raspberry pi

Convert An Old Game Gear Into A Multi-System Retro Game Console

The Game Gear wasn’t nearly as popular as the Game Boy, but it was still a cool little handheld system. If you have one sitting around needing a new use, Adafruit has put together a guide for embedding a Raspberry Pi into it so it can emulate all the classic systems.


Turn A Raspberry Pi Into An Ad Blocker With A Single Command

We’ve shown you how to turn a Raspberry Pi into a handy little ad blocker for all your devices before, but blogger Jacob Salmela simplified the process significantly. Now all you need to do is type one thing into the command line.


Why The Raspberry Pi 2 Crashes When You Flash A Camera On It

The Raspberry Pi 2 is an awesome upgrade over previous models, but it also comes with a quirk. It turns out if you try to take a picture of the Pi with a flash, it powers off. The folks over at Raspberry Pi explain exactly what’s going on.


How The Raspberry Pi 2 Performs Compared To Older Models

We know the Raspberry Pi 2 is faster on paper. If you’re curious about benchmark scores, Hackaday ran the Pi 2 through its paces and compared it to the Model B+.


Raspberry Pi 2: Australian Hands-On

The Raspberry Pi 2 was announced last week to mostly positive reactions from enthusiasts, despite no warning of its impending release. The upgraded board computer boasts a quad-core 900MHz ARMv7 SoC and 1GB of RAM over its predecessor, the Raspberry Pi B+, while retaining the same dimensions and a good deal of backwards-compatibility. The Pi 2 arrived at the perfect time for me — I wanted to build a media centre with some flexibility, and the board offered the perfect compromise between tweaking and ease-of-use.


Easily Update Your Raspbian SD Cards For The Pi 2 With These Commands

The Raspberry Pi 2 is a serious upgrade over older versions, and that means you’ll need to update a lot of your software to use it. You could make a whole new SD card, but if you have old projects that you don’t want to lose, The Pi Hut shows off the upgrade process in Raspbian.


The Operating Systems Updated For The Raspberry Pi 2 (So Far)

The Raspberry Pi 2 was released yesterday and it comes packed with a new SoC that requires a little tweaking to get operating systems to work with it. We decided to dig in and see what operating systems have added support already.


Windows 10 Will Be Free For The Raspberry Pi 2

One of the coolest aspects of the newly-launched Raspberry Pi 2? You’ll be able to run Windows 10 on it for free — though there are some catches.


The Raspberry Pi 2 Is Faster, More Powerful, And Available Right Now

The Raspberry Pi is easily one of our favourite DIY devices, and today a brand new model is available. The Raspberry Pi 2 features a quad core ARMv7 running at 900mHZ (that’s about a 6x speed increase) and 1GB RAM (double the Model B+’s).


Create A 'Fairytale Phone' With A Raspberry Pi And A Rotary Phone

Back in the day, everyone had corded rotary phones. Now that you have moved to cordless or mobile, you can turn that old rotary dial phone into an interactive kid’s toy.