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Review: TonyPi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Containing a Raspberry Pi 4, TonyPi (£380 / $519) comes preassembled (aside from the connectable head), so the fun here is all about controlling him. He’s a solidly built fella, with angular joints and broad lower arms and hands primed for scooping up coloured balls on command. We rather liked his all-white finish, which contrasts […]

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SPY-DER Robot

Reading Time: 3 minutes Team leader Arijit Das explains that SPY-DER is so-named because of its ability to walk like an arachnopod – much to the consternation of some observers. The robot’s main purpose is for live video surveillance, streaming footage that can be viewed remotely via a dedicated web browser. SPY-DER can be controlled in two ways, either […]

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Dota 2 Update – Oct 29th, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Marci* Base mana regen reduced from 0.5 to 0* Dispose: Damage reduced from 70/140/210/280 to 70/130/190/250* Rebound: Cast/jump range reduced from 850 to 800* Unleash: Duration reduced from 18 to 16* Unleash: Pulse damage reduced from 80/150/220 to 60/130/200* Level 15 Talent reduced from +250 Rebound Cast/Jump Range to +200* Level 20 Talent reduced from […]

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Introducing Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W in The MagPi 111

Reading Time: 3 minutes Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W packs far more power into the same space. The new quad-core 1GHz CPU is up to five times as fast as the original Zero and Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W is compatible with all current Zero projects and kits. In this month’s edition of The MagPi: Complete specifications and hardware […]

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Win one of five Waveshare E-ink Display PHATs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Save 37% off the cover price with a subscription to The MagPi magazine. Try three issues for just £5, then pay £25 every six issues. You’ll save money and get a regular supply of in-depth reviews, features, guides and other PC enthusiast goodness delivered directly to your door every month. Subscribe

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PoE USB Hub HAT for Raspberry Pi Zero

Reading Time: 2 minutes The PoE USB HUB HAT for Raspberry Pi is a double-decker board that features an Ethernet port and fully isolated SMPS (Switch Mode Power Supply) on the bottom board, with a second board stacked on top holding the three USB ports. Coming already assembled, the two boards are held together by hex pillars. Extra pillars […]

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Cyberdeck portable entertainment system

Reading Time: 3 minutes Encouraged by the success of his first electronics project in which he revived and added capacity to the HDMI ports of his Onkyo audio receiver, Justin began to cast around for what to make next. “The versatility, affordability, and size of Raspberry Pi really made it a smart buy during a time when I wasn’t […]

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Now Available on Steam – Killsquad, 20% off!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Killsquad is Now Available on Steam and is 20% off!* Hack and slash? Check. Twin-stick-shooter? Check. 4 player coop to slay hordes of aliens & bosses with your friends? Check. Skills, upgrades, weapons, gears, talismans and more to make you stronger? Check. Wake up, bounty hunter. We have a mission for you. Time to clean […]

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Review: Electronic Clock for Raspberry Pi Pico

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lifting off the rear panel reveals the electronics and two female headers to mount your Raspberry Pi Pico (not included). First, however, you’ll need to flash Pico with the software. The online manual is confusing, as there’s no need to compile anything with terminal commands if using a Raspberry Pi: just drag the downloadable UF2 […]

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Interview: Matt Gray

Reading Time: < 1 minute A YouTuber with a penchant for making, with an amazing Raspberry Pi-powered Game Boy Camera

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Zippy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tomasz Burzy is among those enthralled by NASA’s endeavour. “I became interested in robotics a while ago and love seeing the work of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Boston Dynamics,” he says. “The Mars rovers quickly became my favourite pieces of engineering and when I saw Perseverance, I wanted to build a replica.” Unfortunately, Tomasz […]

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Build an Android tablet with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 6 minutes 01 Raspberry Pi hardware You’ll need a Raspberry Pi 4 for this project so that you can make the most out of your custom tablet, although you can use a Raspberry Pi 3B+, Raspberry Pi 400, and Compute Module 3 with emteria. Emteria also supports HDMI on Raspberry Pi so you can connect it to […]

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Keybow 2040 review

Reading Time: 2 minutes It comes with one of three sets of key switch types depending on your preference: mechanical (clicky-clacky), linear (silent), and tactile (silent with some resistance). All versions have an LED in the switch which is fully programmable, and the keys are standard sized so you can easily swap them out for others if you’d like. […]

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Package Thief Deterrent

Reading Time: 3 minutes Flour power Following the theft of a package from his porch earlier in the year, Ryder decided to take action. “It had never happened to me before and I was a little frustrated,” he recalls. “I’d been doing some image classification work at the time, and figured this would be a great opportunity to build […]