Category: Tutorials

Getting started with the Pi 2

There are various things that needs to be done before we can start using the Raspberry Pi 2, which includes flashing the Raspbian OS into the MicroSD card (which is the brain of the Raspberry Pi!).

Scrolling text with flexible 32×8 RGB LED Matrix

Needed a way to display scrolling text or messages? This Flexible 32×8 RGB LED Matrix display may suit your needs! With 256 LEDs on it, you can display text, patterns or even animation if you want to. Therefore, in this tutorial,...

Decrypting whatsapp database (Root required!)

Ever wanted to have a local copy of all your whatsapp conversation but you are unsure how to get about? In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to get a decrypted whatsapp database onto your computer. This tutorial is meant...

Changing sound output using code

Sound (by default) is usually outputted via the HDMI cable if your display have speakers, but what if your display does not have speakers & you want to change sound output to the audio jack instead? There is a chance...

Verification using Fingerprint Sensor

Recently, I bought a fingerprint sensor to use in my project and is useful as an alternative method for identity verification. For example, it could be used for opening doors, lock, safes and many more. Since I’m at it, I thought, “Why not...

8 Digit 7-Segment Serial Display

Do you find it troublesome to control the 7 segment display one at a time? Well, to solve this problem, let’s use the 7 segment serial display instead. In this tutorial, I’ll be using a 8 Digit 7-Segment Serial Display...

RTC module with Serial LCD Display

Let’s use a RTC module to have more precise timing! With a RTC module, it is possible to perform accurate time tracking to keep track of the current year, month, day and time. This module is particular useful in data logging projects or...

2.4″ Touchscreen LCD Shield

Ever wanted to know how to make a simple drawing program on a LCD display, or are you curious about programming touch screens? Well, in this tutorial, we will be covering on how do you program a touchscreen display using...

MPU6050 and 3D cube

Time to rotate a virtual cube on a 0.96″ OLED Display! In this tutorial, I’ll be using the MPU6050 to get the acceleration values of the X-axis and the Y-Axis, which would then be translated to the speed at which...

Interfacing a I2C 0.96″ OLED Display with ATtiny85

Time to use a tiny OLED screen with a ATtiny85 to display something! This can be useful to display some text, or display sensor values. In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to interface a I2C 0.96″ OLED Display...