The Great PSoC 6 Design Challenge Winners Announced!

The Great PSoC 6 Design Challenge Winners Announced!

The PSoC 6 Design Challenge winners have been announced featuring an audio monitoring project, smart home concept, and voice control project!

Maker Board Spotlight: Raspberry Pi Pico

The Raspberry Pi Pico is a brand new microcontroller from the Raspberry Pi Foundation featuring RP2040 Raspberry Silicon. It's capable of running C, C++, MicroPython, and CircuitPython. Learn all about the Raspberry Pi Pico, from what it is to what it can do!
RP2040 Board Comparison - Which RP2040 Board Should You Buy

RP2040 Board Comparison - Which RP2040 Board Should You Buy

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released its very own system-on-chip in the RP2040. While its Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller uses the RP2040, there are other MCUs based on Pi Silicon. Compare the Raspberry Pi Pico vs. Adafruit Feather RP2040 vs. Adafruit ItsyBitsy RP2040 vs. Pimoroni Tiny RP2040 vs. SparkFun Thing Plus vs. SparkFun Pro Micro vs. SparkFun MicroMod and find out which RP2040 board is best!
Electromaker Show Episode 31

Electromaker Show Episode 31

Welcome to the Electromaker Show, episode 31! This week saw some neat Raspberry Pi Pico projects, the Tube map drawn on a BBC micro:bit, and an Inkplate 10 released. Check out these top maker, tech, DIY, IoT, embedded, and crowdfunding news stories from the week!
Electromaker Show Episode 30

Electromaker Show Episode 30

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 30! This week saw some major news with the release of the Raspberry Pi Pico, the Raspberry Pi Foundation's first-ever microcontroller. Plus, the Plybot 3D printer seeks crowdfunding, a new crop of Arduino RP2040 boards are popping up, and more maker madness!
Best Seeed Studio Grove Modules, Sensors, and Accessories

Best Seeed Studio Grove Modules, Sensors, and Accessories

If you're using Seeed Studio's Grove ecosystem for Arduino, you'll want the right accessories. Check out the best Seeed Studio Grove modules, sensors, and peripherals including moisture sensors, breadboards, and more!

Maker Board Spotlight: Arduino Uno

Learn all about the Arduino Uno, from its specs to what it can do! Find out the difference in an Arduino board versus the Arduino IDE, compare the Arduino Uno vs. Mega vs. Micro vs. Every, and learn whether you should use an Arduino Uno!
Electromaker Show Episode 29

Electromaker Show Episode 29

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 29! This week saw a boozy barrel Raspberry Pi barcade, DIY Thor’s Hammer, Little Bee current & magnetic field probe, plus more awesome maker stories. Check out these maker, tech, DIY, IoT, crowdfunding, and embedded updates!
Maker Board Spotlight: SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green

Maker Board Spotlight: SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green

Learn all about the BeagleBoard BeagleBone Green and BeagleBone Green Wireless, from what they can do to specs and if this is the right single-board computer to fit your needs!
What is a Microcontroller

What is a Microcontroller

What is a microcontroller and what can a microcontroller do? Learn about MCUs vs SBCs, the difference in a microcontroller and microprocessor, plus more!
Raspberry Pi OS, Imager Updates - Chromium version 84, PulseAudio, and More

Raspberry Pi OS, Imager Updates - Chromium version 84, PulseAudio, and More

The Raspberry Pi Foundation rolled out major updates to Raspberry Pi OS and the Raspberry Pi Imager in December, 2020. Check out the latest updates including printer support, Chromium version 84, PulseAudio, a more streamlined imager, and more!
Electromaker Show Episode 27

Electromaker Show Episode 27

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 27! This week saw the PD Micro Arduino-compatible board with programmable power delivery launch, a Wi-Fi mesh system that’s open-source and hackable debuted, an Odroid Blue Box for Home Assistant was revealed, plus a Raspberry Pi LoFi hip hop radio was built. Check out these maker, tech, DIY, IoT, crowdfunding, and embedded updates!
Adafruit Huzzah Feather ESP8266 Specs and More

Adafruit Huzzah Feather ESP8266 Specs and More

The Adafruit Huzzah Feather with ESP8266 is a great Arduino-compatible microcontroller. It can be used with the Arduino IDE, MicroPython, and NodeMCU Lua. It's great for smart home automation, home security, and a variety of other purposes. Learn all about the Adafruit Huzzah Feather ESp8266, from its specs to what it can do and a breakdown of ESP32 vs ESP8266.
What is Grove System Arduino Seeed Studio

What is Grove System Arduino Seeed Studio

The Grove system for Arduino is an open-hardware ecosystem for beginners. It's easy-to-use with plug-and-play connector cables that eliminate soldering or complex wiring, Arduino IDE connectivity, and tons of modules or sensors for fast, easy prototyping. Learn all about what the Seeed Studio Grove system for Arduino is, what modules are available, how cables work, plus more!
LattePanda Alpha Specs and More

LattePanda Alpha Specs and More

The LattePanda Alpha is an x86 SBC that can run Windows 10 as well as full-fledged x86 Linux desktop distros like Ubuntu, Pop!_OS, and Debian. It's powered by an Intel Core M3-8100Y dual-core CPU and an Intel UHD 615 iGPU. Outfitted with M.2 connectors, an Arduino co-processor, and fantastic I/O, the LattePanda Alpha is a powerful single-board computer that boasts desktop-replacement capabilities and can serve several purposes, from digital signage and embedded devices to gaming, emulation, and HTPC use.
Best Raspberry Pi Alternatives

Best Raspberry Pi Alternatives

When selecting a Raspberry Pi alternative, think about what you plan to use your single board computer for. This ultimately determines which SBC is most appropriate for your needs with an exploration of the best alternatives for Raspberry Pi boards.
Electromaker Show Episode 25

Electromaker Show Episode 25

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 24! This week saw a major Raspberry Pi OS update, Elementary OS released for the Raspberry Pi, an Adafruit machine learning module for the Raspberry Pi announced, the Nintendo Game and Watch Classic hacked to run Doom, and more. Check out these maker, tech, DIY, IoT, crowdfunding, and embedded updates!
Best Electromaker Community Projects November 2020 Edition

Best Electromaker Community Projects November 2020 Edition

Check out the best maker, tech, DIY, and IoT projects from the Electromaker community in November 2020!