Getting started with your Raspberry Pi

Here on the Raspberry Pi blog, we often share impressive builds made by community members who have advanced making and coding skills. But what about those of you who are just getting started? For you, we’ve been working hard to update and polish our Getting started resources, including a brand-new video to help you get to grips with your new Pi. Getting started with Raspberry Pi Whether you’re new to... Read more

Battery charger dev kit

The ST plug-and-play wireless battery-charger development kit (STEVAL-ISB045V1) lets users build ultra-compact chargers up to 2.5W with a space-saving 20mm-diameter coil, for charging small IoT devices and wearables such as smart watches, sports gear, or healthcare equipment. Built around the STWBC-WA wireless charging-transmitter controller, the kit comprises a charging base unit containing a transmitter board … This story continues at Battery charger dev kit Or just coverage at Electronics Weekly Read more

Automating backups on a Raspberry Pi NAS

In the first part of this three-part series using a Raspberry Pi for network-attached storage (NAS), we covered the fundamentals of the NAS setup, attached two 1TB hard drives (one for data and one for backups), and mounted the data drive on a remote device via the network filesystem (NFS). In part two, we will look at automating backups. Automated backups allow you to continually secure your data and recover... Read more

Teaching a Robotics Class #MakerEducation

Super handy post from electrical engineer and DIY hobbyist Frank Zhao up on his site Eleccelerator. I spend my Saturdays volunteering at a public library makerspace, the South San Francisco Public Library. I help people operate a few 3D printers, a CNC mill, vinyl cutter, etc. While preparing for my annual RoboGames entry, I thought it’d be cool to teach the library’s patrons about robotics. I designed a robot kit,... Read more

5 of the Best Linux Educational Software and Games for Kids

Linux is a very powerful operating system, and that explains why it powers most of the servers on the Internet. Though it may not be the best OS in terms of user friendliness, its diversity is commendable. Everyone has their own need for Linux. Be it for coding, educational purposes or the internet of things (IoT), you’ll always find a suitable Linux distro for every use. To that end, many... Read more

ARDUINO SPIDER ROBOT (QUADRUPED)

Hey guys! Here is a new tutorial to guide you step by step while making this kind of super amazing electronic projects which is the “Crawler robot” known also as “Spider Robot” ou a “Quadruped robot”.Since every body noticed the high speed evolution of robotics technology, we decided to take you guy…By: MegaDAS Read more

LEGO Batman Clock Hack

Over on the For Toffee blog, a great build hacking a Lego Batman clock to be much more useful: Inspired by Dan Aldred‘s LEGO Clock hacks (http://www.tecoed.co.uk/darth-beats.html and http://www.tecoed.co.uk/yoda-tweets.html) I picked up a broken Batman clock from eBay for some hacking shenanigans.  I had several aims, based on the great work of Dan before me Add a Pimoroni Scroll pHAT HD, which would allow both text and graphics to be displayed Attempt to retain... Read more

Infineon forms China IoT jv

Infineon  and  China e-commerce company Jingdong (JD) have signed a strategic partnership agreement aimed at creating an efficient and secured smart IoT ecosystem. The two companies will combine Infineon’s  expertise in semiconductors with the local market insight and network of JD, China´s largest online retailer. Infineon will provide the jv with underlying technology such as IoT … This story continues at Infineon forms China IoT jv Or just coverage at Electronics... Read more