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10.22.12
Meet the Arduino Due, the 32-bit board that'll let your projects fly (really)
10.22.12

Meet the Arduino Due, the 32-bit board that'll let your projects fly (really)

As much as we love the Arduino Uno, it's not the most powerful of hobbyist microcontrollers. Fortu...

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09.20.12
Raspberry Pi's new turbo mode boosts performance by roughly 50 percent, doesn't void warranties
09.20.12

Raspberry Pi's new turbo mode boosts performance by roughly 50 percent, doesn't void warranties

Giving a Raspberry Pi extra voltage is a quick way to squeeze out additional processing power and...

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08.20.12
Digispark, Arduino's unofficial kid brother, takes Kickstarter by storm (video)
08.20.12

Digispark, Arduino's unofficial kid brother, takes Kickstarter by storm (video)

Hobbyist Erik Kettenburg was concerned that the size and cost of Arduino stifled his ability to cr...

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05.17.12
Club Jameco borrows from Etsy and Kickstarter, lets DIYers design, sell and buy project kits
05.17.12

Club Jameco borrows from Etsy and Kickstarter, lets DIYers design, sell and buy project kits

Though electronics hobbyists may not have the same resources that the Maker Sheds of the world hav...

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05.16.12
Rare Commodore KIM-1 hits eBay, shows you the PET's barebones roots
05.16.12

Rare Commodore KIM-1 hits eBay, shows you the PET's barebones roots

Most of us think of Commodore's pre-C64 computing history in terms of the still-legendary PET-2001...

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05.13.12
Arduino mechs learn RobotC, plot assimilation with Lego Mindstorms
05.13.12

Arduino mechs learn RobotC, plot assimilation with Lego Mindstorms

Arduino boards have smoothed the creation of lots of eccentric thingamajigs, but robotics and cont...

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01.26.12
SwitchMe brings makeshift guest account to Android root users
01.26.12

SwitchMe brings makeshift guest account to Android root users

Wouldn't it be absolutely splendid if you could hand your phone over to a friend (or complete stran...

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01.11.12
Production begins for Raspberry Pi's $35 Model B Linux computer
01.11.12

Production begins for Raspberry Pi's $35 Model B Linux computer

Good news for everyone who's hoping to lay down petty (or exorbitant) change for a relatively well-e...

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08.02.11
Autodesk adds DIY site Instructables to its stable
08.02.11

Autodesk adds DIY site Instructables to its stable

Autodesk has really decided to embrace the DIY community recently. First the company launched 123D,...

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