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AR Projection Lamp with Raspberry Pi and Android Things

Here’s a lovely bit of awesome to get you in the mood for one of the most interesting Raspberry Pi build videos you’ll see for a long time.

Pine64 Rockpro64 Announced: RockPro64 Specs, Release, and More

While the Raspberry Pi might rank as the most well-known single-board computer (SBC), loads of Raspberry Pi competitors exist. Notably, the Odroid XU4 is a worthy Raspberry Pi alternative. From Pine64 comes the RockPro64. It’s a brawny SBC which packs a performance punch and stellar specs. Learn more about the Pine64 RockPro64 specs, release, and more!

New Alexa Development Board for Raspberry Pi Compute

If you’ve been playing around with your Raspberry Pi and Alexa and found that you’re onto something of a winner, you might be tempted to expand beyond the standard Pi.

Tune Your Car with a Raspberry Pi OBD-II Tablet

Every car has an OBD-II port, an interface into which a cabled (typically with a USB connector) or wireless (Bluetooth) device can be plugged. Once connected you’ll be able to interrogate your car’s onboard computer, check errors, monitor performance, and perform diagnostics. You might even be able to tune the engine, with the right skills and know-how.

EXCLUSIVE : Arduino Announces the Arduino Uno WiFi Rev 2 and MKR VIDOR 4000

The biggest news was a new MKR format board, the VIDOR 4000. A board that can quite literally be anything you want it to be thanks to an FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) that can be instructed to behave like many different processors.

HACK Morecambe: an Open Lab for Makers and Experimenters

Set to kick off on September 8th 2018, and planned to run for seven days, HACK Morecambe is an open lab with the aim of establishing a creative platform in the West End of the Lancashire seaside town.

Save Time with this Arduino-Powered Homework Machine!

Sick of homework? Whether you’re still at school or helping your kids, it’s invariably inconvenient. While this amazing “homework machine” might not be able to help directly, the effort put into building a replica, and the resulting pen-based printed output, should at least put the chore of homework into perspective.

Android Things Exits Beta, Production Boards Announced

It’s been a year and a half in the making, but Android Things 1.0 has finally been released, bundling three free years of OTA updates, and support for four production boards.

Arduino-Based Alcohol Detector

Anyone who has used an Arduino will know how simple it is to connect a sensor, access the module’s library, and enjoy some satisfying results. Moisture detectors, LDRs, microphones for detecting sound ... the possibilities are endless.

Record Your Pokémon with a Real Life Pokédex

Long before you had to venture out of the house to collect Pokémon with your smartphone and an augmented reality app, it was every kid’s fantasy to own a “Pokédex”.

Google I/O 2018 Highlights: Google Assistant Voices, Android P Beta, and More

Google I/O 2018 is well under way. This Google conference unites developers worldwide for next generation tech immersion. Check out the Google I/O 2018 highlights, from an Android P Beta to AI enhancements, and more!

DuinoDrive: A Crowdfunded Retro Game Console for Makers and DIYers

Currently looking for backers on Kickstarter, DuinoDrive is a fascinating little project kit that lets you build your own retro console. Pleasingly 8-bit, the aim of the project is to “crack open the technology behind the video game.” It does this by letting you build the console, program your own games, and develop new skills.

New Raspberry Pi 3B+ Power-Over-Ethernet HAT

Set for release during the summer, the PoE HAT was announced alongside the Raspberry Pi 3B+ model, but little was known about it. That is until a listing was added to the Farnell website (they’re a Raspberry Pi Foundation partner) where the device is now available for pre-ordering.

Control Any Linux System from a WebUI

Ever had trouble accessing a Linux operating system remotely? Perhaps you’re using a mini SBC like the Raspberry Pi or Odroid, and need to make some changes to a script. The best option might be to open an SSH session ... but what if this isn’t convenient?

Convert Your Raspberry Pi Zero W into a Stick PC

The fad for HDMI-pluggable stick PCs was temporarily popular a few years ago, but the wind seems to have vanished from those sails.

Etcher Update Introduces Multiple Device and Raspberry Pi Zero Flashing

If you’ve ever used the Etcher tool for flashing data to a microSD card, you’ve probably been impressed by how quick it is. The error checking, and subsequent reports are particularly useful and helpful in identifying cards with potential issues.

Twitch-O-Matic, the Raspberry Pi-powered Twitch Streamer

Love sharing your games on Twitch? Dedicated game capture devices are often required, but what if you don’t have one, and have no intention of spending the money on one? The answer, you probably won’t be surprised to learn, is in the shape of a Raspberry Pi.

Party with this Arduino-Based Shot Dispenser

Among the many amazing projects for an Arduino, this might just be the most useful. After all, who can argue with a machine that dispenses shots of your favorite tipple?