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Battery Operated Retro TV HDMI Cardboard Stand for Your Raspberry Pi - Part I

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Introduction The Raspberry Pi is a great computing device for all ages.  With its credit card type size, it is well suited to have its own screen and stand.....especially for retrogaming.  Retrogaming on the Pi is great with big screen TVs, but sometimes it is nice to bring back some of the nostalgia of "old school" gaming.  Part of that nostalgia was playing video games on old "black and white".....that's right "black and white" TV screens.  I don't miss playing Pong on the black and white TV screens, but the look of the the "old school" buttons and knobs of the...

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What Game Controllers and Peripherals could potentially work with the Fire TV?

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Amazon recently release the Fire TV as an Android microconsole streaming device that can also be used as a gaming device for the casual gamer.   Since we make third-party gaming controller kits based on Arduino microcontrollers at iTapArcade, we are interested  in what type of gaming controllers are supported on the Fire TV.  Without buying numerous controllers and testing, one can determine the game controllers supported on the Fire TV by utilizing the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) tool.  Android devices utilize Key layout files (.kl files) to interpret how to communicate with peripheral devices connecting to the microconsole via USB...

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