Pi Zero Gives Telescope Hands Free Focus #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Via Hackaday: It seems like [Jason Bowling] never gets tired of finding new ways to combine the Raspberry Pi with his love of the cosmos. This time he’s come up with a very straightforward way of focusing his Celestron 127SLT with everyone’s favorite Linux SBC. He found the focus mechanism on the scope to be a bit fiddly, and operating it by hand was becoming a chore. With the Pi... Read more

New Products 2/14/2018 Featuring Adafruit RGB Matrix Bonnet for Raspberry Pi! (Video)

New Products 2/14/2018 Featuring Adafruit RGB Matrix Bonnet for Raspberry Pi! (Video) Blinka the CircuitPython Temporary Tattoo (0:08) Pycom GPy – WiFi, Bluetooth LE and LTE-M (1:09) 64×64 RGB LED Matrix – 2.5mm Pitch – 1/32 Scan (2:42) Adafruit RGB Matrix Bonnet for Raspberry Pi (2:42) Adafruit PCB Coaster – Hans + Adabot (7:05) Adafruit PCB Coaster – LEDs + Adabot (7:05) Adafruit PCB Coaster – Cappy + Adabot (7:05)... Read more

Code games in C++ on Raspberry Pi part 1

Despite its awesome success as a hobby system, the Raspberry Pi is seldom looked on as a machine that lets you write or play your own graphical games. There are emulators, of course, and those are a great introduction to the style of retro games most old-school coders cut their teeth on as spotty youths. However, you don’t see many original games written for the Pi, on the Pi, by... Read more

Bang & Olufsen will help you turn classic speakers into smart ones

Bang & Olufsen has partnered with HiFiBerry to launch a new DIY open-source product that’ll help you upgrade your vintage speakers and turn them into wireless ones. The Beocreate 4 Channel Amplifier is a combination board that’s designed for music playback with passive loudspeakers. It can work on its own as a digital amplifier, but you’ll need a Raspberry Pi to enable Wi-Fi or Bluetooth capabilities. The Beocreate 4 has... Read more

Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend, Find a Jam in Your Area #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Exciting celebration ahead for Raspberry Pi! We’re just over three weeks away from the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend 2018, our community celebration of Raspberry Pi’s sixth birthday. Instead of an event in Cambridge, as we’ve held in the past, we’re coordinating Raspberry Jam events to take place around the world on 3–4 March, so that as many people as possible can join in. Well over 100 Jams have been... Read more

AmbiPi.tv

The AmbiPi.tv Kit allows you to connect WS2801 Ledstrips to your RaspberryPi.There are numerous applications for such a setup from Art Installations to Internetenabled Lightsetups.The most common application is to create a setup similar to the Ambilight (C) (TM) Technology invented by Philips.You ca…By: overflo Read more