How to Create a Retro Arcade with RetroPie

Raspberry Pi boards offer loads of uses for do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. One of the easiest and most gratifying is creating a retro gaming machine.

Using Mongoose OS on your ESP8266

The ESP8266 enjoyed great fanfare a few years ago. It was a cheap WiFi-enabled device that offered low power consumption, small size and a few GPIO pins.

Create Your Own Spotify with a Raspberry Pi - Raspberry Pi Music Server Software

The Raspberry Pi is a beefy yet tiny single-board computer. Learn how to make a DIY Spotify and make your own Raspberry Pi music server!

Getting started with the micro:bit and MicroPython

In this tutorial, we take our first steps with MicroPython on the micro:bit by creating a simple dice that uses random number generation triggered by gesture control, all in 9 lines of code!

Using a Doppler radar sensor with the Raspberry Pi

There are many sensors on the market for the Raspberry Pi, Arduino and other single board computers/microcontrollers. But the RCWL-0516 is something new and exciting in that it offers the simplicity of a PIR sensor but with a greater range and ability to detect through objects, yet it still only retails for a few dollars from China.

Sending sensor data to Twitter using Node-RED

In this tutorial, we shall use a cheap common sensor, the DS18B20 a waterproof and accurate sensor that can be bought for less than $5 online.

Build a wildlife camera using a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice

Build your own motion-sensing wildlife camera with a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice portable power