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Raspberry Pi: Essential add-ons for modders and everyday users #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Raspberry Pi: Essential add-ons for modders and everyday users @ TechRepublic.

TechRepublic has covered some pretty nifty hacks for the Raspberry Pi, the $40 credit card-sized Linux computer.

But the Pi ships as a bare board, and if you’re going to use the Pi to bark commands at a robot orsail an autonomous boat you’re going to need to invest in some extras.
To help you on your way TechRepublic has rounded-up the ultimate collection of add-ons for the Pi, from boards for controlling robots to keyboards and screens that let you use it on the move.

This round-up assumes you already have the basics – the power cables, memory card, basic keyboad and mouse and video leads – you need to get going with the Pi.
Note a lot of these accessories have been built by individuals or small teams, so expect a bit of a wait to receive them.

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