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Build A Raspberry Pi Magic Mirror With MagPi Issue 54 (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for a new project to keep them busy, may be interested in a new Raspberry Pi powered magic mirror which is featured …

Raspberry Pi

10 Must-have smart home devices you need right now

Share17<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+13<p>Shares 22<p>What if all the devices in your life could connect to the Internet? Not just computers and smartphones, but everything: …

How to screen share with iOS and macOS to help friends and family with new devices

Over that last month your friends and family have probably purchased or been gifted a range of new devices, and odds may be good that you’re the go-to for tech support. Sometimes it works to problem solve by voice or text message when you aren’t with the user in need, but it’s often better to see …

Remote Controls

Track Wi-Fi Devices In Your Home

How do you audit your home Wi-Fi network? Perhaps you log into your router and have a look at the connected devices. Sometimes you’ll find an …

Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …

San Francisco

The Advanced Guide to Setting Up a DIY Game Console with a Raspberry Pi

It’s no secret that turning a Raspberry Pi into a retro game console is hands-down the most popular, easy, and fun project you can do with a Pi. That …

The Raspberry Pi Makes A Great DIY Surveillance System

Plug-and-play wireless security cameras are cheap as chips these days. Unfortunately, many are made by companies that care very little about …

Wifi detector - know who's at home - The MagPi Magazine

Looking for an easy and useful project for that Pi you just have lying around? Find out who’s home and who’s not, or when your favourite coworkers …

Linux

50 Most Important Raspberry Pi Sensors And Components Listed

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn a little more about the awesome mini PC and supported components, may be interested in a new list …

Watching This Old Pentax Camera Restoration Is Pure Gadget Zen

A brief reminder that SLR cameras are basically mechanical works of art<p>Old SLR's have been usurped by their digital ancestors. But that doesn't diminish their stature as mechanicals marvels as illustrated by this short video by a camera repair shop in Halifax, Nova Scotia.<p>This Pentax K1000, which …

Cameras

How To Build a Cordless Vacuum From a Drill Because You Can

Sometimes DIY is just fun.<p>This is isn't the most practical vacuum we've ever seen, but it works and was probably a lot of fun to make.<p>YouTuber CrazyPT, started by building a base plate for the vacuum using a bandsaw, and then added various household items—including a plastic water jug, cheesecloth, …

This DIY Vortex Tube Turns Your Compressed Air Cold

Build your own vortex tube, which cools compressed air with no electricity or moving parts.<p>So you've hooked up a source of compressed air in your shop. It's super useful for blasting away dust and stuff, but wouldn't it also be great if you could control the temperature? If you had easy access to …

How to Make Mini DIY Dust Collectors for Each Workshop Tool

No ductwork or blast gates to worry about.<p>A dust collection system is an important workshop safety feature, but investing in a dust collector and running ductwork and hoses around your shop can be expensive and time-consuming. Matthias Wandel enjoys building his own tools, so it's only natural that …

Move over Raspberry Pi, here are a dozen, better alternatives | ZDNet

BeagleBone Black<p>BeagleBone Black is a low-cost, community-supported development platform for developers and hobbyists. This $55 board allows you to …

A DIY Closet Organizer, Free vs. Paid CAD, an Improved Clamp Rack Design & More

This week's Makers Roundup, Part 1<p><b>Pedestal Trestle Table</b><p>There is a crazy amount of labor and on-the-fly design here, as Jimmy DiResta builds a …

Here's How Today's Nissan GT-R Compares to the Legendary R34 Skyline

Can the mighty Godzilla compete with the utter perfection of the R34 Skyline GT-R?<p>Today's Nissan R35 GT-R is called Godzilla for a reason. It's immensely quick, and will take down cars that are twice as expensive with ease. It's packed full of technology, one of the most advanced weapons you can …

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

What Is ‘Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor’ Malware, And How To Protect Your Mac Against It

Here's everything you need to know about Mac OS X Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor malware and how you can protect your Mac against it.<br>[ Continue reading this …

11 iPhone Tricks You Never Knew About

At this point, you probably know that little smiley face icon on your keyboard can pull up a slew of emoticons, from turtles to soccer balls. And …

GIF Animations

How to tell if your Android phone has the HummingBad malware

HummingBad is bad news. Luckily you can find out if you're affected and do something about it.<p>Bad news: a malicious app has taken hold of about 10 million Android phones around the world, and it's creepy.<p>Security specialist Check Point says the software, called HummingBad, can take root in your …

Apps

How to Repair Drywall: A Homeowner's Guide

If you own a home, odds are very good that the walls (and ceilings) surrounding you are made of drywall. Also called Sheetrock, plasterboard, or wallboard, drywall was invented in 1916 and quickly caught on, since it was relatively cheap and easy to erect. The downside? Even today, it's pretty …

Ultimate Workstation

By Jamison RantzEvery workshop needs a good workstation. Over the past years I have built a few, like the portable workbench and the easy workbench …

Woodworking

A study of the top 100 billionaires in recent history found they have 6 unlikely characteristics in common

What do the wealthiest people on this planet have in common? A great business sense? Luck? A strong work ethic? The likely answer is a combination of all of these and much more. However, when we look at the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and investors, we tend to limit ourselves to …