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Meet the New Low-Power, Low Price Raspberry Pi A+

It's been a while since we had some news from Raspberry Pi, which is a shame because everyone loves a slice of those mini computer boards. But the silence has now been broken with the announcement that the company has a new Pi board to share with us. It's called the Raspberry Pi A+, and it's designed to be all sort of low. Specifically low price, and low power. Read More >>

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Raspberry Pi Unveils an Upgraded Pi 3 Board for Pi Day

Today is the 14th March, which translates into 3/14 if you're one of the minority of people that write down dates in the least sensible manner possible. That makes it Pi Day, and because it's Pi Day the Raspberry Pi Foundation has just announced an upgraded version of the Model 3 board. Even if they're based in the UK, and should really be writing the date as 14/3. Read More >>

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Why Buy A Nintendo Switch When You Can Make Your Own With A Raspberry Pi?

First answer: it's easier to buy one. And that's cool. But there are people who, given a Raspberry Pi, a 3D printer and a stick of chewing gum, are going to build their own facsimile running emulation software so they can play whatever they like. Christopher Foote is one such person. The fruits of his labour: the "PiSwitch". Read More >>

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PiTunnel App Gives You Secure Remote Access to Your Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pis are great for lots of things, but generally they're used for local stuff. A media player, a home-made tablet, robots, and all sorts of other stuff that requires you to be there using it. The PiTunnel app lets you access your Pi remotely, without compromising on security. Read More >>

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That Latest Piracy Fearmongering Attacks Raspberry Pi

These days there is a lot of interest in the topic of illegal streaming, and you don't have to try very hard to find news about the so-called 'illicit streaming devices' (often referred to as Kodi boxes) and the kind of things they let you access without having to pay. Obviously Hollywood has a vested interest in you nor illegally streaming, so it's trying to convince you that it's a bad thing. Read More >>

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Bored of the Bulky Raspberry Pi 3? Well Now There’s a Slimmer Version. Sort Of

Every tech company out there is hell bent on making thin gadgets, whether they're phones, tablets, consoles, or whatever. With the Raspberry Pi Zero not offering as much as its big brother,the Pi 3, one hacker, known as N O D E, took it upon himself to fix the issue. So he slimmed down the Pi 3 to produce the Raspberry Pi 3 Slim. Read More >>

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Pedal Faster If You Want to Keep Streaming Netflix

Working out on a stationary exercise bike can get pretty dull really quick. But if you want to make it fun, you might want to hack your bike so you can’t watch TV unless you complete your workout. Read More >>

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Lego Macintosh Is a Miniature Classic That Actually Kind of Works

There’s something about combining Lego and old Macintosh computers that is just irresistible for hobbyists. The latest edition to the canon is a cute little version of the Macintosh Classic from 1990 that uses a Raspberry Pi and an e-ink display to make it partially function. Best of all, you can have one on your desk because its creator has detailed how he built it. Read More >>

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Zelda Fanatic Controls His Damn House With an Ocarina

OK, you think you like the Legend of Zelda? You don’t. Not compared to this guy. His entire goddamn house is ocarina-operated now, and if he forgets to bring a plastic toy instrument with him he’s probably locked out. So suck on that, I guess. Read More >>

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This £127 Console Gave Me Every Nintendo Game I’ve Ever Owned in 4K

I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t obsessed with retro video games. That’s one of the reasons I was so excited about the NES Classic Edition; it’s also why I spent my Thanksgiving documenting how to put together a Raspberry Pi-based mini SNES instead of brining turkeys. But building an emulation console from scratch takes time, and I’ve was curious if there was a more streamlined, turnkey solution. That’s when I happened across a Kickstarter for the Allcade 64-bit, a Raspberry Pi 3-based system in a housing that looked just like a classic Nintendo 64 cartridge. It promises all the cool hackery Pi-vibe with none of the command line or soldering. Read More >>

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Surprise! The New Raspberry Pi Zero W Launches Today

Today is Raspberry Pi's fifth birthday, and instead of buying themselves a big cake, the Raspberry Pi Foundation's decided to give us a present instead: the Raspberry Pi Zero W. Read More >>

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12 Ways to Build Your Own Retro Game Machine

With some 30 years of video gaming history now behind us, there’s never been a greater choice of retro games to dig back into, whether it’s on your smartphone or a classic console rebooted for modern times. For the more serious seekers of gaming nostalgia, there are plenty of hands-on projects you can attempt yourself, and these are some of the best we’ve found. So prep your wallet, brush up on your coding and handyman skills, and get ready to build. Read More >>

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ASUS Launches ‘Tinker Board’, Its Raspberry Pi Competitor With 4K Support

It doesn't matter if you want a computer the size of a card, a thumb drive or dice box — there's a manufacturer out there that has you covered. You can now count ASUS in that mix, with the launch of its "Tinker Board", a Cortex-powered mini-machine aimed at the Raspberry Pi crowd. Read More >>

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How To Save an Old Laptop By Installing This Free OS

The new and improved default OS for the Raspberry Pi isn’t just for hobbyist computer boards any longer. Thanks to an experimental version of the Linux-based software for PCs and Macs, you can use it to reinvigorate an old laptop and get a few more years out of an ageing machine. Read More >>