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Raspberry Pi Programming Popularity Thrives: Pi Remains Perfect Programming SBC

Raspberry Pi Programming Popularity Thrives: Pi Remains Perfect Programming SBC

While many of the most popular Raspberry Pi projects may seemingly be entry-level maker projects, it's a nifty board for more advanced creations. Additionally, the Raspberry Pi delivers superb hardware for more advanced work. For instance, you can create robotics, and even make neat gadgets like this Twitter-controlled bubble machine with a Raspberry Pi Zero. One area where the Raspberry Pi benefits many users: programming. Learn why programming on the Raspberry Pi is incredibly popular!
Measure Your Skateboard Speed and Distance with a Raspberry Pi

Measure Your Skateboard Speed and Distance with a Raspberry Pi

“...I like to skate and cruise around. While I'm cruising, it would be handy to see how much distance I've travelled and see my speed.”
Ready for the DiddyBorg v2 Robot Kit?

Ready for the DiddyBorg v2 Robot Kit?

Available in two colours (purple for power, red for speed), the DiddyBorg v2 Robot Kit will take your Raspberry Pi on a ride it will never forget!
Debian Stretch With Pixel for PCs and Macs Released, Raspbian Stretch Updated

Debian Stretch With Pixel for PCs and Macs Released, Raspbian Stretch Updated

The Raspberry Pi is an ultra-popular single-board computer (SBC). With plentiful Raspberry Pi operating system (OS) options, there's plenty of choice, from Linux desktop distributions (distros) to Chromium OS, retro gaming environments, and smart home suites. Raspbian, a Debian-based operating system for the Raspberry Pi, remains a top choice. On June 29, 2018, The Raspberry Pi Foundation released the latest Raspbian Stretch image for the Raspberry Pi alongside its Debian Stretch image featuring the PIXEL desktop environment for PCs and macOS devices. 
What Can You Do with an RGB LED Matrix Shield for Arduino?

What Can You Do with an RGB LED Matrix Shield for Arduino?

Looking for a display option for your Arduino project? Perhaps a compact LCD or an array of LEDs will do the trick, especially if you’re building something decorative.
Potential Pi Killer: Libre Computer Renegade Elite ROC-RK3399-PC

Potential Pi Killer: Libre Computer Renegade Elite ROC-RK3399-PC

Libre Computer offers a neat lineup of hardware including the Libre Computer Project AML-S905X-CC "Le Potato." Its various single-board computer (SBC) devices yeild excellent performance at reasonable prices. The Libre Computer Renegade Elite clocks in at over $100, but boasts the advanced processing over boards like the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and Odroid XU4. As the name suggests, the Libre Computer ROC-RK3399-PC Renegade uses a Rockchip RK3399. Learn more about the Libre Computer!
UDOO BOLT Gaming Capabilities: UDOO BOLT Ryzen-powered Board Handles PS3, Wii Emulation

UDOO BOLT Gaming Capabilities: UDOO BOLT Ryzen-powered Board Handles PS3, Wii Emulation

UDOO makes superb single-board computer (SBC) options which provide alternatives to the Raspberry Pi. The UDOO BOLT, a crowdfunded mini computer, packs a major performance gain with its AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000. While it's suitable for a variety of maker projects, UDOO BOLT gaming stands out. While many development boards provide gaming capabilities, from the Raspberry Pi to the Odroid XU4, the UDOO BOLT trounces the competition. 
Can a Raspberry Pi Help Protect Coral Reefs?

Can a Raspberry Pi Help Protect Coral Reefs?

We’ve seen the Raspberry employed in countless unique ways since the little computer arrived, but did you ever imagine that it could help to save marine life?
Build a Doctor Who Themed TARDIS Doorbell

Build a Doctor Who Themed TARDIS Doorbell

Doctor Who and Raspberry Pi-based projects go hand in hand. Both are British, and both have links to Cambridge (writer Douglas Adams studied there, and was Doctor Who script editor at the time Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy hit the airwaves).
Hardkernel Announces ODROID-GO: Portable ODROID Console Released

Hardkernel Announces ODROID-GO: Portable ODROID Console Released

Hardkernel, the manufacturer behind the Odroid XU4, announced the ODROID-GO. This console, which resembles a GameBoy Color, comes unassembled but with all of the components for a do-it-yourself (DIY) portable retro game console. Learn more about the ODROID-GO from Hardkernel!
What Can You Do with an Adafruit ItsyBitsy M4 Express?

What Can You Do with an Adafruit ItsyBitsy M4 Express?

Looking for an ultra-compact project board that is compatible with Arduino IDE and CircuitPython? Well, if you can get your hands on an Adafruit ItsyBitsy M4 Express, you might just be in luck...

PiParp: Prank Your Friends with a Parping Raspberry Pi Whoopee Cushion!

The whoopee cushion has been upgraded. No longer a rubber bladder filled with air (or, at times, a piece of foam), it has been enhanced and is capable of playing any noise you can think of, thanks to a Raspberry Pi.
UDOO BOLT: A UDOO AMD-powered Maker Board

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

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

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!

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!

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...