• Adafruit Has Announced Two New Products: Pysense and Pytrack Boards.

    Adafruit has announced the arrival of a couple of new products to its ever-growing range of electronic components in the form of the PyCom Pytrack and Pysense. The new Shields work with all PyCom boards including the...

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  • COVI: an Open Source Speech-Enabled Smart Home Hub on Kickstarter

    Developed by Senic, COVI combines a beautiful light fixture with a speech-enabled hub for home automation. What this means is that you can control your in-house gadgets via Amazon Alexa, as well as other services expected in 2018....

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  • Q.bo One is the Open Source Robot Kit Based on Raspberry Pi and Arduino

    A new type of consumer-tier robot has launched, and it is called Q.bo One. This model, unlike ones before it, is open source and designed for anyone to build. The robot utilizes a simple programming language called Scratch, while...

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  • The Raspberry Pi 3 is the most desired maker SBC

    This is the interesting result of the “2017 hacker board survey” by Linuxgizmos.com. The 2017 Hacker Board Survey is the annual Linuxgizmos reader survey of open-spec, Linux- or Android-ready single board computers priced under $200. Raspberry Pi...

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  • Raspberry Pi Malware Targets Unsecure Devices

    A Linux malware, Linux.MulDrop.14, that infects Raspberry Pi devices has been detected. The malware was spotted around the mid of May 2017 with the aim of mining cryptocurrency on Raspberry Pi devices with Rasberry Pi 2 being...

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  • The best way to impress your child with your Arduino project!

    If you want to truly impress your child or your grandkids, and perhaps entertain yourself at the same time, there are many things you could do. Building a 1/4-size railroad, however, has to be close to the...

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  • Metafluidics.org: the open source website for lab-on-a-chip devices

    The site, Metafluidics.org, is a free repository of designs for lab-on-a-chip devices, submitted by all sorts of inventors, including trained scientists and engineers, hobbyists, students, and amateur makers. Users can browse the site for devices ranging from simple...

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  • How to turn your Orange Pi 2G-IoT into a Cell Phone

    Few months ago we spoke about the Orange Pi 2g-IoT, a low cost ARM Linux board with 2G, and WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity, basically with the guts of a smartphone minus the display and battery. Shenzhen Xunlong...

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  • Turtlebot3, the Open Source Ubuntu/ROS-Based Robot Kit

    The “world’s most popular open source robot for education and research” has received a major upgrade with two modular TurtleBot3 models from Open Robotics that run Linux and Robot Operating System (ROS): –      Burger version, based on...

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  • SiFive announced the Arduino Cinque, the new RISC-V based development board

    The Arduino Cinque is the second RISC-V based development board put out by SiFive, the first being the HiFive1, which held a successful crowdfunding campaign late 2016 and is compatible with the Arduino platform. “By partnering with a...

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  • DIY an Amazing 3D POV Holographic Display!

    POV Displays move through the air at a high enough speed to trick your eyes into thinking that a sequence of flashing lights is actually a solid image. Though interesting enough in two dimensions, LED Instructable maker “Gelstronic”...

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  • Evezor, the Open Source Manufacturing Platform for all your needs

    A developer based in Chicago has created a new open source robotic arm and manufacturing platform called Evezor which is capable of taking you from prototype into production and offers a variety of different skills: 3D Print,...

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  • Julia: Raspberry Pi Free and Open Source Programming Language

    Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for a way to open up new possibilities with the Raspberry Pi mini PC range may be interested in the free, open source general-purpose programming language Julia. The team behind the Julia programming...

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  • How to Grow Your Salad With a Rotating Hydroponic System

    Hydroponics is an effective way of growing plants indoors through the use of water medium and artificial lighting. It often involves having a system to raise and lower the water level around the plants to let the...

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  • 3D Printed Physical Device for Internet Privacy Control

    A Spanish designer duo Roman Terre and Angeles Angulo have built a prototype of a rather simpler privacy solution called Thero. Their 3D printed internet connected device is still a concept that looks like a crystal made out of concrete,...

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  • DIY Arduino Self-Balancing Robot

    The robot, which will cost about $80 in parts, uses two stepper motors for greater movement precision than could be had with normal DC models. Regular DC motors can have mechanical friction and electric resistance differences. This...

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  • UP Core: full Windows10 and Android for the latest Raspberry Pi rival

    The UP Core is a single-board computer that will run a range of operating systems, including ubilinux (Debian), Ubuntu and Yocto, and seemingly offers better performance than the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. However, that additional power...

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  • DIY a Raspberry Pi Vintage Spotify Radio

    Inpired by the ​1938 Emerson AX212 radio, the maker Tinkernut decided to make a Spotify streaming radio, but with a bit of flare. It looks like a retro radio with working knobs that displays the album art of the song...

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