Raspberry Pi Zero: the $5 computer

Raspberry Pi Zero, made in Wales and priced at just $5. Zero is a full-fledged member of the Raspberry Pi family, featuring:

  • A Broadcom BCM2835 application processor
    • 1GHz ARM11 core (40% faster than Raspberry Pi 1)
  • 512MB of LPDDR2 SDRAM
  • A micro-SD card slot
  • A mini-HDMI socket for 1080p60 video output
  • Micro-USB sockets for data and power
  • An unpopulated 40-pin GPIO header
    • Identical pinout to Model A+/B+/2B
  • An unpopulated composite video header
  • Our smallest ever form factor, at 65mm x 30mm x 5mm

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Pi-rate Radio with Raspberry Pi

pi-rate-radioA simple, but effective hack from Make shows how you can turn your Raspberry Pi into a mobile FM transmitter to share your tunes with those around you. The beauty of this project is its simplicity. All you need is the Raspberry Pi basics—SD card, a power source, and the Raspberry Pi—plus a piece of wire for an antenna, some basic tools, and about an hour of your time.