RaspBMC vs OpenELEC vs XBian: The Final XBMC Raspberry Pi Shootout

XBMC Final(ly) on the Raspberry Pi Update 2 March 2013: OpenELEC 3.0 Final now used for the shootout and also tested the 12.1 update for RaspBMC. Boot-time of RaspBMC seems to have improved slightly but OpenELEC didn’t improve noticably over Continue reading

Raspberry Pi Print And Scan Server part 2: CUPS and AirPrint Setup

In part 1 of this series I explained how to set up a Raspberry Pi powered scanner that could do tricks like one-button-dropbox-scanning. But the goal was to create a Scan and Print server. So let’s take a look at Continue reading

Raspberry Pi Print And Scan Server part 1: Scan Straight To Dropbox

This project initially started out as a Raspberry Pi printer server. Looking for a new printer I didn’t feel like paying an additional 60 euros for a network enabled printer. I knew our beloved Raspberry Pi could do that job Continue reading

The Perfect XBMC Installation On Your Raspberry Pi

So you’ve got a Raspberry Pi (or it’s on your wish list) and want to turn it into a truly great media center? You’ve probably already heard the best media center software around, XBMC, runs pretty well on the Pi. Continue reading

Raspberry Pi XBMC Shootout: Raspbmc vs OpenELEC vs XBian [Update]

Raspberry Pi and XBMC This article is rather out-dated. Though it still contains useful information you’re probably more interested in my new version of the Rapsberry PI XBMC shootout which compares the three distributions based on the final version of Continue reading

Top 10 Coolest Things You Can Do With a Raspberry Pi

Hard to get Since I’ve heard of the existence of the Raspberry Pi early this year I’ve been a great fan of it. And apparently I wasn’t the only one who fell in love with this little gem. As a Continue reading