• Orange Pi NAS: the $7 Expansion Board to upgrade your Orange Pi Zero!

    Orange Pi Zero is a $7 and up board based on Allwinner H2+ quad core Cortex A7 processor with 256 to 512MB RAM, Ethernet, WiFi, and USB, but no video output except on headers, making it more suitable...

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  • DIY a Zero-powered smartphone

    One of the first applications of the original Raspberry Pi was building a homebrew smartphone, but the launch of the smaller Raspberry Pi Zero, followed by the Raspberry Pi Zero W, has allowed makers to build even...

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  • Sfera Labs Expands Strato Pi Family with the Brand New Strato Pi CAN

    Sfera Labs has launched its latest Strato Pi RPi add-on for the Raspberry Pi 2 or 3, the Strato Pi CAN. Like its siblings, the StratoPi CAN provides a wide-range power supply and galvanically isolated RS-485 transceiver...

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  • Amazon Dash Button is Perfect to Play Music!

    Connected speaker systems like Sonos are great, but they still require you to pull out your phone, open your music app of choice, and select a playlist. This project lets you start the playlist of your choice...

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  • Turn your Raspberry Pi into a music making machine with Pisound!

    Thanks to the pisound board from Blokas, musicians can connect all manner of audio gear to their Raspberry Pi, bringing their projects to a whole new level. Essentially, it’s a HAT for the Raspberry Pi 3 which transforms your...

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  • Cito moves to the next generation smartwatch

    A unique proof of concept actuated smartwatch has been created by Dartmouth researchers using little Arduino programming and hardware, providing a glimpse at what future smartwatches may look like. Cito is an actuated smartphone concept that physically...

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  • NanoPi NEO: How To Build A Cheap Mini NAS

    Network storage is really useful. From backups to sharing data, a NAS is an easy way to make storage accessible to everyone on your network. To build your small one-bay NAS, FriendlyARM last summer launched the perfect...

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  • MIOpen and ROCm: AMD’s free, open-source deep learning softwares

    To support the new family of Radeon Instinct accelerators, AMD plans to roll out an open source library called MIOpen. It provides GPU-tuned implementations for standard routines such as convolution, pooling, activation functions, normalization and tensor format....

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  • Xpider: World’s Smallest 3d Printed Spider Robot

    Roboeve team is passionate about making robots and Xpider is the result of their work. It is the smallest programmable spider robot in the world, only 3.4-inch in diameter and weights only 5.3 oz. You can easily place...

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  • How to Control GPIO pins with your Raspberry Pi 

    Thanks to PHP and a temperature sensor, we’ll see how to operate relays and control GPIO pins with a Raspberry Pi. Using AJAX and installing Apache web server on the Pi, this maker is able to control...

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  • DIY Arduino powered Flash Trigger

    If you need to trigger a flash but you don’t find the satisfying app for your scope, you could do what  Josh Beckwith did, making it from yourself. It’s a simple project, but it could be helpful...

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  • Twitter’s ultimate nightmare? Mastodon is the answer!

    “Mastodon is a free, open-source social network. A decentralized alternative to commercial platforms, it avoids the risks of a single company monopolizing your communication. Pick a server that you trust—whichever you choose, you can interact with everyone...

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  • Google Assistant SDK now available for prototyping voice agent technology on Raspberry Pi 3

    Google has released a Python-based Google Assistant SDK that’s designed for prototyping voice agent technology on the Raspberry Pi 3. The Google Assistant SDK is initially designed for prototyping voice agent technology on the Raspberry Pi 3 using Python...

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  • Baidu Apollo: the Open Source Self-Driving Vehicle Tech Platform

    By opening up its robust, mature, and secure autonomous driving technology to the industry, Baidu aims to build a collaborative ecosystem, utilizing its strengths in artificial intelligence (AI) technology to work together with other companies to promote...

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  • An Interesting Tamper-Proof Arduino System for Your Garage

    Using an Arduino Micro for control, the instructables user Joebarteam came up with a way to biometrically secure his garage. What could be better than using your fingerprint to unlock your garage? To this end, Joe’ came up with...

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  • DIY Open Source Submarine Drone

    Trident is a multipurpose open source submarine drone. It’s ideal for: Boating and fishing –  Deploy in seconds to see what’s underwater; inspect props, rudders, hulls, and anchors; find fish better than a fish finder Diving  –...

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  • The brand-new Raspberry Pi rival: Huawei HiKey 960

    Huawei’s HiKey 960 board is based on its octa-core Kirin 960 chip, which has four high-end Cortex-A73 cores, and four low-power Cortex-A53 cores. It’s the same chip that ships inside the Huawei Mate 9. It’s not exactly...

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  • The lake Erie Mamba: an harmless 12-Servo Snake Robot

    Maker joesinstructables created a versatile, slithering system, which he calls the ‘Lake Erie Mamba.’ He put a dozen Arduino Mega-controlled servos together in a reptile configuration to allow the robot to move via serpentine motion (like a normal snake), rectilinear motion...

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