Have you embraced the very cool and trendy Raspberry Pi computer? If yes, then you’re definitely in luck. Raspberry Pi is not only capable of handling all your tasks but also offers you the flexibility of doing a lot more that can’t be done with your regular desktop PC. My main aim behind writing this blog is to make you familiar with 10 of the coolest things that you can do with your Raspberry Pi computer. So, without further adieu, let’s hop on to the 10 things that Raspberry Pi allows you to do with complete ease.
1. Create your very own Pi Case
Raspberry Pi can best fit in a customized case. So, you may choose to create your very own Pi case that would include the following elements:
Micro USB Power
Here’s a pictorial representation of a Pi case:
2.Convert your Raspberry Pi into a Living Room PC
Now that you’ve one of the finest cases for your Raspberry Pi, it’s time to hook it up to your TV. Doing this will allow you to enjoy the mini-multi-media experience right in your living room.
3.Convert your Raspberry Pi into Retro Pi
If you’re contented with your traditional Raspberry Pi then you can always opt for the RPi(Retro Pi) setup. This is the quickest ever install and allows you to download even the very old games owned by you. You can choose to download even the free classic games that are made legally available by their creators.
4.Using Raspberry Pi for creating friendly Robotics
Robotics has been seen as the best technological advancement. With plenty of robots out there, you can choose to create one using your Raspberry Pi mini-computer. Yes, you can actually make a robotic arm work with your Raspberry Pi.
5.Using raspberry Pi to learn the nuts and bolts of programming
Raspberry Pi makes for an excellent programming platform. With a wide range of programming languages to choose from, you can easily improve your programming skills to the fullest.
6. Coming up with a Beer Can Keyboard
Some time back, the Robofun team hooked up an Arduino board to a Raspberry Pi with the help of several cans of beer. Well, this actually seemed to be real fun and it actually was. A keyboard made from beer cans is truly a must watch. Here’s how it looked like:
If you’re creative enough, you can try something new.
7. Converting Raspberry Pi into a Weather Station
Well, this can turn to be a mind-blowing topic for school projects. You can use your Raspberry Pi for building a USB Wireless Touch Weather Station, which will provide you details about weather conditions in different countries of the world.
8. Converting Raspberry Pi into a 10-inch Touchscreen
You can opt for using a 10-inch capacitive touchscreen and a HDMI-LVDS converter for creating a touchscreen Raspberry Pi. A simple set of instructions can be followed for switching from a plain Raspberry Pi into a Touchscreen. Several YouTube videos are available, that can guide you on performing this job efficiently.
9. Using Raspberry Pi as a mini-browser
As per point no.2, since your Raspberry Pi is already hooked to your TV, why not indulge in some big screen surfing. You can use Raspberry Pi for browsing some interesting and informative stuff online.
10. Creating a full-sized Arcade Cabinet
If you’re a true gaming lover then you can always go for the creation of a full sized arcade cabinet. The internet is loaded with websites that render complete set of instructions for converting your Raspberry Pi into a trendy arcade.
Well, there’s a lot to explore when it comes to a Raspberry Pi. Hope you’d have loved the list of activities you can perform with your Raspberry Pi. Do try them and make the most out of your Raspberry Pi.
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