You will need: Raspberry Pi that’s been set-up (With WIFI or ethernet) Speakers with 3.5 Jack plug 3.5 MM Jack cable Apple device Ethernet cable (if needed) Raspberry Pi case (optional) Open the command line on your pi and type or copy: That will install all the needed software to play music from your Apple… Continue reading Wireless Speaker
Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi Power Supply Screen (idealy) Keyboard (idealy) Mouse (idealy) An iPhone Homebridge App (idealy) Either go to the Command Line Instructions or follow the instructions on the app. Install Hombridge Config UI X Install Homebridge Config UI X using the following command: sudo npm install -g –unsafe-perm homebridge-config-ui-x Install it from the app by going… Continue reading Raspberry Pi Smart Home
This project is going to show you how to make your internet faster – completely for free! We’re going to do this by changing your DNS to a faster provider. This also make your internet more private, so it’s a win-win. What’s DNS? A DNS is a server that turns URLs (tec-kids.co.uk) into IP addresses… Continue reading How to make your internet faster – for free!
Now we know that the internet relies on a massive network of undersea cables, we can get rid of the common misconception that the internet relies on satellites. But where does every web page we load come from? Well, the internet isn’t a hub that everything connects into, it’s in fact a network, this means… Continue reading How The Internet Works
Smart homes and IoT seem like the future, but what are they? Well, they are when physical objects in your house that connect to WiFi and can be controlled remotely, usually via an app or website. We weigh up the pros and cons in the IoT article, so lets have a look at how you… Continue reading Smart Homes
The Internet of Things has many possibilities and uses. Lets have a look. The Good Ecological The IoT has a huge potential to make the world more ecological and sustainable. This is because if each device and object is on the internet and communicating with each other thus all of the devices will be able… Continue reading IoT
Weekly Challenge No.2 Server from last week A way to access your server’s command line A.K.A. shell Name Go into your server configuration file using this command: sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf Scroll down to the configuration text of your shared disk. At the top, it should say this: [share] change what’s in the brackets to what… Continue reading File Server Customisation