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The Beginner's Guide To The Raspberry Pi

You’ve probably seen mention of the Raspberry Pi in your travels across the internet, but what exactly is this compact piece of circuitry? What can you do with it and why would you want to? If you’re new to the life of Pi then we’re here to explain everything you need to know and then some.

DIY Camera Spits Out Someone Else's Photos Instead Of Yours

Some say there’s no such thing as a new idea, which is just a nice way of saying that humans are a staggeringly unoriginal bunch. But a nifty, homemade Raspberry Pi-powered “camera” takes this idea and turns it on its head.

Deals: Get A Raspberry Pi 2 And Learn How To Use It For 85% Off

Discover the exciting world of microcomputers with The Complete Raspberry Pi 2 Starter Kit, just $152 AUD ($115 USD) for readers of Gizmodo Australia. That’s a saving of 85% off the RRP. This kit includes all the technology and training required to build a large number of creative electronics including computers, communications devices, and more.

American Hero Hacks Game Boy To Run Almost Any Retro Game

Meet the Gameboy Zero. It’s a classic Gameboy shell with a Raspberry Pi’s heart. But the mod isn’t purely cosmetic.

Hacker Turns On His Car With Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo is good for a lot of things, but until recently, remote-starting a car wasn’t one of them.

This $30 300GB Hard Drive Was Designed Especially For Raspberry Pi

Need some pocketable storage for your pint-sized computer? Western Digital’s new PiDrive is probably the answer, squeezing just over 300GB into its quarter-inch-thick frame — and it will only set you back $US30 ($40).

Build Your Own Classic Film Camera With A Raspberry Pi And 8mm Lens

“You can make [wacky project] with a Raspberry Pi and [oddball gizmo]!” I know, I know, it happens all the time. But this is the first I’ve seen in a while that isn’t a compact home theatre, home automation controller or cybernetic lava lamp.

The Raspberry Pi 3's Quad-Core CPU Can Hit 100C Under Load

Each major version of the Raspberry Pi has managed to double the core count, with the Pi 3 sporting the quad-core BCM2837. More transistors, more speed and unsurprisingly, more heat. In fact, according to online reports, the chip in the latest Pi can hit 100°C when maxed out. But is that workload realistic?

The New Raspberry Pi 3 Is Out Now In Australia

The new iteration of the tiny but powerful but cheap Raspberry Pi is the US$35 Pi 3 Model B. Despite being exactly the same price as the previous version, the RPi 3 is 50 per cent more powerful, and for the first time includes both on-board Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy, making it even more useful for those hobby projects or as a cut-rate Linux terminal or media centre box.

The Raspberry Pi Is Finally Getting Wi-Fi

The Raspberry Pi is a fantastic, cheap and surprisingly powerful little computer, but it’s rather lacking in the connectivity department. With the Pi 3, that’s all changing

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