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Bitcoin operated pool table

A couple of weeks back, Stuart Kerr from  Liberty Games mailed me to let me know they were thinking about using a Pi to mod a coin-operated pool table to take bitcoins instead; he wanted to know about using our trademark. I mailed him a link to the trademarks rules, made a note about the pool table idea, and then got back to what I was doing – lots of people mail us to tell us they’re starting projects, but not everybody actually finishes the project they’re mailing us about.

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Raspberry Pi and Cambridge Consultants saving the rhino – Cambridge News

TechWeekEurope UK Raspberry Pi and Cambridge Consultants saving the rhino Cambridge News The world's most rare and endangered species are being protected by Cambridge Consultants and Raspberry Pi . No, we are not talking about PhD engineers but a partnership with London Zoo and the Kenya Wildlife Service. As part of the Instant Wild project

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BerryCam: use your Raspberry Pi camera board with your iPhone

We know that a lot of you have iPhones – and there are some very useful things you can do with a Pi and an iPhone already, not least using SiriProxy to get your phone interacting with objects in the real world. (Once I work out how to automate emptying the cat litter, I’ll be making sure I can ask Siri to do it for me just to add an extra layer of entertainment.) There’s lots of SiriProxy work going on in the forums – head over, sign up, and join in. But there’s more! James Moore has made BerryCam available for free: it’s an app that will allow you to control your Raspberry Pi camera board direct from your iPhone, over a local network, with a pretty interface

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Afghanistan project: double your money update

I’ve spoken to the board of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and I’m very pleased to be able to tell you that donations to the project we posted about yesterday, to bring computing labs to girls in Afghanistan, will be matched up to $10,000 by the Foundation. So there’s an extra incentive to donate – we’ll double your donation for you.

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Pi powers mini Macintosh Computer – ElectronicsWeekly.com

ElectronicsWeekly.com Pi powers mini Macintosh Computer ElectronicsWeekly.com Mini Mac The power of the Raspberry Pi continues to be demonstrated. Here's another excellent example – Gadget Master John Badger has built what is described as the world's smallest functional Macintosh Computer.

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Raspberry Pi starter kit aims to inspire IoT innovation – New Electronics

Raspberry Pi starter kit aims to inspire IoT innovation New Electronics Internet of Things (IoT) manufacturer Ciseco has taken the wraps off a new Raspberry Pi inventor's kit called RasWIK. The 88 piece kit provides simple step by step instructions for Raspberry Pi users to create their own wireless devices; without the …

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