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The Electromaker Show Episode 4

The Electromaker Show Episode 4

Welcome to the Electromaker Show, episode 4! The week of June 22, 2020 saw an overclocked Raspberry Pi 4 8GB desktop, Linux-based WIndows 10 lookalike, DIY robotics projects, and more!
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!

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!
Should You Buy the Raspberry Pi 4 8GB

Should You Buy the Raspberry Pi 4 8GB

There's a new Raspberry Pi 8GB version, and it's easily the best Raspberry Pi model on the market. But should you buy it? Learn all about the Raspberry Pi 4 8GB, from real-world applications like RetroPie and desktop use, to who this board is for!
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 27th 2020

Midweek Maker Update for May 27th 2020

Welcome to the Mid-week Maker Update, March 27, 2020 edition! This week saw a Raspberry Pi USB boot beta, Citra for Android released, and the megaAI crowdfunding campaign see massive success.

​Maker Board Monday: ASUS Tinker Edge T

Learn all about the AI-ready ASUS Tinker Edge T, from specs to what it can do. Packing a beefy ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, the ASUS Tinker Edge T can handle artificial intelligence applications and features Google's Edge TPU.
Raspberry Pi 12-megapixel Camera Revealed

Raspberry Pi 12-megapixel Camera Revealed

Raspberry Pi has debuted a new high-quality camera module with 12-megapixels and interchangeable lenses, all for $50!
Best Raspberry Pi Programming Resources

Best Raspberry Pi Programming Resources

Check out the best Raspberry Pi programming resources you can use, from text editors such as Leafpad and GNU Nano, to multi-language IDEs like Geany, and Java IDEs such as BlueJ and Greenfoot.
Best SBCs for NAS Use

Best SBCs for NAS Use

Check out the best SBC for NAS use, from the Raspberry Pi to the UDOO Bolt, and everything in between! From single-board NAS considerations to the benefits of using a maker board as a home server, this is what you need to know.
Best SBC for Retro Gaming Emulation

Best SBC for Retro Gaming Emulation

Single-board computers can be great for retro gaming and running ROMs for various systems. Check out the best SBC for emulation, from the Raspberry Pi to the RockPro64, ASUS Tinker Board, Odroid XU4, Odroid N2 and H2, UDOO Bolt, and more!
Odroid Go Advance Review

Odroid Go Advance Review

The Hardkernel Odroid Go Advance is an awesome DIY portable handheld retro gaming emulation machine. Capable of playing even N64, Dreamcast, and PSP games, it's a powerful SBC-based device. Learn why you should buy it in this Odroid Go Advance review, from assembly to installing an image!
In Defense of RetroPie: Why Emulation is Important

In Defense of RetroPie: Why Emulation is Important

While we often joke about everyone simply running RetroPie on their Raspberry Pi, there's a reason why emulation is important. From a preservationist perspective, retro gaming emulation offers a means of ensuring the longevity of games.
The Best Kodi Raspberry Pi Distros for a Raspberry Pi Media Center

The Best Kodi Raspberry Pi Distros for a Raspberry Pi Media Center

Check out the best Kodi Raspberry Pi distros, from LibreELEC, OpenELEC, Xbian, and RetroPie to Recalbox and everything in between for Raspberry Pi media player use!
Best Raspberry Pi Software

Best Raspberry Pi Software

Check out the best Raspberry Pi software you can install, from Chromium for web browsing to Audacity for audio editing, VLC and Kodi for media playback, and more! There are tons of Raspberry Pi apps you can download.
Best Raspberry Pi Kit for Beginners

Best Raspberry Pi Kit for Beginners

Buying a Raspberry Pi bundle can save you a lot of time and money. Check out the best Raspberry Pi starter kit for beginners, from what to look for to why you should purchase a Raspberry Pi starter kit!
Odroid Go Advance Announced

Odroid Go Advance Announced

Manufacturer HardKernel has announced an updated iteration of its DIY handheld gaming console, the Odroid Go Advance.
Best RockPro64 Server Software Options

Best RockPro64 Server Software Options

Check out the best RockPro64 server software options for building a DIY NAS with the likes of Plex, Emby, OpenMediaVault, Jellyfin, and more!