The Raspberry Pi is great because it’s a low cost way to test all sorts of crazy electronics ideas, but sometimes you might want to test before you test. Virtual machines are a great way to do so, and Grant Winney has a guide for setting one up using VirtualBox. Read more...
Dirt is boring. Soil isn’t fun. Who cares what’s happening down there. So I thought. Josh Williams changed my mind with his SoilCam, a waterproof scanner that’s controlled by a Raspberry Pi. He places it in the dirt so we can see everything that’s happening underground. It’s so alive. Read more...
There’s no piece of technology that has been more useful, more influential on the next generation of sysadmins and engineers, and more polarizing than the Raspberry Pi. For $35 (or just $5), you get a complete single board computer, capable of running Linux, and powerful enough to do useful work. Show More Summary
Mmm, lovely fresh new Pi The 64-bit Raspberry Pi 3 has topped a poll of 81 single-board Linux and Android systems among Linux folk.…
At The Next Web (TNW), we’re excited about technology finding a way into every aspect of our lives. Today, we’d like to share how we’ve integrated gadgets, apps and custom code into our office(s) to help improve productivity and make work easier. Show More Summary
It’s not terribly difficult to make your own little Alexa-powered voice assistant with a Raspberry Pi , but one caveat is that you have to push a button before you can initiate voice commands. The Raspberry Pi Guy came up with an elegant solution using a Sense Hat. Read more...
Configuring the Raspberry Pi as an MQTT message broker using Mosquitto.
The tiny Raspberry Pi-based device has found its place with red teams and pen testers.
The Raspberry Pi might be the name that springs to mind when people think of single board computers for homebrew projects, but there are other boards out there worth considering.
If you find yourself ignoring notifications and alarms about meetings, you might need something a little more in-your-face. Make offers just that, with a flashing alarm that’s hard to ignore. Read more...
According to this article in the Guardian, Premier Farnell, the electronics parts distributor who is also a UK manufacturer of the Raspberry Pi, is going to be sold to Dätwyler. Their share price immediately rose 50%, closing at just...Show More Summary
The U.K. maker of the $5 Raspberry Pi computer, Premier Farnell, agreed to be acquired by Swiss components supplier Daetwyler for nearly $900 million.
A raspberry pi product: pi-top is a DIY laptop you build yourself. It’s the perfect tool to help you start learning how to code, create awesome devices, and take your knowledge to the next level.
In March, Flickr lost a lot of love among its fans when it began charging $5.99 a month for the ability to automatically upload photos from the desktop. That’s a bummer for those who enjoy the Yahoo-owned service and its free 1TB of storage space. Show More Summary
If you’re like us, it’s hard to walk through an Ikea without mentally hacking everything there into something else. The salad bowl? Parabolic antenna. Drawer slides? Linear motion rails. Storage containers? Etching tank. We admit that...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Flickr locked its automatic uploading feature that pulls image files off an SD card and automatically uploads them to Flickr behind a paywall. If you don’t want to shell out the $5.99/month for that, GitHub user drcursor has a solution that uses a Raspberry Pi. Read more...
How often have you stood in the supermarket wondering about the inventory level in the fridge at home? [Mike] asked himself this question one time too often and so he decided to install a webcam in his fridge along with a Raspberry Pi...Show More Summary
While I regret purchasing a Raspberry Pi 2 for use as a media centre (more on that another time), it’s still more than serviceable if you want to use OpenELEC, OSMC or other home theatre distro. That is until you run up against videos encoded in H.265 / HEVC, which even the Pi 3 can struggle with. More »
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Vilros Raspberry Pi 3 Media Center Kit for just $59.99 plus free shipping. That’s 40% off on the kit’s regular list price of $99.99. Kit Content: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Raspberry Pi Enclosure Case (Clear) — Includes Mounting slot and screws for a […]
It wasn’t an easy weekend for the rest of the world’s hackers and makers, that of the Bay Area Maker Faire. Open your social media accounts, and most of your acquaintances seemed to be there and having a great time, while the rest were doing the same at the Dayton Hamvention. Show More Summary