Hardware News and Articles

Analog to Digital

Get your Pi to read analog data

04.09.2018

The Raspberry Pi still lacks analog GPIOs that would allow it to read directly from temperature and light sensors, or even humble potentiometers. With an inexpensive chip and some homegrown software you can grant the Pi the gift of analog sensing.

Exploring the Tiny $9 C.H.I.P. Computer

Up Close with C.H.I.P.

31.08.2018

The C.H.I.P. is a cute little thing, but don't let appearances fool you: It is quite the beast deep down, and you can squeeze some seriously fun projects out of it.

Open Source Prosthetics

The Hidden Revolution

12.06.2018

Open source software and hardware quietly transforms the field of human prosthetics.

Old hardware and Linux

REVIEWS: Oldies but Goodies

Librem 5 and Ubuntu Touch

Mobile Desktop Innovation

26.04.2018

Recent news of Ubuntu Touch being ported to the Librem 5 phone promises innovation for mobile desktops.

Location, Location, Location

LINUX VOICE: Tutorial – gpsd free

Desktop tools for self publishing

NEWS: DIY Ebook Publishing

Free-licensed and secure phones

NEWS: You Say Goodbye, and I Say eelo

Design printed circuit boards with KiCad

NEWS: Boardwalk free

Open hardware makes science education fun

NEWS: Brown Dog Gadgets