Keeping Raspberry Pi 5 Cool

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Introduction In our Raspberry Pi 5 articles, we’ve already discussed how powerful the new Raspberry Pi 5 is. It truly runs 2 to 3 times faster than Raspberry Pi 4. With such a powerful model, though, keeping it cool becomes imperative. This will surely a key question for most enthusiasts. How do I keep my…

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A First Look at Raspberry Pi 5

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Today marks the announcement of Raspberry Pi 5. It’s the first new model from Raspberry Pi Ltd. in over four years! And this new Raspberry Pi is fast. It’s so fast that it will be a true desktop capable device. Eben Upton, the CEO of Raspberry Pi Ltd., compared the performance of Raspberry Pi 5…

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Raspberry Pi 4 vs. Raspberry Pi 5

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Introduction The Raspberry Pi universe has new life with the announcement of Raspberry Pi 5. At this point, you might be asking yourself “Should I wait for a Raspberry Pi 5 or should I buy a Raspberry Pi 4 now?” In this article, we’re going to go through the specs of both and compare and…

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Raspberry Pi Dispatch: Raspberry Pi 5!

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Introduction Raspberry Pi 5! It’s almost here! It’s the first new model from Raspberry Pi Ltd. in over four years! We in the Raspberry Pi community have grown accustomed to waiting these past few years, but four years for a new product is quite the wait! Luckily, Raspberry Pi has promised to deliver and deliver…

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Paragon Project: Visualizing Sound Waves

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We haven’t featured many artistic projects in our Paragon Projects series. However, artists are some of the most frequent (and, obviously, most creative) users of microprocessors around. And so, today, we’re correcting this oversight by highlighting this very cool project about visualizing sound waves. It’s called, simply, “Waves” and its developers are Bomani Oseni McClendon,…

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Paragon Project: A Raspberry Pi Garden

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Do you want to be able to water your garden remotely? Then this is the project for you! It’s an entire irrigation platform that you can control with your phone, tablet, or laptop! Using a Raspberry Pi, your garden comes wholly under your control. This one comes from Dan-in-CA on GitHub. You can find the…

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Paragon Project: The 8-Bit Keyboard

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You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Work smarter, not harder.” But if you’re an electronics enthusiast, then you know that we all live by the phrase, “Work harder if it’s more fun.” With that in mind, this project is endless fun – it’s an 8-Bit Keyboard. Masaya Hanaka, who goes by the name HIGEDARUMA on Hackaday,…

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Paragon Project: AI Generative Keyboard

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I have been watching this project over the past few weeks and I think it’s time to share it in our Paragon Projects series, mostly because I’m too excited not to share it! It’s a keyboard that learns how you type and then helps write text. Perhaps coolest of all – it helps create prompts…

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What You Can Do with a Compute Module 4

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The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 (CM4) is a fantastic little board and a half-sibling of the Raspberry Pi 4 family that we talked about last week. And last year, we published an article about the basics of the Compute Module 4 here. But so much has happened in the past year and a half,…

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Paragon Project: DOOM on an Arduino Nano

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There’s a classic question in the universe of computer games – but can it run Crysis? However, in the world of microcomputer games and microcontrollers, we have a slightly different question – but can it run DOOM? Well we finally have the answer for the Arduino Nano. And the answer is: yes! You can indeed…

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