One-upping the NES Classic Edition with the Raspberry Pi 3 and …

Last November, Nintendo surprised everyone by going back to its roots and releasing the NES Classic. The delightful emulator/nostalgia-fest sparked unanticipated demand, including near-instant supply issues and 200-percent-plus markups in secondary markets. So in December of 2016, we decided to build our own version instead. Since Nintendo bizarrely announced that it won’t be making any more of the hard-to-find mini consoles this week, we’re re-running this piece to help those of you with a DIY... Read more

Orange Pi is working to steal the throne of Raspberry Pi 

For sure there’s still a long way to go, but Orange Pi is working hard to achieve his rival: Raspberry Pi. They are trying to customize their boards to meet a wider set of computing needs. Just a few days ago we spoke about two new Orange Pi boards: the 2g IoT and the Win/Win Plus. Now is time to introduce you the latest board computer: the Orange Pi Prime. It is almost... Read more

Windows 10’s Cortana now supported by Raspberry Pi

Windows 10 IoT Core has been upgraded in the Windows 10 Creators Update to add full Cortana device support. Microsoft released a list of devices compatible with the OS: Raspberry Pi3 Raspberry Pi2 MinnowBoard MAX (Intel Atom) DragonBoard 410c (Qualcomm Snapdragon) The Raspberry Pi 3 has a quad-core CPU based on ARM’s low-power, 64-bit Cortex-A53 core. This CPU is a successor to the earlier Cortex-A7 and is often used in smartphones in big.Little... Read more

How to Setup a Raspberry Pi Without a Monitor or Keyboard @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

Check out this helpful video from Circuit Basics on YouTube. How to Setup a Raspberry Pi Without a Monitor or Keyboard In this video, I’ll walk you through the steps of setting up a Raspberry Pi from the first boot up without a keyboard or monitor. This process requires only a PC or Mac, an ethernet cable, and access to a network router. Read more. Read more

MagPi video tutorials: installing an operating system with Etcher

Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here again. I’ve dropped by the blog a bit early this month to present to you our very first tutorial video: installing Raspbian (and other operating systems) with Etcher. Install Raspbian with Etcher Lucy Hattersley shows you how to install Raspberry Pi operating systems such as Raspbian onto an SD card, using the excellent Etcher. For more tutorials, check out The MagPi at!... Read more

Tiny Robot Built out of Bits and a Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

At the Pi Party, the lovely people from Pi Borg turned up with an ickle, tiny, tiny robot called BoB, aka The Bot of Bits. Made from a Raspberry Pi Zero and a Zumo Chassis, together with their new Thunderborg motor controller, BoB is a zippy little thing that turns over if you stop him quickly! You can read how to make your own on Hackster.IO. Read more