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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.
If you’re looking for a way to keep tabs on what’s happening around you, this battery-powered, GPS-enabled motion detector alerts you of a breach via SMS text message.
Every week, we feature customised desktops and home screens submitted by readers that show off beautiful wallpapers and great customisation and UI tweaks. Sometimes they’re fun, sometimes they’re functional, and sometimes they’re both, but 2015 was a great year for all of them. Here’s a look at your favourite ones.