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Issue #8 - Rewired

Friday 9 August 2013

This week we have some pretty awesome stuff lined up for you this week including a Raspberry Pi powered twitter client using a Wiimote and and a few other projects and websites.

This issue has been put together by Ryan from where Ben has been involved with various activities surrounding the Young Rewired State Festival of Code at Manchester's centres.  YRS has been great - it's brilliant to see so many young coders making awesome things - the presentations take place in Birmingham this weekend. Ryan's been busy working on Rastrack Version 2 which launches next week.

We did see a Pi on BBC2 last night on Dara O'Brian's Science Club, but no sign of Ben's weather station. Maybe it'll be in another episode - keep watching anyway as it's such a cool show! Last night Dara reacted to the number of tweets mentioning the Pi and recommended everyone to get one! Watch last night's episode on iPlayer.

Don't forget, you can always email or tweet us your submissions.


Ben & Ryan


Raspberry Pi now comes with NOOBS SD Card (
Buy a Pi with $5 8GB SD Cards Preloaded with NOOBS


Twiimote (
Wesley Hill using a Wiimote and Pi to make a twitter controlled remote

A Cheap Spying Tool With a High Creepy Factor (
How to monitor all the wireless traffic emitted by nearby wireless devices

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Google Cloud Print server. (
How To Geek shows how to use your Pi to connect Google Cloud Print

Pi Crust - Connector for the Raspberry Pi (
Pi Supply are kickstarting their latest project - a GPIO Breakout Connector

WildPi - Using a Raspberry Pi to help monitor the wildlife. (
A project using a Raspberry Pi to help monitor the wildlife

Articles & other

PiRack GPIO Expander (
Electronics Weekly's write up of the new Element 14 PiRack GPIO Multiplier

Picast (
How to turn your Raspberry Pi into a Chromecast-like device

Excitement in Computer Programming (
Matthew Bennett's guest post about Computer Programming

Life With Pi Including 5 Raspberry Pi Projects (
The Independent write up about making projects with the Raspberry Pi

Contact & Submissions

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