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We've just finished the first iOSCon hackathon. Some great work was done with the Affectiva emotion SDK along with some great stuff with Estimotes and Scentees. I played with my Raspberry Pi and turned it into a fully functional bluetooth device communicating with an app running on my iPhone. I...

Following the instructions here I decided to try turning my Pi into an iBeacon. According to the artical most Bluetooth 4.0 dongles should work so I ordered the first one I found: And once it arrived plugged it in: To get set up we need to install some stuff: Make...

To get my infrared receiver working with my Raspberry Pi I followed the great instructions provided here. First we need to wire up our IR sensor. You can find a description of the pins here. Pin 1 is the output so we wire this to a visible LED and resistor...

In my Raspberry Pi starter kit I also got a LCD display based compatible with the Hitachi HD44780U controller. WiringPi has some nice simple support for this. The LCD supports being driven in 8 bit mode (which requires 10 GPIO pins) and 4 bit mode (which required 6 GPIO pins)....