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The Temple Morning Desktop

This desktop may not look like much, but that’s precisely why it’s so great. It is actually customised, but just in the right ways, and in the ways that work best for shadownight, who submitted it to our desktop showcase. Here’s how it works.


Build A Little Text-to-Speech Machine With A Raspberry Pi

Ever wanted your Raspberry Pi to talk to you? Adafruit has a guide for adding speech synthesis to a Pi so it can say all kinds of things.


Turn An Old Fridge Into An Awesome Party-Friendly Cooler

Before you get rid of that old, broken refrigerator, think of what you could do with it — like turning it into this interesting, rustic cooler.


Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Virtual Reality Indoor Cycling System

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.


The Hazy Desktop

Smog is usually the opposite of picturesque, but joergermeister manages to take this hazy cityscape and turn it into a remarkable desktop. If you like the look, here’s what you need to get to make it your own.


Build Your Own Massive LED Video Screen Powered By Arduino

Sometimes, you just want to go big. Case in point, Make’s guide to make your gigantic, Jumbotron-esque LED video screen.


The X-Wing Home Screen

I don’t know if you guys have heard, but there’s a new Star Wars movie? Today’s home screen knows how to keep the focus on the important things, with a minimal interface that keeps the not-Star Wars stuff out of the way.


The Arch Nebula Desktop

The new year is a good time to feature one of our favourite desktop creators, dobbie03. Here he’s running Arch Linux, and while it might look like not much is going on, let’s take a look at what it’s like when he’s working, and how he set it all up.


Build A Dashboard That Displays Any Data You Can Imagine With A Raspberry Pi

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.


Build A Super-Powered Mobile Gaming Device With A Raspberry Pi 2

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.


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