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How to find a Raspberry Pi on your network

Here’s a quick tip to finding a Raspberry Pi (and anything else) on your network using the nmap network scanning security tool. Quite often you might want to run a ‘headless’ Raspberry Pi without a screen or keyboard, using SSH to connect. SSH can be enabled in the config menu when you first boot the […]

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xtrinsic sensor board

Xtrinsic sensor evaluation board giveaway!

Thanks to the lovely people at Farnell UK I have 4 Xtrinsic sensor evaluation boards to give away. These boards include a stack of sensors (altitude, pressure, magnetometer and accelerometer) attached to a Freescale Freedom Development Platform board which has a multicolour LED and a touch pad. Out of the box the boards show up as […]

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Click to tweet bit.ly link generator

Here’s another super simple widget, for creating links that generate tweets when you click on them. I use these links a lot in marketing type emails for work and tend to use quick and easy online tools (because I’m lazy), but I’m always slightly nervous about sending links via another website, that might get shutdown […]

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Holga 120d Raspberry Pi Camera Case

Holga 120 D

This is an update to my original Raspberry Pi Holga camera case project. Earlier this year Holga Direct created a digital version of the Holga – the 120d as an April fool joke – although my version lacks the 73 megapixel sensor and retina back display it does actually exist, can take nice pictures and […]

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