The MagPi — Issue 88

Rediscover retro computing and thermal-testing the new firmware. All in the latest edition of The MagPi magazine.

Plus! All this inside The MagPi magazine issue 88…

  • Raspberry Pi 4 Retro Computing. Upcycle vintage computers with a super-fast Raspberry Pi 4; build your own DIY arcade console; and buy the best gaming kit. Everything you need to fall in love with classic computers all over again.

  • Thermal-testing Raspberry Pi 4. Discover how firmware updates are ensuring Raspberry Pi 4 runs cooler than ever.

  • The ZX Spectrum Next. Behind the scenes with the attempt to build a new classic computer using Raspberry Pi as a co-processor.

  • Capture the stars. Using an astrophotography autoguider to take perfect pictures of the night sky.

  • Add a camera to a low-cost robot. Build a small wheeled robot with a Raspberry Pi Camera Module to record video as it travels about.

  • The Swirl Machine. How to make fantastic art by throwing wine around.

  • Set up smart Christmas lights. Hack your Christmas tree with Raspberry Pi and make it festively voice-controlled.

  • Release a PICO-8 game. Add some shine to a retro game and release it so other users can play it.

  • Win! A PiArm robot arm kit