What to buy for your Raspberry Pi

Updated March 27th 2019: Fixed broken manufacture product links and replaced with Amazon links. In another 5 years links will hopefully point to newer models, rather than to broken or discontinued product pages. Article originally posted March 2014.  Back in January 2014 I ordered my first Raspberry Pi (Model B revision 2). Very soon I realized […]

Increase Performance and lifespan of SSDs & SD Cards

SSDs (solid-state drives) and SD (Secure Digital) cards have a limited number of writes before they wear out. To get the most out of this storage type lets investigate, then make a few adjustments to maximize the life of your SSDs and SD cards. Article refreshed from 3 years ago.   Using iotop to monitor and minimize […]

My Ultimate Raspberry Pi 2/3 Starter Kit!

Updated November 20th 2017: Power supply, microSD and WiFi accessories for the best Raspberry Pi experience! The Raspberry Pi credit card-sized single-board computer was developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation with the intention of promoting the teaching of basic computer science in schools and developing countries. But it has blow up in popularity and applications way beyond […]