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DIY Raspberry Pi Google Calendar Display Keeps It on the Same Page

23 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

If you have a spare tablet, you can turn it into an interactive calendar just by mounting it and keeping your calendar app of choice on the screen at all times. But if all you have…

Atlas 3D Scanner Kit is Cheap, DIY and Raspberry Pi Powered

I really like the idea of having a 3D printer and scanner in my house so I can make things. I don’t know what exactly I would make, but I would totally scan anything I could…

How To Install An Operating System To Your Raspberry Pi

Your Raspberry Pi doesn’t come with an operating system. This is not a weakness, however, rather a feature that means you can choose from a wide of OSs, each of which can be flashed to an SD card (or microSD card for the Raspberry Pi B+) in a few simple steps. Show More Summary

Tech companies including Google, O2 and Raspberry Pi will support coding lessons in UK schools

Tech companies including Google and O2 will support a £3.6 million campaign to improve the teaching of computing skills in England’s primary schools. The Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, will announce the partnerships at the BETT educational technology show later today. Show More Summary

Learning Python With Tron Radio

[5 Volt Junkie] has built his share of Arduino projects, but never anything with Python, and certainly never anything with a GUI. After listening to Internet radio one day, a new idea for a project was born: a Raspberry Pi with a small touchscreen display for a UI and displaying soma.fm tracks. Show More Summary

Make a Handheld Linux Terminal with a Raspberry Pi

We've seen pocket-sized Raspberry Pi computers before, but they usually require a 3D-printed case. DIYer Chris Robinson shows you how to build one with off the shelf parts. Read more...

Essay: Building A Security Camera With A Raspberry Pi

We have today our third essay: SRFI-41 Streams. An essay isn’t an exercise; it doesn’t present a task for you to perform, but instead provides extended discussion and complete source code. Though essays may be based on exercises, the idea is that an essay can delve more deeply into a topic than is possible in […]

Portable VCR Turned into Raspberry Pi Media Center: Very Cool Retro Case Mod

Instructables member Mister M loves to convert old gadgets into their newer incarnations. For his latest project, he turned a 1981 Sharp VC-2300H portable VCR into a media center powered by the Raspberry Pi. Thanks to…

Build a Dedicated Traffic Monitor with a Raspberry Pi

It's easy enough to pop open your phone and check the traffic conditions around you, but if you'd prefer a geekier approach, Weird-Lab uses a Raspberry Pi to display real-time traffic data on a screen. Read more...

Turn a Raspberry Pi Into a Portable Media Center with an Old VCR

We all know that the Raspberry Pi makes a great media center, but that wasn't enough for Instructables user MisterM. He wanted to make the media center portable, so he stuffed it inside an old portable VCR. Read more...

Dedicated Automobile Traffic Monitor with Raspberry Pi

[j3tstream] wanted an easier way to monitor traffic on the roads in his area. Specifically, he wanted to monitor the roads from his car while driving. That meant it needed to be easy to use, and not too distracting. [j3tstream] figured he could use a Raspberry Pi to run the system. Show More Summary

Retro Console Emulator in a Game Boy Advance SP Case: Pi SP

We’ve seen retro console emulators based on the Raspberry Pi crammed inside a Game Boy and a Game Boy Pocket’s body. Bacman forum member Frostedfires wanted to use the Game Boy Advance SP’s case, but the…

The Smallest Portable Pi

What do you get when you take an extremely small Raspberry Pi clone and stuff it inside a Game Boy Advance SP? We don’t know what to call it, but it’s probably one of the best portable gaming machines ever made, able to run emulators...Show More Summary

Run Wikipedia Offline On Your Raspberry Pi, Smartphone Or Tablet

Despite its massive size, it is possible to run your own offline version of Wikipedia (or just read certain articles offline in a convenient form). A popular option for the sole user is Kiwix, however, if you want to run a server for multi-user access or want a cross-platform option, Gozim is worth a look. More »      

Find the Right Linux-Friendly Single Board Computer with This List

The Raspberry Pi might be the most popular single board computer out there for Linux projects, but it's certainly not your only option. The folks over at LinuxGizmos put together a list of 40 boards that can run Linux to help you pick the right one for your projects. Read more...

Zambilight

An affordable DIY kit that adds color-matched ambient lighting to your TV, similar to Philips’ Ambilight technology. It consists of RGB LEDs on adhesive strips, a Raspberry Pi, a USB video grabber and an HDMI to AV converter.

PiTablet Raspberry Pi Tablet: PiPad

We’ve already seen a netbook based on the Raspberry Pi. Here’s a DIY kit for a Raspberry Pi tablet. The PiTablet consists of Psy Labs’ PiTouch 10? touchscreen, an acrylic case, a USB power pack, a…

Build Your Own DIY Raspberry Pi Minecraft Server

As we approach the doldrums of winter what could be more cheerful than hours of incessant Minecrafting with you and your loved ones? While you can easily run a server on any computer (the program requires a server app to run in conjunction...Show More Summary

Multiplexing Pi Cameras

The Raspberry Pi and its cool camera add-on is a great way to send images and video up to the Intertubes, but what if you want to monitor more than one scene? The IVPort can multiplex up to sixteen of these Raspi camera modules, giving...Show More Summary

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