• Watch Game of Thrones with a Raspberry Pi-powered Drogon

    Channel your inner Targaryen by building this voice-activated, colour-changing, 3D-printed Drogon before watching the next episode of Game of Thrones. Winter has come This is a spoiler-free zone! I’ve already seen the new episode of season 8,...

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  • Raspberry Pi-controlled brass bell for ultimate the wake-up call

    Not one for rising with the sun, and getting more and more skilled at throwing their watch across the room to snooze their alarm, Reddit user ravenspired decided to hook up a physical bell to a Raspberry...

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  • Bind MIDI inputs to LED lights using a Raspberry Pi

    Blinky lights and music created using a Raspberry Pi? Count us in! When Aaron Chambers shared his latest project, Py-Lights, on Reddit, we were quick to ask for more information. And here it is: Controlling lights with...

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  • Raspberry Pi underwater camera drone | The MagPi 80

    Never let it be said that some makers won’t jump in at the deep end for their ambitious experiments with the Raspberry Pi. When Ievgenii Tkachenko fancied a challenge, he sought to go where few had gone...

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  • Hacking an Etch-A-Sketch with a Raspberry Pi and camera: Etch-A-Snap!

    Kids of the 1980s, rejoice: the age of the digital Etch-A-Sketch is now! What is an Etch-A-Sketch Introduced in 1960, the Etch-A-Sketch was invented by Frenchman André Cassagnes and manufactured by the Ohio Art Company. The back of...

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  • New Wolfram Mathematica free resources for your Raspberry Pi

    We’ve worked alongside the team at Wolfram Mathematica to create ten new free resources for our projects site, perfect to use at home, or in your classroom, Code Club, or CoderDojo. Try out the Wolfram Language today, available...

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  • Eight years, 2000 blog posts

    Today’s a bit of a milestone for us: this is the 2000th post on this blog. Why does a computer company have a blog? When did it start, who writes it, and where does the content come...

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  • Buy the official Raspberry Pi keyboard and mouse

    Liz interjects with a TL;DR: you can buy our official (and very lovely) keyboard and mouse from today from all good Raspberry Pi retailers. We’re very proud of them. Get ’em while they’re hot! Alex interjects with...

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  • Coding Pang’s sprite spawning mechanic | Wireframe #10

    Rik Cross, Senior Learning Manager here at Raspberry Pi, shows you how to recreate the spawning of objects found in the balloon-bursting arcade gem Pang. Pang: bringing balloon-hating to the masses since 1989. Capcom’s Pang Programmed by...

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  • Pi-powered pie-consumption pie chart

    Mike MacHenry built a project that’s pure pi(e) for Pi Day. Introducing: the Pie Pie Chart (powered by Pi). This is a simple little project, the sole purpose of which is to make a pie that outputs...

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  • Yoga training with YogAI and a Raspberry Pi smart mirror | The MagPi issue 80

    Running on a smart mirror, YogAI uses a database of postures, image recognition software, and the magic of mirrors to not only show users their current posture but to also teach them how to correct their posture...

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  • Build a security camera with Raspberry Pi and OpenCV

    Tired of opening the refrigerator only to find that your favourite snack is missing? Get video evidence of sneaky fridge thieves sent to your phone, with Adrian Rosebeck’s Raspberry Pi security camera project. Building a Raspberry Pi security...

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  • Build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy

    Need a project for the week? We’ve got one for you. Learn to build a Raspberry Pi robot buggy and control it via voice, smart device or homemade controller with our free online resources. Build your robot...

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  • The Raspberry Pi shop, one month in

    Five years ago, I spent my first day working at the original Pi Towers (Starbucks in Cambridge). Since then, we’ve developed a whole host of different products and services which our customers love, but there was always...

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  • The Junk Drum Machine

    I do not really have any spare time. (Toddler, job, very demanding cat, lots of LEGO to tidy up.) If I did, I like to imagine that I’d come up with something like this to do with...

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  • LED Matrix Cylinder — a blinkenlights tube

    We see lots of addressable LED projects, but there was something weirdly charming and very pretty about this cylinder of squares. It’d make for a lovely interactive nightlight in a kids’ room, or for a grown-up lighting...

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  • Laser-engraved Raspberry Pi hologram

    Inspired by an old episode of Pimoroni’s Bilge Tank, and with easy access to the laser cutter at the Raspberry Pi Foundation office, I thought it would be fun to create a light-up multi-layered hologram using a...

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  • Coding Space Invaders’ disintegrating shields | Wireframe #9

    They add strategy to a genre-defining shooter. Andrew Gillett lifts the lid on Space Invaders’ disintegrating shields. Released in 1978, Space Invaders introduced ideas so fundamental to video games that it’s hard to imagine a time before...

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