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Meet the Man Behind ‘Star Citizen,’ the Most Ambitious Video Game Ever

By all measures, <i>Star Citizen</i> is the most ambitious video game in history. It is also one of the most controversial. When it launched on Kickstarter …

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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, …

Atari Emulator Uses Raspberry Pi To Play 800 Games (and More)

Emulation gaming is becoming easier and easier with the help of Raspberry Pi and RetroPie. There are all kinds of tutorials floating around for different emulators, with a variety of games, and this one is the ultimate retro gaming machine.<p>Gus at Pi My Life Up gives us all the steps to create an …

10 DIY Arcade Projects That You’ll Want To Make

Seemingly gone are the days riding your bike down to the local mall, wolf-down a slice of pizza, and then hit the Arcade to drop every quarter (or tokens) you had into a slew of games. Gaming consoles sounded the death knell for arcades as they began to dominate the industry starting in the early …

HOW TO: Build a wireless receiver and transmitter device

Refik writes – <i>“Today you cannot see an embedded device without RF (Radio Frequency) capabilities, without the option to transfer data wireless. So I decided to make a little project that can be understood, handled and implemented by everybody; simplicity rules.”</i> – Link.

23 Incredible DIY Outside Bar Ideas

Outside bar is one of the best ideas for your garden this year. It is very useful thing when you gather with your friends and when you are making …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

Spark Lands $4.9 million in funding; launches new Cloud-based operating system.

Spark, which is known for its tiny development kit for creating Wi­Fi connected products, is launching a cloud-based operating system that will enable users to take their products from prototypes (its current primary user base) to mass manufacturing.<p>The Spark Core kit has always had a cloud …

Make Your own Raspberry Pi Gameboy Replica

This “Gamegirl” 3D printed Gameboy replica by Adafruit features some seriously upgraded hardware to mark the original’s 25th anniversary. The Raspberry Pi processor allows it to run Gameboy, or even MAME ROMs, and the color touchscreen allows for much better graphics than the original’s grayscale …

VPN made easy (and for free)

We have now released VPNEasy for Raspberry Pi a new gApp making a VPN gateway at your home easier than ever. With this you can be anonymous on …

10 Wifi Projects with Raspberry Pi - Andrew Naylor

Using Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Android to monitor your home

Hey all,<p>Just thought I’d write an update to my post “Internet connected computer controlling a dumb fan. Inefficiencies of the modern gas forced-air …

Zillow Digs Showcases Home Improvement Projects, Complete with Costs

iOS: Two of the most challenging things about doing home improvements are figuring out what you want to do with the space and estimating how much …

Freakduino 900 MHz Goes Long Distance

Designed by Chris “Akiba” Wang of Tokyo Hackerspace and its geiger counter project, Freaklabs’ Freakduino combines an Arduino with a built-in wireless board, giving you the ability to transmit data wirelessly without buying extra components.<p>The new Freakduino 900 Mhz v2.1a packs two main …

Make It: Modern DIY Concrete Fire Pit

We featured 14 DIY fire pit projects last month, but this modern version our partners-in-crime at ManMade created recently was too rad not to …