Electronic Gadget News: Raspberry Pi

Set your Raspberry Pi up to start a Mexican wave

Check this out. PubNub (a “global data streaming network”) has used a Raspberry Pi to create a system that makes a physical object mirror the movement of your hands, wherever you are in the world…

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A Raspberry Pi cure for the summertime blues

The Raspberry Pi blog recently ran a cheerful piece about the retro restyling of a Raspberry Pi by using it to replace the interior workings of an old-fashioned Roberts portable radio – appropriately choosing a raspberry pink one, of course. It really wouldn’t look out of place on the…

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Raspberry Pi camera beacon powered by solar panels

Here’s a neat idea. Using a beacon-like radio transmitter to share live images taken by a remote small camera. And the wireless camera module works on ‘its own’ power without being connected to the electricity mains. The creator writes: Since the device will transmit using a simple radio…

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Turning the Pi to Windows business

Here’s an interesting one. The promise of Raspberry Pi access to a Windows business application, or even desktop, by using a US firm’s RDP (remote desktop) client, which can run natively on the Pi’s Linux OS…

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Driving external storage with your Raspberry Pi

I’m not too scared of the Linux command line, honest, but I do shrink back from mounting and unmounting volumes. This could be an issue on the Raspeberry Pi if you were looking to add serious external storage, over and above the SD Card slot. But help is at…

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