Pi-Top Review, Part 4 (Final Thoughts)

Okay, it has been a few weeks since I received my Pi-top, and I thought it was a good time to lay down the final part of my review. You can find parts one, two and three littered around this blog. I’m too lazy to link them, and if you’re too lazy to search then…

Pi-Top Review, Part 3 (The Keyboard)

And so we finally come to the bad… The keyboard. I started this series of reviews with a goal in mind: can the pi-top be used for writing? Surfing the net, watching movies, listening to music- they are all fine, but writing? Well… maybe. I’m having a few issues, and part of it is no…

Pi-Top Review, Part 2 (Using it!)

Okay, so the build went great and once I plugged the pi-top in and charged the battery, it worked first time. No issues there at all. Booting up takes you into the Pi-Top OS (Courtesy of the pre-loaded card that comes with the pi-top.) The software isn’t really for me, and it is aimed at…

Pi-Top Review, Part 1 (Building it)

Hooray! I got my Pi-Top, and I couldn’t find many reviews that were recent, so I thought it was a good opportunity to write my own. Now, there is one thing I hate about reviews and that is they try to be all things to all people. I’m writing this for a specific audience: writers….

Working hard… 

Ah, so what do you do when your trusty laptop goes on without you? You improvise! I’m a big fan of the Raspberry Pi, and since the model 3 has been out for a while, I have used it to run my media room. I always hoped I could use it as a PC, and…

Raspberry Pi with OpenElec

Ah… so I googled this problem and saw that there were others out there with the same issue, but nobody ever reported a fix. So… The issue: I installed OpenElec on the Rpi2, and it never booted. It would boot once, and look great, then it would reset, announce it was resizing the SD Card…