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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!
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.
Can the Raspberry Pi Replace Your Desktop?

Can the Raspberry Pi Replace Your Desktop?

The Raspberry Pi is a cost-effective solution as a single-board computer, but can it replace your desktop? Here's a hands-on look at the Raspberry Pi as a desktop replacement!
RetroPie vs Recalbox vs Lakka vs Batocera for retro gaming on the Raspberry Pi

RetroPie vs Recalbox vs Lakka vs Batocera for retro gaming on the Raspberry Pi

Find out which retro gaming OS for the Raspberry Pi is best by comparing RetroPie vs Recalbox vs Lakka vs Batocera.
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!
RetroPie 4.6 Brings Raspberry Pi 4 Support

RetroPie 4.6 Brings Raspberry Pi 4 Support

As of RetroPie 4.6, RetroPie works on the Raspberry Pi 4!
How to Pick the Best Single Board Computer to Fit Your Needs

How to Pick the Best Single Board Computer to Fit Your Needs

From community size to I/O, price, and processing power, here's what you need to consider when buying a single board computer to fit your needs. Check out this SBC buying guide check list!
Best COVID-19 Inspired Maker Projects

Best COVID-19 Inspired Maker Projects

Check out the best COVID-19 inspired maker projects, from face touching deterrents to coronavirus slappers for staying inside, staying safe, staying inspired, and continuing to get your DIY on in the age of coronavirus.
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!
Basic Doesn't Mean Bad - Why Easy Maker Projects Rock

Basic Doesn't Mean Bad - Why Easy Maker Projects Rock

Beginner-friendly maker projects can be great for the instant gratification they afford, and how they manage to empower and encourage our DIY journey. Learn why basic Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and other maker projects aren't bad and are instead awesome!
Best SBCs for Chrome OS

Best SBCs for Chrome OS

Check out the best SBCs for Chrome OS, from the Raspberry Pi and the ASUS Tinker Board to the RockPro64. While many single-board computers run Linux and Android, Chrome OS is a great alternative that's compatible with many maker boards.
The Best SBCs for Android

The Best SBCs for Android

While many single-board computers run Linux, Android is a great option for maker boards as well. Discover the best SBC for Android, from the Odroid XU4 to the ASUS Tinker Board and everything in between!
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!