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What Intel’s IoT bombshell says about its future

About a week ago, a rather important event happened in the Internet-of-things space. You may have missed it, perhaps because the dry technicalities of IoT is not all that appealing. Intel has quietly discontinued its three SBC boards, the Joule

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Raspberry Pi 3 launched: SA pricing

R731,88. That’s how much, including VAT, you’re going to have to fork out to get your hands on the credit card-sized computer, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, which has gone on sale in South Africa. Developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, the Raspberry Pi 3

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And now for the R75 computer

A computer that costs only US$5, or less than R75? That’s what the team behind the popular Raspberry Pi has just unveiled. The Raspberry Pi Zero, which goes on sale immediately (in limited quantities for now), has a 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, microSD card slot, micro USB

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How miniaturisation will transform computing

Lenovo, the Chinese firm that has bought IBM’s cast-off PC business, has announced a miniaturised computer not much larger than a smartphone, which can be connected to any screen via an HDMI connection. Advances in

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Raspberry Pi Model B+ coming to SA

An update to the popular Raspberry Pi, the credit card-sized computer used by computing enthusiasts and developers, is coming to South Africa. The Raspberry Pi Model B+ could go on sale in a matter of weeks, according to local distributor RS Components. Though local pricing has not yet

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Low-cost computers to teach SA kids

The developers of a new, small-form-factor computer aimed at South African schools hope their invention will have an impact on the quality of the country’s education. The EduCube, developed in South Africa, is aimed at pupils all the way from grade one to matric and offers a range of educational

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Little taste in SA for Raspberry Pi

The focus of the low-cost microcomputer Raspberry Pi, which costs as little as R349, has not hit its intended target market in South Africa, says RS Components, one of two global distributors of Raspberry Pi. RS Components GM Brian Andrews says it’s more South African hobbyists and designers that have taken an interest in the

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