February 24, 2017 AT 4:00 am
The Chocolate Box News Reader #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
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What does it do
The Chocolate Box News Reader (CBNR) continuously displays news from the CBC RSS feeds.
Features: 29 news feeds – Top Stories, World, and Canada Regional
15 news items per feed
It takes about 90 minutes to cycle through the full news set
Each news item has “more” information that can be displayed on request.
Will run offline with stored news
Can run on continuous power (current uptime is 8 weeks 4 days)
Even with only the dumb keypad & 2×16 display, it can connect to a local wifi access point, with password, or web login
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