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Dataplicity vs Resin: Raspberry Pi remote access compared

Dataplicity.com and Resin.io are both fairly new services which help you to remotely connect to your Raspberry Pi over the internet. You might be used to connecting to your pi via SSH on your home network, but what if you… Continue reading →

Easy remote access to your Raspberry Pi from Bash on Windows 10

Many people, myself included use a raspberry pi in headless mode, that is without a display of any kind, simply plugged into the local network and accessed from another computer on the same network. This way, we can use the… Continue reading →

Errors with sudo apt-get and pip install? Make sure your system time is correct!

Yesterday I started on a new raspberry pi project, and as usual, I burned a fresh version of the latest Raspbian Jessie to my SD card. I usually do this so that when I write up some instructions I know… Continue reading →

Weather Monitoring – Part 2 Air Quality sensing with Shinyei PPD42NS

Why measure air quality? For the second part of my Raspberry Pi weather monitor, I wanted to add an air quality sensor. Air quality is big news, not just in places like China and India but also in the UK,… Continue reading →

Wearble Pi Zero Camera Kit

Wearable Timelapse Camera Kit for Raspberry Pi Zero including 3D printed case (1) You can order this kit now on ebay for only £34 – search ebay.co.uk for ‘andypi’. Now available for dispatch in limited quantity! (2) You can order… Continue reading →

Raspberry Pi Camera Demo Video

I finally got round to uploading a video shot on my Raspberry Pi original model A using the official camera module. Although I created a guide to build a camera you can trigger by pressing a button, there is now… Continue reading →

Berry Bot

Recently I got the chance to give a bit of an introduction to python and physical computing on the Raspberry Pi to some kids so I thought a robot would be a fun thing to use as a demonstration. The… Continue reading →

Weather Monitoring with ThingSpeak and Slack – Part 1

Where I live at the moment is very dry and after buying a humidifier I decided to use my Raspberry Pi to create a weather monitoring station to test the humidity inside and outside of the house, to see if… Continue reading →

Accessing AWS s3 from Raspberry cli

Amazon’s cloud storage system s3 is a pretty useful online service. It’s really cheap and has lots of features, although its a little bit more difficult to use than something like dropbox. You can access some of the features from… Continue reading →

Raspberry Pi controlled WS2801 RGB LEDs

WS2801 pixels can create really cool displays – for longer strips you can turn them into a matrix, or shorter ones can be used for lighting effects, visual notifications or anything you can dream up! Below is a short guide… Continue reading →

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