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Using a Game Boy Camera in 2021: Transfer crappy photos to your phone, use it as a webcam

The Game Boy Camera is a digital camera released in 1998 as an accessory for Nintendo Game Boy handheld game consoles. It allowed users to snap low-resolution, pixelated black and white images. You can save up to 30 images at a time, but the only way to get the images off the  Game Boy was […]

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$70 Retroflag GPi case turns a Raspberry Pi Zero into a Game Boy (hacker upgrades it with a Raspberry Pi Compute Module)

Folks have been cramming Raspberry Pi computers into handheld cases to create their own Game Boy clones for years. But the Retroflag GPi case lets you do it without a soldering iron, dremel, or 3D printer. It’s a $70 case that looks like a Game Boy. And it comes with a cartridge that looks like […]

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This DIY Computer Mouse is a computer… in a mouse

Folks have been shoving Raspberry Pi mini computers into small spaces for years, creating DIY handheld PCs, computers-in-keyboards, and more. But Electronic Grenade’s Computer Mouse is one of the most useless/cool projects I’ve seen. He put a Raspberry Pi Zero W inside a mouse… and then added a tiny display, keyboard and battery. The Computer […]

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Raspberry Pi Zero WH released (still tiny, but with pre-soldered headers)

Raspberry Pi is known for making really tiny computers, with the company’s flagship line of products about the size of a deck of cards. The Raspberry Pi Zero line is even smaller, since these little 2.6″ x 1.2″ x 0.2″ drop most of the ports found on larger models. The Pi Zero does still have […]

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$15 USB docking hub adds ports to the Raspberry Pi Zero (crowdfunding)

Raspberry Pi offers a handful of different single-board computers, including the $35 Raspberry Pi 3 Model B for folks that want a machine with a quad-core processor, 4 USB ports, Ethernet, HDMI, and audio jacks, and the smaller $5 Raspberry Pi Zero and $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W (with WiFi and Bluetooth) for folks that […]

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Raspberry Pi Zero W is a $10 computer with WiFi and Bluetooth

Raspberry Pi’s smallest, cheapest computer is now available with optional WiFi and Bluetooth. The makers of the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero have released a new $10 variant called the Raspberry Pi Zero W. It’s just about the same size as the original, but it adds a MCB43143 wireless chip. This little computer is launching 5 years […]