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

Programming the micro:bit with MicroPython

The tiny micro:bit single-board computer from the BBC can be used both as an alternative and as a handy companion to the Raspberry Pi. Get started with this simple yet versatile machine.

Testing and comparing small-board computers

The Odroid-C2 and the Pine A64+ are among recent newcomers to the single-board computer market. Benchmarks show how these two boards compare with the Raspberry Pis 2 and 3.

Control a Lego aerial tramway with an Android phone app

Build an aerial tramway with a Lego Mindstorms NXT robotics kit and the MIT App Inventor web app, and control it remotely with an Android phone.

Display T. Box: The (second) third generation

Display T. Box is a Raspberry Pi with a touch display in a compact case. The newest version of the Box comes with revisions that include a better touch screen and more speed.

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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