electronics

Perfect Your 'Splash' Photography With An Arduino

Fancy electronics can make taking great photos easier, but no all of us have the cash to purchase everything we need. However, if you have some time on your hands and a knack for building, you can master “splash” shots, like the one above, with a DIY rig comprised of wood, a solenoid and an Arduino Uno.


Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Secret Spy Camera

Want to make your own little spy camera that fits on your shirt? Make put together a guide using a Raspberry Pi and a small camera.


Build A 'Fake TV' Burglar Deterrent For When You're On Holidays

Most burglars are only interested in a place when it’s obvious that there is nobody home. If you’re going on holidays, this build makes it look like there’s always someone home watching TV, without you having to actually run your TV the whole time.


Build A Custom Wood Housing For Any Electronics Project

Making your own electronics projects is great, but you also need to build a case to keep those electronics safe. Make has an article that walks you through a simple way to make your own case with wood.


NetPi Turns Your Raspberry Pi Into A Network Analyser Tool

If you need to do a lot of network testing, the Raspberry Pi is a cheap way to do it. NetPi is a custom operating system that includes all the tools you’ll need.


Convert A USB Charger Into A Linux Computer

Need a truly portable Linux computer? Over on NODE, Chris Robinson shows how build a Linux-powered computer inside a USB charger for ultimate portability.


What The Raspberry Pi 2's Overclock Settings Mean

The Raspberry Pi 2 is a lot faster than its predecessors, but you still might want to overclock it for the best possible performance. Blogger Hayden James breaks down what each overclock setting does and shares some configurations for better performance.


Seven Ready-Made Raspberry Pi Projects

The Raspberry Pi is a DIY dream. However, if you don’t feel like fiddling with the command line and setting up a project from scratch, here are seven projects you can get up and running with just a few clicks.


Build Your Own Credit Card Sized USB Multitool

If you have a lot of devices, you need a variety of USB cables with you at all times. DIY enthusiast Chris Robinson solves this problem by stuffing four different USB cables into a credit card sized case.


Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Sound-Sensing LED Wall Art

Anyone can hang a poster from the wall. If you’re willing to put a little more effort into your home decorations, this Arduino-powered LED wall art reacts to music playing in the room with different colour and effect patterns. You’ll need some space to build it, but it will look amazing.