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Yesterday, we asked you to share your Raspberry Pi builds on social media using the hashtag #IUseMyRaspberryPiFor. The result was amazing, with so many of you sharing some really interesting projects, inspiring both us, and others, to get creative. While we can’t share them all here today, we picked out some to highlight, and we… … Continue reading →
I’m currently (re)learning how to knit. Here are some textile-themed Raspberry Pi projects for the yarn-curious. The Raspberry Pi-powered loom Fred Hoefler has taken a desktop loom and added a Raspberry Pi to automate it. Read more in our blog post. Networked knitting machine: not your average knit one, purl one The moment we saw… … Continue reading →
The weekend’s nearly here and the weather’s not looking too fantastic around these parts – we’re going to need some project ideas. Here’s a fun roundup of some of my favourite Star Wars-themed makes from the archive that I reckon you’ll really like. Because, well, who doesn’t like Star Wars, right? Tell us which is… … Continue reading →
The sun is actually shining here in Cambridge, and with it, summer-themed Raspberry Pi projects are sprouting like mushrooms across our UK-based community (even though mushrooms don’t like hot weather…). So we thought we’d gather some of our favourite Pi-powered projects perfect for the sun-drenched outdoors. Air quality monitors and solar radiation With the sun… … Continue reading →
Hi, Rob from The MagPi here! It’s the last Thursday of the month and that means there’s a new issue of the official Raspberry Pi magazine: yay! The MagPi Magazine 56 The MagPi 56 covers some incredible Raspberry Pi projects built by members of our community, from simple things you can make quickly, like an easy robot or… … Continue reading →
Although this Thursday will see the release of issue 49 of The MagPi, we’re already hard at work putting together our 50th issue spectacular. As part of this issue we’re going to be covering 50 of the best Raspberry Pi projects ever and we want you, the community, to vote for the top 20. Below… … Continue reading →
We get to read about and see an abundance of project builds through online channels, but we especially love when we get the opportunity to meet the makers themselves as they share their projects first-hand. That’s why an event like Maker Faire continues to be so successful. It provides a platform and a dedicated space, if… … Continue reading →
With all the choices you have, it’s not always easy to figure out what you want to do with a Raspberry Pi once you have one. Some people may have a purpose in mind, whether it’s a simple utility or a ridiculous robot; however, if you’re not sure what you want to do with it,… … Continue reading →
Rob from The MagPi here again! Two posts from me in one week? You’re a very lucky bunch. One thing we’re very proud of at The MagPi is the quality of our content: articles, features, tutorials, guides, reviews, inspirational projects and all the other bits and pieces that have made The MagPi great for 39… … Continue reading →
It’s Halloween this Saturday, and people have been showing off their spooky Raspberry Pi projects as they prepare to startle the heck out of friends, neighbours and fellow party-goers. We thought we’d share a few of our favourites so far. We’ve also got some great suggestions for you if you don’t yet have a petrifying… … Continue reading →
Recently a number of us were lucky enough to fly over to the Bay Area Maker Faire to represent Raspberry Pi at the event. For those who haven’t managed to make it to one before, these are festivals on a grand scale of all things craft, electronics, tech, and general making with the Bay Area… … Continue reading →
Ben here – Liz is currently non-functional due to her body having no idea what time it was when she arrived at the office this morning after landing back from San Francisco at the weekend. Raspberry Pi Projects is a fantastic book from Wiley, the publishers of Eben and Gareth’s Raspberry Pi User Guide and Carrie Anne’s Adventures… … Continue reading →
During lockdown, Stuart (aka JamHamster) wanted to keep busy whilst between jobs, and ended up building a mini empire of rescued retro systems. Cassette tapes, Game Boys, and floppy disks were all among the treasures he reclaimed. Cassette tape starter Stuart got started by fitting a TZXDuino tape loader into a cassette tape shell. Remember… … Continue reading →
Diehard Nintendo and Star Wars fan electrouser301 is behind this customised R2D2 Raspberry Pi-powered console. Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is its brain, and a Nintendo GameCube was customised with spray paint and hand-cut stencils. Unleash your inner child Telling the story of the build, electrouser301 said: “When I saw what people were doing with… … Continue reading →
Summer is fast approaching – and that’s the perfect excuse to get building. Whether you want to spy on your local wildlife, upgrade your vegetable patch, or feed your fish when you’re off on a weekend break, Raspberry Pi and a handful of add-ons make a great starting point. The latest issue of The MagPi… … Continue reading →
It is time. Time to go to that little stack of gifts from well-wishers who have badged you as “techie” or noted that you “play computer games”. Armed with this information, they decided you’d like to receive one of our small and perfectly formed Raspberry Pis. You were thrilled. You could actually make a thing.… … Continue reading →
Take your Raspberry Pi outside for some fun outdoor making with The MagPi magazine’s summer projects feature, available to read now. Right now. Right this second. Go read it…but read the rest of this blog post first. Thanks. #analytics Digital making outdoors Sure, there may be a few obstacles in your way whenever you try… … Continue reading →
Yolanda Payne is a veteran teacher and Raspberry Pi Certified Educator. After discovering a love for computers at an early age (through RadioShack Tandy), Yolanda pursued degrees in Instructional/Educational Technology at Mississippi State University, the University of Florida, and the University of Georgia. She has worked as an instructional designer, webmaster, and teacher, and she… … Continue reading →
Summer is coming to a close. The evenings grow darker. So pack away your flip flops, hang up your beach towel, and settle in for the colder months with these fun 3D-printable projects to make at home or in your local makerspace. Fallout 4 desktop terminal Power Up Props’ replica of the Fallout desktop terminals… … Continue reading →
Rumour has it that there’s a worldwide football tournament on, and that England, surprisingly, are doing quite well. In celebration, here are some soccer-themed Raspberry Pi projects for you to try out at home between (or during) matches. Beat the goalie Score as many goals as you can in 30 seconds with our code-it-yourself Beat… … Continue reading →
Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! Issue 66 of The MagPi is out right now, with the ultimate guide to powering your home media with Raspberry Pi. We think the Pi is the perfect replacement or upgrade for many media devices, so in this issue we show you how to build a range of… … Continue reading →
Coolest Projects is a world-leading annual showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers, and entrepreneurs. Young people come to the event to exhibit the cool ideas they have been working on throughout the year. And from 2018, Coolest Projects is open to young people across the Raspberry Pi community.… … Continue reading →
Come with us on a journey to discover the 2017 Raspberry Pi Halloween projects that caught our eye, raised our hair, or sent us screaming into the night. Happy Halloween Whether you’re easily scared or practically unshakeable, you can celebrate Halloween with Pi projects of any level of creepiness. Even makers of a delicate constitution… … Continue reading →
Hey folks! Rob here, with another roundup of the latest The MagPi magazine. MagPi 61 focuses on some incredible ‘must make’ Raspberry Pi Zero W projects, 3D printers and – oh, did someone mention the Google AIY Voice Projects Kit? Inside MagPi 61 In issue 61, we’re focusing on the small but mighty wonder that is the Raspberry… … Continue reading →
It hurts our aged soul to think how many of you won’t know what a teasmade is. So here is a quick overview of this classic 20th-century technology. Now we will tell you how VEEB brought such a contraption back to life with Raspberry Pi. Yeah, we love the project video as much as you… … Continue reading →
In the latest issue of The MagPi Magazine, Jeroen Domburg showcases his refurbed Nintendo Game Boy. The Nintendo Game Boy – the iconic handheld video game console launched in 1989 – is no stranger to the pages of The MagPi. We’ve seen makers either stuff a Raspberry Pi computer into an original case or buy off-the-shelf projects, such… … Continue reading →
We came across this ‘Top 15 Raspberry Pi Zero Projects’ video and realised that it’s been a while since we showed our tiniest computer some love on this blog. The compilation features full build videos for 15 Raspberry Pi Zero projects. Too many to go into detail about here, so we’ve picked out a few… … Continue reading →
Ever wondered what to do with Raspberry Pi boards you haven’t used in a while? Do you tend to upgrade your projects to newer models, leaving previous ones languishing at the back of a drawer? There are a lot of venerable Raspberry Pis out there doing useful stuff just as well as ever, and we… … Continue reading →
In the latest issue of HackSpace magazine, Ben Everard tests whether a bit of kit from Spotpear can turn Raspberry Pi Pico into a games machine. The snappily named Raspberry Pi Pico display 1.54-inch LCD by Spotpear ($11.89) brings in a 240×240 pixel IPS screen and ten buttons in a joypad-like arrangement. There’s four for… … Continue reading →
A whole lot of super free hands-on activities are happening at the Raspberry Pi Store this summer. We have teamed up with the Centre for Computing History to create an interactive learning space that’s accessible to all ages and abilities. Best of all, everything is free. It’s all happening in a big space new space… … Continue reading →
In the latest issue of Custom PC magazine, Gareth Halfacree reviews Oratek’s TOFU, a carrier printed circuit board for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4. The launch of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 family (reviewed in Issue 209) last year sparked an entirely unsurprising explosion of interest in designing carrier boards. This was aided in no small… … Continue reading →
Safely catching mice is a better way of fixing a problem, and using Raspberry Pi means it needs less supervision. In the new issue of The MagPi magazine, Rob Zwetsloot takes a look with the maker, Andrew Taylor. With some IoT projects, it’s the little things that help. For example, take Andrew Taylor, who did… … Continue reading →
Befinitiv has built a custom film cartridge, using a Raspberry Pi Zero W, that turned their gorgeous old analogue camera into a digital one, and enabled it to take digital photos, videos, and even wirelessly live stream to the Internet. The analogue camera they used in the build was considered state-of-the-art around fifty years ago,… … Continue reading →
(Buckle yourselves in: this is a long one.) I had an email last month from UKScone, a Raspberry Pi user I met ten years ago at a Maker Faire in New York. “Just had a thought. It’ll be 10 years soon since you setup the blog/forums :) Going to do a blog piece about it?… … Continue reading →
I am delighted to announce the creation of the Raspberry Pi Computing Education Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. With computers and digital technologies increasingly shaping all of our lives, it’s more important than ever that every young person, whatever their background or circumstances, has meaningful opportunities to learn about how computers work and… … Continue reading →
Howdy, We rounded out last week with the exciting news that Raspberry Pi 400 is now available with keyboard layouts for Portugal, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Japan is coming soon, so keep an eye out for it. Then we met Avye, an inspirational young person who is motivating other girls to get into tech. We… … Continue reading →
In game design, freedom can lead to paralysis. But in the latest issue of Wireframe magazine, Stuart Maine explains how game pillars and the iron triangle will help you focus on what’s important. This article will cover two game development tools that are designed to help decide what’s important in the game you’re making. The… … Continue reading →
Want to dabble in the Internet of Things but don’t know where to start? Well, our friends at Microsoft have developed something fun and free just for you. Here’s Senior Cloud Advocate Jim Bennett to tell you all about their brand new online curriculum for IoT beginners. IoT — the Internet of Things — is one of… … Continue reading →
I speak English. Super well. And I can read the rough, overall vibe of writing in French. I can also order beer and taxis in Spanish. Alas, my dog can do none of these things, and we are left in communication limbo. I try asking them (in English) why they’re so mean to that one… … Continue reading →
Machine learning can sound daunting even for experienced Raspberry Pi hobbyists, but Microsoft and Adafruit Industries are determined to make it easier for everyone to have a go. Microsoft’s Lobe tool takes the stress out of training machine learning models, and Adafruit have developed an entire kit around their BrainCraft HAT, featuring Raspberry Pi 4… … Continue reading →
As digital makers, we can’t help but to explore the ways in which computing relates to the world… … Continue reading →
In the latest issue of HackSpace magazine, Ben Everard shows us how to create a framework for building audio devices using Raspberry Pi Pico, called PicoPicoSynth. Raspberry Pi Pico combines processing power with the ability to shuffle data in and out quickly. This makes it a good fit for a lot of different things, but… … Continue reading →
Did you catch the very cool Raspberry Pi Pico piano project shared on the latest Digital Making at Home livestream? The sibling maker group from the GurgleApps family, Amelie, Caleb, and Ziva, chatted about how they got into coding before inviting us into miniature musical mayhem. What do you need to make a Raspberry Pi… … Continue reading →
If you’re a fan of the animated TV series Adventure Time, you’re already excited and scrolling to see how you can build your own Be MOre (BMO) console. And if you’re not: BMO is Adventure Time main characters Finn’s and Jake’s sentient video game system-cum-roomate. OK, but what does BMO do? DIY enthusiast Lazuardi Rinaldi,… … Continue reading →
Get ready for miniature musical mayhem this week on Digital Making at Home! Mr. C and Christina orchestrated… … Continue reading →
Wow, we haven’t stopped smiling since yesterday’s live Coolest Projects celebration! Hosts Maddie Moate and Greg Foot led us through a live online event jam-packed with stories from participants, cool tech creations, and inspiring messages from our special judges. AND they revealed whose projects the judges picked as their favourites from among all of this… … Continue reading →
Imagine walking through a doorway, and your entrance music begins playing. You’re a pro wrestler, or perhaps a character in a 1940’s hardboiled crime drama? Or the Queen, who no doubt gets to hear the national anthem on a regular basis. Ty and Gig Builds have a tonne of cool Raspberry Pi projects on their… … Continue reading →
Back in January, we launched Raspberry Pi Pico. This was a new kind of product for us: our first microcontroller-class board, and the first to be built on RP2040, a chip designed here at Raspberry Pi. At the same time, we announced RP2040-based products from our friends at Adafruit, Arduino, Sparkfun, and Pimoroni. Today, we’re… … Continue reading →
The Orient Express. The Flying Scotsman. Ivor the Engine. All juggernauts of the rail community, but none powered by our microcontroller and all, thus, inferior in our eyes. Raspberry Pi Pico has been used in cooler and more interesting ways every day since its launch in January this year, but this is the first time… … Continue reading →
In this article from the latest issue of HackSpace magazine, Rob Miles takes a look at debugging. You’ll find what a debugger does and discover how to add hardware that can be used to tell us what our devices are really thinking. Bug origins Whenever your program doesn’t do what you want it to, you’ve… … Continue reading →
Problem: I really want an arcade machine at home, but I don’t have the space for it. Solution: Build Alexandre Chappel’s giant two-player machine, which is sleek and hidden in plain sight on your wall. Alexandre’s goal was to build something that looks like an ordinary piece of furniture, and that you’d have no idea… … Continue reading →
MIDI Fighter-style controllers (MIDI controllers with grids of arcade buttons) have been a staple of the DIY MIDI controller community for years. This project, featured in the latest issue of HackSpace magazine, continues that tradition with the Raspberry Pi Pico. A grid of 16 arcade buttons lets you play MIDI notes faster than you can… … Continue reading →
It’s been a while since we saw a good jukebox retrofit project, so when we saw this old Wurlitzer transformed into a modern, all-in digital jukebox, we had to share it. Maker Marc Engrie’s cousin came across an old Wurlitzer on a local online second-hand store. The seller had imported it from the US and… … Continue reading →
Before we meet Stan Dmitriev of Surrogate.tv on this week’s Digital Making at Home live stream, we decided to learn more about the platform so we can get excited ahead of time. Robots, cat lasers, consoles and more Surrogate.tv is a platform for remote play experiences. That’s where creators hook up things like robots, consoles,… … Continue reading →
This week on Digital Making at Home was a snapshot of just how versatile a Raspberry Pi computer… … Continue reading →
Young tech creators from more than 40 countries have already registered to take part in this year’s Coolest Projects online showcase! To help us celebrate this year’s wonderful group of participants, we’re lucky to have brought on board Colin Furze, Melissa Pickering, James Whelton, and Fig O’Reilly as special judges. “Since the first Coolest Projects… … Continue reading →
Games controllers – like keyboards – are very personal things. What works for one person may not work for another. Why, then, should we all use almost identical off-the-shelf controllers? In the latest issue of HackSpace magazine, we take a look at how to use Raspberry Pi Pico to create a controller that’s just right… … Continue reading →
On our websites, you are able to express yourself creatively and solve problems that matter to you. Here are rules for using the websites: Get ready ✅Tell a trusted adult that you are setting up an account for our websites ✅ Read and understand the following rules, and share them with a parent or trusted… … Continue reading →
Over the nine-ish years since the release of our first model, we’ve watched grow a thriving global community of Raspberry Pi enthusiasts, hobbyists, and educators. But did you know that Raspberry Pi is also increasingly used in scientific research? Dr Jolle Jolles, a behavioural ecologist at the Center for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF)… … Continue reading →
We here at Virtual Raspberry Pi Towers are looking forward to our weekends getting warmer, now that we are officially in British Summer Time. But we wanted to make the most of these last Saturdays and Sundays in which we have no choice but to cosy up against the typically British spring weather with a… … Continue reading →
It’s amazing how digital making can help you see the world differently and this week on Digital Making… … Continue reading →
The Raspberry Pi Foundation and ESA Education are excited to announce that 232 teams participating in Mission Space Lab of this year’s European Astro Pi Challenge have achieved Flight Status. That means they will have their computer programs run on the International Space Station (ISS) later this month! Mission Space Lab gives teams of students… … Continue reading →
Easter is nearly upon us, and we’ll be stepping away from our home-office desks for a few days. Before we go, we thought we’d share some cool Easter-themed projects from the Raspberry Pi community. Egg-painting robot Teacher Klaus Rabeder designed, 3D-printed, and built a robot which his students programmed in Python to paint eggs with… … Continue reading →
Pimoroni has brought out two add‑ons with screens: Pico Display and Pico Explorer. A very basic set of methods is provided in the Pimoroni UF2 file. In this article, we aim to explain how the screens are controlled with these low-level instructions, and provide a library of extra routines and example code to help you produce stunning… … Continue reading →
Although it’s a very flexible term, supercomputing generally refers to the idea of running multiple computers as one, dividing up the work between them so that they process in parallel. In theory, every time you double the amount of processing power available, you half the time needed to complete your task. This concept of ‘clusters’… … Continue reading →
Ross Symons is an incredible origami artist who harnessed Raspberry Pi and Bare Conductive’s Pi Cap board to bring his traditional paper creations to life in an interactive installation piece. Touchy-feely The Pi Cap is “[a]n easy-to-attach add-on board that brings capacitive sensing to your Raspberry Pi projects.” Capacitive sensing is how touchscreens on your… … Continue reading →
Yesterday was Pi Day and we celebrated with a special episode of Digital Making at Home, hosted by… … Continue reading →
Researchers at the University of Cape Town set about developing an affordable wireless endoscope camera to rival expensive, less agile options. Endoscopic cameras are used to look at organs inside your body. A long, thin, flexible tube with a light at the end is fed down your throat (for example), and an inside view of… … Continue reading →
Since launching our first-ever Pi Day fundraising campaign, we’ve been absolutely amazed by the generous support so many of you have shown for the young learners and creators in our community. Together, our Pi Day donors have stepped up to make an impact on over 20,000 learners (and counting!) who rely on the Raspberry Pi… … Continue reading →
It has been a cold winter for Tom Shaffner, and since he is working from home and leaving the heating on all day, he decided it was finally time to see where his house’s insulation could be improved. An affordable solution His first thought was to get a thermal IR (infrared) camera, but he found… … Continue reading →
Light up your living room like Piccadilly Circus with this Raspberry Pi Pico project from the latest issue of HackSpace magazine. Don’t forget, it’s not too late to get your hands on our new microcontroller for FREE if you subscribe to HackSpace magazine. HUB75 LED panels provide an affordable way to add graphical output to… … Continue reading →
In our free Coolest Projects online showcase, we invite a worldwide community of young people to come together and celebrate what they’ve built with technology. For this year’s showcase, we’ve already got young tech creators from more than 35 countries registered, including from India, Ireland, UK, USA, Australia, Serbia, Japan, and Syria! Register to become… … Continue reading →
Pi Day is a special occasion for people all around the world (your preferred date format notwithstanding), and I love seeing all the ways that makers, students, and educators celebrate. This year at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, we’re embracing Pi Day as a time to support young learners and creators in our community. Today, we… … Continue reading →
Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! I hope you’ve been doing well. Despite how it feels, a brand-new March is just around the corner. Here at The MagPi, we like to celebrate March with our annual #MonthOfMaking event, where we want to motivate you to get making. But what should I make? Making what?… … Continue reading →
We shared Dennis Mellican’s overly effective anti-burglary project last month. Now he’s back with something a whole lot more musical and mini. Inspiration Dennis was inspired by other jukebox projects that use Raspberry Pi, NFC readers, and tags to make music play. Particularly this one by Mark Hank, which we shared on the blog last… … Continue reading →
This twinkly tutorial is fresh from the latest issue of HackSpace magazine, out now. Adding flashing lights to a project is a great way to make it a little more visually appealing, and WS2812B LEDs (sometimes known as NeoPixels) are a great way to do that. They have their own mini communications protocol, so you… … Continue reading →
When we heard that James Dawson had rescued a load of well-worn Raspberry Pi 1 Model B and Model A computers from eBay, refurbished them, and sold them on, we felt warm and fuzzy knowing that some of our oldest devices would be finding new homes. But the feels really hit when we learned that… … Continue reading →
Howdy, We’re getting back to normal [what is this? – Ed.] after the explosion of excitement Raspberry Pi Pico brought. Now we’re able to share some cool things you can do with our first ever microcontroller. Newbies can get started by learning how to blink an LED on their Pico. Or you might want to… … Continue reading →
What happens when you combine your Raspberry Pi with a pack of M&M’s? You get a Raspberry Pi–powered… … Continue reading →
With so many people all over the world still living in various levels of lockdown, we’ve been working hard to provide free, creative project resources for you to keep young digital makers occupied, learning, and most importantly having fun. As a dad of two, I know how useful it is to have resources and project… … Continue reading →
A baby doll that shoots laser beams from its eyes? Yes, you read that right! This week on… … Continue reading →
It’s official: idea registration is finally open for Coolest Projects 2021! Our Coolest Projects online showcase brings together a worldwide community of young people who make things with technology. Everyone up to age 18, wherever they are in the world, can register for Coolest Projects to become part of this community with their own tech… … Continue reading →
The new Raspberry Pi Pico is very different from a traditional Raspberry Pi. Pico is a microcontroller, rather than a microcomputer. Unlike a Raspberry Pi it’s a platform you develop for, not a platform you develop on. But you still have choices if you want to develop for Pico, because there is both a C/C++… … Continue reading →
This just in: a new Raspberry Pi product was just released last week and we got an exclusive… … Continue reading →
So, you’ve got a brand new Raspberry Pi Pico and want to know how to get started with this tiny but powerful microcontroller? We’ve got just the book for you. Beginner-friendly In Get Started with MicroPython on Raspberry Pi Pico, you’ll learn how to use the beginner-friendly language MicroPython to write programs and connect hardware… … Continue reading →
The best part of launching a new product is seeing the reaction of the Raspberry Pi community. When we released Raspberry Pi Pico into the world last Thursday, it didn’t take long for our curious, creative crew of hackers and tinkerers to share some brilliant videos, blogs and photos. If you’ve spotted other cool stuff… … Continue reading →
In the extra special Raspberry Pi Pico launch issue of HackSpace magazine, editor Ben Everard shows you how to get extra levels of brightness out of your LEDs with our new board. WS2812B LEDs, commonly known as NeoPixels, are cheap and widely available LEDs. They have red, green, and blue LEDs in a single package… … Continue reading →
Today, we’re launching our first microcontroller-class product: Raspberry Pi Pico. Priced at just $4, it is built on RP2040, a brand-new chip developed right here at Raspberry Pi. Whether you’re looking for a standalone board for deep-embedded development or a companion to your Raspberry Pi computer, or you’re taking your first steps with a microcontroller,… … Continue reading →
What do we want? Retro gaming, adult beverages, and our favourite Spotify playlist. When do we want them? All at the same time. Luckily, u/breadtangle took to reddit to answer our rum-soaked prayers with this beautifully crafted beer barrel-cum-arcade machine-cum-drinks cabinet. The addition of a sneaky hiding spot for your favourite tipple, plus a musical… … Continue reading →
Sam Battle aka LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER couldn’t resist splashing out on a clear Macintosh case for a new project in his ‘Cosmo’ series of builds, which inject new life into retro hardware. This time around, a Raspberry Pi, running facial recognition software, and one of our Camera Modules enable Furby-style eyes to track movement,… … Continue reading →
As the UK — like many countries around the world — kicks off the new year with another national lockdown, meaning that millions of young people are unable to attend school, I want to share an update on how the Raspberry Pi Foundation is helping young people to learn at home. Please help us spread… … Continue reading →
Quite possibly the coolest thing we saw Raspberry Pi powering last year was ISS Mimic, a mini version of the International Space Station (ISS). We wanted to learn more about the brains that dreamt up ISS Mimic, which uses data from the ISS to mirror exactly what the real thing is doing in orbit. The… … Continue reading →
Why use a regular swear jar to retrain your potty-mouthed brain when you can build a Swear Bear to help you instead? Swear Bear listens to you. All the time. And Swear Bear can tell when a swear word is used. Swear Bear tells you off and saves all the swear words you said to… … Continue reading →
Note: We’re not *really* here, we just dropped in to point you in the right direction with your new Raspberry Pi toys, then we’re disappearing again to enjoy the rest of the festive season. See you on 4 January 2021! So… what did you get? We launched a ton of new products this year, so… … Continue reading →
It’s hard to comprehend how far machine learning has come in the past few years. You can now use a sub-£50 computer to reliably recognise someone’s face with surprising accuracy. Although this kind of computing power is normally out of reach of microcontrollers, adding a Raspberry Pi computer to your project with the new High… … Continue reading →
Fans of the Stargate SG-1 series, prepare to be inspired: a fellow aficionado has fashioned his own model of the show’s iconic portal. Nicola King takes an interstellar trip in the latest issue of The MagPi Magazine. When Kristian Tysse began making some projects on his new 3D printer, he soon became aware that the… … Continue reading →
The year is drawing to a close, and we are so excited for 2021! More than 700 young people from 39 countries shared their tech creations in the free Coolest Projects online showcase this year! We loved seeing so many young people shine with their creative projects, and we can’t wait to see what the… … Continue reading →
Hi folks, Ladyada here from Adafruit. The Raspberry Pi folks said we could do a guest post on our Adafruit BrainCraft HAT & Voice Bonnet, so here we go! I’ve been engineering up a few Machine Learning devices that work with Raspberry Pi: BrainCraft HAT and the Voice Bonnet! The idea behind the BrainCraft HAT… … Continue reading →
The official Raspberry Pi magazine turned 100 this month! To celebrate, the greatest Raspberry Pi moments, achievements, and events that The MagPi magazine has ever featured came back for a special 100th issue. 100 Raspberry Pi Moments is a cracking bumper feature (starting on page 32 of issue 100, if you’d like to read the… … Continue reading →
Howdy, OK so, we’re 99.9% sure we won’t be able to squeeze anymore new product launches into 2020. The Raspberry Pi 4 Case Fan is almost definitely the last one. Promise. That means we can focus on our fundraising efforts, which kicked off on #GivingTuesday and will be running all month. If you’re able to,… … Continue reading →