Woodstock Wire: Prototyping Platforms

September 23, 2019

BeagleBoard.org(r) Launches BeagleBone(r) AI, Offering a Fast Track to Getting Started with Artificial Intelligence at the Edge

BeagleBoard.org - BeagleBone(r) AI is your fast track to embedded artificial intelligence at the edge. The fastest and most flexible BeagleBone yet builds on a...

September 23, 2019 01:28 AM

May 19, 2019

Raspberry Pi Press: what's on our newsstand?

Raspberry Pi - Raspberry Pi Press, the publishing branch of Raspberry Pi Trading, produces a great many magazines and books every month. And in keeping with...

May 19, 2019 02:38 AM

May 17, 2019

Video call with a Raspberry Pi and Google Duo

Raspberry Pi - Use Google Duo and a Raspberry Pi to build a video doorbell for your home so you can always be there to answer your door, even when you're not...

May 17, 2019 05:43 PM

The Amazing New World Of Gallium Nitride

Hack a Day - From the heart of Silicon Valley comes a new buzzword. Gallium nitride is the future of power technology. Tech blogs are touting gallium nitride...

May 17, 2019 03:40 PM

May 12, 2019

A Datasheet Manifesto For The 21st Century

Hack a Day - Selecting electronic components can be a frustrating process, one of trawling through the websites of distributors such as DigiKey, Mouser, or...

May 12, 2019 11:50 PM

May 09, 2019

Color-Tunable LEDs Open Up Possibilities Of Configurable Semiconductors

Hack a Day - The invention of the blue LED was groundbreaking enough to warrant a Nobel prize. For the last decade, researchers have been trying to take the...

May 09, 2019 04:36 PM

May 06, 2019

Raspberry Pi Streams Music Using Only the Default Linux Tools

Hack a Day - Getting a home music streaming system off the ground is typically a straightforward task. Using Apple devices with Airplay makes this task trivial,...

May 06, 2019 02:35 AM

A Raspberry Pi is a Hardware Hacker's Swiss Army Knife

Hack a Day - By now most of us have used a Raspberry Pi at some level or another. As a headless server it's a great tool because of its price point, and as...

May 06, 2019 12:48 AM

May 03, 2019

We're on a stamp!

Raspberry Pi - The Royal Mail is issuing a series of six stamps celebrating 50 years of British Engineering this week (available from 2 May). We're absolutely...

May 03, 2019 04:54 PM

April 30, 2019

Making A Three Cent Microcontroller Useful

Hack a Day - The Padauk PMS150C is a terrible microcontroller. There are only six pins, there's only one kiloword of Flash, 64 bytes of RAM, and it doesn't...

April 30, 2019 04:57 PM

April 29, 2019

Raspberry Pi Becomes The Encrypted Password Keeper You Need

Hack a Day - Unless you're one of the cool people who uses the same password everywhere, you might be in need of a hardware device that keeps your usernames...

April 29, 2019 05:23 PM

The $50 Ham: Dummy Loads

Hack a Day - This is an exciting day for me - we finally get to build some ham radio gear! To me, building gear is the big attraction of amateur radio as...

April 29, 2019 04:37 AM

April 07, 2019

New Wolfram Mathematica free resources for your Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi - We've worked alongside the team at Wolfram Mathematica to create ten new free resources for our projects site, perfect to use at home, or in...

April 07, 2019 11:47 PM

April 02, 2019

Bye Bye vi: GNU/Linux Distros Drop Support

Hack a Day - If you grew up with Unix systems like we did, you'll be sorry to hear the news: vi, the noble text editor that has served us so well these 40...

April 02, 2019 10:49 PM

March 18, 2019

Forbes Says The Raspberry Pi Is Big Business

Hack a Day - Not that it's something the average Hackaday reader is unaware of, but the Raspberry Pi is a rather popular device. While we don't have hard...

March 18, 2019 04:05 PM

February 04, 2019

This Satellite Finder Can Watch Amateur TV

Hack a Day - Setting up satellite dishes can be a finicky business. To aid in the alignment of these precision antennas, satellite finders are often used...

February 04, 2019 05:11 AM

January 06, 2019

Google Assistant, Now Available On Ham Radio

Hack a Day - Depending on who you talk to, Google Assistant is either a tool capable of quickly and clearly answering audio queries in natural langauge, or...

January 06, 2019 06:34 PM

December 18, 2018

Toddler nightlight/stay-in-bed device

Raspberry Pi - Living with a toddler is the best thing. It really is. Seen through their eyes, everything you're jaded about becomes new and exciting. Every...

December 18, 2018 07:59 PM

Christmas lights 2018

Raspberry Pi - It's the most wonderful time of the year! There's much mistletoeing, and hearts will be glowing - as will thousands of Raspberry Pi-enabled Christmas...

December 18, 2018 07:12 PM

December 10, 2018

NTP Morse Code Clock Powered by ESP8266

Hack a Day - We've featured a great many unique clocks here on Hackaday, which have utilized nearly every imaginable way of conveying the current time. But...

December 10, 2018 12:59 AM

New Transistor Uses Metal And Air Instead Of Semiconductors

Hack a Day - The more things change, the more things stay the same. Early electronic devices used a spark gap. These have been almost completely replaced...

December 10, 2018 12:59 AM

December 02, 2018

The age of the Twitter bot

Raspberry Pi - Despite changes to the process, setting up a Raspberry Pi as a Twitter bot is a fairly easy process. And while many such bots simply share time-lapse...

December 02, 2018 08:34 AM

October 28, 2018

MagPi 75: 75 greatest projects, chosen by you

Raspberry Pi - Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! A few weeks ago, we asked you to vote on your top 50 favourite Raspberry Pi projects from the last two-or-so...

October 28, 2018 07:13 AM

September 03, 2018

Linux Fu: Modernize Your Command Line

Hack a Day - If you use Linux and its associated tools on the desktop or on a Raspberry Pi, or on a server, you probably have used the command line. Some...

September 03, 2018 10:50 PM

August 27, 2018

Rasberry Pi PoE Hat Released

Hack a Day - It was announced at the beginning of March, but now the Raspberry Pi Power over Ethernet (PoE) hat is out. Thanks to the addition of a new 4-pin...

August 27, 2018 06:03 PM

August 26, 2018

Arduino Gets Command Line Interface Tools That Let You Skip the IDE

Hack a Day - Arduino now has an officially supported command-line interface. The project, called arduino-cli, is the first time that the official toolchain...

August 26, 2018 09:35 PM

What Will You Do If WWVB Goes Silent?

Hack a Day - Buried on page 25 of the 2019 budget proposal for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), under the heading "Fundamental Measurement,...

August 26, 2018 07:24 AM

August 05, 2018

Synesthiser, an accessible electronic music instrument

Raspberry Pi - A Raspberry Pi is the beating heart of this accessible musical instrument, built by South Korean maker Jaewon "J. One" Choi to enable more people...

August 05, 2018 06:46 AM

August 03, 2018

Block ads at home using Pi-hole and a Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi - Today's blog post comes from Jacob Salmela, creator of Pi-hole, a network-wide ad blocker used by Raspberry Pi enthusiasts to block advertisements...

August 03, 2018 04:19 PM

Mu, a new Python IDE for beginners

Raspberry Pi - Mu is a very simple-to-use Python editor and IDE (integrated development environment) and this week, version 1.0 was released! New Mu Mu is designed...

August 03, 2018 12:06 AM

August 02, 2018

Wire Wound Resistors On Your Own

Hack a Day - In all kinds of engineering, we build on abstractions in a kind of inverted pyramid. Lots of people can, for example, design a system using ready-made...

August 02, 2018 04:21 AM

August 01, 2018

Build an oscilloscope using Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Raspberry Pi - In this tutorial from The MagPi issue 71, Mike Cook takes us through the process of building an oscilloscope using a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino....

August 01, 2018 06:49 PM

Hackspace magazine 9: tools, tools, tools

Raspberry Pi - Rejoice! It's time for a new issue of Hackspace magazine, packed with things for you to make, build, hack, and create! HackSpace magazine issue...

August 01, 2018 04:10 PM

Learn how to document your code

Raspberry Pi - In our latest resource, we show you how to create a website and use it to document your coding projects. Why document your code? Search the web...

August 01, 2018 03:35 PM

Eight(ish) Raspberry Pi projects for the summer

Raspberry Pi - The sun is actually shining here in Cambridge, and with it, summer-themed Raspberry Pi projects are sprouting like mushrooms across our UK-based...

August 01, 2018 02:59 PM

July 16, 2018

Celebrating our teachers

Raspberry Pi - The end of the academic year is here, and we are marking the occasion by celebrating teachers from all over the world. Since last September,...

July 16, 2018 02:54 AM

July 05, 2018

New software to get you started with high-altitude ballooning

Raspberry Pi - Right now, we're working on an online project pathway to support you with all your high-altitude balloon (HAB) flight activities, whether you...

July 05, 2018 02:32 AM

MagPi 71: Run Android on Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi - Hey folks, Rob here with good news about the latest edition of The MagPi! Issue 71, out right now, is all about running Android on Raspberry...

July 05, 2018 02:32 AM

June 18, 2018

Portable Ham Radio Design Fosters Experiments

Hack a Day - [Charlie Morris] has been busy building a portable ham radio rig and documenting his progress in a series of videos. You can see the first one...

June 18, 2018 02:59 AM

June 04, 2018

Build your own weather station with our new guide!

Raspberry Pi - One of the most common enquiries I receive at Pi Towers is "How can I get my hands on a Raspberry Pi Oracle Weather Station?" Now the answer...

June 04, 2018 05:02 PM

MagPi 70: Home automation with Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi - Hey folks, Rob here! It's the last Thursday of the month, and that means it's time for a brand-new The MagPi. Issue 70 is all about home automation...

June 04, 2018 04:06 PM

May 29, 2018

Ham Radio on $100 Or Less

Hack a Day - There are a lot of reasons to get a ham radio license, and if you are one of those that think ham radio is dead you can probably skip this post....

May 29, 2018 04:11 PM

May 28, 2018

Project Floofball and more: Pi pet stuff

Raspberry Pi - It's a public holiday here today (yes, again). So, while we indulge in the traditional pastime of barbecuing stuff (ourselves, mainly), here's...

May 28, 2018 11:02 PM

May 15, 2018

DIY Pi Zero Pentesting Tool Keeps it Cheap

Hack a Day - It's a story as old as time: hacker sees cool tool, hacker recoils in horror at the price of said tool, hacker builds their own version for a...

May 15, 2018 05:42 PM

May 07, 2018

Digikey Tips Its Hat To Kicad With Its Own Library

Hack a Day - Digikey might wow us with their expansive stock, but they generally don't wow us with personal gestures, until now. The US-based electronics...

May 07, 2018 03:54 AM

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