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Raspberry pi News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Lifehacker
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Omxplayer Omxplayer is a video player specifically made for the Raspberry Pi's GPU made by Edgar (gimli) Hucek from the XBMC/Kodi project. It relies on the OpenMAX hardware acceleration API, which is the Broadcom's VideoCore officially supported API for GPU video/audio processing. Raspberry Pi forum user spenning made precompiled binaries available on the forum. See here. 1 decrease speed 2 increase speed < rewind > fast forward z show info j previous audio stream k next audio stream i previous chapter o next chapter n previous subtitle stream m next subtitle stream s toggle subtitles w show subtitles x hide subtitles d decrease subtitle delay (- 250 ms) f increase subtitle delay (+ 250 ms) q exit omxplayer p / space pause/resume - decrease volume + / = increase volume left arrow seek -30 seconds right arrow seek +30 seconds down arrow seek -600 seconds up arrow seek +600 seconds Usage Streaming You do not need to download an MP4 file to watch it with Omxplayer. omxplayer Example: Audio

Everyone wants a slice of Raspberry Pi | Technology | The Observer It's 9am on a lovely autumn morning at Cern, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, just outside Geneva. The sun shines on to an open vista of fields and mountains, glistens off nearby lakes. It's an ideal day for cycling, walking, picnicking; almost anything other than messing around with computers in the dark. I am standing in the dark, watching people mess around with computers. Still, it's not Cern that we're checking out. You will notice that near every terminal sits a small green circuit board. The Raspberry Pi is a robust, cheap (about £25), low-powered programmable computer. So let's see, shall we? Mickal, who's six, is as charming an advert for the RPi as you will ever meet. Nancy, seven, is also enjoying herself. Nearby, Thomas, seven, is having a go too. Since the RPi's launch, it has had almost perfect press, and you would have to be a far more cynical hack than I am to scoff at its ideals. What else? All of which sounds terrific, and terrifically exciting.

Ryanteck | A blog about computer stuff. SD Formatter 4.0 for Windows Download You ("Licensee") are granted a license for the Software defined in this End User License Agreement ("Agreement") on condition that you agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If Licensee does not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, promptly return the Software to SD Card Association (SDA). Article 1 License Licensee is granted the right to use the software, including the information provided from this downloading site, users manuals, and any other media provided to Licensee (collectively "Software"), but all applicable rights to patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets in the Software are not transferred to Licensee. Article 2 Use by a Third Party Licensee may not use, copy, modify, transfer or allow any third party, whether free of charge or not, to use, copy or modify the Software, except as expressly provided for in this Agreement. Article 3 Restrictions on Copying the Software Article 4 Computer of Use Article 6 Indemnification

WTware for Raspberry Pi 2 — thin client operating system Control your HVAC Infrared Devices from the Internet with IR Remote (Arduino / Raspberry Pi Compatible) IR Remote is a small shield that allows you to record any infrared command sent by a remote control and resend it from the Internet. It works connected to Arduino and Raspberry Pi, and let us to control any HVAC system including heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and thermostats from the Cloud. We offer 6 different wireless interfaces to connect Arduino and Raspberry Pi to the Internet: WiFi, 3G, GPRS, Bluetooth and 802.15.4 / ZigBee. With IR Remote you can easily control our home HVAC system from a laptop, a webserver or even from your smartphone. The shield is compatible with both Arduino and Raspberry Pi so you can choose your favourite platform to automate your home. IR Remote Shield over Arduino (left) Raspberry Pi with the connection bridge (right) HVAC applications Your home's HVAC system includes a number of heating, cooling, and ventilation components controlled with infrared technology that all work together to make your indoor living spaces more comfortable. Features Show Code

Make Your Own Wireless Printer With A Raspberry Pi Wireless technology is perhaps the best improvement to home printing for years. Fewer cables, flexibility about where you can put your printer – it’s win-win. Unless you have an older printer. While it might be easy enough to buy a new printer for under $50, you might have spent enough on your last one, and be unable to justify the outlay. The solution, then, is to make it wireless. Benefits Of Wireless Printing If you haven’t already enjoyed the benefits of wireless printing, then this project is definitely the place to start. With a wireless printer you can move your printing into a separate room (perhaps even your shed) and collect your print jobs when they’re complete. Wireless printing really is about making printing flexible rather than “locking” it to the desk. Preparing For Wireless Printing With The Raspberry Pi For this project, you’ll need to ensure you have connected and setup a wireless USB dongle for your Raspberry Pi. To update, enter sudo apt-get update followed by lsusb

New release: HVAC IR Remote Module for Arduino / Raspberry Pi IR Remote is a small shield that allows you to record any infrared command sent by a remote control and resend it from the Internet. It works connected to Arduino and Raspberry Pi, and let us to control any HVAC system including heating,ventilation, air-conditioning and thermostats from the Cloud. We offer 6 different wireless interfaces to connect Arduino and Raspberry Pi to the Internet: WiFi, 3G, GPRS, Bluetooth and 802.15.4 / ZigBee. With IR Remote you can easily control our home HVAC system from a laptop, a webserver or even from your smartphone. You can find a detailed Tutorial to know how to use IR Remote Module with your favourite HVAC devices, as well as a demonstration video to show a basic example of what it can do.

How to Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Low-Power Network Storage Device Mix together one Raspberry Pi and a sprinkle of cheap external hard drives and you have the recipe for an ultra-low-power and always-on network storage device. Read on as we show you how to set up your own Pi-based NAS. Why Do I Want to Do This? The benefit of having an always-on network storage device is that it’s extremely convenient to have your data (or backup destination) always accessible to the computers both inside and outside your network. The downside, in most instances, is that you’re consuming a fair amount of power for the convenience. Our office server, for example, runs 24/7 and consumes almost $200 worth of power a year. We’ll be the first to grant you that a full fledged server is going to have more storage space and the capability to do more work (such as transcoding a multi-terabyte video collection in a reasonable span of time). What Do I Need? In addition to the gear you’ll need from the Getting Started with Raspberry Pi tutorial, you’ll only the following hardware: or

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