All Units Shipped!
The final batch of PiTablets is shipping out today. Thank you all for your support and patience as I worked through the problems that cropped up. For the... Read more
PiTablet - Model B
Ironically, one day after I posted that last update, I found the adapters that I was looking for:
So this means that there is no need to create a special... Read more
PiTablet Update #4
On Saturday, I visited the wave soldering factory to perform some experiments - Most importantly to see if the wave soldering machine would destroy the speakers on the top side... Read more
First Units Delivered!
Just got back from Hong Kong where I met up with two backers and delivered the first PiTouch and first PiTablet. Unfortunately, I was short some cables and components to... Read more
PiTablet Update #2
The firmware modifications were finished a few days ago. While testing the mods, a few problems were discovered that have now been corrected. Here is a summary of... Read more
Battery Life Testing #3
I tested an off-the-shelf USB Power Pack with the same form factor as the custom one I had built, and the results were basically identical:
Custom ("10400mAh") Pack: Between 3... Read more
Battery Life Testing #2
I tested the custom battery pack for the thick case today: The battery lasted somewhere between 3 hours 25 minutes and 3 hours 49 minutes.
Needless to say, this was... Read more
Battery Life Testing
By far the most common question that I received during the campaign was: "What is the battery life of PiTablet?" At the time, the answer wasn't known, but over the... Read more
Case First Shots
Last week I received the first shots of the production run. Below are some pictures of the high-glossy surface.
If you have not filled out the survey yet, please do... Read more
Just finished ordering the printed circuit boards (PCBs) about an hour ago. Even though only about 15 components were added as a result of beta-tester feedback, a significant portion of... Read more
The first available Raspberry Pi tablet becomes a reality!
Thank you all for a successful fundraising conclusion - It is great to know that the past year's worth of efforts are appreciated by others.
I will be launching the... Read more
Thanks for all of your support! Even with the minimal media exposure that this project received (I emailed dozens of tech journalists and bloggers, but there was very little interest),... Read more
Delay for $249 Reward / PiTablet is not an "iPad clone"
I had hoped to do development on PiTouch and PiTablet in parallel and ship the highest tier reward of each product at the end of January. Unfortunately, the CE pre-certification... Read more
Quick update: Went to the injection molding factory today and ordered 1000 PiTouch cases (the minimum order quantity) for January delivery.
Case files now available on GitHub
I received a request to make the case files available on GitHub, so here is a link to the repository:
The old download link at http://Files.PiTablet.com/ will still continue... Read more
Preliminary case files now available
Thank you so much for your support of this project. I've been working on the PCB modifications, but received a request for the case files. I've uploaded them... Read more