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Make a DIY Smart Home Assistant with Hass.io for Raspberry Pi

Learn about Hass.io Raspberry Pi smart home software for making a do-it-yourself (DIY) smart home assistant device.

Odroid Crypto Mining: Cryptocurrency Mining on Odroid XU4

The Odroid XU4 is an uber-powerful single-board computer (SBC). It’s a superb Raspberry Pi alternative which, with its octa-core processing, is capable of running a variety of operating systems. Since cryptocurrency mining on the Raspberry Pi is possible, Odroid crypto mining is feasible as well. Learn about Odroid XU4 cryptocurrency mining!

Getting Started With GameStation Turbo on Odroid XU4: GameStation Turbo XU4 Installation

Learn more about the GameStation Turbo XU4 OS, from what it is to how to install it, and first impressions!

Getting Started with Recalbox on Odroid XU4

Like the Raspberry Pi, the Odroid XU4 runs a bevy of operating systems including RetroPie, Ubuntu MATE, and RecalBox. Learn how to get started with Recalbox on the Odroid XU4 for retro gaming!

Getting Started with RetroPie on Odroid XU4

Among the easiest and most enjoyable do-it-yourself (DIY) projects is making a retro gaming machine. The Raspberry Pi is a popular device for creating a retro arcade with the likes of retro gaming operating systems (OSes) such as RetroPie.

Setup Octoprint for the Anet A8 with a Raspberry Pi

The Anet A8 3D printer that we reviewed in early 2018 is a bit of a beast for under $150, it produces decent quality prints and it is relatively easy to build. It may be a basic printer, made to a price point but we found that it was a reliable workhorse for makers.

Go off the grid with your Raspberry Pi Zero W

The Raspberry Pi Zero W is a truly wondrous piece of kit. It provides access to the Raspberry Pi learning resources, it is really cheap so we can embed it in a project and forget about it, and it sips away at power, unlike its much larger relatives that guzzle power!

How to make a Raspberry Pi media server

The Raspberry Pi is a nifty single-board computer (SBC). It’s capable of fitting many purposes, from a desktop to home theatre PC (HTPC), retro gaming console, cryptocurrency mining rig, and more.

Make a Custom Dashboard with Smashing.io

Raspberry Pi devices are incredibly useful and versatile single-board device. It’s suitable for a smattering of projects, from retro gaming and servers to voice assistants. Creating a custom dashboard with Smashing.io is one simple but ultra-functional means to make use of your Raspberry Pi.

Launch applications using an RFID card reader and Raspberry Pi

The humble keyboard and mouse are traditional forms of input that are used to control computers. But for those of us too young, or those requiring a computer to be adapted for their needs, these traditional interfaces are not suitable and we need to adapt how we offer an interface for the user.

Using a Raspberry Pi for a Crypto Currency Wallet

Despite its weakness, when compared with mid-range to high-end graphics processing units (GPUs) computing power, the Raspberry Pi is capable of cryptocurrency mining.

Make An Animated Conference Badge With Inkyphat

Conferences happen across the world and for many different reasons, but one thing that is common between every conference is the conference badge. From simple sticky labels and makers, to elaborate electronic badges, the conference badge is there to help everyone learn who everyone else is!

How to build a retro arcade with Lakka

Raspberry Pi boards are superb for several projects. From cryptocurrency mining to low-powered home theatre PC (HTPC) builds, Raspberry Pi single board computers (SBC) offer tons of functionality. A top project for the Pi is creating a retro gaming console. You’ll find several options for doing so, from RetroPie and Recalbox to Lakka. Learn how to build a retro arcade with Lakka!

Build an Ambilight Clone with a Raspberry Pi

Creating a do-it-yourself Ambilight using a Raspberry Pi is pretty simple. Checkout out how-to guide!

How to build a low-powered Home theater PC with a Raspberry Pi

Learn all about building a low-powered HTPC with a Raspberry Pi!

Using alternative software to control the laser cutter (Scorchworks Whisperer)

In the final part of this series we finally start cutting things with the K40 laser cutter! We will transfer our designs created in Inkscape to an application called K40 Whisperer from Scorchworks. Now you might be thinking “But the K40 comes with its own software, can I just use that?” Well, yes you can, but I’ve found that K40 Whisperer is a lot easier to use, and it even runs on Linux devices. This is incredibly handy for my Makerspace as we are using an old Lenovo X61 laptop running Linux Mint to run the laser cutter.

Using Inkscape to design and create projects ready for the K40 [Part 2]

In this part of the K40 laser cutter series we shall learn how to create graphics ready for cutting on the K40 using a free vector image editor and when it comes to editing vector images, the industry standard is Adobe Illustrator, but that comes at a great cost.

Cryptocurrency Mining on the Raspberry Pi

Cryptocurrency is incredibly popular, from Bitcoin to Litecoin, Ethereum, and Monero. These digital assets are digital, decentralized currencies. There are two main methods for obtaining cryptocurrency: mining and purchasing. Learn all about cryptocurrency mining on the Raspberry Pi!