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.
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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 hard-working developers behind Raspbian OS, the custom-made Linux distro tweaked for the Pi, have announced a major update called Pixel (short for Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight, if you're wondering). It's now the default OS offered for download by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and here's why you should give it a try.
The idea of a machine that talks to you intelligently might be a ways off still, but Instructables user MisterM wanted to make a radio that would announce general details throughout the day. To do this, he wired up a Raspberry Pi Zero to a text-to-speech engine, then tossed in a dose of If This Then That.
We've seen a Raspberry Pi used as a dash cam before, but over on PubNub they took the same concept, but also have a live-streaming capability provided you can set up a hot spot on your smartphone.
The Raspberry Pi is the cheapest and smallest way to emulate the old video games you still love to play. You have a few different ways of going about making your own retro game console, but RetroPie and Recalbox are two of the easiest to use. Let's take a look at their differences, and pick the best one for you.
There are countless ways to use a Raspberry Pi as a retro game console, but if you're connecting that Pi to a HDTV, you're losing a bit of the magic. Over on Hackaday, DIYer Jon crams a Raspberry Pi into an old tube TV to help capture that old-school look.