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Virtual reality promises all kinds of things, but one thing it can certainly do is make those boring indoor training rides on a bike a little more fun. DIYer Paul Yan shares his system.
Whether it’s keeping track of your computer’s memory usage or displaying information about the weather, dashboards are a fun way to track information. Adafruit shows off a way to build one using a Raspberry Pi that can track all kinds of data.
The original Raspberry Pi-powered PiGrrl put together by Adafruit is a wonderful way to take your retro gaming on the go, but the two-button setup was a bit limiting. Now, Adafruit’s back with a new version.
Need somewhere to store your files but have limited storage space? This inexpensive project tucks away those files in IKEA’s popular cubby. Instructables user acoens offers the step-by-step instructions. Besides the IKEA Expedit cubby and the Expedit single drawer insert, you’ll need to metal rods and two L-shaped angle brackets, along with some standard tools.
We’ve seen a Raspberry Pi combined with a cheap LCD screen to create a smart calendar before, but Instructables user ozua takes it a step further with a family agenda, weather forecasts, local events, and even live transport info.