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Making a Cocktail Table Arcade Cabinet

In this project, we're going to make a cocktail table arcade cabinet that we think you'll to love! I've wanted to build a cocktail table arcade since my very first arcade cabinet build back in July of 2015! A cocktail table arcade is something I always gravitated to...

Building a Breadboard Synthesizer With a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino Uno

There’s a lazy stereotype about middle-aged men that says that all we want to do is tinker with our gadgets. I’m doing very little to challenge it, which I guess is how I came to weather the pandemic by trying to build my own Raspberry Pi synthesizer.  Building a...

Raspberry Pi Unifi Controller Setup

Ubiquiti (and their Unifi gear) have become my go to for just about anything network related. Their gear is feature rich, rock solid, and seems to really "just work".  We couldn't be bigger fans.  Since Unifi gear runs a Software Defined Network (SDN), it is not...

Raspberry Pi Syslog Server Setup

In this fun tutorial we're going learn how to setup a Raspberry Pi syslog server using a Raspberry Pi and some free open source packages.  It only takes a few minutes and it is incredibly useful! Syslog is short for System Logging Protocol. This protocol is  used by...

Make a Wall Mount Arcade

Everyone is looking to save space these days, while still having a cool retro geek setup. A wall mount arcade is the perfect way to accomplish this! One of these awesome arcades (sometimes called a wall hanging arcade) is perfect for a bedroom, game room, media room,...

Setup a Raspberry Pi Minecraft Server

Minecraft is more fun when you have a server to play on. With a Minecraft server up and running, you and your friends can meet up and team up as you explore the same Minecraft world. But running a server can sometimes be a pain, too. Servers are best when they're...

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Weather Station

How's the weather? With this DIY project, you'll always have a very precise answer. Sure, you could check websites or smartphone apps, but why pass up the chance to build a Raspberry Pi weather station? This project is a great way to get used to dealing with the Sense...

The Best GPIO Tutorial for Raspberry Pi that We Could Write

You can do a lot with a Raspberry Pi even if you limit yourself to what comes on the board. But if you're willing and able to learn how to use the Pi's general-purpose input/output pins — or GPIO pins, for short — then you'll be able to do so much more. If you're new...

RetroPie PS4 Controller Guide for the Raspberry Pi

You can set up a RetroPie on the cheap with just about any USB controller, including super-cheap options like these ones. But just because you can doesn't mean that you should! RetroPie supports games that demand the use of additional shoulder buttons and joysticks,...

RetroPie Setup Guide

There are a lot of cool Raspberry Pi projects out there, and you can hardly go wrong in pursuing any of them. But if there's one Raspberry Pi project that is nearest to the hearts of casual D. I. Pi-ers, it's the RetroPie. For the price of a Raspberry Pi, power...