Tag: raspberry pi os
#Raspberry Pi: ArduCAM powerful $25 camera with high resolution and autofocus
Product Reviews, Raspberry Pi | 4 min | 24404
The Raspberry Pi cameras are getting cheaper but they are not losing quality and performance. At least that is the claim of the company ArduCAM and the Crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. I got a sample, let's start with the review!The campaign has now moved to indiegogo: Check out this link: 16MP Autofocus Camera Module for Raspberry Pi
ArduCAM company is located in China and dedicates to designing and manufacturing open-source hardware and software s...
#Raspberry Pi: Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney, Spotify - a DRM official solution
Raspberry Pi | 1 min | 13595
Last June, I published an article about installing a DRM solution for the Raspberry Pi. If you don't know much about Widevine DRM, I'll quote my last article:
It is a rainy day and you have a Raspberry Pi, which is running Raspberry OS (Raspbian), and you think: I can make a media center to watch some movies/series. You configure everything, and then you see something like the next picture, every time that you want to watch Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc. using the Chromium Web Browser:
Fig. 1: Trying to play Amazon Prime videos on the Raspberry Pi running Raspberry OS.
#Raspberry Pi 4: booting from an SSD with enabled TRIM
Raspberry Pi | 10 min | 96564
There are already many tutorials that explain how to boot the Raspberry Pi 4 from an SSD disk without any MicroSD card. This is just another one; but, it includes some tips that I founded on Google, because the other tutorials didn't work, nor did they explain the details.
Let's start with some technical details. The Raspberry Pi 4 has an SPI-attached EEPROM, which contains code to boot up the system and more. The firmware of this EEPROM can be updated to include more functionalitie...