electronics
Loading page

The Sense HAT Is A Perfect Accessory For Your Raspberry Pi-Powered Alexa

It’s not terribly difficult to make your own little Alexa-powered voice assistant with a Raspberry Pi, but one caveat is that you have to push a button before you can initiate voice commands. The Raspberry Pi Guy came up with an elegant solution using a Sense Hat.


Make Your Own Tiny FM Spy Transmitter

Ever wanted to act out your childhood dreams of being a spy? Make has a guide for building your own audio bugging device, which broadcasts an extremely low powered FM signal about 50 metres.


Remind Yourself Of Meetings With A Flashing Light And A Raspberry Pi

If you find yourself ignoring notifications and alarms about meetings, you might need something a little more in-your-face. Make offers just that, with a flashing alarm that’s hard to ignore.


Install Android TV On A Raspberry Pi And Sideload Apps

If you don’t mind dealing with a bit of instability, you can now install an unofficial version of Android TV on a Raspberry Pi 3.


Everything You Need To Do To Secure Your Raspberry Pi Home Automation Projects

When you’re working with connected devices or home automation projects on the Raspberry Pi, it’s important to lock down your Raspberry Pi so it’s secure. Over on Hackster.io, they show you exactly how to that.


The Complete Guide To Setting Up Your Raspberry Pi

So, you finally picked up a Raspberry Pi and it’s sitting on your desk, waiting for you to do something awesome with it. Good news, setting it up is stupid-easy these days, and in less than 30 minutes, you’ll be hacking away on your tiny little cheap-as-chips computer.


Build Your Own Voltmeter With An Arduino

Video: Voltmeters aren’t terribly expensive, but it’s always more fun to build your own devices. YouTube DIYer Educ8s builds a cheap voltmeter for less than $15 using an Arduino and a voltage sensor.


Build Your Own Internet-Connected Handheld Weather Station

A weather station is a fun project that teaches you a ton about electronics with the added benefit being an actually useful little device. Instructables user Ingenerare has a guide for making your own little tiny weather station on the cheap.


Build A Smartphone-Controlled Garage Door Opener

If you have an older garage door, you probably have a bunch of obnoxious large remotes sitting around. If you’re prefer something a bit more sleek (and secure), Make shows you how to build a garage door opener you can control with your smartphone.


Microsoft's Official Guide For A DIY, Raspberry Pi-Powered Magic Mirror With Face Detection

Smart mirrors have been all the rage this year, and it looks like Microsoft’s getting into the game too. While Microsoft’s mirror is teased as a commercial product, they have released the source code if you’re interested in making one for yourself.


Loading page