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The Best DIY Smart Home Devices You Can Make Yourself

Here are the best DIY smart home devices you can make yourself!

Meet a Maker Podcast Episode 4: Mike Darby

Welcome to the Electromaker.io Meet a Maker podcast! In Meet a Maker episode 4, Senior Editor Moe Longs sits down with maker, YouTuber, and film buff Mike Darby to talk cinema, maker communities, and projects like the Windows Writswatch, and more!

Meet a maker Podcast Episode 3: Clare Mason aka Clarissa of Make and Fake

Clare Mason, aka Clarissa of Make it and Fake It acclaim, sat down with Electromaker.io to talk STEM, women in tech, maker communities, and more!

Best Raspberry Pi Alternatives 2019

Though the Raspberry Pi might be the most popular single-board computer on the market, there are loads of Raspberry Pi alternatives in 2019!

RS Components Debuts New Arduino Uno Wi-Fi Board

RS Components has launched a new iteration of an entry-level Arduino Uno Wi-Fi board for Internet of Things (IoT) projects.

Meet a Maker Episode 2: Amie DD

Welcome to the Electromaker.io Meet a Maker podcast! In Meet a Maker episode 2, your host Moe Long sits down with maker, magical unicorn software engineer, and cosplayer Amie DD (Amie Double D) to talk maker spaces, movies, LEGOs, and more!

Best Holiday Maker Gifts for Kids 2018

Check out the best maker gifts for kids during the holiday 2018 season!

We get hands-on with the new Sony Spresense board

At Makerfaire Rome we were lucky enough to get hands-on with Sony’s latest entry into the maker community.

Meet a Maker: Gyro

Here at Electromaker, we love makers, and not just the maker space and projects. We adore actual makers too. Often, the focus falls on their creations. Let's learn more about DIYer and awesome Electromaker community member Gyro!

Review: Elegoo Arduino Uno R3 Complete Starter Kit

Getting started with an Adruino can be daunting but a kit like the Elegoo Uno R3 makes it simple to get going.

8 Best DIY Halloween Projects for Makers

With October comes the usual slew of pumpkin-flavored coffee, popcorn, cereal, and virtually anything mildly food-related. What better way to celebrate than with a fun, seasonal maker project? Whether you're looking for a seasonal creation for adults, a family-friendly endeavor, or something in between, there's an option for you. Check out the best DIY Halloween projects for makers!

6 Best UDOO Projects

The Raspberry Pi is argualby the most popular single-board computer (SBC) on the market. However, the SBC space is ripe with a plethora of Raspberry Pi alternatives. Notably, the Odroid XU4, ASUS Tinker Board, and Libre Computer ROC Renegade are superb Raspberry Pi competitors. The UDOO x86 is a powerful single-board computer which boasts tons of uses. Check out the top six best UDOO projects!

10 Best Arduino Projects

The Arduino is a programmable circuit board, or microcontroller. It's open-source, and may be used for a variety of neat maker projects. Notably, it differs from single-board computers (SBCs) such as the Raspberry Pi in that the Arduino focuses on interfacing with software which interacts with the physical board. As such, Arduino projects are more maker-oriented, whereas SBC projects range from basic Linux desktops and retro gaming machines to advanced robotics. Nevertheless, there are loads of Arduino projects which you can make. Check out the 10 best Arduino projects!

Arduino-powered Edison Bulb clock

One of the most popular types of DIY build are those in the steampunk style, where archaic technology is given a modern-day refresh, or modern ideas are styled in the trappings of 19th and early 20th century materials.

Word Clock Mini Contest - Can you help Lewis with his code?

To enter the contest, write and submit your own code for the Word Clock. Head over to Lewis's project page and submit your code improvements or suggestions in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

RocketLife LED Light Effects Designer Software for Animating LEDs

While maker projects vary, when LEDs are involved, it's highly enjoyable. RocketLife, Inc. offers its Light Effects Designer software. Aimed at the do-it-yourself (DIY) crowd, RocketLife's software allows for animation groups in a string of LEDs. Through combining hardware and software, RocketLife makes it so that anyone can create custom LED light shows and signs without any programming. 

Review : Building a Cube with Cube:bit

LED cubes are great, but for those new to electronics (and seasoned experts) they can be really difficult to build and control … if only there were a more simple way to create them...

10 Best Raspberry Pi Projects

In the single-board computer (SBC) space, there are loads of maker boards. These include the Odroid XU4, ASUS Tinker Board, UDOO x86, and Orange Pi Prime. However, the most popular SBC on the market remains the Raspberry Pi. With its various iterations, solid price to performance ratio, and fantastic community support, the Raspberry Pi is easily the top development board available. Since it's such a widely-adopted SBC, the Raspberry Pi features tons of projects ideas. Check out 10 best Raspberry Pi projects!