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How to Get Even More Out of a Raspberry Pi

No doubt about it, the Raspberry Pi is nothing short of a homebrew phenomenon. Since its release in February 2012, the British micro-mini-computer has enabled legions of amateur inventors to develop projects both weird and wonderful. Here’s a run-down of the most impressive applications, ranging from weather stations… » 10/25/13 5:20am 10/25/13 5:20am

A Dog Owner Rigged His Door So That It Unlocks With a Bark

For everyone in the world whose heart has not blackened and shriveled beyond repair, nothing boosts your mood quite like a new family addition in the form of a dog. That is, until you have to wake up at the crack of dawn to let that needy, opposable-thumbless mutt out. But new dog owner and Raspberry Pi enthusiast… » 7/02/13 10:13am 7/02/13 10:13am

Hacked Bike Headlight Projects Your Speed On the Road Ahead

Unless you're blasting through red lights and stop signs, you don't really need to care what speed you're riding a bike at. But maybe knowing that you're careening through traffic at a blistering eight miles per hour gives you some kind of thrill. In that case, check out Matt Richardson's Dynamic Bike Headlight hack. » 3/19/13 11:20am 3/19/13 11:20am

Watch Siri Turn Into a Home Automation Master With the Help Of…

With home automation being all the rage these days, it was only a matter of time before Siri got her little, occasionally holier-than-thou claws into the action. All it took was YouTube user Elvis Impersonator, a Raspberry Pi, and enough trust in Siri's goodness to believe she won't devolve into a Hal 9000 wannabe. » 2/06/13 3:40pm 2/06/13 3:40pm