Eric Bobak, a self proclaimed “old-school XBOX modder, has been having some fun with the new Raspberry Pi 512 MB. After visiting a few open sourced sites like raspbmc.com, he has modified his Raspberry Pi to be a media portal. Check out his recent blog post on the element14 community and see how he transformed his Pi.
Do you want to transform a Raspberry Pi into a media center? Here’s what you’ll need: Raspberry Pi 512MB; Raspberry Pi Case; WiPi; Micro USB Power Supply; USB Card Adapter; HDMI Cable; and Powered USB Hub (Wireless Keyboard, Wireless Mouse and extra storage not included).
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.