Raspberry Pi powered e-paper display takes months to show a movie

Reading Time: 2 minutes We loved the filmic flair of Tom Whitwell‘s super slow e-paper display, which takes months to play a film in full. Living art His creation plays films at about two minutes of screen time per 24 hours, taking a little under three months for a 110-minute film. Psycho played in a corner of his dining…… Raspberry Pi powered e-paper display takes months to show a movie weiterlesen

Raspberry Pi enables world’s smallest iMac

Reading Time: 3 minutes This project goes a step further than most custom-made Raspberry Pi cases: YouTuber Michael Pick hacked a Raspberry Pi 4 and stuffed it inside this Apple lookalike to create the world’s smallest ‘iMac’. Michael designed and 3D printed this miniature ‘iMac’ with what he calls a “gently modified” Raspberry Pi 4 at the heart. Everything…… Raspberry Pi enables world’s smallest iMac weiterlesen

It’s a brand-new NODE Mini Server!

Reading Time: 3 minutes NODE has long been working to create open-source resources to help more people harness the decentralised internet, and their easily 3D-printed designs are perfect to optimise your Raspberry Pi. NODE wanted to take advantage of the faster processor and up to 8GB RAM on Raspberry Pi 4 when it came out last year. Now that…… It’s a brand-new NODE Mini Server! weiterlesen

Nandu’s lockdown Raspberry Pi robot project

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nandu Vadakkath was inspired by a line-following robot built (literally) entirely from salvage materials that could wait patiently and purchase beer for its maker in Tamil Nadu, India. So he set about making his own, but with the goal of making it capable of slightly more sophisticated tasks. “Robot, can you play a song?” Hardware…… Nandu’s lockdown Raspberry Pi robot project weiterlesen

Atomic TV | The MagPi 97

Reading Time: 4 minutes Nothing on television worth watching? Ryan Cochran’s TV set is just as visually arresting when it’s turned off, as David Crookes reports in the latest issue of the MagPi magazine, out now. Flat-screen televisions, with their increasingly thin bezels, are designed to put the picture front and centre. Go back a few decades, however, and…… Atomic TV | The MagPi 97 weiterlesen

New twist on Raspberry Pi experimental resin 3D printer

Reading Time: 3 minutes Element14’s Clem previously built a giant Raspberry Pi-powered resin-based 3D printer and here, he’s flipped the concept upside down. The new Raspberry Pi 4 8GB reduces slicing times and makes for a more responsive GUI on this experimental 3D printer. Let’s take a look at what Clem changed and how… The previous iteration of his…… New twist on Raspberry Pi experimental resin 3D printer weiterlesen

Raspberry Pi won’t let your watched pot boil

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of our favourite YouTubers, Harrison McIntyre, decided to make the aphorism “a watched pot never boils” into reality. They modified a tabletop burner with a Raspberry Pi so that it will turn itself off if anyone looks at it. In this project, the Raspberry Pi runs facial detection using a USB camera. If the…… Raspberry Pi won’t let your watched pot boil weiterlesen

Raspberry Pi prayer reminder clock

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of our Approved Resellers in the Netherlands, Daniël from Raspberry Store, shared this Raspberry Pi–powered prayer reminder with us. It’s a useful application one of his customers made using a Raspberry Pi purchased from Daniël’s store. As a Raspberry Pi Official Reseller, I love to see how customers use Raspberry Pi to create innovative…… Raspberry Pi prayer reminder clock weiterlesen

Travel the world with a retro musical phone

Reading Time: 3 minutes This rotary phone features a built-in Raspberry Pi that communicates with radiooooo.com (a musical time machine) and an Arduino working behind the map to control the selection of the country. Just pick up the phone, choose a country and a decade, and listen to some great music! How does it work? The Raspberry Pi: Plays…… Travel the world with a retro musical phone weiterlesen

Deep learning cat prey detector

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’ve all been able to check on our kitties’ outdoor activities for a while now, thanks to motion-activated cameras. And the internet’s favourite cat flap even live-tweets when it senses paws through the door. “Did you already make dinner? I stopped on the way home to pick this up for you.” But what’s eluded us…… Deep learning cat prey detector weiterlesen

Website hosting on Raspberry Pi 4 with Mythic Beasts

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here’s Mythic Beast’s Pete Stevens to talk about how we run the Raspberry Pi website on Raspberry Pis, and how Mythic Beasts can run your site on Raspberry Pis too! Rent a Raspberry Pi In late 2016, Mythic Beasts launched a Raspberry Pi cloud, allowing you to rent a Raspberry Pi 3 as a service.…… Website hosting on Raspberry Pi 4 with Mythic Beasts weiterlesen

Raspberry Pi–powered robot farmers

Reading Time: 3 minutes We love seeing Raspberry Pi being used to push industry forward. Here’s an example of how our tiny computers are making an impact in agriculture.  Directed Machines is a small company on a mission to remove pollution and minimise human labour in land care. Their focus is to do more with less, so the affordable…… Raspberry Pi–powered robot farmers weiterlesen

8GB Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now at $75

Reading Time: 4 minutes The long-rumoured 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 is now available, priced at just $75. Raspberry Pi 4 is almost a year old, and it’s been a busy year. We’ve sold nearly 3 million units, shipped a couple of minor board revisions, and reduced the price of the 2GB variant from $45 to $35. On the software…… 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now at $75 weiterlesen

University of Toronto supports COVID-19 patient monitoring with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes A member of the Raspberry Pi community in Ontario, Canada spotted this story from the University of Toronto on CBC News. Engineers have created a device that enables healthcare workers to monitor COVID-19 patients continuously without the need to enter their hospital rooms. Continuous, remote monitoring Up-to-date information can be checked from any nursing station computer…… University of Toronto supports COVID-19 patient monitoring with Raspberry Pi weiterlesen

A birthday gift: 2GB Raspberry Pi 4 now only $35

Reading Time: 4 minutes TL;DR: it’s our eighth birthday, and falling RAM prices have allowed us to cut the price of the 2GB Raspberry Pi 4 to $35. You can buy one here. Happy birthday to us In two days’ time, it will be our eighth birthday (or our second, depending on your point of view). Many of you…… A birthday gift: 2GB Raspberry Pi 4 now only $35 weiterlesen

Connect your Raspberry Pi 4 to an iPad Pro

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever considered attaching your Raspberry Pi 4 to an Apple iPad Pro? How would you do it, and why would you want to? Here’s YouTuber Tech Craft to explain why Raspberry Pi 4 is their favourite iPad Pro accessory, and why you may want to consider using yours in the same way. We’ve…… Connect your Raspberry Pi 4 to an iPad Pro weiterlesen

How to set up OctoPrint on your Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 8 minutes If you own a 3D printer, you’ll likely have at least heard of OctoPrint from the ever benevolent 3D printing online community. It has the potential to transform your 3D printing workflow for the better, and it’s very easy to set up. This guide will take you through the setup process step by step, and…… How to set up OctoPrint on your Raspberry Pi weiterlesen

Thermal testing Raspberry Pi 4

Reading Time: 12 minutes Raspberry Pi 4 just got a lot cooler! The last four months of firmware updates have taken over half a watt out of idle power and nearly a watt out of fully loaded power. For The MagPi magazine, Gareth Halfacree gets testing. Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Raspberry Pi 4 launched with a wealth of…… Thermal testing Raspberry Pi 4 weiterlesen

What’s inside the Raspberry Pi 4 Desktop Kit?

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Raspberry Pi 4 Desktop Kit is the perfect gift for any budding maker, coder, or Raspberry Pi fanatic. Get yours today from Raspberry Pi Approved Resellers across the globe, and the Raspberry Pi Store, Cambridge. What’s inside the Raspberry Pi 4 Desktop Kit? Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://rpf.io/ytsub Help us reach a wider audience…… What’s inside the Raspberry Pi 4 Desktop Kit? weiterlesen

Portable Raspberry Pi 4 computer | Hackspace magazine #24

Reading Time: 7 minutes Why hunch over a laptop when you can use Raspberry Pi 4 to build a portable computer just for you? Here’s how HackSpace magazine editor Ben Everard did just that… Yes, I have mislaid the CAPS LOCK and function keys from the keyboard. If you come across them in the Bristol area, please let me…… Portable Raspberry Pi 4 computer | Hackspace magazine #24 weiterlesen

Compliance, and why Raspberry Pi 4 may not be available in your country yet

Reading Time: 4 minutes In June we launched Raspberry Pi 4, and it has been selling extremely well, with over 1 million devices already made. We launched the product in a select set of countries in June, and ever since, we’ve been steadily making it available in more and more places; currently, Raspberry Pi 4 is on the market…… Compliance, and why Raspberry Pi 4 may not be available in your country yet weiterlesen

A rather snazzy Raspberry Pi 4 wallpaper for your phone and computer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fiacre took a rather snazzy photo of a Raspberry Pi 4, and he liked it so much that he set it as his iPhone’s wallpaper. And we liked it so much that we asked him to produce size variants so we could share them with all of you. You’ll find three variants of the image…… A rather snazzy Raspberry Pi 4 wallpaper for your phone and computer weiterlesen