U.S. electronics company Avnet agreed to buy Premier Farnell for $907 million, trumping a previous bid for the maker of the $5 Raspberry Pi computer.
Smart home tech is on the rise, but cost or lack of specific functionality may give pause to prospective buyers. [Whiskey Tango Hotel] opted to design their own system using a Raspberry Pi and Bluetooth device connectivity. Combining...Show More Summary
Self-driving race cars are a few years away but why not simulate the roar of robotic Formula 1 cars with a little Raspberry Pi magic? The folks at Piborg are offering the opportunity for hackers and makers to try and drive their own autonomous car brain in a centralized race. Show More Summary
One night only, at the Springfield Speedway, this Saturday! If you miss this, you’d better be dead or in jail, and if you’re in jail, break out. Be there… for the inaugural Formula […]
You’re presumably running the latest version of Raspbian on your Raspberry Pi. But is it the best Linux distro for the device? Could there be an alternative that you might find suits you better? The truth is, the Raspberry Pi has soShow More Summary
Weather displays are a fun project that also happen to be pretty useful. Over on Instructables, DIYer AughtNaughtZero shows how to build a display that’ll spell out the forecast for you each day. Read more...
Every geek goes through a phase where they discover emulation. It's practically a rite of passage. I think I spent most of my childhood – and a large part of my life as a young adult – desperately wishing I was in a video game arcade. When I finally obtained
Jeff Atwood (coincidentally the cocaine-dusted, AK-toting godfather of our comment system) writes at length about the absolutely fabulous things that the tiny, supremely adaptable Raspberry Pi computers have done for the emulation scene. Show More Summary
Have some vinyl you want to listen to anywhere in the house? The folks over at Mozilla (yes, that Mozilla) wanted to find a way to get one record player to stream audio throughout the entire office. Their solution was a Raspberry Pi. Read more...
Windows IoT on Raspberry Pi doesn't yet have native support for a hardware real time clock. I've created a solution for getting Windows IoT to initialize its clock from RTC at bootup so that other solutions don't need to be modified to read from the RTC directly.
If you've got a spare Raspberry Pi laying around, turn it into a DIY Sonos setup with Pi MusicBox.
Have you always wanted to learn to code but didn’t know where to start? Learn how to control Minecraft on the Raspberry Pi using Python and some simple electronics. Here’s the end result: You will need a Pi 2 or newer for this project,...Show More Summary
NOOBS is the built-in operating system installer for Raspberry Pi. But if you already know which operating system you want to use, there's a quicker way to get your Pi up and running.
The newest Raspberry Pi, Mr. Beams spotlights, and Pyrex food storage dishes lead off Wednesday’s best deals. Read more...
You can seemingly build just about anything with a Raspberry Pi, including your own miniature NES , and here’s a great deal on the newest Raspberry Pi 3. The kit comes with everything you need to get started, and will only set you back $57 with promo code D9UXNAIL. Read more...
Finding true North using GPS and a compass with Raspberry Pi.
There are hundreds of ARM-based Linux development boards out there, with new ones appearing every week. The bulk of these ARM boards are mostly unsupported, and in the worst case they don’t work at all. There’s a reason the Raspberry Pi is the best-selling tiny ARM computer, and it isn’t because it’s the fastest or most capable. Show More Summary
Ever wanted to make your own custom set-top box? What about building your own robot? If those kinds of projects interest you, the best place to start is the Raspberry Pi. This tiny computer is widely supported, extremely flexible, and you can now find it on Amazon with free two-day shipping for Prime members.
You probably already know that you can play old games on your Linux device, thanks to emulator collections like MAME (or RetroPie on the Raspberry Pi), but did you know that various emulators are available for running full applications?...Show More Summary
Since the release of the Raspberry Pi, the hallowed tradition of taking game consoles, ripping all the plastic off, and stuffing the components into nice, handheld form factors has fallen off the wayside. That doesn’t mean people have...Show More Summary