Z80 Computer Memory Explained

Z80 Computer Memory Explained

Learn about the Z80 computer, memory, and processor in this look at the Z80 PC!
Giant Board SBC Contest Winners Announced!

Giant Board SBC Contest Winners Announced!

Our Giant Board SBC contest winners have been announced! Check out the winning entries including a thermal camera MIDI sequencer, neighborhood power usage tracker, and a smart thermostat!

Maker Board Monday: Raspberry Pi 4B

The Raspberry Pi 4 isn't the only single-board computer on the market, but it's easily the most popular. Learn all about the Raspberry Pi 4, from specs to what it can do and best Pi 4 projects!
Z80 Project Series - The Z80 CPU

Z80 Project Series - The Z80 CPU

Curious about the Z80 computer? Learn about the Z80 with a look at the Z80 CPU, microprocessor, and more!
Best Arduino Accessories

Best Arduino Accessories

From LEDs and breadboards to oscilloscopes, GPS modules, stepper motors, and servos, these are the best Arduino accessories you need to buy. Whether you need an Arduino LCD, temperature or moisture sensor, or something else, there's an Arduino-compatible component to fit your needs.
Best Electromaker Community Projects June 2020 Edition

Best Electromaker Community Projects June 2020 Edition

From a Metal Gear Solid Sons of the Patriots NERF gun and Half-Life: Alyx inspired gloves to a DIY Arduino-powered handwashing wearable, Dr. Who Tardis night light and other cool maker, tech, DIY, and Raspberry Pi projects, these are the best community submissions to Electromaker in June 2020!

Maker Board Monday: Teensy 4.0

Happy Maker Board Monday! Take a look at the Teensy 4.0, from specs to its capabilities. It's a nifty microcontroller unit (MCU) that's well-documented and powerful.
What is Raspberry Pi OS?

What is Raspberry Pi OS?

The distro formerly known as Raspbian is now Raspberry Pi OS. But what IS Raspberry Pi OS and why the name change? Along with the Raspberry Pi 4 8GB and a 64-bit Raspberry Pi OS, the name has been changed. Find out why!
The Electromaker Show Episode 3 - DIY 4K Home Theatre Projector, Arduino Synth, and More

The Electromaker Show Episode 3 - DIY 4K Home Theatre Projector, Arduino Synth, and More

Welcome to the Electromaker Show episode 3! The week of June 15, 2020 saw a slew of neat Electromaker projects, a DIY 4K projector, crowdfunded FGPA boards, and more!
Raspberry Pi 4 vs Raspberry Pi 3 B+ vs Raspberry Pi 3 A+ vs Raspberry Pi Zero: Which Raspberry Pi Should You Buy

Raspberry Pi 4 vs Raspberry Pi 3 B+ vs Raspberry Pi 3 A+ vs Raspberry Pi Zero: Which Raspberry Pi Should You Buy

Compare the Raspberry 4 vs. Pi 3 B+ vs. Raspberry Pi 3 A+ vs. Raspberry Pi Zero and find out which Raspberry Pi you should buy! From whether the 8GB Raspberry Pi 4 is worth it to who should get what board, find out the best Raspberry Pi for your needs.

Maker Board Monday: Atomic Pi x86 SBC

The Atomic Pi is an Intel SBC. This single board computer x86 device is an Intel Atom SBC that's among the best single-board computer options for running Linux or Windows. And it's great as a NAS, for retro gaming, robotics, and more!
The Electromaker Show Episode 2

The Electromaker Show Episode 2

Welcome to the Electromaker show episode 2! Your mid-week maker update for June 10, 2020 features Twister OS, a Raspberry Pi 4 Linux distro with the look and feel of both Windows 10 and OSX, a DIY open-source laptop, NanoSound One Raspberry Pi Hi-Fi DAC, and more!
Custom IoT - MQTT Framework

Custom IoT - MQTT Framework

Learn all about creating a custom IoT application, and how to make an MQTT framework!
The Electromaker Show Episode 1

The Electromaker Show Episode 1

The Electromaker show has launched! This week, the week of June 1, 2020, saw a Raspberry Pi 4 8GB model launched, the CrowPi 2 debut, a Bela real-time audio programming course, and more!
What is Open-Source?

What is Open-Source?

Learn all about open-source! From what open-source is, benefits of open-source, the relationship between Linux and open-source, and why FOSS doesn't always mean free to use, here's everything you ever wanted to know about open-source!
Midweek Maker Update for May 13th 2020

Midweek Maker Update for May 13th 2020

Your weekly roundup of maker and embedded news, featuring the release of the ODROID-Go Advance Black Edition, the UDOO Bolt Gear with an AMD Ryzen embedded V1000 announced, Okdo E1 dev board revealed, and more!
HTTP vs MQTT - Which Communication Protocol Should You Use in Your IoT Application?

HTTP vs MQTT - Which Communication Protocol Should You Use in Your IoT Application?

Learn all about the difference in HTTP and MQTT, from what HTTP is and what MQTT is to why you should use each, and which IoT protocol is best for your needs and creating a custom Internet of Things application!
ESP32 vs ESP8266 which is better

ESP32 vs ESP8266 which is better

Learn all about the ESP32 vs. ESP8266, from what the ESP32 and ESP8266 are, why you should use them, and which microcontroller is best!