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Make with Minecraft Pi in The MagPi 58

Hey folks, Rob here! What a busy month it’s been at The MagPi HQ. While we’ve been replying to your tweets, answering questions on YouTube and …

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PIX-E Gif Camera

<b>It's recommended that you set up the SD card on the Raspberry Pi Zero before you put it into the camera.</b><p><b>Software Required</b><p>PiCamera -- …

FlipFrame

My original vision for this project was to have the pictures get pulled down from Google Photos as they are displayed, and have the slideshow …

The PiDrive Foundation Edition Makes Installing Multiple Operating Systems on Your Pi Easy

Using an external hard drive with a Raspberry Pi takes just a few steps, but WDLabs new PiDrive Foundation Edition makes installing not just one, but …

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Hacked in 98 seconds: Expert's camera rapidly infected by IoT malware

A security expert who hooked up an internet-connected surveillance camera for research purposes reported via Twitter last week that the device was …

First 64-bit distro for Raspberry Pi 3 is… SUSE?

[Updated: Nov. 24] — SUSE released the first 64-bit distribution for the Raspberry Pi 3 with its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. OpenSUSE, Fedora and …

Make Your Own Miniature Linux Laptop for Less Than $100

While you can install Linux on just about anything, old tablets are probably the cheapest way to do it. Case in point, Node put together a guide that …

Cool Stuff

You Can Boot a Raspberry Pi 3 From a Hard Drive or Over Ethernet

The big news about the Raspberry Pi 3 was built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, but it turns out there was another set of new tricks: new boot options. This …

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Programming your Pi Zero over USB

Here’s a really neat solution from the inestimable Dan “PiGlove, mind where you put the capitals” Aldred. If you’re not able to get to another screen …

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IoT based Raspberry Pi home automation using IBM Bluemix

This tutorial will show you how to build a simple Raspberry Pi home automation system that will allow you to control appliances in your home from …

Building a Home Automation System with OpenHAB to Control LEDs Wirelessly

Using the open source software OpenHAB, we’ll be building a Raspberry Pi touchscreen command center that can interface with over 150 different “smart home” products, and provide an interface for control and task scheduling. Instead of using an existing product though, we’ll build our own WiFi …

Wyliodrin STUDIO review - The MagPi Magazine

Wyliodrin STUDIO is a Chrome App development suite that enables developers to take a board, like our beloved Raspberry Pi, and quickly prototype an …

Raspberry Pi Zero Projects

If you are lucky enough to have got your hands on one of the new Raspberry Pi Zero mini PCs that were launched during November 2015 priced at $4 or …

Battery Backup For The Raspberry Pi

You can go to any dollar store, gas station, big box store, or your favorite Internet retailer and get a USB power bank. It’s a lithium battery …

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Amazon provides step-by-step instructions on how to make a DIY Echo with a Raspberry Pi

Amazon has published an extremely detailed tutorial on their Github account about how to get Alexa running on a Raspberry Pi, essentially making a …

Turn your old Raspberry Pi into an automatic backup server

Put your old Raspberry Pi to work as an automatic backup server with rdiff-backup.

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MeArm robot kit review - The MagPi Magazine

As a kid, it was weird coming to the realisation that the only real robots were robot arms. This was only really for a period in the Nineties, …

How to configure Raspberry Pi as a microcontroller

Seth Kenlon shares tips for getting the Raspberry Pi to act more like an embedded microcontroller than a mini PC.

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ZeroBorg: teeny tiny robotics from PiBorg

Raspberry Pi robotics aces PiBorg are known for quality robots and add-ons, from the tiny PicoBorg board to the somewhat terrifying DoodleBorg. Now …

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Raspberry Pi 3 on sale now at $35

<i>Update: I did a rather poor job of collating the credits list this time. Apologies to Aravind Appajappa, Jeff Baer, Saran Kumar Seethapathi and</i> …

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How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

Why choose Kodi?Why fork out for an expensive set-top box when you can build your own for significantly less? Thanks to the powerful open-source Kodi …

How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

Now connect your micro SD card to your PC using a suitable card reader and use the <b>$ dmesg | tail</b> command or Disks utility to identify its …

How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

The first thing to do is add your media to your library. Kodi supports a wide range of containers and formats, so you should have no problem unless …

How to build your own Kodi media streaming box

1. Add BBC iPlayer<p>Browse to Videos > Add-ons. Select 'Get more...', then scroll through the list and find 'iPlayer WWW'. Select this and choose …

Raspberry Pi 3 is hot... or hotter than the Raspberry Pi 2

LeMaker to release a Raspberry Pi-type board using AMD server chips

Think of LeMaker's upcoming Cello development computer as a supercharged version of Raspberry Pi 3.<p>The Cello is an uncased computer with all the components mashed onto a circuit board. It has the guts of a server and is well suited to run Web services and cloud applications.<p>The computer, priced at …

Raspberry Pi 3 to sport Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE – first photos emerge

Details, snaps of latest addition to tiny-puter family turns up in FCC docs<b>Pics</b> A Raspberry Pi 3 with onboard Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low …

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Overview | Raspberry Pi Face Recognition Treasure Box

Before you get started with this project, it will help to familiarize yourself with a few things:<p>If you haven't setup or used a Raspberry Pi, go …