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Buster – the new version of Raspbian

Amid all the furore about the release of a certain new piece of hardware, some people may have missed that we have also released a new version of Raspbian. While this is required for Raspberry Pi 4, we’ve always tried to maintain software backwards-compatibility with older hardware, and so the standard Raspbian image for all […]

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Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now from $35

We have a surprise for you today: Raspberry Pi 4 is now on sale, starting at $35. This is a comprehensive upgrade, touching almost every element of the platform. For the first time we provide a PC-like level of performance for most users, while retaining the interfacing capabilities and hackability of the classic Raspberry Pi […]

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Steampunk-inspired Raspberry Pi enclosure | HackSpace magazine #20

Who doesn’t like a good-looking case for their Raspberry Pi? Exactly. We’ve seen many homemade cases over the years, from 3D-printed enclosures to LEGO, Altoid tins and gravity-defying Zelda-themed wonderments. We love them all as much as we love own — our own case being this one if you fancy one — and always look […]

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Recreate the sprite-following Options from Gradius using Python | Wireframe issue 16

Learn how to create game objects that follow the path of the main player sprite. Raspberry Pi’s own Rik Cross explains all. Gradius First released by Konami in 1985, Gradius pushed the boundaries of the shoot-’em-up genre with its varied level design, dramatic boss fights, and innovative power-up system. One of the most memorable of […]

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European Astro Pi Challenge: Mission Space Lab winners 2018–2019!

This is your periodic reminder that there are two Raspberry Pi computers in space! That’s right — our Astro Pi units Ed and Izzy have called the International Space Station home since 2016, and we are proud to work with ESA Education to run the European Astro Pi Challenge, which allows students to conduct scientific […]

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Chat to Ada Lovelace via a Raspberry Pi

Our friends, 8 Bits and a Byte, have built a Historic Voicebot, allowing users to chat to their favourite historical figures. It’s rather marvellous. The Historic Voicebot Have a chat with your favourite person from the past with the Historic Voicebot! With this interactive installation, you can talk to a historical figure through both chat […]

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An in-flight entertainment system that isn’t terrible

No Alex today; she’s tragically germ-ridden and sighing weakly beneath a heap of duvets on her sofa. But, in spite of it all, she’s managed to communicate that I should share Kyle‘s Raspberry Pi in-flight entertainment system with you. I made my own IN-FLIGHT entertainment system! ft. Raspberry Pi Corsair Ironclaw RGB Gaming Mouse: http://bit.ly/2vFwYw5 […]

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Remembering Andy Baker

We are immensely sad to learn of the death, on 1 June, of Andy Baker, joint founder and organiser of the brilliant Cotswold Raspberry Jam. Andy had been suffering from brain cancer. Together with co-founder Andrew Oakley, Andy worked incredibly hard to make the Cotswold Jam one of the most exciting Jams of all, with […]

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Playback your favourite records with Plynth

Use album artwork to trigger playback of your favourite music with Plynth, the Raspberry Pi–powered, camera-enhanced record stand. Plynth Demo This is “Plynth Demo” by Plynth on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Record playback with Plynth Plynth uses a Raspberry Pi and Pi Camera Module to identify […]

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Ghost-hunting in schools with Raspberry Pi | Hello World #9

In Hello World issue 9, out today, Elliott Hall and Tom Bowtell discuss The Digital Ghost Hunt: an immersive theatre and augmented reality experience that takes a narrative-driven approach in order to make digital education accessible. The Digital Ghost Hunt combines coding education, augmented reality, and live performance to create an immersive storytelling experience. It […]

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