Items tagged with Raspberry-Pi

Have you ever wanted to drive a tank? Feeling all that power, blowing stuff up, crushing anything in your way—Of course, you have! Thanks to a Raspberry Pi mod and some ingenuity, and restoration efforts you can drive one yourself! Well, kind of. At the Swiss Military Museum in Zurich, tourists can hop into a tank... Read more...
Do you ever go wandering through a thrift store or even your grandparents' basement and find some awesome looking classic piece of electronics? Or do you just love that 1930s through 1970s wood-grain look? The only problem is that it's hard to find new parts to restore, or to fix these antiques up. Thanks to the... Read more...
Update July 12, 2022: The creator of the project has posted up their GitHub with the code and diagram for the "Dice Bomb" Original Story: As you walk through an airport security checkpoint you might need to roll for charisma or persuasion. You could take out your D20 set and make a roll, or you could cause a... Read more...
For a lot of users finding a Raspberry Pi is almost impossible. Even if you do find one they're oddly expensive for the "credit card-sized computer" that had a first version released at $35. This has mostly been thanks to the significant chip shortages that have been plaguing almost all aspects of the computing... Read more...
A few days ago a Google AI Ethics Researcher was put on leave after claiming that the company's LaMDA AI language model, used for developing chat bots, may be sentient. Not long after that story hit, we started seeing people contemplating a potential AI or robot uprising. As unlikely as that may be, we've all seen the... Read more...
Do you have an old Nintendo Wii sitting around collecting dust? At the very least do you have a Wii Nunchuk Adapter for the Wii-mote? You might be able to get just a little more use out of it thanks to products like the Pi Zero 2 W. In the Raspberry Pi subreddit, Redditor tonystark29 decided to share a fun little... Read more...
Those of us "Elder Millennials" and Gen X can easily harken back to the days of pencils fixing our music. Gen X has at least a few years more of experience of doing so, though. Well, Cabbage Patch Kids & Teddy Ruxpin owners, the days of your music being eaten by your tape deck look to finally be over! Before you go... Read more...
Input devices can have an enormous impact on your user experience, especially as they relate to games. For retro games in particular, which were often designed with joysticks in mind, playing with any other type of input device isn't quite the same. Thankfully, using a Raspberry Pi Pico and some inexpensive parts, you... Read more...
There’s a new Raspberry Pi-powered creation out there that just might make a golfer out of me, if only for the coolness factor. Maker Nick O’Hara has taken a Raspberry Pi, an air compressor, and his ingenuity to create a robot golf caddy that launches clubs to you on command. O’Hara designed the robot golf caddy... Read more...
While you may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, it seems you can teach a fish. Scientists have seemingly been able to train fish how to navigate their tanks in order to receive a reward. [Editor's Note: Oh yeah, Tim? Well my dog can shake and sit on command! Well, sometimes.] People have been finding... Read more...
The Raspberry Pi is terrific for plenty of uses, from retro-style gaming to running an extremely low-cost server. A team of researchers have discovered another new use for Raspberry Pi: hands-off malware detection. While most virus and malware detection depends on file signatures and behaviors, this new project... Read more...
Almost daily, one extremely cool project or another surfaces, centered around Raspberry Pi. We’ve seen creators build vintage-looking internet radios, for example, using Raspberry Pi. Others have built Game Boy-inspired handheld gaming consoles. One maker even put a Raspberry Pi Zero inside an SNES controller to... Read more...
Alftel's Seaberry ITX is a carrier board, or a what most of us would call a motherboard for the Raspberry Pi 4 Compute Module, which last month saw a price hike. However, unlike most motherboards for the Pi, it adds eleven PCIe slots that allows for a wide variety of components to be added. For example, this board... Read more...
2021 hasn't been kind to those in any industry that relies of computer chips of any kind to operate, and that stands true for the team at Raspberry Pi. No one has escaped the laundry list of issues that plague the semiconductor shortage, and it is with a solemn post by Eben Upton of Raspberry Pi that the company... Read more...
Raspberry Pi devices are incredibly useful and can be augmented with additional technology to make them fit for numerous use cases. Back in 2018, the Raspberry Pi team announced a Hardware Attached on Top (HAT) that enabled the Raspberry Pi 3B+ to be powered by power over ethernet (PoE). This allowed Raspberry Pis to... Read more...
We've seen some rather intriguing usage cases for Raspberry Pi-powered devices in recent months, but this latest development from Hriday Badot has our attention. Hriday posted his latest contraption to Reddit, which uses a Raspberry Pi Pico used in conjunction with an MPU-6050 module to control Asphalt 8:... Read more...
JamHamster is a self-described nerd, tinkerer, and lunatic; and we are inclined to believe it after seeing them hammer away on a Raspberry Pi Zero on Twitter. Electronic atrocities aside, they have some pretty cool projects on deck including a wildly awesome ZX Spectrum emulator built with a Raspberry Pi Zero W, which... Read more...
Etch A Sketch is one of those toys nearly everyone had, but almost no one was good at using. Perhaps that was just me, as art is not my forte and it took a lot of coordination to use the thing. Regardless, it seems Reddit user /r/BenB116 was pretty fond of Etch A Sketch back in the day, as he built a massive working... Read more...
The Raspberry Pi is a very cheap developer board that can be used for many different types of electronics projects and has been around for years, advancing through multiple iterations. During the coronavirus outbreak, we've seen fun projects and lifesaving devices created using the cheap single-board computer. Sales... Read more...
We've seen Raspberry Pi single-board computers for all sorts of contraptions, but this latest usage case is equal parts humorous and timely given our current situation with the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. Developers from the Finnish firm Surrogate have created a claw machine game that you can play from the comfort... Read more...
Fully-assembled MiSTer FPGA DIY console It seems like it wasn't too long ago that we crowned the Raspberry Pi 4 as one of the best retro game consoles around. Indeed, the Raspberry Pi foundation's latest single-board computer still a low-cost DIY powerhouse. However, retro gamers are picky about one thing that haunts... Read more...
The Raspberry Pi 4 is one of the cheapest single-board computers around, and thanks to its substantial performance boost over its predecessors, it also represents a good bang for the buck if you're interested in learning Linux, or just want to kick back and play some of your favorite retro games in Lakka. The good... Read more...
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