The Ruiz Brothers have published a new tutorial on the Adafruit website. This tutorial shows you how to create a handheld Raspberry Pi computer using a 3.5″ PiTFT screen, a mini wireless keyboard and a LIPO battery. It’s rather nifty and all the pieces go inside a 3D-printed case that is fully hinged. Read more here.
Kevin Uhlir has taken a Raspberry Pi and a large HDMI screen and then programmed the Pi to use the Weather Underground API to create a clock and weather monitor. The software will run on Windows, MacOS and Linux as long as Python 2.7+ and PyQt4 is installed, making it truly cross-platform. Read more and see the software here.
Picademy is going to the USA! Based at The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, Picademy USA will be made up of 4 sessions, each hoping to reach 25 US educators. This will be a free, hands-on experience for the educators just as it is in the UK. Read more here.