[Naran] was intrigued with the Amazon Echo’s ability to control home electronics, but decided to roll his own. By using a Raspberry Pi with the beta Prota OS, he managed to control some Phillips Hue bulbs and a homebrew smart outlet. Prota has a speech application, which made the job simpler. Show More Summary
AirPlay Mirroring, the tech that allows you to display your iOS device’s screen on your Apple TV, it great, but you need an Apple TV to use it. Instructables user edyboy12 shows how to use a Raspberry Pi instead. Read more...
Although it isn’t official, Ubuntu Core–the tiny Internet of Things version of Ubuntu–now runs on the Raspberry Pi 2. There are prebuilt binaries as well as instructions for how to roll your own, if you prefer. You can even access GPIO Ubuntu...Show More Summary
If you use your Raspberry Pi as a regular computer a lot, you might be looking for a more permanent case for it. Adafruit has put together a guide for a premium case that packs in the monitor and all the components. Read more...
If you've ever thought about building a small computing cluster, for development, data crunching, or just for fun, this walkthrough shows you how using the Raspberry Pi. Four of them. Read more on MAKE The post Build a Compact 4 Node Raspberry Pi Cluster appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.
As far back as we can remember, there have always been hacks, exploits, and just curiosity about undocumented CPU instructions. The Z80 had them. Even the HP41C calculator had some undocumented codes. The HCF (Halt and Catch Fire) instruction...Show More Summary
What can’t Linux do? Nowadays you hear Linux powering just about any device imaginable — all the way from dime-sized computers via the Raspberry Pi all the way to most of the top 100 supercomputers in the world. We interact with it daily,...Show More Summary
Dogs are remarkable creatures. Anybody who has lived with one will know that they are very vocal beasts, with barks that range from noting the presence of a squirrel in the yard to the warning whine that says “I am about to pee on your...Show More Summary
[David Schneider] had trouble seeing his bike computer in the sunlight and wanted a navigation solution that would be both readable and not require a smart phone. In good hacker fashion, [David] married a Raspberry Pi and a Kindle Touch (the kind with the E-ink display). Show More Summary
My 7 year old sat down and built a little robot from instructions listed at Microsoft's IoT Hackster site. To build the robot, you will need the following: Wooden Robot Frame in 7 pieces - Get the cutting plans from the Sumo Robot Jr. Show More Summary
One of the big problems with DIY electronics projects is connecting them to the internet as a whole. Now, with If This Then That’s new Maker channel, getting your Raspberry Pi or Arduino projects online is easier than ever. Read mor...
This Portland State Aerospace Society’s (PSAS) L-12 launch in mid-July is beautiful and impressive. PSAS is a student-based open source rocketry group out of Portland State University. They make all of their design files, flight data, documentation, launch procedures, etc. Show More Summary
It is funny how many times you use your full-blown PC as a terminal to another computer (which is quite often not as capable as the terminal computer). If all you need is a remote display and keyboard, a Raspberry PI would be enough....Show More Summary
[lactobacillusprime] had a non-working Commodore C16 and too many Raspberry Pi computers, so he decided to bring the C16 back to life by emulating it on the Pi. At the heart of the project is the Pi, along with a small board that converts...Show More Summary
Some Windows users are still waiting to receive their Windows 10 updates, others, such as Sony Vaio users, have been advised to hold-off upgrading due to driver glitches. Sony reports that Vaio users can expect to receive updated drivers between August and November. Show More Summary
RetroPie is our favorite image for turning your Raspberry Pi into a retro video game station, and today it gets a bunch of great features.http://lifehacker.com/how-to-turn-yo... Read more...
The flexibility of the Raspberry Pi knows no bounds, and just when you think you’ve achieved everything possible, something else comes along. This might be thanks to a great idea you or someone else had, or inspired by a newly released piece of expansion hardware for the device. Show More Summary
Microsoft on Monday launched the slimmed down version of its latest Personal computer Operating system, Microsoft Windows 10 Internet of Things (IoT)
Samsung announces new handsets, Dell unveils new Chromebook, Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi, Donald Trump owns domain names, Fallout Shelter is available on Android, and eagles hate drones too. Samsung Unveils S6 Edge+ & Note 5 Samsung has unveiled two new handsets: the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5. Show More Summary
The nice thing with having a hacker cred is that family and friends are always on the lookout for stuff they think might be useful to you. [Craig Hollabaugh]’s son-in-law found an inspection camera and thought it would be handy for his hobby work. Show More Summary