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The Raspberry Pi Camera Module Gets Upgraded To 8-Megapixels, Still Costs $US25

Adding a camera to a Raspberry Pi is as easy as plugging in the official module. The original Raspberry Pi camera module was just a measly five megapixel camera. Today, it’s been upgraded to an eight megapixel camera made by Sony.


Slim Down A Raspberry Pi By Removing A Ton Of Components

The Raspberry Pi Zero might be the smallest of the bunch, but you can also slim down a Pi 2 or Pi 3 pretty easily if you need that extra CPU but not the components. Node shows you how.


Make A Raspberry Pi-Powered Remote Camera That Monitors The Weather And Temperature

We know you can turn a Raspberry Pi into a cheap surveillance system and that displaying images on a small screen is no problem either. Adafruit combined all this together with some sensors to create a system where you can monitor the camera and data on one Raspberry Pi from another Raspberry Pi.


Make A Smart Scale With A Raspberry Pi And An Old Wii Balance Board

Smart scales that track your weight over time aren’t exactly pricey, but they’re kind of boring. If you have a dusty old Wii Balance Board and a Raspberry Pi sitting around, Initial State shows you how to build one that will dish out some snark with your weight tracking.


Use A Raspberry Pi To Add Alexa Voice Search To An Old Phone

Making a little DIY Amazon Echo-like device with a Raspberry Pi is a great project, but one of the downsides is that it requires a button to trigger the service to listen to you. Instructables user MisterM’s solution was to make that button an old telephone.


Everything You Need To Install To Get Raspberry Pi Emulators Working On A Portable Display

Turning a Raspberry Pi into a retro game station is easily one of the most popular Raspberry Pi projects around. If you want to make that project portable, you’ll need a screen but the most common one, the Adafruit PiTFT, requires a little effort to get it working for more advanced games.


What The Raspberry Pi's Rainbow Boot Screen And Rainbow Box Mean

If you’ve been toying around with the Raspberry Pi for a while, you’ve likely come across the rainbow coloured splash screen before. There’s a good chance you’ve also seen the more curious version of that, the same rainbow pattern, shrunk down and flashing in the corner of your screen. Here’s what they mean.


Everything You Need To Set Up Bluetooth On The Raspberry Pi 3

One of the best new features of the Raspberry Pi 3 is its on-board Bluetooth, but while the software needed to get it working is easy to install, it might be a bit baffling to use. Element14 has a guide to working with Bluetooth from Raspbian.


Build A Motion Sensing Security Camera With A Raspberry Pi And Windows IoT

Turning a Raspberry Pi into a motion sensing security camera is a classic Pi project, but Microsoft’s put together a bit of a spin on the classic by showing off how to build one using Windows IoT.


Build A Nintendo DS-Sized Portable Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown off how to build a handheld Linux machine using a Raspberry Pi before, but a lot’s happened since Node put together that original guide. So much so, that he’s created an updated version with lots of cool new features.


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