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Arduino unleashes a serious Internet of Things system for hardware hackers

Back in the old days hardware manufacturers felt safe in the knowledge that no mere hardware hacker could attempt to recreate their inventions. From Sony to Philips to LG to Samsung, the consumer electronics industry was locked up and no one could crack the case. Until those meddling Arduino kids …

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Nintendo’s Pokémon Hunters Need to Catch Whales

Staying power of mobile games depends on small number of big-spending players<p>If Nintendo is to make Pokémon Go stick around, it will need to get accustomed to hunting a new kind of animal: whales.<p>In mobile games, that’s parlance for the type of player who buys a lot of in-game items. These can …

Mobile Gaming

One man created an amazing update to the original Nintendo Game Boy

1/<p>This magically updated Game Boy started life as a standard Game Boy. Here it is after having two holes drilled out of its face:<p>2/<p>The drilling was …

Home Media Center Using Raspberry Pi

Arduino Energy Meter - V2.0<p>Anti-Social Glasses<p>Arduino Air Bonsai Levitation<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>What if the TV screen doesn't have neither HDMI nor …

Ultimate Raspberry Pi Configuration Guide

Introduction: Ultimate Raspberry Pi Configuration Guide<p>About: Scott Kildall is an new media artist and researcher. He works at Autodesk, Pier 9 and …

An Illustrated Introduction to the Raspberry Pi

The Earth Clock<p>FPV Rover V2.0<p>Modular 3D Printed Car<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Because life is too horrible already to make it black and white! Love this …

All-in-One Raspberry Pi Getting Started Guide

Raspberry Pi, one of the most ingenious invention for makers and hackers. Before we get started into the nitty gritty details of getting it setup, we …

Raspberry Pi Zero is a tiny computer that costs just $5

Pi Zero is the latest product from this British company, and despite its diminutive size, it can do quite a bit of heavy lifting. The $5 computer is actually faster than the original Raspberry Pi, which cost $25. Apart from being the most inexpensive computer out there, the Pi Zero is also the …

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11 great resources to learn and work in Python

<i>Roger Huang is an entrepreneur who is working on his next venture, and advising several others on growth. This post originally appeared on Code(Love).</i><p>Python is one of our favorite languages. Versatile, and yet easy to grasp, it’s one of the best languages at expressing the logic behind code with a …

Pick Between a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino with This Rule of Thumb

There are some cases where picking between the Raspberry Pi and an Arduino are easy (like when Linux is involved), but oftentimes it’s hard to make a …

A home made Amazon Echo with a Raspberry Pi

I’ve had this raspberry Pi for a wee while now and I initially got it for using with a camera to use for security for the house. About a month ago I …

How to master computer science minus the student loans

These days, college isn't the end-all, be-all means of gaining critical professional skills. Which is great, because who likes paying loans for the next ten years of their lives?<p>This Complete Computer Science Bundle is a perfect example, giving students a full programming education without the …

DIY Alert: 6 Tools for Wannabe Makers

Get hands-on with you electronics!<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms …

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Raspberry Pi: From Zero to Orbit

Matt Richardson<p>Matt Richardson is the Product Evangelist for the Raspberry Pi Foundation. He’s a graduate of New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and was a Contributing Editor at Make: Magazine. He is currently a columnist for The MagPi, the official Raspberry Pi community …

Building Simon with Angular-IoT Part 2

One of the exciting things about Angular 2 is the push to make Angular code more than just the web. I thought it would be fun to explore the limits …

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The Internet of Voice Challenge

Kodi wants to turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny media center

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Kodi jumps into hardware with a Raspberry Pi case

As the app formerly known as XBMC prepares to launch version 17, the folks at Kodi are diving into something completely new: hardware. It's not a smart TV box on its own however, instead the project has teamed up with Flirc on a custom case for the Raspberry Pi 3, 2 and B+. It has an aluminum core …

Test Raspberry Pi Code on Your Primary Computer with VirtualBox and a Bit of Tweaking

The Raspberry Pi is great because it’s a low cost way to test all sorts of crazy electronics ideas, but sometimes you might want to test <i>before</i> you …

Raspberry Pi Releases Free Learn To Code With Scratch e-Book

If you are looking to get started coding then a new free e-book which has been released by the Raspberry Pi Foundation as part of their MagPi …

Is Android coming to Raspberry Pi? Eben Upton says claims are 'promising'

There are thousands of uses for the Raspberry Pi: you can use the credit card-sized computer to build an arcade machine, an internet radio, or even a …

Lessons From A Study of Perfect Pitch Decks: VCs Spend An Average of 3 Minutes, 44 Seconds On Them

DocSend, a startup that provides people with a secure and private way of sharing files like offer letters or legal agreements, studied more than 200 pitchdecks to figure out the right way to graduate from bootstrapped to seed-funded, or from angels to a Series A.<p>They partnered with Harvard Business …

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How to Craft the Perfect Answer to "Tell Me About Yourself"

A job seeker writes:<p><i>“I always struggle answering the famous question during an interview, ‘Tell me a little about yourself.’ Any suggestions??”</i><p>And …

Mobile browsers lag, so mobile HTML5 apps suffer

While HTML5 has made advances in areas like animation and video, support of HTML5 on mobile browsers remains inadequate, argues an official at …

What’s the Problem with Mobile HTML5?

A recent research concludes that contrary to the general belief performance is not the main problem with HTML5 but rather the missing of profiling …