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Track How Much Your Luggage Gets Tossed Around With A DIY Logging System

Video: Ever wonder how much your luggage gets tossed around? DIYer Ben Heck created a data logging device that tracks the movement of your luggage.

How To Build An Android App For Your Arduino Project

There are several great projects you can do with an Arduino, and if you’re just getting started, you can use other people’s code. However, as the video above shows, you can also create your own simple apps for your Arduino project using MIT App Inventor.

The Seven Electronics Board Features You Need To Know

There’s a big variety of different electronics boards on the market right now, but pretty much all of them have a similar set of base features. Makezine outlines seven of those features that pretty much any tinkerer should familiarise themselves with.

Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Virtual Reality Indoor Cycling System

Virtual reality promises all kinds of things, but one thing it can certainly do is make those boring indoor training rides on a bike a little more fun. DIYer Paul Yan shares his system.

Build Your Own Massive LED Video Screen Powered By Arduino

Sometimes, you just want to go big. Case in point, Make’s guide to make your gigantic, Jumbotron-esque LED video screen.

Make Your Own Blinking Super Mario-Inspired Tree Topper With An Arduino

Video: Looking for one last DIY project before the holidays? Adafruit has a guide for making your own 8-bit Super Mario tree topper using an Arduino, LEDs, and a few other tools.

Ben Heck Guides You Through Which Electronics Board Is Best For Your Project

We’ve talked before about choosing the right electronics board for your project, but venerable DIYer Ben Heck takes a deep crack at it as well, breaking down using a discreet logic, microcontroller, or a Raspberry Pi.

Pick Between A Raspberry Pi And An Arduino With This Rule Of Thumb

There are some cases where picking between the Raspberry Pi and an Arduino are easy (like when Linux is involved), but oftentimes it’s hard to make a choice between the two. Make came up with a simple question to help you decide.

Top 10 Kickass Arduino Projects

The Arduino is a cheap electronics board that allows you to make your own electronics without a ton of coding experience. We love the Arduino, but like any electronics project, coming up with ideas for what to build is tough. Whether you’re just looking for inspiration or just need a place to start, let’s take a look at ten of the coolest Arduino projects.

Build A Simple, Photo Snapping Alarm System With An Arduino

Video: Alarm systems are complicated affairs. However, if you’re just looking to catch a sandwich thief at work or a cat spilling over all you water bottles, then Make shows you how to build an alarm system with an Arduino and a USB camera.

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