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Raspberry Pi Owners, Check Your TV Supports CEC Before You Spend

If you’re new to the world of compact media centres such as the Raspberry Pi, it’s easy to get caught up in all the bits and bobs you need to get it set up. Of course, having the required cables — power, HDMI, USB, etc — is mandatory, but before you splurge on a custom remote and infrared receiver, make sure your TV doesn’t provide this functionality already.


Quickly Set Up An External Hard Drive On A Raspberry Pi With A Script

If you want to use an external hard drive (or USB stick) as your main storage on the Raspberry Pi, you need to jump through a couple hoops to properly mount it and make sure it loads up on boot. Adafruit made that process a bit simpler.


Build A Simple, Five-Part, Portable Raspberry Pi

We’ve seen some cool portable Raspberry Pi projects, but they’re all pretty complex. Instructables user PiJuice takes a much simpler approach, using just five standard parts to take the Pi on the go.


Build Your Own Smartphone Powered By Raspberry Pi

You wouldn’t think of it to look at it, but the Raspberry Pi can make a pretty decent DIY smartphone. Instructables user Mach_5 shows you how to do it.


Hang Your Raspberry Pi On The Back Of Your TV With Velcro

The Raspberry Pi makes a dandy media centre, but it isn’t exactly a “clean” look, especially with all those cables. For easy access with a clutter-free look, velcro the Pi to the back of your TV.


Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Secret Spy Camera

Want to make your own little spy camera that fits on your shirt? Make put together a guide using a Raspberry Pi and a small camera.


Turn A Raspberry Pi 2 Into A Cheap SteamBox For In-Home Streaming

When combined with Steam’s In-Home Streaming, the new Raspberry Pi 2 can become a super-affordable Steam Box capable of streaming games from your PC to your TV. On their new show, Possibly Unsafe, Patrick Norton and Michael Hand demonstrates how to set yours up from start to finish.


NetPi Turns Your Raspberry Pi Into A Network Analyser Tool

If you need to do a lot of network testing, the Raspberry Pi is a cheap way to do it. NetPi is a custom operating system that includes all the tools you’ll need.


Convert A USB Charger Into A Linux Computer

Need a truly portable Linux computer? Over on NODE, Chris Robinson shows how build a Linux-powered computer inside a USB charger for ultimate portability.


What The Raspberry Pi 2's Overclock Settings Mean

The Raspberry Pi 2 is a lot faster than its predecessors, but you still might want to overclock it for the best possible performance. Blogger Hayden James breaks down what each overclock setting does and shares some configurations for better performance.