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Now Available on Steam – Legion TD 2 – Multiplayer Tower Defense

Reading Time: < 1 minute Legion TD 2 – Multiplayer Tower Defense is Now Available on Steam! An infinitely replayable multiplayer and single-player tower defense. Defend against waves of enemies and destroy the enemy’s king before they destroy yours. Legion TD 2 is a one-of-a-kind game of tactics, teamwork, and prediction. Party as 1-8 players. Website: LINK

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Discover Smart Gadgets in The MagPi 110

Reading Time: 3 minutes Raspberry Pi Smart Gadgets This month we look at hacking home appliances, smart food and drink setups, super projects for pets, health & fitness gadgets and wearable tech. There’s a wealth of ideas for making fun Raspberry Pi gadgetry. Spook up your Raspberry Pi for Halloween  It’s the time of year to take your projects […]

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Win a Monk Makes Air Quality Kit

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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Automated standing desk

Reading Time: 3 minutes His solution? A desk that would rise automatically every hour or so, encouraging him to spend more time standing. “One of the most valuable takeaways from behavioural economics is the insight that you’re far, far more likely to do the ‘right’ thing when it’s also the easiest thing, or the default thing,” he explains. Making […]

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The Official Raspberry Pi Handbook 2022 is out now!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pick up your copy of The Official Raspberry Pi Handbook The Official Raspberry Pi Handbook is available as a free digital download, or you can purchase a print edition from the Raspberry Pi Press store. Print copies can also be bought from The Raspberry Pi Store in the Grand Arcade, Shopping Centre, Cambridge; plus WH […]

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Synth6581

Reading Time: 3 minutes The C64 was limited to a single SID sound chip and Simon could only program in BASIC at the time, but he thought that one day it would be great to make a MIDI-controlled synthesizer out of it. “Delving deeper, I found that the designer of the SID chip, Bob Yannes, also had ideas of […]

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HIIT Workout Trainer

Reading Time: 3 minutes With that in mind, James married his regular HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout with Raspberry Pi, and the HIIT Raspberry Pi web app was born. It’s a clever idea that uses machine learning on Raspberry Pi to keep tabs on your workout in real time and make sure you are getting optimum results. No pain, […]

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RACOON waste sorter

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the problems faced by individuals is uncertainty over what can and cannot be recycled. While recycling bins are commonplace in most countries, they can become contaminated with the wrong material and that’s why, in the UK alone, some 525,000 tonnes of household waste ends up being rejected at the point of sorting. This […]

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FINAL WORD: Making it together

Reading Time: 2 minutes I have always supported those magazines I love. I currently subscribe to Simon Brew’s excellent Film Stories magazine, BBC Good Food, National Geographic, and I get RSPB Nature’s Home and Tate Etc. delivered as a member of both fine organisations. I also have a Readly account for picking up digital magazines that I wouldn’t admit […]

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OPINION: Making it together

Reading Time: 2 minutes I have always supported those magazines I love. I currently subscribe to Simon Brew’s excellent Film Stories magazine, BBC Good Food, National Geographic, and I get RSPB Nature’s Home and Tate Etc. delivered as a member of both fine organisations. I also have a Readly account for picking up digital magazines that I wouldn’t admit […]

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Remote agricultural monitoring

Reading Time: 2 minutes The system was designed and programmed by Shinobu Sukenari, a MAFF senior inspector, using the following requirements: they should take a photo of the trap at least once a day and report them over the internet. Secondly, the systems should run for a month without external power. Finally, the system should be protected from the […]

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Raspberry Pi 4 refurbishment programme launched

Reading Time: 2 minutes  These pre-loved boards will be tested, reconditioned, and renewed. OKdo plans to put the restored boards back on sale at a lower price, and will donate to the Raspberry Pi Foundation for each board sold. OKdo’s SVP of Technology Richard Curtin comments: “With the global population predicted to approach nine billion people by 2030, we […]

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Pico Wireless Pack review

Reading Time: 2 minutes In addition, the board features a bright on-board RGB LED, tiny tactile switch, and a microSD slot for storing extra data, expanding greatly on Pico’s 2MB of flash storage. To connect your Pico, you’ll need to have male headers soldered on, then you can just plug it into the female headers of the Wireless Pack, […]

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RFID Floppy Disk Reader

Reading Time: 3 minutes “My project was taking an old 1988 word processor and repurposing it into a gaming emulator with a Raspberry Pi,” creator Dylan Blake tells us. “I wanted to utilise the floppy disk drive with RFID tags to initiate the software and have a working power button for added effect.” We’ve covered an RFID-based record player […]