You may have seen the videos at some point during your Internet career: A college kid is standing in a normal-looking dorm room. The person hits a button. The lights dim, the shades close, and bam!, the entire room turns into a rave. They hit the button again, turning off “party mode” and returning their room to a…
Plant life comes at you fast; before you know it that little sprout is a full grown monster plant, desperate for a bigger pot. If you’re a green thumb type who’s fascinated by your plant’s progress, here is the perfect way to document every tender unfurling.
Apple’s Home app makes it easy to control all your smart home tech right from your iPhone, but because this is Apple we’re dealing with, it also comes with some restrictions. The biggest drawback is that Home only works with a small subset of HomeKit-approved smart lights, switches, and other gadgets.
If you’re still using the office’s water cooler to judge your office’s morale, you might need an upgrade. Sometimes keeping track of how you feel can be as simple as pressing a button. That’s what SEO specialist and programmer Katja Budnikov accomplished after constructing an office happiness tracker during her…
A while back we detailed how to make your own Amazon Echo device using a Raspberry Pi, but if anything went wrong with it, you’d have to manually reboot the whole thing. It was a pain in the butt. Now, there’s an easier way to make your own Echo.
The Raspberry Pi Zero and its newest brother, the Raspberry Pi Zero W are notoriously hard to find in stores. To help with that, Pi Locator is a simple site that’ll check stock across the globe.
Do you long for the days of your Sidekick, arguably one of the best-worst-greatest phones to ever hit the market? NODE shows you how to build a mobile Raspberry Pi machine that should help with that longing as long as you don’t care about the actual phone part.
If you’ve been thinking about trying out Tor to anonymize all your web browsing, you could just download a browser and give that a spin, but it’s much more fun to make your own highly portable proxy that you can easily connect to on a whim. Enter the Raspberry Pi.
Today is Pi Day and what better way to celebrate everyone’s favorite mathematical constant than by taking a look back at everyone’s favorite $35 hobbyist computer, the Raspberry Pi. Since the launch of the Raspberry Pi, I’ve written an absurd number of guides, blogs, and an already outdated book on the variety of…
Ever wished you could access your Raspberry Pi when you’re on the road? Perhaps you’ve set up a home security camera, you’re running a private Minecraft server, or you’re using your Pi for some crazy hacked together internet appliance of your own making. Whatever your reasons, it’s easy than you think to access that…
One of the major benefits of using one of the two models of Raspberry Pi Zero, including the new wireless model, is the lack of power consumption. This is handy for mobile projects where you’re running off a battery. The addition of Wi-Fi draws a little extra power. Raspi.TV breaks down the specifics.
The Raspberry Pi Zero is a fantastic, miniature version of the Raspberry Pi that shrinks the board down to about the size of a stick of gum, but one problem with it is the lack of wireless features. The Raspberry Pi Zero W is a new version that packs in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for double the price of the original Zero.
The Raspberry Pi has long been the hobbyist choice for DIY electronics projects. The Raspberry Pi Zero, which is about the size of a stick of gum, and just five bucks has it’s own special use cases though. Here are ten of our favorite projects that make use of its size.
The portable color TV is a classic ‘90s gadget, but they’re pretty pointless nowadays. Regardless, YouTuber David Watts decided to stuff a Raspberry Pi inside to bring it some new life.
It seems like everyone aspires to make their own little retro game console with a Raspberry Pi, but one of the hurdles in doing so is wiring up your own joystick. To fix that, Adafruit created the $15 Arcade Bonnet.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released a new guide for Node-RED, one of the easiest ways to control your Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pins and connect your Pi to the outside world.
If you wish your old, non-network printer could be accessible from anywhere in the house, PiMyLifeUp has a guide for turning a Raspberry Pi into a print server, making that old dump printer accessible from anywhere.
Ever wanted to own a music player that plays one random song at a time? Probably not, because that’s ridiculous. Regardless, it’s a fun project, and over on Hackster.io, DIYer Alain Maur shows off how to build it.
Real VNC is an excellent, easy way to remotely connect to your Raspberry Pi from your home network, but it’s a little confusing for beginners. VNC Connect is a new version that simplifies the process and makes it easy to connect to your Raspberry Pi from outside your network.
It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a good Altoids tin project, but over on Hackmypi, they’ve got a guide from stuffing the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero and a touch screen into a tin.