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Salvaging Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs)

Introduction: Salvaging Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs)<p>About: I am a photographer, a tinker, an electronics technology engineer, and author; I write …

Arduino

An Arduino With Better Speech Recognition Than Siri

The lowly Arduino, an 8-bit AVR microcontroller with a pitiful amount of RAM, terribly small Flash storage space, and effectively no peripherals to …

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Post Views: 14,590<p>Arduino never ceases to surprise us, and in the spring 2014 this eagerly anticipated new product will be available. Born from the …

High-Power Control: Arduino + N-Channel MOSFET

Eventually you are going to find yourself holding a 12v solenoid, motor, or light and wondering “How the heck am I supposed to control this from my …

Electronic Components Distributor

The biggest transformation the industry has never seen before.<br>Plug & Play<p>Easy modular connector design<br>• Cost & space saving<br>• Power – Signal - Data – …

Best Android tablet of 2013

The tablet market is still growing fast and it’s being driven by Android. According to IDC shipments were up 36.7% last quarter compared to the same period last year. We are starting to see a much wider range of Android tablets, and the overall experience for Android tablet owners is improving …

Gear & Gadgets

Build your own Arduino-Controlled Robot!

Learn how to build an Arduino-controlled robot from parts found in the Maker Shed!<p>Robotics can be a difficult hobby to jump into, but the Arduino and the 4WD Robot Platform make it easy for you to build an awesome robot without a struggle! By utilizing components found in the Maker Shed, this guide …

Raspberry Pi Multi-Room Audio (Mobile/Tablet/PC Controlled)

Mini Oscillator Swatch<p>The Astronomy Clock<p>Lord Vetinari Clock<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Do you have to get a wireless adapter if your rpi has on board …

Raspberry Pi

Building the Pico PiDuino - A cheap barebones Arduino compatible for your Pi

There's little doubt that you've at least heard of Arduino if you're interested in hacking around with hardware on the Raspberry Pi.<p>Arduino have …

Arduino

Coder Is a Simple Way to Code on the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is great for all kinds of multimedia projects, but its original purpose was for education. Google's new Coder image for the …

How to Clone Your Raspberry Pi SD Card for Super Easy Reinstallations

If you've ever turned a Raspberry Pi into a media center or retro gaming station, you know how frustrating it can be when it crashes and corrupts …

Cracking The Code: Just How Does Encrypted Email Work?

If the past few months have taught us anything, it's that everything we do online leaves a digital trail. While it may seem like there's not much we can do about it, there are some tech companies that are working to obscure that trail a little bit, with a process known as encryption.<p>Micah Lee, a …

Electronics-Lab

906<p>0<p><b>SinoVoIP</b> is going to launch their inexpensive Raspberry Pi Zero compatible, Allwinner H2+ powered board <b>Banana Pi-P2 Zero</b>. This is going to be the …

RaspLogic brings drag-and-drop programming to Raspberry Pi for home automation

Most of us, even though we carry and use plenty of "smart" devices every day, live in "dumb" houses, with little to no automation or monitoring, …

Backed By Social+Capital, Brilliant.org Is Finding And Challenging The Brightest, Technical Talent In The World

Pharrell Wu began doing math at age one and was trading stocks at age three. Living in the Philippines, Wu became bored with the math curriculum at his school and started Googling for hard math problems on the one computer his parents owned at home. He came upon Brilliant.org, a recently launched …

How to Make a Frittata

There's no easier meal than a frittata -- for breakfast, brunch, or dinner. Basically an open-faced omelet, it can include just 1 or 2 extra ingredients, or it can be a veritable cornucopia. The only required ingredients are eggs - everything else is your choice.<p>Although the last stage of cooking …

Breakfast

Squito: A Throwable Panoramic Camera Ball that Captures 360° Aerial Shots

Boston-based artist and inventor Steve Hollinger has just been granted a second patent here in the United States for his Squito invention, a ball …

A Point of View: Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence

<b>An 18th Century automaton that could beat human chess opponents seemingly marked the arrival of artificial intelligence. But what turned out to be an elaborate hoax had its own sense of genius, says Adam Gopnik.</b><p>Lately I've been thinking a lot about the Turk. That sounds, I know, like a very 19th …

Artificial Intelligence

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Component of the Month: The Transistor

<i>Each month this year, we’re exploring a different electronic component, delving into what it is, how it works, and how you use it in projects. Last month we covered capacitors, and before that we looked at LEDs and diodes. This month we examine tranistors! As always, we’ll start things off with an</i> …