So I caved in and bought a Raspberry Pi. I’m a hardware junkie, and after my ancient Shuttle XPC running Xubuntu died (RIP motherboard), I needed (er…wanted) something new to play with. The natural multimedia junkie that I am, I’m mainly planning on using my Pi for retro gaming and as a home theatre PC (HTPC). Thus far I’ve installed RetroPie on one microsd card, and Raspbian/OpenELEC on another.
I’ll be publishing some articles on my experiences and experimentation with the Pi, but I’m all for suggestions. A quick Google search yields loads of sites with awesome DIY ideas. Highlights include a multi-room music streaming hub, coffee maker, and even beet-based drumkit. What neat Pi projects do you have? What would you like to see me create with my Pi? Leave a comment or hit me up on Twiter with some recommended ideas, OSes to try, or let me know what you’ve been working on. Happy tinkering!
My first two projects are live! Check out my RetroPie and Open Source Media Center tutorials below: