open hardware News and Articles

Raspberry Pi aids conservation work

NEWS: Fox Hunt free

Build an FM radio using an RTL-SDR dongle

NEWS: Pi FM Radio free

From Prototype to Product

The Trials and Tribulations of an Open Hardware Startup


The Keyboardio project had a prototype and consumer interest, but finding a small-run manufacturer was more difficult.


Creating the Free-Licensed Semiconductor Market


As many would-be open hardware manufacturers have discovered, free-licensed computer chips are nearly non-existent. However, SiFive, a recently announced startup in San Francisco, is hoping to change that with its custom chip designs.

A Free Laptop Project

EOMA68 Laptop


A campaign to redefine free software and hardware

Pi-Top: The Missing Manual

Pop the Top


Follow along as we assemble, customize, and accessorize a Pi-Top kit – the do-it-yourself laptop for the Raspberry Pi.

Crowd Supply Boosts Open Hardware

Crowd Supply


A small crowdfunding site is helping to boost the growth of open hardware businesses.


Open Hardware Comes to the Keyboard


Keyboardio is not only one of the first open keyboards, it looks poised for modest profitability as well.

Pi-Top Prepares to Revolutionize Open Hardware

Do-It-Yourself Laptop Kit


Riding the popularity of the Raspberry Pi, a new company is producing a modular laptop kit to house small-board computers.

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