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Where to Plug in a Raspberry Pi Fan

Where to Plug in a Raspberry Pi Fan

If keeping your Raspberry Pi’s CPU cool is a bit challenging, you should consider mounting a fan; this will help you solve the problem. Furthermore, installing a fan in a Raspberry Pi is relatively easy and can be achieved by any individual irrespective of their skill level.  In this article, we shall be discussing where […]

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What is the Raspberry Pi B+?

What is the Raspberry Pi B+?

The Raspberry Pi B+ is a final version of an original Raspberry Pi; this means that every Raspberry Pi model has a Raspberry Pi B+. The B+ comes equipped with four USB ports, an Ethernet port, and 40 GPIO pins. There are different Raspberry Pi B+ types, including Raspberry Pi 1 B+, Raspberry Pi 2 […]

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Is the Raspberry Pi 4 Worth it?

Is the Raspberry Pi 4 Worth it?

A Raspberry Pi is an incredible computer the size of a credit card, which is ideal for the DIY enthusiast. Despite not being the fastest supercomputer, Raspberry Pi 4 is by far the best supported.  You will find them being used in powering several things from lighting up Christmas lights, video game consoles, home automation […]

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How to Run Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi 4

How to Run Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi 4

Usually, Raspberry Pi is associated with Linux Operating Systems such as the Raspberry Pi OS. However, you can still use Windows as your OS in a Raspberry Pi. Officially, the operating system for Microsoft in Raspberry Pi is an old version of the Windows 10 IoT Core. This allows you to execute Visual Studio code […]

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How to Load Code into a Raspberry Pi?

How to Load Code into a Raspberry Pi?

When it comes to coding, there are three programming languages you can learn when using Raspberry Pi; Python, Java and JavaScript. Python is considered the most popular programming language across the globe. Furthermore, its interpreter has been made available in all popular Linux distributions.  Once you install Raspbian Operating System in a Raspberry Pi, you […]

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How to Connect a Raspberry Pi to Wi-fi Via SSH

How to Connect a Raspberry Pi to Wi-fi Via SSH

The Raspberry Pi computer system remains one of the best of its class when looking at budget and flexibility in areas of use. It is a single-board computer, which you can easily distinguish from other computers due to its naked build.  Some of the functions you can use this computer include programming in languages like […]

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How to Add a Speaker To a Raspberry Pi

How to Add a Speaker To a Raspberry Pi

If you find your project a little too quiet, you might consider adding speakers to your Raspberry Pi. You can use Raspberry Pi in various projects that might require speakers; therefore, as a DIY enthusiast learning how to add a speaker to Raspberry Pi is vital. Fortunately, the whole process is pretty much straightforward and […]

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Can Raspberry Pi Run a Minecraft Server?

Can Raspberry Pi Run a Minecraft Server?

Can Raspberry Pi run Minecraft Server? The answer to this question is Yes! Raspberry Pi can be used in several projects, including running a Minecraft Server. Usually, one of the most popular uses of Raspberry Pi is turning it into a game server. The best part is that the entire process is relatively easy and […]

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How to Run a Motor Using Arduino?

How to Run a Motor Using Arduino?

A DC motor in an Arduino kit is by far the most basic of electric motors, and it is often used in several types of DIY projects. Whenever you pass current through the motor, it spins continuously in a single direction until you stop the current. However, you can swap two wires over in order […]

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How to Program an Arduino Nano Using an Arduino Uno

How to Program an Arduino Nano Using an Arduino Uno

The Arduino Nano has been designed to offer a cost-effective and practical solution to all DIY projects, which requires a robust and small board that is fully compatible with Arduino Nano pinout and form factor. On the other hand, Arduino Uno is an open-source microcontroller board that utilizes the ATmega328P microcontroller. Both Nano and Uno […]

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