Rob Zwetsloot

Rob Zwetsloot

Features Editor, The MagPi – 51 posts

Rob works tirelessly to fill The MagPi community magazine with fantastic articles from people around the world. He also writes a comic, creates award-winning videos, and makes costumes for Comic Cons.

A Raspberry Pi–powered arcade display with hidden interactive controls won over the crowds at Gamescom. Rosie Hattersley and Rob Zwetsloot got the inside scoop. If you’re going to add a little something extra to wow the crowd at the Gamescom video games trade fair, a Raspberry Pi is a surefire way of getting you noticed. … Continue reading →
Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! Halloween is over and November has just begun, which means CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE! It’s never too early to think about Christmas — I start in September, the moment mince pies hit shelves. What most people seem to dread about Christmas is finding the right gifts, so I’m … Continue reading →
Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! A few weeks ago, we asked you to vote on your top 50 favourite Raspberry Pi projects from the last two-or-so years. We had thousands of responses, but there was one clear winner…and you can find out who that was in issue 75 of The MagPi, out tomorrow … Continue reading →
This article from The MagPi issue 74 highlights the use of the Raspberry Pi Zero to build a marine camera for coral exploration. Get your copy of The MagPi in stores now, or download it as a free PDF here. Ecologists in Germany are deploying camera-equipped Pi Zero Ws off the coast of Norway to discover more about coral … Continue reading →
Hey folks! Rob from The MagPi here with the good news that a brand new issue is out today, with a slightly new look. The MagPi 74 shows you how to build a Pi‑powered laptop, and gives tips on how to recycle an old laptop to use with Pi. We’ve got a pretty simple, tiny … Continue reading →
Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here. While we’re working on the next issue of The MagPi, we’re very aware that we’re almost at issue 75! To celebrate this milestone, we’re doing another countdown of projects. We ranked 50 projects for issue 50 of The MagPi, and this time we’re ranking 75 of the greatest … Continue reading →
Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to learn to code to make a video game. I’m technically working on one right now! It’s wildly behind my self-imposed schedule, though. If you too wish to learn how to make games, then check out issue 73 … Continue reading →
Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! With AI currently a hot topic in hobby tech, we thought we’d demystify it for you and your Raspberry Pi in The MagPi 72, out now! The MagPi 72 AI made easy covers several types of current AI and machine learning tech that you, as a hobbyist and … Continue reading →
In this tutorial from The MagPi issue 71, Mike Cook takes us through the process of building an oscilloscope using a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino. Get your copy of The MagPi in stores now, or download it as a free PDF here. The oscilloscope is on the wish list of anyone starting out with electronics. Your author used … Continue reading →
Hey folks, Rob here with good news about the latest edition of The MagPi! Issue 71, out right now, is all about running Android on Raspberry Pi with the help of emteria.OS and Android Things. Android and Raspberry Pi A big part of our main feature looks at emteria.OS, a version of Android that runs … Continue reading →