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Build A Little Text-to-Speech Machine With A Raspberry Pi

Ever wanted your Raspberry Pi to talk to you? Adafruit has a guide for adding speech synthesis to a Pi so it can say all kinds of things.


Add A Tiny Wi-Fi Board To A Raspberry Pi Zero

Video: The Raspberry Pi Zero is all about being small, so it makes sense that if you wanted to add Wi-Fi capabilities, you’d shrink it down as much as possible. Over on Node, they show you how to do just that.


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 A Baby Monitor From An Old Camera And Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a device of a thousand guises — this time around it’s a baby monitor concealed inside a pleasing exterior. Instructables user PitsLamp has all the information you need to construct your own. All you have to do is sort out the materials (and the time to build it).


Choose The Right Electronics Board With The Maker's Guide

When it comes to picking an electronics board for your DIY project, you have a ton of choices. You can use a Raspberry Pi, the C.H.I.P., an Arduino, a BeagleBone or countless others. The Maker has put together a search tool that helps you find what you need.


The Basics Of Desoldering Explained In Video Form

Video: We’ve covered all kinds of different ways to learn how to solder, but desoldering is a totally different beast. Adafruit explains how to do it.


Build A Dashboard That Displays Any Data You Can Imagine With A Raspberry Pi

Whether it’s keeping track of your computer’s memory usage or displaying information about the weather, dashboards are a fun way to track information. Adafruit shows off a way to build one using a Raspberry Pi that can track all kinds of data.


Build A Super-Powered Mobile Gaming Device With A Raspberry Pi 2

The original Raspberry Pi-powered PiGrrl put together by Adafruit is a wonderful way to take your retro gaming on the go, but the two-button setup was a bit limiting. Now, Adafruit’s back with a new version.


Build A Simple Digital Compass For Your Car

A compass is a handy addition for your car so you’ll always know which direction you’re facing without having to rely on GPS. A lot of cars come with a compass built in, but if yours doesn’t, Instructables user DaAwesomeP shows you how to make your own.


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