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Category: Raspberry Pi

3D RGB Xmas Tree Light Chaser

Using a simple mapping of the Xmas Tree, you can create some amazing effects by spinning the lights from the bottom to the top of the tree and vice-vera. This article shows the mappings necessary to help you with your projects.

Merry Christmas 2020

Merry Christmas 2020, In this article I'm going to show you how to adapt the official Raspberry Pi 3D RGB Xmas Tree to read a PNG file to apply a pattern to the lights on the tree, improving on the supplied official scripts.

Building a Pi-Hole

How would you like to browse the web with fewer adverts? Play mobile games on your phone or tablet without unnecessary ads? or even better, reduce the amount of tracking your devices collect of your browsing habits? Sound too good to be true? Probably, but you can give yourself an edge by building a very cheap and simple Ad and Tracking blocker for the cost of a of a round of drinks and a packet of crisps to build this project.

Old School Arcade – PiCade

Building the PiCade Mini Arcade Cabinet brought back so many memories of Arcades in the 80's and my final build is no exception.

Setting up a Pi-4b Gaming Rig – Part 1

Bored with Lockdown? Why not spice things up by building your own Retro Gaming Machine for the home? Today's Blog shows how to do this using the latest Raspberry Pi-4b and RetroPie.

Install Games/Roms to your Retropie build.

In the demonstration, I'm going to use the Oliver Twins amazing "Wonderland Dizzy" a game they have donated for free as part of unreleased software they created over 20 years ago for the NES.