Woodstock Wire: Prototyping Platforms

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

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 04:35 PM

July 10, 2017

Plane Spotting with Pi and Amazon Alexa

Raspberry Pi - Plane spotting, like train spotting, is a hobby enjoyed by many a tech enthusiast. Nick Sypteras has built a voice-controlled plane identifier...

July 10, 2017 06:01 PM

July 09, 2017

Making a Small-Scale Brewery With A Raspberry Pi And Python

Hack a Day - No doubt many Hackaday readers will have tried their hand at home brewing. It's easy enough, you can start with a can of hopped malt extract...

July 09, 2017 11:28 PM

July 05, 2017

London Gatwick Airport Closes Runway In Alleged Drone Strike

Hack a Day - London is one of those cities with an identity problem when it comes to airports. There is no one London airport, instead a group of airports...

July 05, 2017 12:07 AM

July 02, 2017

Home Built PCB Mill Reportedly Doesn't Suck

Hack a Day - It's 2017, and getting a PCB professionally made is cheaper and easier than ever. However, unless you're lucky enough to be in Shenzhen, you...

July 02, 2017 09:53 PM

June 19, 2017

Intel Discontinues Joule, Galileo, And Edison Product Lines

Hack a Day - Sometimes the end of a product's production run is surrounded by publicity, a mix of a party atmosphere celebrating its impact either good or...

June 19, 2017 03:59 PM

June 17, 2017

BackMap, the haptic navigation system

Raspberry Pi - At this year's TechCrunch Disrupt NY hackathon, one team presented BackMap, a haptic feedback system which helps visually impaired people to...

June 17, 2017 11:57 PM

June 10, 2017

Colorado doesn't need to replicate Silicon Valley to have a prosperous startup industry

SparkFun Electronics - Last week, WIRED published an article examining the startup industry in places other than the coasts by asking the question, "Can the American...

June 10, 2017 06:09 AM

June 05, 2017

Sun Ray Thin Client Becomes Raspberry Pi Workstation

Hack a Day - One of the great predictions of desktop computing from the mid 1990s was that we would all move to so-called thin clients, stripped-out desktop...

June 05, 2017 05:41 PM

May 18, 2017

Logic Analyzer on Chips

Hack a Day - The Internet is full of low-speed logic analyzer designs that use a CPU. There are also quite a few FPGA-based designs. Both have advantages...

May 18, 2017 05:29 PM

May 17, 2017

Open source energy monitoring using Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi - OpenEnergyMonitor, who make open-source tools for energy monitoring, have been using Raspberry Pi since we launched in 2012. Like Raspberry Pi,...

May 17, 2017 06:21 PM

April 24, 2017

Pioneers: the second challenge is...

Raspberry Pi - Pioneers, your next challenge is here! Do you like making things? Do you fancy trying something new? Are you aged 11 to 16? The Pioneers programme...

April 24, 2017 04:30 PM

April 17, 2017

PocketBone designed in KiCad

BeagleBoard.org - The PocketBone is an Open Source Hardware design by Michael Welling in KiCad for the Octavo OSD3358 SiP (System-in-Package). Brian Benchoff...

April 17, 2017 03:56 PM

A Tool For KiCad Board Renderings

Hack a Day - If you're producing documentation for a PCB project, you might as well make the board renders look good. But then, that's a lot of work and you're...

April 17, 2017 03:55 PM

Desktop Factory Teaches PLC Programming

Hack a Day - How to train young engineers in industrial automation is a thorny issue. Most factories have big things that can do a lot of damage and cost...

April 17, 2017 03:55 PM

A live-streaming Raspberry Pi nest cam: your essential Easter Monday viewing

Raspberry Pi - It's Easter Monday, a public holiday here in the UK, and Pi Towers is still and silent. Even the continuous flight augering piler on the massive...

April 17, 2017 03:55 PM

March 29, 2017

Vintage Transistor powers QRP Transmitter

Hack a Day - [Pete Juliano, N6QW] built a 20 M QRP CW transmitter using just a handful of parts. That in itself will not raise any eyebrows, until you find...

March 29, 2017 05:31 PM

March 26, 2017

Shut Up and Say Something: Amateur Radio Digital Modes

Hack a Day - In a recent article, I lamented my distaste for carrying on the classic amateur radio conversation - calling CQ, having someone from far away...

March 26, 2017 06:08 AM

March 24, 2017

See Satellites with a Simple Radio Telescope

Hack a Day - Have you got a spare Dish Network antenna lying about? They're not too hard to come by, either curbside on bulk waste day or perhaps even on...

March 24, 2017 05:26 PM

March 23, 2017

The micro:bit is now on pre-sale

SparkFun Electronics - We have a special announcement for you today! The micro:bit, an easy-to-use, beginner-friendly, reprogrammable microcontroller, is now available...

March 23, 2017 10:36 PM

March 19, 2017

Micro Wind Turbine For Hikers

Hack a Day - [Nils Ferber] is a product designer from Germany. His portfolio includes everything from kitchen appliances to backpacks. One project, though,...

March 19, 2017 10:48 PM

March 18, 2017

Welcome to the Drone Wars

Hack a Day - "DroneClash" is a competition to be held on December 4th (save the date!) in a hangar at Valkenburg airfield in the Netherlands. The game? Teams...

March 18, 2017 09:50 PM

March 12, 2017

The Wild World of Connectors

SparkFun Electronics - If you haven't picked up on the sarcasm in the title, this is going to be a dry blog post. I'm working on something cool with asset tracking...

March 12, 2017 11:57 PM

March 02, 2017

TEN BUCKS! TEN FREAKIN' BUCKS! Zero W aftermath

Raspberry Pi - Tuesday saw the launch of our brand-new $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W, the next step in the evolution of our tiniest computer, now equipped with wireless...

March 02, 2017 06:55 PM

The MagPi 55 is out, with plenty about the Pi Zero W

Raspberry Pi - Rob from The MagPi here! We're still incredibly excited about the brand-new, wireless-enabled Raspberry Pi Zero W, and it's in our latest issue,...

March 02, 2017 06:32 PM

February 27, 2017

Video: Five Years of Pi

Raspberry Pi - Matthew "Raspberry Pi Guy" Timmons-Brown puts together a video of what the Raspberry Pi community has achieved every year. He's just published...

February 27, 2017 06:48 PM

Video: Five Years of Pi

Raspberry Pi - Matthew "Raspberry Pi Guy" Timmons-Brown puts together a video of what the Raspberry Pi community has achieved every year. He's just published...

February 27, 2017 06:48 PM

February 20, 2017

What's on at the Raspberry Pi Big Birthday Weekend 2017

Raspberry Pi - Today, we're announcing the exciting schedule for our Big Birthday Weekend. It's Code Club's fifth birthday too, making it even more special:...

February 20, 2017 01:23 AM

February 17, 2017

Get 'Back to my Pi' from anywhere with VNC Connect

Raspberry Pi - In today's guest blog, Andy Clark, Engineering Manager at RealVNC, introduces VNC Connect: a brand-new, and free, version of VNC that makes it...

February 17, 2017 07:30 PM

February 15, 2017

Raspberry Pi Zero PiE-Ink Name Badge

Raspberry Pi - Gone, it would seem, are the days of 'Hello, My name is...' stickers and Sharpies. Who wants a simple sticker on their chest, so flat and dull,...

February 15, 2017 07:34 PM

February 13, 2017

Raspberry Pi Laptop Uses The Official Touchscreen

Hack a Day - We've seen a variety of home-made laptops using the Raspberry Pi and other single board computers over the years. Usually, they combine off-the-shelf...

February 13, 2017 02:56 AM

February 12, 2017

The SmallSat Launcher War

Hack a Day - Over the last decade or so the definition of what a 'small satellite' is has ballooned beyond the original cubesat design specification to satellites...

February 12, 2017 05:59 AM

Using Pi to experience another's reality

Raspberry Pi - Have you ever fancied being part of a real-life version of Being John Malkovich, without the danger of becoming trapped in a portal into the...

February 12, 2017 05:58 AM

February 08, 2017

Ham Radio Trips Circuit Breakers

Hack a Day - Arc-fault circuit breakers are a boon for household electrical safety. The garden-variety home electrical fire is usually started by the heat...

February 08, 2017 07:31 PM

January 30, 2017

Raspberry Pi at Scouts Wintercamp

Raspberry Pi - As well as working with classroom teachers and supporting learning in schools, Raspberry Pi brings computing and digital making to educators...

January 30, 2017 02:19 AM