Raspberry Pi Geek

  • Welcome to the online home of Raspberry Pi Geek, a print and digital magazine dedicated to the amazing $35 Raspberry Pi computer. Each issue of Raspberry Pi Geek offers special projects and expert advice on configuring, programming, and hardware hacking for the Raspberry Pi, with additional coverage of other open platforms, such as BeagleBone and Arduino.

Inside Our Latest Issue

Pi video recorder with MiniDVBLinux

The Raspberry Pi is commonly used as a media center with programs like OpenELEC and Kodi. The Pi can also be used as an excellent video recorder.

Use an analog sensor as a video game controller

We put our Analog-to-Digital converter to work reading positions from an analog sensor (a potentiometer) and control a bat in a simple implementation of the classic Breakout game.

Control your Arduino and Pi projects with a PSP

We create a micro web server on an Arduino and a Raspberry Pi, and then use a PSP web browser to control an airboat.

The BH1750 Digital Light Sensor

The BH1750 digital light sensor can be used to provide information to the Raspberry Pi about ambient light levels. The output data is quickly available via the I2C-Bus. It can also be conveniently accessed from the component itself.

Featured Articles

Using the RPi Cam Web Interface

You can access and control the Raspberry Pi camera module from your favorite browser using the RPi Cam Web Interface software.

Write your own drivers for Arduino

So, you have some new kit for your Arduino – maybe some sensors or ICs – but programming them is clumsy and painful. Don't despair: You can make your life easier by writing your own drivers!

Current Issue

22/2017
The "Tools you Need" Issue: NextCloud, VPN Access Points, dstat, YaST, and much, much more...

In this issue, use RFID cards and a card reader to secure your projects, play games with a custom-made controller, set up servers with the YaST configuration tool, turn you Pi into a smart video recorder, and control your army of robots with a PSP.

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