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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 Loom Operation The general sequence of events for running my Raspberry Pi controlled loom. The project was really a proof of concept idea rather than an actual production model. This video is intended to supplement … 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 →
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. FutureLearn Football Uploaded by Raspberry Pi on 2018-07-09. Beat the goalie Score as many goals as you … 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 →
Stuck for what to buy your friends and family this Christmas? Whether you’re looking to introduce someone to Raspberry Pi and coding, or trying to find the perfect gift for the tech-mad hobbyist in your life, our Christmas Shopping Guide 2019 will help you complete your shopping list. So, let’s get started… The good ol’ … Continue reading →
If our recent release of Retro Gaming with Raspberry Pi, Getting Started with Arduino, and Coding the Classics isn’t enough for you, today sees the release of TWO MORE publications from Raspberry Pi Press! The Official Raspberry Pi Projects Book Volume 5 If you’re looking for Raspberry Pi inspiration, volume 5 of the ever popular … Continue reading →
Today is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday takes place on the day following the well-known shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, as a celebration of the generosity of the human spirit. It’s your chance to give something back, or to pay it forward, whichever feels right to you. Giving makes you happy There is … Continue reading →
The Raspberry Pi 4 Desktop Kit is the perfect gift for any budding maker, coder, or Raspberry Pi fanatic. Get yours today from Raspberry Pi Approved Resellers across the globe, and the Raspberry Pi Store, Cambridge. What’s inside the Raspberry Pi 4 Desktop Kit? Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://rpf.io/ytsub Help us reach a wider audience … Continue reading →
Today’s blog post started as a deflated “What do I buy my Secret Santa person?” appeal from a friend last night. My answer is this, a nice and early Secret Santa idea guide for anyone stuck with someone for whom they have no idea what to buy. All the gifts listed below cost £10 or … Continue reading →
The Raspberry Pi Press is really excited to announce the release of Get Started with Raspberry Pi. This isn’t just a book about a computer: it’s a book with a computer. Ideal for beginners, this official guide and starter kit contains everything you need to get started with Raspberry Pi. Inside you’ll find a Raspberry … Continue reading →
Sean Hodgins is back with a new Halloween-themed project, this time using a pico projector and a Raspberry Pi Zero to display images and animations onto a mask. It’s kinda creepy but very, very cool. Face Changing Projection Mask – Be Anyone Have a hard time deciding what to be on Halloween? Just be everything. … Continue reading →
Earlier this year, James Conger built a chartplotter for his boat using a Raspberry Pi. Here he is with a detailed explanation of how everything works: Building your own Chartplotter with a Raspberry Pi and OpenCPN Provides an overview of the hardware and software needed to put together a home-made Chartplotter with its own GPS … Continue reading →
Reddit was alive with the sound of retro gaming this weekend. First out to bat is this lovely minimalist, wall-mounted design built by u/sturnus-vulgaris, who states: I had planned on making a bar top arcade, but after I built the control panel, I kind of liked the simplicity. I mounted a frame of standard 2×4s cut with … Continue reading →
If you have one of our official cases, keyboards or mice, or if you’ve visited the Raspberry Pi Store in Cambridge, UK, then you know the work of Kinneir Dufort. Their design has become a part of our brand that’s recognised the world over. Here’s an account from the Kinneir Dufort Chief Design Officer, Craig … Continue reading →
Machine learning is everywhere. It’s used for image and voice recognition, predictions, and even those pesky adverts that always seem to know what you’re thinking about! If you’ve ever wanted to know more about machine learning, or if you want to help you learners get started with machine learning, then our new free projects are … Continue reading →
What happens when you give two linguists jobs at Raspberry Pi? They start thinking they can do digital making, even though they have zero coding skills! Because if you don’t feel inspired to step out of your comfort zone here — surrounded by all the creativity, making, and technology — then there is no hope … Continue reading →
We love ‘Raspberry Pi + space’ stuff. There, I’ve said it. No taksies backsies. From high-altitude balloon projects transporting Raspberry Pis to near space, to our two Astro Pi units living aboard the International Space Station, we simply can’t get enough. Seriously, if you’ve created anything space-related using a Raspberry Pi, please tell us! Capturing Earth … Continue reading →
Coolest Projects is the world’s leading technology fair for young people. It’s our event series where young creators, makers, and innovators share their projects with fellow creators and the public, and they explore each others’ work. And it’s awesome! Launching Coolest Projects 2020! Coolest Projects is a world-leading showcase that enables and inspires the next … Continue reading →
The MagPi magazine puts Raspberry Pi 4 to the ultimate test as writer and all-round tech tinkerer PJ Evans uses it for a week as his desktop computer. When Raspberry Pi 4 was launched earlier in 2019, the significant improvements in processor speed, data throughput, and graphics handling lead to an interesting change of direction … Continue reading →
The Reddit users among you may already be aware of the Shower Thoughts subreddit. For those of you who aren’t, Shower Thoughts is where people go to post the random epiphanies they’ve had about life, the universe, and everything. For example: YouTuber ACROBOTIC is a fan of the Shower Thoughts subreddit. So much so that they … Continue reading →
Having just sat and watched this gorgeous time lapse of a Finnish lake, we thought it would be nice to finish off the working week with a collection of lovely Raspberry Pi Camera Module time lapses. Summer over a Finnish lake Summer time lapse over a Finnish lake. Time lapse over a Finnish lake from … Continue reading →
Some months back, we received an email from Rob Chinery, explaining that he’d created a virtual reality (VR) tour of the Raspberry Pi Store, Cambridge. When I heard about the new Raspberry Pi store in Cambridge, I was immediately impressed by the design and aesthetic of the store. I thought it would be a great … Continue reading →
Sian Wheatcroft created an interactive story display to enable children to explore her picture book This Bear, That Bear. She explains the project, and her current work in teaching, in the newest issue of Hello World magazine, available now. The task of promoting my first children’s picture book, This Bear, That Bear, was a daunting … Continue reading →
Add a sensor and some Python 3 to your Raspberry Pi to keep tabs on your local air pollution, in the project taken from Hackspace magazine issue 21. Air is the very stuff we breathe. It’s about 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, and 1% argon, and then there’s the assorted ‘other’ bits and pieces – many … Continue reading →
This isn’t the first mineral oil bath we’ve seen for the Raspberry Pi, but it’s definitely the first we’ve seen with added fish tank decorations. Using the see-through casing of an old Apple PowerMac G4, Reddit user u/mjh2901 decided to build a mineral oil tank for their Raspberry Pi, and it looks fabulous. Renamed Apple Pi, this … Continue reading →
Hack your existing Raspberry Pi case to fit the layout of your new Raspberry Pi 4, with this handy “How to hack your existing Raspberry Pi case to fit the layout of your new Raspberry Pi 4” video! Hack your old Raspberry Pi case to fit your Raspberry Pi 4 Hack your existing official Raspberry … Continue reading →
Saving water, several thousand lawns at a time: The MagPi magazine takes a look at the award-winning IoT sprinkler system of Coolest Projects USA participant Adarsh Ambati. At any Coolest Projects event, you’re bound to see incredible things built by young makers. At Coolest Projects USA, we had the chance to talk to Adarsh Ambati … Continue reading →
Long-time readers will remember Penguin Lifelines, one of our very favourite projects from back in the mists of time (which is to say 2014 — we have short memories around here). Click on penguins for fun and conservation Penguin Lifelines was a programme run by the Zoological Society of London, crowdsourcing the tracking of penguin colonies … Continue reading →
Raspberry Pi Press, the publishing branch of Raspberry Pi Trading, produces a great many magazines and books every month. And in keeping with our mission to make computing and digital making as accessible as possible to everyone across the globe, we make the vast majority of our publications available as free PDFs from the day … Continue reading →
Use Google Duo and a Raspberry Pi to build a video doorbell for your home so you can always be there to answer your door, even when you’re not actually there to answer your door. “Martin Mander builds a good build,” I reply to Liz Upton as she shares this project, Martin’s latest one, with … Continue reading →
Never knowingly run out of tea-bags again with this ingenious system, using a Raspberry Pi and Arduino to create a weight sensor and alarm. Faced with the, almost unthinkable, problem of no tea-bags in the house, Robin Mitchell was inspired to contrive an invention that would eliminate the possibility of that scenario ever happening again, … Continue reading →
We’ve worked alongside the team at Wolfram Mathematica to create ten new free resources for our projects site, perfect to use at home, or in your classroom, Code Club, or CoderDojo. Try out the Wolfram Language today, available as a free download for your Raspberry Pi (download details are below). The Wolfram Language The Wolfram language … Continue reading →
Mike MacHenry built a project that’s pure pi(e) for Pi Day. Introducing: the Pie Pie Chart (powered by Pi). This is a simple little project, the sole purpose of which is to make a pie that outputs visual data to tell you how much of it’s been eaten. Which it does admirably, as you can … Continue reading →
Running on a smart mirror, YogAI uses a database of postures, image recognition software, and the magic of mirrors to not only show users their current posture but to also teach them how to correct their posture to reach peak yogi-ness. Here’s Rob Zwetsloot from The MagPi magazine with more. We’ve seen many ‘magic mirror’ … Continue reading →
13-year-old Freddie from Monmouthshire has gained national attention for his incredible award-winning invention Door Pi Plus. Freddie – Door Plus Pi No Description Door security system Freddie spent more than twelve months building a door security system for the elderly, inspired by the desire to help his great-aunt feel more secure at home. The invention … Continue reading →
Tired of opening the refrigerator only to find that your favourite snack is missing? Get video evidence of sneaky fridge thieves sent to your phone, with Adrian Rosebeck’s Raspberry Pi security camera project. Building a Raspberry Pi security camera with OpenCV Learn how to build a IoT + Raspberry Pi security camera using OpenCV and computer … Continue reading →
Need a project for the week? We’ve got one for you. Learn to build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy and control it via voice, smart device or homemade controller with our free online resources. Build your robot buggy To build a basic Raspberry Pi-powered robot buggy, you’ll need to start with a Raspberry Pi. For … Continue reading →
Inspired by an old episode of Pimoroni’s Bilge Tank, and with easy access to the laser cutter at the Raspberry Pi Foundation office, I thought it would be fun to create a light-up multi-layered hologram using a Raspberry Pi and the Pimoroni Unicorn pHAT. Raspberry Pi layered light Read more – Break it to make … Continue reading →
Hi folks! Rob from The MagPi here. This month in issue 79 of The MagPi, we’re doing something a little different: we invite all of you (yes, you!) to join us in the #MonthOfMaking. #MonthOfMaking What does this mean? Well, throughout March, we want you to post pictures of your works-in-progress and completed projects on … Continue reading →
GPIO Zero is a zero-boilerplate Python library that makes physical computing with Python more accessible and helps people progress from zero to hero. Today, I’m pleased to announce the release of GPIO Zero v1.5.0. It’s packed full of updates, including new features, bug fixes, and lots of improvements to the documentation. Guido, the creator of … Continue reading →
StereoPi allows users to attached two Camera Modules to their Raspberry Pi Compute Module — it’s a great tool for building stereoscopic cameras, 360º monitors, and virtual reality rigs. StereoPi draft 1 No Description My love for stereoscopic photography goes way back My great-uncle Eric was a keen stereoscopic photographer and member of The Stereoscopic Society. … Continue reading →
Seven years ago, the Raspberry Pi was launched, and that kickstarted everything the Foundation has done. We always celebrate this “birthday” with community-focused events, and this year on the first March weekend, we are again coordinating local Jams all over the world so you can join the party! Calling all community members Whether you’re a … Continue reading →
When Martin Mander’s portable Hitachi television was manufactured in 1975, there were just three UK channels and you’d need to leave the comfort of your sofa in order to switch between them. Today, we have multiple viewing options and even a cool Raspberry Pi TV HAT that lets us enjoy DVB-T2 broadcasts via a suitable … Continue reading →
Coolest Projects, our world-leading technology fair for young people, takes place in seven countries this year: Ireland, the UK, USA, Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria, and Milan in Italy. Volunteer-led Coolest Projects events Teams of marvellous volunteers organise and run the events in the Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria, and Milan! They are doing incredible work to give children … Continue reading →
UK-based Lucem Custom Instruments has teamed up with Seattle’s Tracktion Corporation to create an electric guitar with a built-in Raspberry Pi synthesiser, which they call Spirit Animal. The Spirit Animal concept guitar We love seeing the Raspberry Pi incorporated into old technology such as radios, games consoles and unwanted toys. And we also love Pi-based music projects. … Continue reading →
Hooray, Picademy is back! We’re excited to bring our free computer science and digital making professional development program for educators to three new cities this summer: Picademy 2019 dates We’re thrilled to kick off our 2019 season, partnering with three new venues: we’ll be at Computer History Museum in the Bay Area the first week … Continue reading →
While many people use off-the-shelf automation setups for their electrical appliances, Ash Puckett’s Raspberry Pi Clapper pays homage to the king of infomercial classics. Remember this? The Clapper (1989) Uploaded by Travis Doucette on 2013-06-03. Build your own Raspberry Pi Clapper Sometimes, the best Raspberry Pi projects don’t need thousands of lines of code and a … Continue reading →
It looks like the Nintendo Wii Remote (Wiimote) has become a staple in many maker toolkits! Case in point: with the help of a Raspberry Pi and the cwiid Python library, David Pride turned the popular piece of tech into a giant digital graffiti spraycan. Using the Wiimote with a Raspberry Pi While it’s no longer being … Continue reading →
Parisa Khashayar is a high school freshman with a knack for coding. In September of 2018, Parisa had the chance to present her tech creation at Coolest Projects USA, and she made joint first place in the Hardware category. Since the sixth grade, Parisa has been teaching herself how to code; she has even taken … Continue reading →
Merry Christmas everybody! We’re taking a little time off to spend with our families; we’ll be back in 2019. This post is for those of you who have found a piece of Pi under the tree or nestling uncomfortably in the toe of a stocking, and who are wondering what to do with it. Raise … Continue reading →
Here’s a guest post from our good friend Limor Fried, MIT hacker and engineer, Forbes Top Woman in Tech, and, of course, Founder of Adafruit. She’s just released a new add-on for the Pi that we’re really excited about: we think you’ll like the look of it too. Sometimes we wonder if robotics engineers ever … Continue reading →
Here at Pi Towers, we have a love/hate relationship with the Star Wars creatures known as Porgs. Love, because anything cute and annoying will instantly get our attention; hate, primarily because of this GIF: So when hackster.io tweeted about the following project, you can imagine the unfiltered excitement and fear with which I shared the link … Continue reading →
The Raspberry Pi Press has been hard at work of late, producing new issues of The MagPi, HackSpace magazine, and our latest publication, Wireframe. But that hasn’t slowed us down, and this week, we’re pleased to announce the release of The Official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s Guide, a 244-page book that will help get you well … Continue reading →
Looking for this year’s perfect something to put under the tree ‘from Santa’? Well, look no further than right here — it’s time for our traditional Christmas shopping list! Woohoo! Which Raspberry Pi? As you are no doubt aware, the Raspberry Pi comes in more than one variety. And if you’re planning to give a … Continue reading →
Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! The holiday season will soon be upon us, and that means a lot of Raspberry Pis will be given as gifts. For all these new Pi users, we thought it was time to update our beginners’ guide for 2019 in issue 76 of The MagPi, out now! And … Continue reading →
Today is #GivingTuesday, a global movement to kick off the charitable giving season. More than just a computer When you buy a Raspberry Pi, you’re not only getting a fantastic little computer, but you’re also helping with our charitable educational mission to put the power of computing and digital making into the hands of people … 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 →
You know how it is. You move into a house that used to be a pub, and you can’t bring yourself to do away with the bar. In fact, after several years of planning, you find yourself buying a hand pump on eBay, and a polypin of craft ale from the local microbrewery. Suddenly, you’re … Continue reading →
Olivier Ros has put together a short and sweet tutorial for creating your own voice-changing mask for Halloween. Voice changer with Raspberry Pi Zero for Halloween How to make a voice changer with Raspberry Pi Zero for Halloween Buy MIC+ sound card on Amazon : goo.gl/VDFzu7 tutorial here: https://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Voice-Changer-With-Raspberry-Pi/ https://www.raspiaudio.com/halloween Halloween: we love it! Grab … Continue reading →
Join us at The Sharp Project in Manchester for the second UK edition of Coolest Projects on Saturday 2 March 2019. Will you be attending Coolest Projects 2019? Dates are now live for Coolest Projects 2019. Will you be joining us in the UK, Ireland, or the US? Coolest Projects is the world’s leading technology … Continue reading →
The friendly people at Argon40, one of our Approved Resellers in Hong Kong, have an already-successful Kickstarter on the go for their Argon ONE Raspberry Pi case. I’ve got one of them on my desk at the moment. It’s a very pleasing object. “That’s quite nice,” enthuses Gordon, who isn’t very good at enthusing. The … Continue reading →
Coolest Projects is the world’s leading technology fair for young people. It’s the science fair for the digital age, where thousands of young people showcase amazing projects that they’ve built using digital technologies. If you want to meet the innovators of the future, this is the place to be, so today we’re really excited to … Continue reading →
Hooray! We’re celebrating our third season leading educator training in North America. That’s 20 Picademy workshops in 11 cities with 791 happy teachers graduating as Raspberry Pi Certified Educators. This summer was particularly rich with successes, challenges, and lessons learned — let’s take a closer look: Andrew Collins on Twitter That’s a wrap on #Picademy … 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 →
Volunteer as a translator and use your languages to help us make our free coding resources accessible to young people around the world! You can help us by translating our content #RPiTranslate If you speak an additional language to English, volunteering as a translator is an easy way to make a big difference. Why translate … 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 →
YouTuber MickMake has been working hard on producing a Raspberry Pi pocket projector with the Raspberry Pi Zero W. We’re excited. We know you’re excited. So enough of us talking, here’s Mick with more! #210 Build a Pi Zero W pocket projector! // Project 2 for 10 PCBs (48 hour quick turn around): https://jlcpcb.com/?ref=mickmake Make … Continue reading →
This month sees two wonderful events where you can meet the Raspberry Pi team, both taking place on the weekend of September 22 and 23 in the USA. And for more impromptu fun, you can also hang out with our Social Media Editor and fellow Pi enthusiasts on the East Coast on September 24–28. Coolest … 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 →
Recently shared by Bare Conductive, Hwan Yun‘s interactive installation, Intuition, uses a Raspberry Pi and Bare Conductive tech to transport you to the calm wonder of Icelandic nature. Intuition (2017) Interactive sound installation electric paint on paper Listhús Gallery Incorporation Bare Conductive Bare Conductive’s water-based Electric Paint allows users to incorporate safe conductivity into their … Continue reading →
This project features several of our favourite things. Astronauts! Machine learning! High-altitude danger! Graphs! (It could only get slightly better with the addition of tap-dancing centaurs.) Read on to have your nerdliest pleasure centres tickled. Solar Pilot Guard, a Foale family project Michael Foale is a former astronaut with dual British/American citizenship; and thanks to … Continue reading →
Avid followers of our Raspberry Pi Twitter account may be aware of just how bike-loving the residents of Pi Towers are. From the weekend cyclists to Cambridge-London-Cambridge racers, the flat land around our office calls us to jump on a bike and explore the fenlands. #CycleToWorkDay In celebration of #CycleToWorkDay, we’ve brought together a collection … Continue reading →
Here on the Raspberry Pi blog, we often share impressive builds made by community members who have advanced making and coding skills. But what about those of you who are just getting started? For you, we’ve been working hard to update and polish our Getting started resources, including a brand-new video to help you get … Continue reading →
While yesterday’s blog post covered YouTubers who create video tutorials about using the Raspberry Pi, today we want to focus on a more traditional medium in honour of #BookLoversDay. Since we launched the Raspberry Pi back in 2012, staff and community members alike have been writing guides and projects books about our little green board, … Continue reading →
Carputers! Fabrice Aneche is documenting his ongoing build, which equips an older (2011) car with some of the features a 2018 model might have: thus far, a reversing camera (bought off the shelf, with a modified GUI to show the date and the camera’s output built with Qt and Golang), GPS and offline route guidance. … Continue reading →
Wherever in the world I meet members of the Raspberry Pi community, I am always amazed by their enthusiasm for learning and making. And I often meet families that are enjoying computing together: kids who have introduced their parents to something that’s a whole new world for them, adults who are sharing a hobby they … Continue reading →
Today marks Harry Potter’s 38th birthday. And as we’re so, so very British here at Raspberry Pi, we have no choice but to celebrate the birth of The Boy Who Lived with some wonderfully magical projects from members of the community. Build your own Daily Prophet After a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry … 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 →
Umbrella trees, giant mushrooms, and tiny museums. A light-up Lovelace, LED cubes, LED eyelashes, and LED coding (we have a bit of a thing for LEDs). Magic cocktails, melted ice creams, and the coolest hot dog around. Face paint masterpieces, swag bags, and bingo. More stickers than a laptop can cope with, a flock of … Continue reading →
3D printing has become far more accessible for hobbyists, with printer prices now in the hundreds instead of thousands of pounds. Last year, we covered some of the best 3D-printable cases for the Pi, and since then, Raspberry Pi enthusiasts have shared even more cool designs on sites such as MyMiniFactory and Thingiverse! Here are … Continue reading →
This is the story of Occu-Pi, or how a magnet, a Raspberry Pi, and a barrel bolt saved an office team from queuing for the toilet. The toil of toilet queuing When Brian W. Wolter’s employer moved premises, the staff’s main concern as the dearth of toilets at the new office, and the increased queuing … 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 →
Arduino is officially brilliant. It’s the perfect companion for your Raspberry Pi, opening up new possibilities for robotics, drones and all sorts of physical computing projects. In HackSpace magazine issue 8  we’re taking a look at what’s going on on planet Arduino, and how it can make our world better. This little board and its … Continue reading →