raspberry pi

Make A Handheld Linux Terminal With A Raspberry Pi

We’ve seen pocket-sized Raspberry Pi computers before, but they usually require a 3D-printed case. DIY enthusiast Chris Robinson shows you how to build one with off-the-shelf parts.


Build A Dedicated Traffic Monitor With A Raspberry Pi

It’s easy enough to pop open your phone and check the traffic conditions around you, but if you’d prefer a geekier approach, Weird-Lab uses a Raspberry Pi to display real-time traffic data on a screen.


Turn A Raspberry Pi Into A Portable Media Cente With An Old VCR

We all know that the Raspberry Pi makes a great media centre, but that wasn’t enough for Instructables user MisterM. He wanted to make the media centre portable, so he stuffed it inside an old portable VCR.


Run Wikipedia Offline On Your Raspberry Pi, Smartphone Or Tablet

Despite its massive size, it is possible to run your own offline version of Wikipedia (or just read certain articles offline in a convenient form). A popular option for the sole user is Kiwix, however, if you want to run a server for multi-user access or want a cross-platform option, Gozim is worth a look.


Build A Web-Connected Thermostat With A Raspberry Pi And And An IPhone

Web-connected thermostats are great, but they’re expensive. If you want to make your own, blogger and engineer Nooganeer shows how to build one using a Raspberry Pi and an old iPhone.


Build A Dedicated Sleep Timer Radio With A Raspberry Pi

Many people like to fall asleep and wake up to the radio. While there are plenty of devices out there with sleep timers, Instructables user univership shows off how you can build your own with a Raspberry Pi.


Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Laptop Inside A Lunch Box

The Raspberry Pi is a great little computer for all kinds of projects, but it’s not particularly portable. Instructables user agent036 decided the best solution was to stuff everything inside a lunch box.


How To Build A Handheld, Raspberry Pi-Powered Game Console

The Raspberry Pi is a great little mini-computer for playing classic video games from your childhood. But, thanks to its small size, it’s also possible to turn it into a portable handheld game console that plays your favourite titles, from NES to N64. I call it “The eNcade”.


Build A Tiny Computer-Hacking Tool With A Raspberry Pi

Kali is a great tool for testing the security of your network and the operating system works on just about everything that can run Linux. That includes the Raspberry Pi. What’s even better is a new distribution that brings along support for a touchscreen.


Build A Motivational Bathroom Scale With A Raspberry Pi

One of the most deterring parts about trying to lose weight is that moment when you look down at the scale. This custom-built scale ditches unsatisfying numbers and uses a Raspberry Pi to actually talk to you when you step up to help keep you motivated.