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Raspberry Pi Zero, Raspberry Pi 3A+ WiFi without keyboard or cables

You can find 100s of guides how to connect a Raspberry Pi to a network online, even I wrote about connecting it in 4...

Everything you need to start using JSON

Before you read any further, this is a guide that aims to ease you into the JSON data structure. It's written for the purpose...
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How to use Join App in NodeRED

It has been a few days since Joao got the Join working with the NodeRED. If you never heard of NodeRED, this is a...

Driving LCD with Arduino and Raspberry Pi

One of the ideas in my head involves a cup of jellybeans and an LCD display. Since I know how to operate the cup...

Raspbian Stretch network interface name changes

Finally, I got some free time to update Raspbian Jessie to Raspbian Stretch on my Raspberry Pi. Following initial advice, I started from scratch,...

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...
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How to use Raspberry PI as WOL (wake on lan) server

Having your PC wired comes with many benefits, one of which is having the WOL functionality. Waking your computer remotely can be a great...
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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...

Connect Raspberry Pi to laptop PC in 4 simple steps (internet...

Here is a simple guide on how to connect a headless (no display, no keyboard) Raspberry Pi to a laptop PC. I'm doing it...

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Raspberry Pi 3B+Announcement!

It's been some time since the release of Raspberry Pi 3. A few moments ago The Mag Pi announced the Raspberry Pi 3 B+...

Lasers! KY-008 laser module for Raspberry Pi & Arduino

Tech details: Wavelength: 650nm (red) Operating voltage: 5V Range: Unlimited* (in vacuum) Current draw: 30mA Connectivity: 3 pin connector, pins as follows: VCC(+): 5V Supply N/A ...
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Alexa and NodeRED integration

It's oh so good to walk into the office and completely ignore the light switch. Hey Alexa, please please make it shine! I guess...
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Slow Internet Warning

From time to time my Internet grinds to a stop. Since Raspberry Pi 4 comes with a 1Gbps Ethernet, I decided to take advantage of it and create a reporting system in NodeRED that will monitor and report when the ISP is not keeping the contractual agreements. Works with Alexa, Google Home, Android and Windows 10.

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 subscription's lifetime...