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Part of the appeal of the Raspberry Pi is how easy it is to get kids into coding. Case in point, Geek Gurl Diaries shows you how to build an interactive pixel pet that senses when you shake it using a Raspberry Pi and a few lines of Python.
We’ve seen Raspberry Pi-powered tablets before, but they’re always a bit clunky to actually build. Adafruit has put together a guide that shows one of the easiest, best looking, and cheapest Pi tablets we’ve seen.
Video: The Raspberry Pi usually runs cool enough that you don’t need a fan, but if you’re overclocking it or running something particularly intense, it’s helpful. Don’t go hunting for some specialised fan though, as YouTuber NetHacker points out, any old computer fan will work.
If you fancy doing a part-furniture, part-electronics project, you might want to have a crack at building your own futuristic desk that looks like its straight out of a science fiction movie. You’ll need a few things to get started, including a Raspberry Pi.