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Raspbian Stretch is out, a clean install is advised!

Raspberry PI Foundation has released a new version of Raspbian: 'Stretch'. In line with Debian releases, the new Raspbian Stretch is named after Disney characters...
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Make a Amazon Dash security sensor

This is probably the last Amazon Dash hack I can come up with. The previous one - Wireless Doorbell was a great success and I'm...

Write better content with Raspberry PI AIY Project.

While I type these words, assembled Raspberry PI AIY Project is connected to the laptop patiently waiting for me to strike a conversation. This...
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AIY Project on any Raspberry Pi including Zero W

If you were unable to get the MagPi #57 with AIY Project there are ways of running the Google Assistant on a regular RaspberryPi...

Tips for building AIY speaker

Building AIY speaker was a pleasure. I went live and streamed the entire process without prior preparation. The viewers could see me struggle a...
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The hassle free Raspberry Pi VPN – piVPN server

Setting up your own VPN server sounds complicated and time-consuming. It was at first, especially when you are trying to do this from China...

The REAL lifetime VPN subscription for $5

Over the last few weeks, my feed has been dominated by VPN services advertising 'lifetime' subscriptions for their services. The subscriptions lifetime only if...

Raspberry Pi network speed test: RPI2, RPI3, Zero, ZeroW (LAN&WiFi)

There are four ways you can connect the internet to a Raspberry Pi board. You can use a built-in WiFi, add a WiFi dongle, use...

Raspberry Pi Zero W WIFI performance

In case you have missed it  - there is a new Raspberry Pi Zero W in town. Since we have a WIFI on board...

ESP8266 WIFI lights under $5

I'm happy to report that a progress has been made on my WIFI lights project. Now I can turn on and off the ESP8266 WIFI...

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LED modules for Raspberry PI, Arduino

One of the downsides of ordering your kits from China is poor labeling. The set came with a picture sheet of low quality, half...
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Three ways to send data from Tasker to Raspberry Pi

It's been two years since my Tasker automation profiles are complimented by a Raspberry Pi board. I understand that spending $30-40 on a new...
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The hassle free Raspberry Pi VPN – piVPN server

Setting up your own VPN server sounds complicated and time-consuming. It was at first, especially when you are trying to do this from China...

The REAL lifetime VPN subscription for $5

Over the last few weeks, my feed has been dominated by VPN services advertising 'lifetime' subscriptions for their services. The subscriptions lifetime only if...
video

Make a Amazon Dash security sensor

This is probably the last Amazon Dash hack I can come up with. The previous one - Wireless Doorbell was a great success and I'm...