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Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered DIY Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo is a pretty neat little device, but at $US180 ($245) it’s also pretty pricey. If you want to make your own, YouTube user Novaspirit Tech walks you through the process of how to do so with a Raspberry Pi.

Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Media Player That Plays A Simpsons Episode At Random

There are a ton of Simpsons episodes, but if you long for the days of just watching whatever episode happens to be playing on TV at any given moment, DIYer Stephen Coyle build a little system powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero that plays a random episode.

Build An Instant Camera With A Raspberry Pi And A Thermal Printer

Instant cameras are awesome, but if you’re looking for something a bit more ridiculous, Adafruit shows you how to build a camera that will print out a pixellated photo on thermal paper.

Raspbian Update Significantly Improves Bluetooth On The Raspberry Pi 3

One of the best new additions to the Raspberry Pi 3 is built-in Bluetooth, but setting up a Bluetooth device required the command line. Now, it’s easy to add Bluetooth devices right from the taskbar.

Five Raspberry Pi B+ Projects To Try This Weekend

There‚Äôs little doubt that the Raspberry Pi has transformed classrooms, bedrooms and hobbyist workbenches throughout the world. While it’s not the newest or most powerful model of Raspberry Pi available, the B+ is one of the most widely used. Having replaced the original Model B in July 2014, this single board micro computer is behind some truly ins’Pi’ring projects. (Sorry, we couldn’t resist.) Here are five to try this weekend; from augmented-reality Pi glasses to a treasure safe controlled by your face.

Build Your Own Two-Player Miniature Cocktail Arcade Cabinet

Cocktail cabinets are an excellent way to cram a two-player arcade into a small package. DIYer CircuitBeard shows off his build, which uses a Raspberry Pi as the brains. It’s a looker.

The Best Operating Systems For Your Raspberry Pi Projects

If you’re new to the Raspberry Pi, that tiny sub-$50 computer we all love, there’s a good chance you’ve downloaded (or purchased an SD card that includes) NOOBS. NOOBS makes getting started with Pi easy and includes a bunch of different operating systems to choose from. Which you should choose depends, of course, on your project. Here’s how to make the right choice.

Build Your Own Gesture-Based TV Remote With A Raspberry Pi

Find that sensible, button-filled remote for your TV a little too boring? DIYer Frederick Vandenbosch shows off how to build a gesture-based remote control using a Raspberry Pi.

AppGameKit Is A Free Game Creation Toolset For The Raspberry Pi

One of the best uses for the Raspberry Pi is to teach kids (and adults) basic programming skills. AppGameKit’s a bit of free software that does just that.

Instantly Free Up 1GB On Your Raspberry Pi By Ditching LibreOffice And Wolfram

One of the really nice things about the newest builds of Raspbian is that it comes with just about all the software you need to get running. The downside of that is that all that software takes up a ton of space. RasPi.tv points out you can quickly snag about a 1GB back by deleting two apps: LibreOffice and Wolfram.

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