electronics

Pick The Right Battery For Any DIY Project With This Video

There are a bunch of different kinds of batteries, and trying to pick one for a DIY project gets confusing fast. DIY enthusiast afrotechmods made a video explaining the basics of different batteries, as well as a guide to picking the right one for any DIY project.


Build A Web-Connected Thermostat With A Raspberry Pi And And An IPhone

Web-connected thermostats are great, but they’re expensive. If you want to make your own, blogger and engineer Nooganeer shows how to build one using a Raspberry Pi and an old iPhone.


Build A Dedicated Sleep Timer Radio With A Raspberry Pi

Many people like to fall asleep and wake up to the radio. While there are plenty of devices out there with sleep timers, Instructables user univership shows off how you can build your own with a Raspberry Pi.


This Arduino Alert System Sends You A Text When The Laundry Is Done

We’ve all missed the buzzer and forgotten a load of laundry once or twice. While setting an alarm is easy enough, this Arduino-powered alert system sendS you a text when it’s time to grab your clothes.


Build An Open Garage Alert System With An Old RC Car And Remote

Leaving your garage door open can be a risk, even if you’re home. Thieves could grab something, and animals can wander in. This setup uses a repurposed remote-controlled car and controller to create a light-up alert system that lets you know when the door is open.


The Creator CI20 Is Like A Hassle-Free Raspberry Pi

We love the Raspberry Pi, and it’s hard to argue with the price point. However, for some people, the Pi’s lack of basic features like Wi-Fi make it a bit intimidating. The Creator CI20 hopes to appeal to those who want a bit more from the Pi.


Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Laptop Inside A Lunch Box

The Raspberry Pi is a great little computer for all kinds of projects, but it’s not particularly portable. Instructables user agent036 decided the best solution was to stuff everything inside a lunch box.


How To Build A Handheld, Raspberry Pi-Powered Game Console

The Raspberry Pi is a great little mini-computer for playing classic video games from your childhood. But, thanks to its small size, it’s also possible to turn it into a portable handheld game console that plays your favourite titles, from NES to N64. I call it “The eNcade”.


Build A Tiny Computer-Hacking Tool With A Raspberry Pi

Kali is a great tool for testing the security of your network and the operating system works on just about everything that can run Linux. That includes the Raspberry Pi. What’s even better is a new distribution that brings along support for a touchscreen.


Build A Motivational Bathroom Scale With A Raspberry Pi

One of the most deterring parts about trying to lose weight is that moment when you look down at the scale. This custom-built scale ditches unsatisfying numbers and uses a Raspberry Pi to actually talk to you when you step up to help keep you motivated.