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Khadas VIM3 Released - Amlogic Single-Board Computer With Android, Linux Support

Khadas VIM3 Released - Amlogic Single-Board Computer With Android, Linux Support

The Khadas Vim3 has released with a beefy Amlogic SoC, multi-OS support, and AI capabilities
Navio2 -  A Platform for Building a Fully Autonomous Drone With a Raspberry Pi

Navio2 - A Platform for Building a Fully Autonomous Drone With a Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi boards are multipurpose, and with the Navio2, you can create a fully autonomous drone using a Raspberry Pi.
Rome Maker Faire Extends Call to Makers

Rome Maker Faire Extends Call to Makers

Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 takes Rome running Oct. 18-20, 2019 and features a new call for makers as well as a collaboration between makers and artists.
Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 Call to Makers

Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 Call to Makers

Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 hits Rome, Italy on Oct. 18-20, 2019. There's a current call to makers in the hopes of incorporating art with science and tech.
Maker Faire Lays Off its Entire Staff and Ceases Operations

Maker Faire Lays Off its Entire Staff and Ceases Operations

Maker Faire and Maker Media, plagued by financial issues, has shuttered its doors and ceased operations.
What is the CYW20819 Bluetooth 5 Arduino Eval Board (CYW920819EVB-02)?

What is the CYW20819 Bluetooth 5 Arduino Eval Board (CYW920819EVB-02)?

The Cypress CYW20819 evaluation kit is a nifty board for realizing Bluetooth applications. Learn about the CYW20819-based CYW920819EVB-02 Cypress Bluetooth development kit and what you can do with it!
Hardkernel Launches Odroid H2 x86 Single-board Computer

Hardkernel Launches Odroid H2 x86 Single-board Computer

Hardkernel, makers of the Odroid XU4, are poised to release an x86 based single-board computer, the Odroid H2.
Libre Computer La Frite Announced

Libre Computer La Frite Announced

Single-board computer manufacturer Libre Computer launched a Kickstarter for a nifty new SBC, La Frite.
Best Banana Pi R2 Operating System Options

Best Banana Pi R2 Operating System Options

Check out the best Banana Pi R2 operating system options you can use, from Ubuntu to CentOS and Android or OpenWRT for making an open-source router to creating a DIY NAS and more!
IoT LoRa Boards Launch on Kickstarter With Raspberry Pi, Micro:Bit, Arduino Support

IoT LoRa Boards Launch on Kickstarter With Raspberry Pi, Micro:Bit, Arduino Support

The single-board computer (SBC) space is populated with tons of maker boards. While the Raspberry Pi is arguably the best known and most popular, there's the Odroid XU4, Orange Pi Prime, Asus Tinker Board, and more. Now, Pi Supply is poised to launch the IoT LoRa board in a crowdfunded Kickstarter campaign. Learn more about the IoT LoRa board!
Raspberry Pi Alternative Blueberry Pi: A DIY Raspberry Pi Competitor

Raspberry Pi Alternative Blueberry Pi: A DIY Raspberry Pi Competitor

There are loads of Raspberry Pi alternatives. Some, like the Raspberry Pi, adopt fruity monikers such as the Orange Pi and Banana Pi. While the most popular single-board computer (SBC) is easily the Raspberry Pi, competing maker boards nevertheless offer excellent hardware. Enter the Blueberry Pi, a do-it-yourself Raspberry Pi competitor. It's not the most powerful board, but it's easy to put together, versatile, and affordable.
Free Electromaker Swag Giveaway!

Free Electromaker Swag Giveaway!

We are a generous bunch here at Electromaker. That’s why we have decided to giveaway some free swag to our fans!
Help us make Brighton’s young people ‘future-proof’ with #BrightFutures

Help us make Brighton’s young people ‘future-proof’ with #BrightFutures

Our mission at, MakerClub is to ensure that young people have the stuff to thrive in the 21st Century.

We have launched!!! 🚀🚀🚀

Hello and welcome to Electromaker! Today we launched phase one of the website, which we plan to develop and expand further over the coming months.

Programming WS2812B LEDs with ATtiny85

We introduced the remarkably cheap Arduino alternative, the ATtiny85 in another blog post <<ED LINK TO THAT POST PLEASE>> so this tutorial assumes that you have taken the steps in that post to setup your ATtiny85 and the Arduino IDE.
MeArm Pi Review

MeArm Pi Review

A robotic arm kit designed specially for the Raspberry Pi
A smart portable power solution for your Raspberry Pi

A smart portable power solution for your Raspberry Pi

After an unfortunate two-year delay following its wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the PiJuice has finally arrived. As the name suggests, it’s all about supplying power (juice) to the Raspberry Pi so you can set it free from the mains to use in projects in the great outdoors.
Libre Computer Project AML-S905X-CC “Le Potato” Review

Libre Computer Project AML-S905X-CC “Le Potato” Review

Another day, another single board computer (SBC) hits the market, but this one from Libre Computer Project hopes to be a more powerful “drop-in replacement” for the Raspberry Pi. But does it meet the high standard of the Raspberry Pi? Well, let's find out.