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Arduino-Based Alcohol Detector

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”.
DuinoDrive: A Crowdfunded Retro Game Console for Makers and DIYers

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.
Etcher Update Introduces Multiple Device and Raspberry Pi Zero Flashing

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.
A Raspberry Pi-Based NOAA Decoder That Tweets Satellite Photos!

A Raspberry Pi-Based NOAA Decoder That Tweets Satellite Photos!

Our experience of the weather is traditionally passive; we have little choice other than to accept what happens in the atmosphere above. It might rain; it might be windy; sunshine might be slight, or enough to convince you to go to the beach.
Get Awesome Sounds with the Pedal-Pi Programmable Guitar Pedal

Get Awesome Sounds with the Pedal-Pi Programmable Guitar Pedal

Increasingly, guitar pedals come with programmable FX that can be saved. With this development comes an opportunity. Couldn’t you just build your own?
Play Chicken Scream with an Arduino

Play Chicken Scream with an Arduino

You’ve probably heard of a ‘bot’, automated software that performs repeated tasks. They turn up everywhere, from Twitter to video games.
A Raspberry Pi and Arduino-Powered Dart Board Digital Scoring Display

A Raspberry Pi and Arduino-Powered Dart Board Digital Scoring Display

We’re not saying that you’re the next Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor, but there’s a good chance you like a game of darts. Hasn’t the lack of a decent digital display proved a problem, in a world of oft-disappearing chunks of chalk?
TinyPi: Your Retro Gaming Raspberry Pi on a Keychain

TinyPi: Your Retro Gaming Raspberry Pi on a Keychain

Retro gaming on a Raspberry Pi is increasingly popular, as is making your retro gaming centre portable. Typically you might build something from scratch, akin to some sort of retro Nvidia Shield, or squeeze a Pi Zero into an Altoids tin. As long as it is light, compact, and easily recharged, whatever you build should be awesome.
A Solar Powered Squirrelhouse

A Solar Powered Squirrelhouse

Whether you live in the countryside or a suburban part of town near a park or fields, there is a good chance that there’s some wildlife nearby. While birds, foxes, squirrels and other creatures are bolder than ever when it comes to living in proximity to the grinding gears of progress, it can still be difficult to see them up close.
Let Your Robot Make the Cakes!

Let Your Robot Make the Cakes!

Disclaimer: in this writer’s opinion, there is no way a mechanically made cake can taste quite as good as one made by hand.
Fancy a Foldable Raspberry Pi-Powered All-in-One Workstation?

Fancy a Foldable Raspberry Pi-Powered All-in-One Workstation?

Looking for a simple Raspberry Pi-related weekend project, or just want to package your Pi into its own display?