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Write better content with Raspberry PI AIY Project.

While I type these words, assembled Raspberry PI AIY Project is connected to the laptop patiently waiting for me to strike a conversation. This underwhelmingly looking speaker has found another purpose in my life....
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AIY Project on any Raspberry Pi including Zero W

If you were unable to get the MagPi #57 with AIY Project there are ways of running the Google Assistant on a regular RaspberryPi or Raspberry Pi Zero. It doesn't mean you should do...
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Tips for building AIY speaker

Building AIY speaker was a pleasure. I went live and streamed the entire process without prior preparation. The viewers could see me struggle a bit, therefore, I thought it would be a good idea...
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Rapsberry Pi – Dynamic IP updater

One of the readers asked me how I found the IP address of my Raspberry Pi from China. I had DNS and my IP is fairly static, but that got me thinking.  You could...
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The hassle free VPN – piVPN server

Setting up your own VPN server sounds complicated and time-consuming. It was at first, especially when you are trying to do this from China and half of the internet related to VPN is not...
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The REAL lifetime VPN subscription for $5

Over the last few weeks, my feed has been dominated with VPN services advertising 'lifetime' subscriptions for their services. The are lifetime only if you have a life expectancy of a hamster. First of...
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Flashing ESP8266 with NodeMCU (Windows, Linux, Arduino and Raspberry Pi)

Each time when I'm unable to find a coherent guide on a single page within three pages of Google search, I'm creating an article like this. Flashing ESP8266 is easy if you know what you...
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Raspberry Pi network speed test: RPI2, RPI3, Zero, ZeroW (LAN&WIFI)

There are four ways you can connect the internet to a Raspberry Pi board. You can use a built-in WIFI, add a WIFI dongle, use an ethernet socket, or add one via USB. In this...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W WIFI performance

In case you have missed it  - there is a new Raspberry Pi Zero W in town. Since we have a WIFI on board now we should look at the Raspberry Pi Zero W WIFI...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W rainbow screen

Quick update guys. It may save you some time. I got the Raspberry Pi Zero W rainbow screen today on my first boot. The SD card works ok, tested on my other Zeros. The power...
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Write better content with Raspberry PI AIY Project.

While I type these words, assembled Raspberry PI AIY Project is connected to the laptop patiently waiting for me to strike a conversation. This...

Humidity and Temperature sensor DHT-11 (&DHT-22) for Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Tech details: Supply voltage: 3.3-5V Supply current (running): 0.5mA typ. (2.5mA max.) Supply current (stand-by): 100uA typ. (150uA max.) Temperature range: 0 / +50°C...

Infrared Sensor HC-SR501 PIR Motion Sensor for a Raspberry PI...

How to use PIR sensor with your Raspberry PI.
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AIY Project on any Raspberry Pi including Zero W

If you were unable to get the MagPi #57 with AIY Project there are ways of running the Google Assistant on a regular RaspberryPi...

LED modules for Raspberry PI, Arduino

One of the downsides of ordering your kits from China, is poor labelling. Set came with a picture sheet of low quality, half written...