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Ben Heck’s Raspberry Pi-based portable MAME arcade

Can you drive an LCD screen directly from the general-purpose input/output pins (GPIO) on the Raspberry Pi? Find out with the team as they build a portable MAME arcade machine using the Model A+ of the Raspberry Pi. There's no … Read the rest of this entry

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Raspberry Pi is merging with a coding foundation

Raspberry Pi's credit card-sized computers have helped kickstart a coding revolution. Thanks to their low cost, major companies like Google and VMWare have distributed thousands of the DIY boards to children all over the world in the hope that it'll… … Read the rest of this entry

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Raspberry Pi Zero gains camera support, keeps the $5 price

When the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the credit-card sized Zero, it stressed that the DIY computing board would not be as capable as the rest of the Pi family. But if there's one thing we've learned about the Raspberry Pi, … Read the rest of this entry

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Raspberry Pi 3 has a 64-bit processor and built-in WiFi

It's hard to believe, but it's been four years since the Raspberry Pi Foundation gave the DIY computing scene a huge kick in the right direction with the launch of the Model B. To celebrate the milestone and 8 million … Read the rest of this entry

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You partly have Eric Schmidt to thank for the new $5 Raspberry Pi

While many of you were supposed to be eating turkey on Thursday, you were instead geeking out over Raspberry PI's newest computer, the Zero: a pint-sized module that costs just $ 5. But according to a new interview, that $ … Read the rest of this entry

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Raspberry Pi offers custom-made, mass-produced boards

It's one thing to buy a Raspberry Pi for your own tinkering, but it's another when you need to buy a lot of them for your company — you aren't going to tweak thousands of boards by hand. Thankfully, you … Read the rest of this entry

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Listen to a ‘CD’ made from fool’s gold, powered by a Raspberry Pi

What's music to some is noise to others. And that's perhaps most apparent with Ra the latest piece from the creator of an 8-bit camera gun, ::vtol::. As the artist writes in the demo's Vimeo description, the project uses a … Read the rest of this entry

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Screen Grabs: Raspberry Pi survives electronics blackout for a cameo on Revolution

Screen Grabs chronicles the uses (and misuses) of real-world gadgets in today’s movies and TV. Send in your sightings (with screen grab!) to screengrabs at engadget dot com. The original premise of NBC’s show Revolution is that in the near … Read the rest of this entry

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XBMC celebrates 10 years, latest build works in mainline PVR and Raspberry Pi support

First, we must congratulate the entire XBMC team on reaching the tenth anniversary of one of the project’s first betas hitting the internet, when Yet Another Media Play (YAMP) and Xbox Media Player joined forces to create something beautiful. It’s … Read the rest of this entry

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Raspberry Pi lands MPEG-2 and VC-1 decoding through personal licenses, H.264 encoding and CEC tag along

Making the Raspberry Pi affordable involved some tough calls, including the omission of MPEG-2 decoding. Licensing fees alone for the video software would have boosted the board’s price by approximately 10 percent. Now, after many have made media centers with … Read the rest of this entry

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