Tag Archives: raspberry pi 3

8Bitdo Zero How to Setup in Retropie 4.2

8Bitdo Zero Gamepad on Retropie 4.2! The 8Bitdo Zero gamepad is a cute little (as in tiny) wireless Bluetooth gamepad, that has a similar button layout of a Super Nintendo game controller. You can use it for playing games on your Windows PC, … Continue reading

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Control External Speakers Using a Pi Zero

Pi Zero control external speakers! Using a Pi Zero to control external speakers, remotely from your couch! (sorry about my redundant wording, it’s for google search engine stuff) For a while now, I have had these Creative SBS powered PC speakers, connected … Continue reading

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Easier Way to Set Resolution Raspberry Pi

Are you using the Raspbian Jessie OS on your Pi? Need to change or set the resolution to better fit your screen or monitor? Did you know you can now change or set the resolution on the Pi without editing … Continue reading

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Dirty Cow Linux Kernel Bug – Fix

Dirty Cow – DANGER WILL ROBERTSON!!! It has been recently reported, that there is a bug in the Linux kernel, called “Dirty Cow”. It can effect some devices and computers running versions of Linux, like Android phones, web servers, and even … Continue reading

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Alexa On The Raspberry Pi Hands Free

Alexa, as heard on the Amazon Echo, setup on my Raspberry Pi 3. Testing Alexa from Amazon Echo (similar to Siri or Cortana), on my Raspberry Pi 3. Now updated with the wake word engine, which allows you to start … Continue reading

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Kodi (XBMC) Media Center for PC and More!

You may have seen a few posts where I mention Kodi and you might have wondered, “what is that and what does it do”? Well, here you go! Kodi is an open source media center program, designed to bring all your pictures, music … Continue reading

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File Sharing from Your Raspberry Pi to PC using Samba

How to set up file sharing on the Raspberry pi using Samba Share. There are many, many posts on the interwebs with instructions on how to set up file sharing on your Raspberry Pi. There are also many videos on youtube. … Continue reading

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Raspbian / RetroPie / Kodi, In Same Boot

Those of you looking for a way to set up your Raspberry Pi with Raspbian, RetroPie and Kodi, all in the same boot, with a special menu to launch to either one, should check out this blog post from Retro Resolution!  

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Raspberry Pi Portable Power Supply

Are you looking for a portable power supply for your Raspberry Pi? This might work, depending on what you are doing with it. I found this Pocket Juice charger at Walmart for $11.88. It was over in the school supplies section. It has … Continue reading

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Project – Using a portable DVD player as a monitor for my Raspberry Pi.

This is my project – Using a Disney portable DVD player, as a monitor for the Raspberry Pi 3. This portable DVD player comes as a pair, with the main unit having the DVD player in it, and the other unit … Continue reading

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