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All the News and Trailers From EA’s E3 2016 Press Conference

Mechs, lightsabers, and so much more.<p>Electronic Arts kicked off the E3 2016 press conference season with a variety of huge announcements on its big …

EA Sports

Emerging Gear: Outdoor Products This Week

Our new column offers a peek at emerging products, culled from crowd-source sites like Kickstarter, PR campaigns, and industry scoops on the …

New Kickstarter - RPiKit, The Raspberry Pi All-in-One Project Kit

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Back in 2014, I met this interesting guy named Dan at the Atlanta Maker Faire; he was selling these very eye-catching …

Microcontroller

Katanas & Trenchcoats RPG Up On Kickstarter

Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeere we aaaaaaaaaaaaaare!<br>Born to be kings!<br>Yeah, I think it’s just one of those things. You just kinda start hearing that music if you …

A Night-Vision Contact Lens?

In 2010, two British scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for their discovery of a carbon material called graphene. Since then, the unbelievably strong, light, and temperature-conductive material has been tested for use in everything from electronic screens to the human body. A …

3D Printing Houses from Concrete

We’ve seen 3D-printed houses before, but most make use of prefabricated chunks. This hurricane and tornado resistant hotel suite in the Philippines …

How to grow your own magic mushrooms; it's easier than you thought

Step one is to acquire a mushroom growing kit. This can be done online and may require some level of discretion, as we are still in t…

Magic Mushrooms

Aquaponics

So then. Aquaponics. I’d assumed it was something to do with growing underwater plants. Dead wrong.My educative moment occurred at Disneyworld’s …

Aquaponics

E3D announces durable high-performance Titan 3D printer extruder

Apr 12, 2016 | By Andre<p>Every FDM extrusion based 3D printer has a great number of moving parts that make it work its magic. Motors, rods, end-stops, …

3D Printing

This Gadget Turns Sticks Of Butter Into A Liquified Golden Mist

The solution to all of life’s problems is here. It’s called The biēm, and it is revolutionary. The biēm is a butter sprayer, and It sprays butter. …

Fishbit Smartphone Aquarium Monitor And Controller Hits Kickstarter (video)

Current Labs have created a new smartphone aquarium monitor and control called Fishbit, which allows you to easily look after your fish and corals …

3D Printed Robotic Lawnmower is Like a Roomba for Your Lawn

If you’ve ever mowed a lawn, you’re probably familiar with the frustrations that come with lawnmowers. They won’t start, they keep stalling, they …

Lawn Mowing

These Awesome Lamps Grow Like Mushrooms

These beautiful lamps aren't built, they're grown.<p>Umami-packed mushrooms are a no-brainer when it comes to amping up pasta or risotto. But what about …

Build it, light it, code it, turn it, fix it, crash it, crush it with Arduino: 3 great deals to get you started

Arduino is awesome. It goes beyond coding to actually connect the physical world of gadgets to computer programming. So many rad devices are built …

New Embedded Electronics Promise Better Health | Inc.com

Imagine next time you go to the hospital, you get an injection of smart chips. Little sensors swim around inside you to collect information about your condition. Next thing you know, an IV is delivering an army of nano-robots that talk to the sensors to fix you up.<p>This isn't Medical Bay in Star …

Star Trek

Reach 3D $249 3D Printer And Desktop CNC Milling System Soon Available Via Kickstarter (video)

Anyone looking for a desktop 3D printer and CNC milling machine may be interested in a new system called the Reach 3D which will soon be launching …

Arduino And Electornic Reference Cards

Makers, developers and Arduino enthusiasts may be interested in a range of electronic and Arduino reference cards that are available from Github and …

Arduino

Getting Started With Arduino and Codebender

Introduction: Getting Started With Arduino and Codebender<p>Runner Up in the<br>Digital Life 101 Challenge<p>View Contest<p>Arduino is an open-source prototyping …

Would you bet against sex robots? AI 'could leave half of world unemployed'

Machines could put more than half the world’s population out of a job in the next 30 years, according to a computer scientist who said on Saturday that artificial intelligence’s threat to the economy should not be understated.<p>Expert Moshe Vardi told the American Association for the Advancement of …

Artificial Intelligence

Get this Step-by-Step Arduino Training Guide for 92% off in the Boing Boing Store

Real engineers build things. Super cool engineers build things with their hands and fingers, like our engineering forefathers did. No idea where to …

What is Windows Remote Arduino and What Can It Do?

This post is an overview of the Windows Remote Arduino library, one of the technologies used in the World’s Largest Arduino Maker Challenge.Windows …

Arduino

OSEPP 101 Arduino Sensor Kit From $79 (video)

Arduino enthusiasts or those of you just looking to get started with Arduino electronic circuits and projects, may be interested in a new Arduino …

Basic IoT Device using ESP8266 and PubNub

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Breadboard (generic)<p>×<p>1<p>Capacitor<p>0.1uF Ceramic Decoupling Cap (optional)<p>×<p>1<p>LED (generic)<p>One is optional …

Temperature controlled 5 channel fan controller

Description<p>Hello and welcome to my project. After searching for a year and coming up empty I finally decided to make my own controller after finding …

Ashes of the Singularity: An RTS With Astounding Scale

Wars are won and lost because of strategy. Napoleon faltered in Russia because he failed to prepare for winter. The Schlieffen Plan could have won World War I, if the German army had continued its push to Paris. Operation Market Garden may have opened a path into Germany in 1944, ending World War …

Red Dead Redemption

Livelock Launching On PlayStation 4 Later This Year (video)

Alex Monney Communications Manager at Perfect World Entertainment (PWE) has taken to the official PlayStation Blog this week to announced that …

eSports

The 14 coolest gadgets for Generation Z from CES 2016

CES 2016 boasted more than its fair share of wearables, 3D printing, drones and home entertainment, but a category that seems to be infiltrating more …

2016 game release-date calendar

It’s hard to keep track of everything in your life like doctors appointments, anniversaries, and birth days. But, most importantly, you need to know when new video games are coming out. Let us help.<p>This is where we’ll keep track of every game coming out in 2016. We’ll update this post as needed. If …

Xbox

MacTrast Deals: NES30 Pro Bluetooth Game Controller

Sure, playing retro games on your Mac or iOS device is fun, but keyboard or on screen controls just don’t give you the same old school feeling that a …

Take a Video Crash Course in Beginner Electronics

In 2008 and 2009, <i>Make:</i> produced a wonderful series of videos, called <i>MAKE Presents</i>, done by the inimitable Collin Cunningham. The idea was to create a series of highly entertaining, user-friendly, and informative videos that would explain the rudiments of electronics — the basic components, tools, …

Arduino