Mince Pi – what’s under your tree?

Merry Christmas everybody! We’re taking a little time off to spend with our families; we’ll be back in 2019. This post is for those of you who have found a piece of Pi under the tree or nestling uncomfortably in the toe of a stocking, and who are wondering what to do with it.


Google AIY Projects Kit vs Star Wars Porgs

Here at Pi Towers, we have a love/hate relationship with the Star Wars creatures known as Porgs. Love, because anything cute and annoying will instantly get our attention; hate, primarily because of this GIF: So when hackster.io tweeted about the following project, you can imagine the unfiltered excitement and fear with which I shared the link in the comms team Slack channel. It looked a little something like this: Google AIY Projects Kit When we announced the Google AIY Projects Kit as a freebie included in issue 57 of The MagPi , I don’t think we realised how well it would do.


Support Raspberry Pi on #GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday , a global movement to kick off the charitable giving season. More than just a computer When you buy a Raspberry Pi, you’re not only getting a fantastic little computer, but you’re also helping with our charitable educational mission to put the power of computing and digital making into the hands of people all over the world


Why GPIO Zero Is Better Than RPi.GPIO for Raspberry Pi Projects – MakeUseOf

Why GPIO Zero Is Better Than RPi.GPIO for Raspberry Pi Projects MakeUseOf The Raspberry Pi is the perfect computer for learning. The Linux-based Raspbian OS has Python built in, which makes it a great first system for beginner coders. Its General Purpose Input/Output (GPIO) pins make it easy for budding makers to experiment …


Vote for your 50 favourite projects!

Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here. While we’re working on the next issue of The MagPi, we’re very aware that we’re almost at issue 75! Rob didn’t give Alex an image to put here so she made one To celebrate this milestone, we’re doing another countdown of projects. We ranked 50 projects for issue 50 of The MagPi, and this time we’re ranking 75 of the greatest Raspberry Pi projects — and we need your help to do that! Vote for your favourite You folks in the community never stop amazing us with the things you make, so our list will be full of the outstanding projects you’ve made since we released issue 50 for October 2016! Like last time, you can vote for your favourites, but we’re upping the ante: we want you to choose the top 50 projects from the list of 75 we’ve compiled


You can become a Raspberry Pi master for as low as $19 – Engadget – Engadget

Engadget You can become a Raspberry Pi master for as low as $19 – Engadget Engadget Not too long ago, creating electronics and gadgets that could communicate with each other usually called for a computer science degree and a team of … Learn How to Build Raspberry Pi Projects with This Bundle XDA Developers (blog) all 2 news articles »


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