MagPi Issue #85 Hits The Stands

MagPi Issue #85 Hits The Stands

Calling all Raspberry Pi Hackers, aficionados and enthusiasts, MagPI issue #85 hits the stands. Grab a cup of your favorite brew and settle down on your couch with a copy of the MagPi to discover all the awesomeness embedded within this month’s issue. Lots of exciting stuff to read about. Check out what’s in this months magazine by looking at the Table Of Contents.

Here’s what the Raspberry Pi MagPi website has to say about Issue #85, “Can you do everything with a $55 computer? We’ve been pretty confident about using Raspberry Pi 4 with 4GB RAM as our main desktop PC. This month we put it to the test, by getting one of our best makers to use nothing but Raspberry Pi 4 for a week. And report back the results!

PJ Evans has written a seven-day diary experience of using Raspberry Pi 4 as a desktop PC replacement. It’s packed with advice, tips and tricks. The best replacement apps and online services and what works, and what isn’t so good. It’s a thoughtful piece packed with useful insights. A vital read for any Raspberry Pi 4 owner.

Grab a copy of your own MagPi magazine issue #85.”

MagPi Issue #85

This issue covers –

  1. Build a Super-fast NAS drive
    Make your own gigabit file server with Raspberry Pi 4
  2. Make amazing 8-bit sprites
    Create stunning retro visuals with PICO-8
  3. RockyBorg Robot reviewed
    Three-wheeler runs riot around Raspberry Pi-towers
  4. Build a GPIO Music box
    Create a customisable music machine that you control at the touch of a button
  5. Develop GUI combo boxes and lists
    Create combo boxes for user input and associate list stores with them
  6. Hit up Pi Fighter
    Gamify real-world boxing with a Raspberry Pi punchbag
  7. Watch the Bird Feed Monitor
    Use Raspberry Pi to catch snaps of birds in your garden
  8. Code a Rocket Rescue game
    Use Squeeze controllers to build a space game
    Plus! Win Raspberry Pi cases and much, much more!

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Head over to following link to download issue 85 of the MagPi – <Download>.

The MagPi is freely licensed under Creative Commons (BY-SA-NC 3.0). You can download this issue free now and forever, but buying in digital & print supports the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s charitable mission to democratise computing.

Create Retro Games with PICO-8 and the Raspberry Pi
Build Your Own NAS with the Raspberry Pi
Automatic Bird Feeder with the Raspberry Pi
Build Your Next Desktop PC with the Raspberry Pi
Pi Fighter – Real life boxing game with the Raspberry Pi

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