Woodstock Wire: Prototyping Platforms

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

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