The Raspberry Pi Zero captivates with its small dimensions. This comes at a cost, however, with only one micro USB port available for peripherals of any kind. In this scenario you’ll probably think twice about what you connect to that port. “A USB hub” may sound like a natural choice but if you’re like me,… Continue reading Using your Raspberry Pi Zero’s USB wifi adapter as both Wifi client and access point
In my previous post, I introduced the PiTFT 2.8″ capacitive touchscreen display and showed some test code. If you played around with that, you might have noticed that with the default /boot/config.txt setting of rotate=90 the display is a landscape mode.
“We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities” (Oscar Wilde, “The Picture of Dorian Gray”) Like many others, I bought another Raspberry Pi 2 to play around with, together with an Adafruit 2.8″ PiTFT capacitive touchscreen (note that Adafruit has various variants of displays that differ only in details such as… Continue reading Getting started with the Raspberry Pi 2 and a Adafruit PiTFT 2.8″ capacitive touchscreen display