Categories
Linux News PC Technology

PiStorm – Keeping the Amiga alive

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the last issue of Custom PC magazine, Gareth Halfacree checked out an Amiga fan’s open hardware build: ‘PiStorm’. Let’s see why he thought it stood out from the crowd… Officially, the Commodore Amiga died in 1996, 11 years after Commodore brought the innovative machines to market with the Amiga 1000. In reality, there are […]

Categories
Linux News PC Technology

Custom PC for free! Reviews, guides, retro tech…

Reading Time: 7 minutes Fancy some extra PC hardware, overclocking, gaming and modding content in your life this summer? You can get your hands on a FREE PDF download of each new Custom PC magazine issue released during May through to September. You’ll find stuff like in-depth hardware reviews and step-by-step photo guides, as well as hard-hitting tech opinion, […]

Categories
Linux News PC Technology

Gifts that last all year round

Reading Time: 3 minutes What if you could give the joy of opening a Raspberry Pi–themed gift every single month for a whole year? But what if the thought of wrapping 12 individual things fills you with Scrooge-level dread? Snap up a magazine subscription for one of your nearest and/or dearest and we’ll take care of the packaging and […]

Categories
Linux News PC Technology

The Raspberry Pi Press store is looking mighty fine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Eagle-eyed Raspberry Pi Press fans might have noticed some changes over the past few months to the look and feel of our website. Today we’re pleased to unveil a new look for the Raspberry Pi Press website and its online store. Did you know? Raspberry Pi Press is the publishing imprint of Raspberry Pi (Trading) […]

Categories
Linux News PC Technology

Help medical research with folding@home

Reading Time: 3 minutes Did you know: the first machine to break the exaflop barrier (one quintillion floating‑point operations per second) wasn’t a huge dedicated IBM supercomputer, but a bunch of interconnected PCs with ordinary CPUs and gaming GPUs. With that in mind, welcome to the [email protected] project, which is targeting its enormous power at COVID-19 research. It’s effectively […]

Categories
Linux News PC Technology

Special offer for magazine readers

Reading Time: 2 minutes You don’t need me to tell you about the unprecedented situation that the world is facing at the moment. We’re all in the same boat, so I won’t say anything about it other than I hope you stay safe and take care of yourself and your loved ones. The other thing I will say is […]

Categories
Linux News PC Technology

Wireframe’s deep(ish) dive into the glorious double jump

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yoshi aside, we can’t think of anyone who isn’t a fan of the double jump. In their latest video, the Wireframe magazine team take a deep(ish) dive into one of video gaming’s most iconic moves. What is the Double Jump | Wireframe Deep Dive The humble jump got a kick in 1984 with the introduction […]

Categories
Linux News PC Technology

What makes a mechanical keyboard ‘clicky’?

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our latest video for the newly rebranded Raspberry Pi Press YouTube channel, Custom PC’s Edward Chester explains what mechanical keyboards are, and why they’re so clicky. How do mechanical keyboards work? So, what makes a mechanical keyboard ‘mechanical’? And why are some mechanical keyboards more ‘clicky’ than others? Custom PC’s Edward Chester explains all. […]

Categories
Linux News PC Technology

Raspberry Pi Press: what’s on our newsstand?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Raspberry Pi Press, the publishing branch of Raspberry Pi Trading, produces a great many magazines and books every month. And in keeping with our mission to make computing and digital making as accessible as possible to everyone across the globe, we make the vast majority of our publications available as free PDFs from the day […]

Categories
Linux News PC Technology

Get the new-look Custom PC magazine for free!

Reading Time: 3 minutes After buying top PC hobbyist mag Custom PC earlier this year, we’ve buffed it to a shine and we’re now ready to share our slightly tweaked formula with you. We’re offering 5000 free copies of Issue 190 of Custom PC Raspberry Pi and Custom PC “We’ve been fans of Custom PC for a long time, so […]