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Video: Long before the Nintendo Classic came along, Sega let all kinds of companies make micro-sized plug and play systems. The Radica was one such system, and as these things go, someone was bound to put a Raspberry Pi inside one. Enter YouTuber Michael Lyons.
The Raspberry Pi is a fantastically affordable computer, but when you add in the cost of a display, mouse, and keyboard, things get a little more expensive. Good thing you don't really need them. With VNC, you can access your Pi from a laptop or desktop computer using the same mouse, keyboard, and display that you always do, no rewiring required.
DIY isn't always the easiest way to do something, but it's usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let's check out some great DIY tech projects that will teach you a ton about the tools you probably use every day — and protect your privacy and give you control over your own data in the process.
Using a Raspberry Pi to power a weather station is one of the most popular projects out there, but Make tossed in a few extra details, including a handy display that shows how the weather's changed.
The USB Killer is infamous (but ingenious). Plug it in, and within seconds your computer is dead, motherboard fried thanks to a high voltage dose of electricity, along with any other nearby components. This video shows you how it works, but the takeaway is clear: Never connect random USB devices to your computer.
We're all well aware that the Raspberry Pi makes a fantastic game emulation machine, but sudomod user banjokazooie steps it up a notch by using a Wii U controller as a screen and controller combo for his little DIY system.