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(Infographic) A Brief History Of The Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has achieved a number of impressive feats.

The Raspberry Pi has gained the attention of computer lovers and educators across the World.

The community has embraced the small micro computer and developed many amazing projects.

If you are on the fence about buying a Raspberry Pi, then get off the fence and start learning.

The Raspberry Pi is a great tool to learn both computer hardware and software.

So whatever your fancy, enjoy the power of this micro computer like the 5 million other Raspberry Pi users.

Check out this infographic that gives a very quick overview of what the Raspberry Pi Foundation has achieved.

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7 Raspberry Pi Sensors

Connecting hardware to your Raspberry Pi is one of the biggest benefits of the $35 mini Linux computer chip. There are a lot of third party companies that make raspberry pi sensors and other external devices that can be paired with the Raspberry Pi to complete your next project.

To connect sensors to your Raspberry Pi you will need to utilize the GPIO (general purpose inpout/output) on the board. These are the upward facing pins next to the video socket on the Raspberry Pi Model B. These pins allow other devices to connect with the Pi physically and allows software to control, manipulate, and report information to your Pi.

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