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Electronic Gadget News: Raspberry Pi

MagPi builds on Pi robotics

A new edition of The MagPi is out, I’m happy to say. And, as always, it’s available for free download…

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DevBoard Watch: Raspberry Pi Compute Module Dev Kit

element14 is launching the Raspberry Pi Compute Development Kit, to allow design engineers to test the power of the new Raspberry Pi variant, which is aimed at industrial or embedded applications. Basically, the core technology of a Pi has been repackaged and released in a new form, aimed at those…

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The MagPi builds a Pi oscilloscope

The magazine devoted to all things Raspberry Pi, The MagPi, has published its latest issue. As always, it’s available for free download. What’s in the June (#24) issue? There’s an article describing how to use the Raspberry Pi as a 10 Msps scope, how to build a…

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The MagPi takes the temperature

The magazine devoted to all things Raspberry Pi, The MagPi, has published its latest issue. As always, it’s available for free download. What’s in the May issue? You can find a tutorial on physical computing describing how to use 1-Wire temperature sensors, details of Sonic Pi v2…

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Gadget Book: Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids

Happy to flag this one – a new book that may be of interest to younger Gadget Masters: Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids, written by Daniel Bates, a Computer Science researcher at the University of Cambridge. The publishers, Packt Publishing, write: This handy guide will launch you into the world of…

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Raspberry Pi Compute Module plugs into PCB design

Here’s an interesting one. The people behind the Raspberry Pi have announced the arrival of a Compute Module, taking the Pi system in a more industrial, professional direction. Basically, the core technology of a Pi has been repackaged and released into the world in a new form, for those…

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Python powered percussion with the Raspberry Pi Glockenspiel!

Thanks to RaspberryPi.org for highlighting this one, a Raspberry Pi-powered Glockenspiel machine! The software is written in Python, using the GPIO on the device. The Gadget Master in question is one Ivan Roulson. Liz Upton writes: Ivan took that sad glockenspiel home and gave it a Pi for…

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The MagPi finds more energy with solar tracking

Check out the latest issue of  The MagPi, the magazine devoted to all things Raspberry Pi. The latest issue, for April, is number 22 and it’s available for free download. This month it features the “Reflective Solar Tracker”, a solar cell with a Raspberry Pi that helps to improve…

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