Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi 2 has arrived!

There was some great news out of the Raspberry Pi Foundation today. They introduced the Raspberry Pi 2, a new version of the Raspberry Pi that features a brand new processor, the 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU and double the memory to 1GB. The new ARM7 processor opens the Raspberry world to a variety of new operation systems such as Windows and Snappy Ubuntu Core. (more…)

By Soren, ago

How-To: Change libretro emulator cores in RetroPie (Emulationstation)

RetroPie makes its incredibly simple to create a Game Console Emulator using the Raspberry Pi (how-to here). RetroPie will play everything from Gameboy to Super Nintendo to Sega Genesis games. Unfortunately with simplicity often comes lack of choice. This means that RetroPie comes with some predefined emulator cores that it will always use. Most of the times these emulator cores will work perfectly well - but there are situations where you would like to change  the emulator core of a certain system. An example is the NES emulator in RetroPie - I have found that using the QuickNES core gives better results than the fceu-next core which ships with RetroPie. Fortunately RetroPie uses libretro and emulatorstation which makes it very flexible, and installing a new emulator core for any of the emulated systems is a breeze. This guide will show you how to replace fceu-next with QuickNES as the NES emulator core. (more…)

By Soren, ago

How-To: Turn a Raspberry Pi into a WiFi router

Do you want a separate WiFi network for your guests? or would you like to have network running an alternative DNS configuration in your house? You no longer have to buy a new WiFi router to do this - you can turn your Raspberry Pi into a WiFi router. This post will guide you through the process of setting up your Raspberry Pi as a WiFi network. (more…)

By Soren, ago