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UDOO BOLT: A UDOO AMD-powered Maker Board

Development boards abound. From the ultra-popular Raspberry Pi to the powerful Odroid XU4, there’s no shortage of single-board computer (SBC) options. Among these dev boards, the UDOO x86 is a top pick. The UDOO x86 sports Arduino compatibility and beefy specs which make it suitable for anything from gaming to streaming videos, and even programming. New from UDOO is the UDOO BOLT, a robust development board with a unique set of specifications.

DoggoBot: An Arduino Controlled Cardboard Pet

It’s tough to build a robot without spending a load of money on the body. Some builders buy kits; others use 3D printing. But what about cardboard?

Awesome Star Wars LED Backlit Movie Poster with Arduino and Neopixels

Perhaps some sort of frame is the answer for your movie (or TV show, or pop group) posters ... and if it is, why stop with a bit of wood and perspex? Why not add a backlight, just like a poster found outside a cinema?

Astonishing Google NSynth Device Built on Raspberry Pi

Looking for a totally new sound? You may have just found it. A couple of Google projects have collaborated to produce the NSynth Super, a Raspberry Pi-powered device that uses what has been coined “neural audio synthesis” to analyse the sonic characteristics of source inputs to create entirely new musical voices.

BBC micro:bit to Invade Canada!

First released in 2015, the BBC micro:bit is finally set to hit Canada, and inspire children and amateur enthusiasts just as it has in the UK and elsewhere.

Control a Glockenspiel with Sonic Pi and Lego!

Perhaps the glockenspiel isn’t the first instrument you think of when it comes to electronic music, but thanks to the wonderful Sonic Pi software, that might be about to change...

What Can You Do with an Adafruit Crickit?

Supposedly designed to help avoid a robot apocalypse, the Creative Robotics and Interactive Construction Kit from Adafruit - Crickit for short - is an add-on for their Circuit Playground Express (CPX), an easy-to-use board with support for CircuitPython, Arduino, or (coming soon) the Microsoft MakeCode programming tool.

Make Your Own Portable Pocket Sized Pi Zero-Powered Projector

Owning a pocket projector seems like a great option for ad hoc presentations (or an easy way to watch movies when you’re camping) but can it be done with a Raspberry Pi?

What's in the Android Things Starter Kit?

Released in May 2018, the Android Things Starter Kit is the ideal collection of components to get you started with your Android Things project. We’ve already looked at which boards you can use with Android Things, but if you’re just starting out with this platform it’s a good idea to grab a starter kit and build from there.

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!

Building the GameCube Classic Edition Mini Console

Nintendo scored a major hit with its NES Classic Mini and SNES Classic Edition. With hopes of an N64 Classic, gamers continue to enjoy retro video games via emulation.

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.

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.