Your Child Wants an Arduino -- Where Do You Start?

Your Child Wants an Arduino -- Where Do You Start?

Children (and beginners) need the right foothold to get started with great tools, and the Arduino is no different. With many different versions of the board available over the years, it’s entirely possible that potential users have been put off.
Electromaker Show Episode 24

Electromaker Show Episode 24

This week saw the release of open-source firmware to turn an STM32 “Blue Pill” into a multi-purpose test and measurement instrument. We also cover the two new Tinkerboards which will give the Raspberry Pi 4 a run for its money, crowdfunding campaigns, cool electronic projects and much more!
Electromaker Show Episode 15: Raspberry Pi SNES Controller, NeoPixel Simulator, and More!

Electromaker Show Episode 15: Raspberry Pi SNES Controller, NeoPixel Simulator, and More!

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 14! This week saw a Raspberry Pi Zero SNES controller game console NeoPixel simulator, open-hardware super-secure FPGA phone, and more!
Electromaker Show Episode 10

Electromaker Show Episode 10

. This week saw the Elecrow CrowPi 2 Raspberry Pi laptop reviewed, a Raspberry Pi Zero modular tiny desktop built, a George Michael “Careless Whisper”-playing hair-blowing robot created, and more!
Elecrow CrowPi2 Review: More than a Raspberry Pi Laptop

Elecrow CrowPi2 Review: More than a Raspberry Pi Laptop

The Elecrow CrowPi2 Raspberry Pi-powered laptop is a fantastic STEAM learning platform. Its Linux-based OS is great for teaching Scratch, block-based programming, and even coding like Python. There are tons of included accessories such as sensors, game controllers, and a microSD card with RetroPie pre-installed. The CrowPi 2 is a good value beginner-friendly Raspberry Pi starter kit.
Introducing... Electromaker Kits!

Introducing... Electromaker Kits!

We've launched Electromaker Kits! Check out our 3D printed DIY disco helmet, make your own TinyCircuits GPS tracker, and an LED 3D printed mood lamp.
Best Maker Projects to do With Your Kids

Best Maker Projects to do With Your Kids

Check out the best maker projects you can do with your kids, from Raspberry Pi gaming and easy maker projects to low tech makerspace activities, and makerspace ideas for kindergarten to high school aged kids.
Anycubic i3 Mega S Review

Anycubic i3 Mega S Review

Discover why the Anycubic i3 Mega S's exceptional heated print bed is one of our favourite print beds we have ever seen!
Best Raspberry Pi Kit for Kids

Best Raspberry Pi Kit for Kids

The Raspberry Pi isn't just for adults. Instead, there are loads of Raspberry PI kits for kids. Check out the best Raspberry Pi kits for beginners!
Maker Faire Lays Off its Entire Staff and Ceases Operations

Maker Faire Lays Off its Entire Staff and Ceases Operations

Maker Faire and Maker Media, plagued by financial issues, has shuttered its doors and ceased operations.
Bay Area Maker Faire 2019 Might be the Final San Mateo Maker Faire

Bay Area Maker Faire 2019 Might be the Final San Mateo Maker Faire

Bay Area Maker Faire 2019 could be the area's last because of financial struggles for Maker Media.
Best Raspberry Pi Books You Should Read

Best Raspberry Pi Books You Should Read

Getting started with the Raspberry Pi isn't difficult. However, mastering the Raspberry Pi takes practice, experimentation, and resources.
Best Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids

Best Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids

From a retro gaming console to running Minecraft on the Pi and building a simple PC, these are the best Raspberry Pi projects for kids.
Kano Harry Potter Wand Coding Kit Review: Make Coding for Kids Magical

Kano Harry Potter Wand Coding Kit Review: Make Coding for Kids Magical

The Kano Harry Potter coding kit makes fundamental coding for kids accessible and fun.
Best Holiday Maker Gifts for Kids 2018

Best Holiday Maker Gifts for Kids 2018

Check out the best maker gifts for kids during the holiday 2018 season!
Best Holiday Gifts for Makers and DIYers 2018 Edition

Best Holiday Gifts for Makers and DIYers 2018 Edition

With the holidays approaching, you’ll want to start thinking about what to get that special maker in your life. While electronics often connote a high price tag, plenty of affordable maker Christmas gifts abound.
Your Raspberry Pi Finds Waldo Faster Than You!

Your Raspberry Pi Finds Waldo Faster Than You!

Whether you know the stripey attired goon as ‘Waldo’ or ‘Wally’, it’s hard to imagine a childhood that didn’t involve at least one attempt to find his Harold Lloyd glasses peering out at you on a double spread of amusing incidents.

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.