Woodstock Wire: Prototyping Platforms

April 22, 2018

Fix Your Insecure Amazon Fire TV Stick

Hack a Day - I recently spent a largely sleepless night at a hotel, and out of equal parts curiosity and boredom, decided to kill some time scanning the guest...

April 22, 2018 07:02 AM

April 15, 2018

The answers to your questions for Eben Upton

Raspberry Pi - Before Easter, we asked you to tell us your questions for a live Q & A with Raspberry Pi Trading CEO and Raspberry Pi creator Eben Upton. The...

April 15, 2018 04:10 AM

April 01, 2018

Simple Decoder Serves as Solo Ham's Test Buddy

Hack a Day - For a hobby that's ostensibly all about reaching out to touch someone, ham radio can often be a lonely activity. Lots of hams build and experiment...

April 01, 2018 04:55 AM

March 30, 2018

MagPi 68: an in-depth look at the new Raspberry Pi 3B+

Raspberry Pi - Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! You may remember that a couple of weeks ago, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ was released, the updated version...

March 30, 2018 04:45 PM

March 18, 2018

Programming Linux Devices With Arduino And The Cloud

Hack a Day - Back in the olden days, when the Wire library still sucked, the Arduino was just a microcontroller. Now, we have single board computers and cheap...

March 18, 2018 02:16 AM

February 18, 2018

This IoT Pet Monitor barks back

Raspberry Pi - Jennifer Fox, founder of FoxBot Industries, uses a Raspberry Pi pet monitor to check the sound levels of her home while she is out, allowing...

February 18, 2018 07:51 AM

February 05, 2018

Ken Shirriff goes hands-on with the PocketBeagle

BeagleBoard.org - Ken Shirriff has written an excellent in-depth look at the PocketBeagle: Hands-on with the PocketBeagle: A $25 Linux Computer The PocketBeagle...

February 05, 2018 05:20 PM

February 04, 2018

Arrow's $30 FPGA Board Reviewed

Hack a Day - We like cheap FPGA boards. It isn't just that we're cheap - although that's probably true, too - but cheap boards are a good way to get people...

February 04, 2018 10:44 PM

Raspberry Pi Spy's Alexa Skill

Raspberry Pi - With Raspberry Pi projects using home assistant services such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home becoming more and more popular, we invited Raspberry...

February 04, 2018 10:42 PM

January 22, 2018

Custom Alexa Skill in a Few Minutes Using Glitch

Hack a Day - As hackers, we like to think of ourselves as a logical bunch. But the truth is, we are as subject to fads as the general public. There was a...

January 22, 2018 03:08 AM

Remember Your Birthday For Fifty Years

Hack a Day - Our Coin Cell Challenge competition has turned up some amazing entries, things that we wouldn't have thought possible from such meagre power...

January 22, 2018 03:07 AM

January 08, 2018

Why Raspberry Pi isn't vulnerable to Spectre or Meltdown

Raspberry Pi - Over the last couple of days, there has been a lot of discussion about a pair of security vulnerabilities nicknamed Spectre and Meltdown. These...

January 08, 2018 01:38 AM

January 03, 2018

A hedgehog cam or two

Raspberry Pi - Here we are, hauling ourselves out of the Christmas and New Year holidays and into January proper. It's dawning on me that I have to go back...

January 03, 2018 06:21 PM

January 02, 2018

Could you write for Hello World magazine?

Raspberry Pi - Thinking about New Year's resolutions? Ditch the gym and tone up your author muscles instead, by writing an article for Hello World magazine....

January 02, 2018 05:21 PM

Making A Classic Chip From Discretes

Hack a Day - A hackspace discussion of voltage regulators within our earshot touched on the famous μA723, then moved on to its competitors. Kits-of-parts...

January 02, 2018 04:05 AM

January 01, 2018

Arduino Trivia Box is a Gift Unto Itself

Hack a Day - There's something about impressing strangers on the Internet that brings out the best in us. Honestly, we wouldn't be able to run this site otherwise....

January 01, 2018 12:58 AM

December 28, 2017

A Guidebook to the World of Counterfeit Parts

Hack a Day - We've all experienced it: that sinking feeling you get when you've powered up your latest circuit and nothing happens. Maybe you made a mistake...

December 28, 2017 06:46 AM

December 23, 2017

Coffee Table Model Railroad With All the Bells and Whistles (and Lights and Sirens)

Hack a Day - For some, the allure of a real, physical world that you create and control is overwhelming. Combine that with a love of trains, and you get the...

Watch the video.. Amazing..

December 23, 2017 06:03 AM

December 18, 2017

Small Jet Engine Model From Students Who Think Big

Hack a Day - We love to highlight great engineering student projects at Hackaday. We also love environment-sensing microcontrollers, 3D printing, and jet...

December 18, 2017 05:54 PM

An Mbed In Your Browser

Hack a Day - If you have dabbled in the world of ARM microcontrollers, you might be familiar with the Mbed platform, a software abstraction layer for a range...

December 18, 2017 02:45 AM

December 17, 2017

Truly Terrible Dimensioned Drawings

Hack a Day - I'm in the planning stages of a side project for Hackaday right now. It's nothing too impressive, but this is a project that will involve a lot...

December 17, 2017 11:49 PM

December 04, 2017

Another New Old Computer on an FPGA

Hack a Day - How would you sell a computer to a potential buyer? Fast? Reliable? Great graphics and sound? In 1956, you might point out that it was somewhat...

December 04, 2017 04:53 AM

AMSAT MPPT Goes to Infinity and Beyond

Hack a Day - AMSAT, the Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation, joined forces with students from Rochester Institute of Technology to create a MPPT attached...

December 04, 2017 04:52 AM

MagPi 64: get started with electronics

Raspberry Pi - Hey folks, Rob here again! You get a double dose of me this month, as today marks the release of The MagPi 64. In this issue we give you a complete...

December 04, 2017 04:52 AM

November 25, 2017

Fixing Linux Audio One Chipset at a Time

Hack a Day - Linux audio may be confusing for the uninitiated. As a system that has evolved and spawned at least two independent branches over time it tends...

November 25, 2017 08:10 PM

November 20, 2017

Prepare to run a Code Club on FutureLearn

Raspberry Pi - Prepare to run a Code Club with our newest free online course, available now on FutureLearn! FutureLearn: Prepare to Run a Code Club Ready to...

November 20, 2017 07:12 PM

November 19, 2017

Visualising Weather Station data with Initial State

Raspberry Pi - Since we launched the Oracle Weather Station project, we've collected more than six million records from our network of stations at schools and...

November 19, 2017 07:21 AM

November 05, 2017

Gladys Project: a Raspberry Pi home assistant

Raspberry Pi - If, like me, you're a pretty poor time-keeper with the uncanny ability to never get up when your alarm goes off and yet still somehow make it...

November 05, 2017 01:43 AM

October 30, 2017

MagPi 63: build the arcade cabinet of your dreams

Raspberry Pi - Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! Issue 63 is now available, and it's a huge one: we finally show you how to create the ultimate Raspberry Pi...

October 30, 2017 01:10 AM

October 15, 2017

Encryption For The Most Meager Of Devices

Hack a Day - It seems that new stories of insecure-by-design IoT devices surface weekly, as the uneasy boundary is explored between the appliance and the...

October 15, 2017 11:26 PM

PocketBeagle demos at Maker Faire New York

BeagleBoard.org - It was announced a day or two ago, but now the PocketBone has made its first real-world appearance at the World Maker Faire in New York this...

October 15, 2017 04:14 AM

October 09, 2017

Spooktacular Halloween Haunted Portrait

Raspberry Pi - October has come at last, and with it, the joy of Halloween is now upon us. So while I spend the next 30 days quoting Hocus Pocus at every opportunity,...

October 09, 2017 05:37 PM

A Vintage Morse Key Turned into USB Keyboard

Hack a Day - Time was when only the cool kids had new-fangled 102-key keyboards with a number pad, arrow keys, and function keys. They were such an improvement...

October 09, 2017 05:36 PM

September 25, 2017

Announcing the 2017-18 European Astro Pi challenge!

Raspberry Pi - Astro Pi is back! Today we're excited to announce the 2017-18 European Astro Pi challenge in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA)....

September 25, 2017 05:13 PM

September 24, 2017

The Tiny, $25 PocketBone

Hack a Day - It was announced a day or two ago, but now the PocketBone has made its first real-world appearance at the World Maker Faire in New York this...

September 24, 2017 05:19 AM

September 11, 2017

Scribble Your Way To Quick Printed Circuit Boards

Hack a Day - There are a variety of techniques employed by electronic constructors seeking the convenience of a printed circuit board without the inconvenience...

September 11, 2017 03:19 PM

September 10, 2017

A Ham Radio Go-Box Packed with Functionality

Hack a Day - "When all else fails, there's ham radio." With Hurricane Harvey just wrapping up, and Irma queued up to clobber Florida this weekend, hams are...

September 10, 2017 12:50 AM

September 03, 2017

Netflix develops Morse code search option

Raspberry Pi - What happens when Netflix gives its staff two days to hack the platform and create innovative (and often unnecessary) variations on the streaming...

September 03, 2017 03:44 AM

August 21, 2017

Hunting for life on Mars assisted by high-altitude balloons

Raspberry Pi - Will bacteria-laden high-altitude balloons help us find life on Mars? Today's eclipse should bring us closer to an answer. The Eclipse Ballooning...

August 21, 2017 05:11 PM

August 13, 2017

Another Arduino Compatible? This Time, It's A Sony

Hack a Day - When it comes to microcontroller development boards, we have a plethora of choices at our disposal. Each has its strengths and weaknesses, be...

August 13, 2017 08:54 PM

July 31, 2017

Listen To Your Fermentation To Monitor Its Progress

Hack a Day - If you are a wine, beer, or cider maker, you'll know the ritual of checking for fermentation. As the yeast does its work of turning sugar into...

July 31, 2017 03:11 PM

July 28, 2017

Announcing the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend 2018

Raspberry Pi - For the last few years, we have held a big Raspberry Pi community event in Cambridge around Raspberry Pi's birthday, where people have come together...

July 28, 2017 05:01 PM

July 27, 2017

MagPi 60: the ultimate troubleshooting guide

Raspberry Pi - Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! It's the last Thursday of the month, and that can only mean one thing: a brand-new The MagPi issue is out!...

July 27, 2017 05:55 PM

Landmine-clearing Pi-powered C-Turtle

Raspberry Pi - In an effort to create a robot that can teach itself to navigate different terrains, scientists at Arizona State University have built C-Turtle,...

July 27, 2017 05:55 PM

July 23, 2017

Serious DX: The Deep Space Network

Hack a Day - Humanity has been a spacefaring species for barely sixty years now. In that brief time, we've fairly mastered the business of putting objects...

July 23, 2017 12:25 AM

July 21, 2017

Teaching with Raspberry Pis and PiNet

Raspberry Pi - Education is our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, so of course we love tools that help teachers and other educators use Raspberry Pis...

July 21, 2017 05:33 PM

Teaching with Raspberry Pis and PiNet

Raspberry Pi - Education is our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, so of course we love tools that help teachers and other educators use Raspberry Pis...

July 21, 2017 05:33 PM

July 17, 2017

PLC vs Arduino Show Down

Hack a Day - Hackaday readers don't need an introduction to the Arduino. But in industrial control applications, programmable logic controllers or PLCs are...

July 17, 2017 04:59 PM

Make Some Noise with the Typewriter Keyboard

Hack a Day - Are you an angry programmer? Do you get the frequent urge to smash the return key or space bar after finishing every single line of code? Well...

July 17, 2017 04:59 PM

July 13, 2017

A homebrew Pi kit for home brewing

Raspberry Pi - While the rest of us are forced to leave the house to obtain a tasty brew, beer master Christoper Aedo has incorporated a Raspberry Pi into his...

July 13, 2017 04:37 PM