How to build a Raspberry Pi Retro Console?

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The Raspberry Pi might be small, but it’s a very versatile computer. You can use it to build a Raspberry Pi music player or make your own Raspberry Pi Steam Box. Today, I’ll be showing you how to build a Raspberry Pi Retro Console using a Raspberry Pi and RetroPie. … read more

5 Best Kodi skins for Raspberry Pi in 2016

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Having the best Kodi skins for Raspberry Pi can make a world of difference in terms of performance. The Raspberry Pi can be an excellent media center with a low energy consumption. However, it can be very slow without the best Raspberry Pi Kodi skins. A while back, we showed you the … read more

How to build a Raspberry Pi Music Player?

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In my previous article, I showed you how to use a Raspberry Pi to build Steam Box. Today, I’ll show you how to build a Raspberry Pi Music Player using RuneAudio. RuneAudio is an OS, based on Arch Linux, that can turn embedded devices like the Raspberry Pi into high … read more

How to build a Raspberry Pi Steam Box?

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One thing that’s often missing in a home entertainment center is gaming. With the advent of Steam machines, it’s now possible to easily play PC games on your TV, but you have to shell out hundreds of dollars to buy one. Even though there are many media center software options … read more

20 Best Kodi Addons for 2016: Updated, working list

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You may have read last year’s post on the best addons for 2015, but a lot has changed throughout the year and some Kodi addons are now defunct or outclassed by other addons. So with a new year comes a new list of the best Kodi addons for 2016. This … read more

6 Raspberry Pi Kodi addons to take your Pi to the next level

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The right Raspberry Pi Kodi addons can enhance your Pi experience. The Raspberry Pi is great for a multitude of things, including Kodi. Currently, OSMC and OpenELEC are the preferred Kodi OS’s for the Raspberry Pi. While certainly on the low end performance wise, for only $35, $5 if you can … read more