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Is the Bathroom Free? Find Out with Occup-Pi!

Is the Bathroom Free? Find Out with Occup-Pi!

Need to find out if the bathroom is free or not, without negotiating a flight of stairs, or meandering along the corridor?
Raspberry Pi and Arduino Revive Old Doctor Who K9 Prop

Raspberry Pi and Arduino Revive Old Doctor Who K9 Prop

Ever wondered what happened to the Doctor’s robot companion, K9? The Time Lord’s best friend has made a handful of appearances in Doctor Who’s 21st century revival, but since 2010 he’s been notable by his absence on screen … (we’ll ignore the fact he was redesigned and given his own TV show.)
Raspberry Pi Programming Popularity Thrives: Pi Remains Perfect Programming SBC

Raspberry Pi Programming Popularity Thrives: Pi Remains Perfect Programming SBC

While many of the most popular Raspberry Pi projects may seemingly be entry-level maker projects, it's a nifty board for more advanced creations. Additionally, the Raspberry Pi delivers superb hardware for more advanced work. For instance, you can create robotics, and even make neat gadgets like this Twitter-controlled bubble machine with a Raspberry Pi Zero. One area where the Raspberry Pi benefits many users: programming. Learn why programming on the Raspberry Pi is incredibly popular!
Measure Your Skateboard Speed and Distance with a Raspberry Pi

Measure Your Skateboard Speed and Distance with a Raspberry Pi

“...I like to skate and cruise around. While I'm cruising, it would be handy to see how much distance I've travelled and see my speed.”
Ready for the DiddyBorg v2 Robot Kit?

Ready for the DiddyBorg v2 Robot Kit?

Available in two colours (purple for power, red for speed), the DiddyBorg v2 Robot Kit will take your Raspberry Pi on a ride it will never forget!
Debian Stretch With Pixel for PCs and Macs Released, Raspbian Stretch Updated

Debian Stretch With Pixel for PCs and Macs Released, Raspbian Stretch Updated

The Raspberry Pi is an ultra-popular single-board computer (SBC). With plentiful Raspberry Pi operating system (OS) options, there's plenty of choice, from Linux desktop distributions (distros) to Chromium OS, retro gaming environments, and smart home suites. Raspbian, a Debian-based operating system for the Raspberry Pi, remains a top choice. On June 29, 2018, The Raspberry Pi Foundation released the latest Raspbian Stretch image for the Raspberry Pi alongside its Debian Stretch image featuring the PIXEL desktop environment for PCs and macOS devices. 
Can a Raspberry Pi Help Protect Coral Reefs?

Can a Raspberry Pi Help Protect Coral Reefs?

We’ve seen the Raspberry employed in countless unique ways since the little computer arrived, but did you ever imagine that it could help to save marine life?
Build a Doctor Who Themed TARDIS Doorbell

Build a Doctor Who Themed TARDIS Doorbell

Doctor Who and Raspberry Pi-based projects go hand in hand. Both are British, and both have links to Cambridge (writer Douglas Adams studied there, and was Doctor Who script editor at the time Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy hit the airwaves).

PiParp: Prank Your Friends with a Parping Raspberry Pi Whoopee Cushion!

The whoopee cushion has been upgraded. No longer a rubber bladder filled with air (or, at times, a piece of foam), it has been enhanced and is capable of playing any noise you can think of, thanks to a Raspberry Pi.
Astonishing Google NSynth Device Built on Raspberry Pi

Astonishing Google NSynth Device Built on Raspberry Pi

Looking for a totally new sound? You may have just found it. A couple of Google projects have collaborated to produce the NSynth Super, a Raspberry Pi-powered device that uses what has been coined “neural audio synthesis” to analyse the sonic characteristics of source inputs to create entirely new musical voices.
Control a Glockenspiel with Sonic Pi and Lego!

Control a Glockenspiel with Sonic Pi and Lego!

Perhaps the glockenspiel isn’t the first instrument you think of when it comes to electronic music, but thanks to the wonderful Sonic Pi software, that might be about to change...
Make Your Own Portable Pocket Sized Pi Zero-Powered Projector

Make Your Own Portable Pocket Sized Pi Zero-Powered Projector

Owning a pocket projector seems like a great option for ad hoc presentations (or an easy way to watch movies when you’re camping) but can it be done with a Raspberry Pi?
AR Projection Lamp with Raspberry Pi and Android Things

AR Projection Lamp with Raspberry Pi and Android Things

Here’s a lovely bit of awesome to get you in the mood for one of the most interesting Raspberry Pi build videos you’ll see for a long time.
New Alexa Development Board for Raspberry Pi Compute

New Alexa Development Board for Raspberry Pi Compute

If you’ve been playing around with your Raspberry Pi and Alexa and found that you’re onto something of a winner, you might be tempted to expand beyond the standard Pi.
Tune Your Car with a Raspberry Pi OBD-II Tablet

Tune Your Car with a Raspberry Pi OBD-II Tablet

Every car has an OBD-II port, an interface into which a cabled (typically with a USB connector) or wireless (Bluetooth) device can be plugged. Once connected you’ll be able to interrogate your car’s onboard computer, check errors, monitor performance, and perform diagnostics. You might even be able to tune the engine, with the right skills and know-how.

Record Your Pokémon with a Real Life Pokédex

Long before you had to venture out of the house to collect Pokémon with your smartphone and an augmented reality app, it was every kid’s fantasy to own a “Pokédex”.
New Raspberry Pi 3B+ Power-Over-Ethernet HAT

New Raspberry Pi 3B+ Power-Over-Ethernet HAT

Set for release during the summer, the PoE HAT was announced alongside the Raspberry Pi 3B+ model, but little was known about it. That is until a listing was added to the Farnell website (they’re a Raspberry Pi Foundation partner) where the device is now available for pre-ordering.
Convert Your Raspberry Pi Zero W into a Stick PC

Convert Your Raspberry Pi Zero W into a Stick PC

The fad for HDMI-pluggable stick PCs was temporarily popular a few years ago, but the wind seems to have vanished from those sails.