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16 Fun Projects For Your New Raspberry Pi

The new Raspberry Pi is smaller, cheaper and more energy efficient — not a bad way to update a best-selling device. Whether you’ve taken the plunge on one of the new units or you want to put the original model to good use, we’ve collected together some of the most fun Pi-based projects on the planet for you to have a crack at.


The New Raspberry Pi: Smaller And Somehow Cheaper

Raspberry Pi has just managed to do what every technology manufacturer should strive to achieve: it made its basic product both smaller and cheaper at the same time.


This Old Cassette Recorder Actually Plays Spotify

Don’t judge a gadget by its outer casing. This might look like the kind of device that you — or, depressingly for us, your parents — used to make mix tapes on many moons ago, but inside lurks the ability to play tunes from Spotify.


Your Kid Could Build This Computer That Fits Together Like Lego

Kano is a new kind of computer company, a startup that’s totally devoted to teaching a new generation about the craft of silicon. Its first product, a Raspberry Pi-based system so easy a child could build it, makes it easy to build a PC practically from scratch.


You Won't Believe These Pictures Were All Captured Using A Raspberry Pi

Adafruit Industries recently held a Raspberry Pi Photography contest. Now, it has announced the winners — and you won’t believe how good some of them are.


This Is Microsoft's New Raspberry Pi-Style Tiny Windows PC

The Raspberry Pi has proved a massive success with developers and students alike — and now Microsoft has decided to get in on the act with an Atom-powered Windows board. But it fails to compete on one of the most important features: price.


The New Raspberry Pi B+ Uses Less Power, Has More Ports

Hackers and tweakers and computer-fiddling enthusiasts of the world, rejoice. There’s a new Raspberry Pi out, and it makes a bunch of improvements that followers have been asking for. The new Raspberry Pi B+ has more RAM, uses less power both at idle and under load, and the redesign stacks on more USB inputs. Even better, you can buy it in Australia right now.


Raspberry Pi Has A Tiny $45 PC Competitor

The Hummingboard, a personal ARM computer the size of a mouse, is available for pre-order today, starting at $US45 from SolidRun. It looks like a toy for a child with small, delicate hands, but it’s really a toy for adults of all hand sizes who like to rig up their own media centres. Finally, Raspberry Pi has some competition.


You Can Make This Raspberry Pi Mobile Phone Yourself For $160

There’s something deeply satisfying about building your own gadgets. So, when it comes to your next phone, forget Project Ara; how about building your own using a Raspberry Pi?


The New Teeny, Tiny Raspberry Pi Is The Same Size As A Stick Of RAM

The ever customisable Raspberry Pi was a rather small piece of hardware to begin with, but the organisation behind the device have unveiled the latest member of the Raspberry Pi family, the Compute Module. It has the same processor and 4GB of storage that you’d find in a Raspberry Pi, but it’s the same size as stick of DDR2 laptop memory.


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