The Ultimate Arcade Machine…In a Raspberry Pi’ed Game Boy!

I’m telling you guys, I cannot get enough of these Raspberry Pi hacks! I’ve came across this hack project by DIYer and gamer John Hassl, in which he has given new life to the original, grey-bricked, green-lit monochromatic screened Game Boy, all thanks to the best little $35 microcomputer Raspberry Pi. This project features Hassl cramming the Pi into the case of an old-school Game Boy, and running retro game system emulator software on the Pi to give provide access to all your favorite classic game titles on the portable game system you and I know and love. Hassl even goes the extra step to hack on a few extra buttons around back of the case for use of playing games on some more modern system emulators. Continue reading “The Ultimate Arcade Machine…In a Raspberry Pi’ed Game Boy!”

How To Build Your Own Phone With a Raspberry Pi

Nowadays, you can just walk into any Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, and/or Verizon store and pick up a cell phone for free — or just on the cheap, at the very least –, however, if you’re more of the do-it-yourself, gadget-tinkerer type of person and wish to just build your own, then DIYer David Hunt has just the pet project for you.  Hunt himself used everyone’s favorite tech project device, the Raspberry Pi, to build his own phone, and he’ll show you how to do it too! Continue reading “How To Build Your Own Phone With a Raspberry Pi”

Reflective Building Pi-Crowaves Stridering Battlegrounds – WIRed #59

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This week’s episode of WIRed discusses a reflective visitor’s centre in Australia, a Raspberry Pi-powered microwave, my memories of playing Strider on the Sega Genesis, The new WWE Battleground pay-per-view, and my NEW MONTHLY SERIES, “Doc’D”, which debuted this past Tuesday! HOORAY for NEW THINGS!! Continue reading “Reflective Building Pi-Crowaves Stridering Battlegrounds – WIRed #59”