Gaming on the Raspberry Pi Pico

games on raspberry pi pico

I remember my first dumbphone, which was called a “phone” back then. It could play simple games like Snake. That was bleeding edge. Prior to that, you’d have to carry a separate handheld that played Tetris or a more dynamic gaming system like a Gameboy. The Raspberry Pi Pico is a pretty powerful microcontroller compared…

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Raspberry Pi Pico W remote weather station (solar powered and SoftAP)

Raspberry Pi Pico W softap weather station

One very special feature in the Raspberry Pi Pico W is the SoftAP feature. SoftAP stands for software-enabled access point, which allows you to broadcast a WiFi network right from the Raspberry Pi Pico W. This is why we’ve chosen to do this solar-powered project. How a solar-powered project intersects with SoftAP Here’s the issue.…

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Raspberry Pi project ideas: One key custom keyboard

raspberry pi pico projects button

Sometimes your computer needs just one button to activate a specific action. If you are transcribing an audio recording, you might want one button to rewind the track three seconds. If you are picky about your music, you might want a specific button to skip a track. If you are an employee who needs to…

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Stream sensor data over WiFi with Raspberry Pi Pico W

Raspberry Pi Pico W tutorial stream sensor data

One of the best uses for the Raspberry Pi Pico W involves its ability to serve a web page. This means that you can use it to monitor sensor data from your phone as long as you are in WiFi range. This project will provide a simple basis on how you can monitor acceleration data…

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Raspberry Pi project ideas: e-ink calendar, clock

Raspberry Pi projects eink calendar and clock

E-paper calendar Reddit user Beaverknighterino said he was “fascinated with E-paper projects so I finally decided to make one for my work calendar.” The materials Beaverknighterino used are as such: Waveshare 7.5” B/W 800×480 E-paper Raspberry Pi Zero W Xiaomi 10000mAH Power bank IKEA HOVSTA Picture frame Beaverknighterino mentioned that the project was made a…

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