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

Tracking airplanes in real time with ADS-B

Airplanes continuously broadcast signals that identify the aircraft and its current flight path. With a moderately priced receiver and a Raspberry Pi, users can receive ADS-B transponder data in real time.

IoT Dashboards

We hook a simple IoT device up to a couple of IoT Dashboards on the Internet so that everybody can see what’s going on.

Using a Raspberry Pi to make a hamster pedometer

Researchers assert that hamsters run the equivalent of four marathons per night. We tested this with the help of a converted playback head from a video recorder, a hall sensor, and a Raspberry Pi.

Sending and receiving an SMS with the Raspberry Pi

In today’s world, SMS seems like an outdated and expensive technology. Nonetheless, there are certain situations in which this technology acts as the go-to choice. The Raspberry Pi can easily use SMS by harnessing its onboard capabilities.

Featured Articles

Build a walking piano with the RaspberrySTEM Creator Kit

The RaspberrySTEM Kit combines a Raspberry Pi 2 with a custom case and a development environment for teaching electronics and programming. We take one of these kits for a spin to see how easy it is to get started.

Using logic bits to make decisions

One group of littleBits modules allows you to evaluate conditional situations at different points in a circuit without resorting to programming.

Current Issue

17/2016
Pi 3 Up Close

Welcome to Raspberry Pi Geek! In this issue we celebrate the Raspberry Pi’s fourth birthday. We also explore some new features of the newest Pi and present some projects that take advantage of these faster, more capable machines, such as 3D modeling and distributed compiling.

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