This site is about various topics from the world of microelectronics, tinkering, software development, and other related topics. You can find our popular Raspberry Pi add-on boards ControlBlock and PowerBlock here as well as the GamepadBlock, our multi-platform USB interface for arcade and original game controllers.
This site is also the birth-place of RetroPie, the popular retro-gaming project for the Raspberry Pi. You can find articles about the original idea and articles of the first years of the project here.
Enjoy your stay on our sites!
We are pleased to announce the release of RetroPie 3.5. […]
Mostly fixes and improvements rather than new stuff this time folks. […]
Some weeks ago I wrote about my recent journeys into the world of web application development and the MEAN stack. While writing that blog post I realized that I would like to insert a certain [...]
After rolling new images, fixing bugs, re-rolling we are finally there: RetroPie 3.3. […]
This info post is interesting for you, if you were looking at the ControlBlock and wondering when it will be available again. […]
Some time ago I had the idea for a web application related to another popular project. I quickly realized that my knowledge about web application architectures and designs was quite archaic. To learn the basics [...]
We have just published a bug-fix release, RetroPie image v.3.2.1, that fixes controller configuration issues for RetroArch-based emulators. For all of you that installed version 3.2 and are having trouble with the d-pad on the [...]
Soon after the release of RetroPie 3.1, we are please to announce v3.2. Although only a couple of weeks have passed, there have been a fair number of improvements. Changes since 3.1: Fixed binaries of [...]
We are pleased to announce the release of RetroPie 3.1! Among others, major features of this release are a more memory-light theme "Carbon", an initial module for bluetooth keyboard support, and and new MAME emulators. [...]
After 6 months of hard work we are pleased to announce the release of RetroPie 3.0. This retro-gaming project brings together a collection of popular emulators for those computers and consoles that you grew up [...]