryan, which led to Robo-Top becoming something of a pi-top Frankenstein’s Monster. As I’m not massively technically-minded, Chris is going to take over the blog post from […]
We are welcoming a new accessory into the pi-top product family!
The new pi-topPULSE add-on board for pi-top or Raspberry Pi was made to learn, play and create! pi-topPULSE is an accessory to help you build fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) projects with music, lights and sound. It has full Amazon Alexa integration, the cloud-based voice service!
Our review and reflections of BETT 2017! Our time within the mighty Excel centre at this year’s BETT Show seems like yesterday. It wasn’t, but we’ve only just come down from the high that was a great four days at the world’s leading education technology show. Here we are, we look impressive, right? Our […]
BETT 2017 is around the corner and as previously mentioned we have some fun activities planned, including our pi-top BETT 2017 Photo Competition. Join us at our stand and take a fun photo with our huge CEED cut-out frame. Then upload it to your Twitter including pi-top’s handle @GetPiTop with the hashtag #pitopforSTEM. It’s simple! […]
Happy Holidays everyone! pi-top Holiday Competition: Santa’s Little Helper Functions Game ‘Tis the season and we’ve prepared a fun little game for you. Santa’s workshop is a mess! Program the RoboElf to collect all the presents and put them under the Christmas tree while avoiding any obstacles. Don’t miss your chance to win a free pi-top or […]
It’s fair to say that it’s thanks to the amazing community of volunteers and evangelists that Raspberry Pi has been such a huge success with over ten million Pis sold around the world. Teachers, technicians, hobbyists and even children have embraced this little computer to make it a huge success. Here at pi-top, we love […]
Give your pi-top or pi-topCEED a haunted feel this Halloween with this spooky jack-o’- lantern tutorial! Before we get started, this is the boo-tiful equipment required to achieve the ghastliest effects: 5x yellow witches boil LEDs 1x blood red LED 6x 100 Ω reVolting resistors 1x pi-topPROTO (or breadboard) A few standard wires 1x acrylic slice (included with your pi-top […]
It’s been a busy month for us here at pi-top, we’ve attended several events and met a great range of inspiring people.
A simple guide for anyone who wants to install pi-topOS to a microSD card.
Our software team have been busy making some brilliant improvements to our operating system (OS) pi-topOS!