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Discover Smart Gadgets in The MagPi 110

Reading Time: 3 minutes Raspberry Pi Smart Gadgets This month we look at hacking home appliances, smart food and drink setups, super projects for pets, health & fitness gadgets and wearable tech. There’s a wealth of ideas for making fun Raspberry Pi gadgetry. Spook up your Raspberry Pi for Halloween  It’s the time of year to take your projects […]

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Win a Monk Makes Air Quality Kit

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Old dining table converted into the ultimate poker table using Arduino and LEDs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — September 29th, 2021 Poker is a fun game to play with a group of friends or as part of a league, and manually having to keep track of turns by passing a dealer chip around can get tiresome… quickly. Redditor tatey13 had the idea to build a custom poker table with some […]

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Celebrating the community: Yolanda

Reading Time: 3 minutes So far in our series of community stories, we’ve collaborated with young people from the UK, India, and Romania who are getting creative with technology to change the world around them. Our next community story comes from a highly regarded community member who has been connecting young people with opportunities to learn and create with […]

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Sababox is an easy-to-use remote for the elderly

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — September 28th, 2021 Modern television remote controls have a massive number of buttons compared to their more primitive predecessors, and because of this, seniors can struggle with knowing which button to press and when as well as having difficulties seeing the small text. This problem inspired Instructables user omerrv to create a device that […]

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An Arduino-powered underwater ROV made out of PVC pipe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — September 25th, 2021 Exploring the vast underwater world is exciting, and personal breathing devices such as SCUBA allow for people to descend far further than usual. However, robots can be even better since they can operate much longer and more efficiently than a person. And because these underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) […]

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AugLimb is the extra arm you didn’t know you needed

Reading Time: 2 minutes AugLimb is the extra arm you didn’t know you needed Arduino Team — September 24th, 2021 As a maker, you probably have a third hand for your soldering station. They come in handy when you need to hold a component, PCB, solder, and soldering iron all at the same time. But an extra hand would […]

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The First Arduino Education Inspiration Lab

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — September 24th, 2021 Arduino Education is delighted to announce its very first Inspiration Lab, in partnership with Technobel in Belgium. What is an Arduino Education Inspiration Lab? Inspiration Labs are an exciting new concept designed for students and educators to get hands-on experience. with the joy of making new discoveries. They’ll explore, […]

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Automated standing desk

Reading Time: 3 minutes His solution? A desk that would rise automatically every hour or so, encouraging him to spend more time standing. “One of the most valuable takeaways from behavioural economics is the insight that you’re far, far more likely to do the ‘right’ thing when it’s also the easiest thing, or the default thing,” he explains. Making […]

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Arduino Nicla Sense ME makes sense of the world

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nicla is Arduino Pro’s new family of modular, intelligent products that are easy to use, versatile and accessible – whether you are an advanced user working on industrial applications or a budding maker looking to prototype your first intelligent solution. No wonder it’s named after the Greek word for “victory of the people!”  To herald […]

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The Official Raspberry Pi Handbook 2022 is out now!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pick up your copy of The Official Raspberry Pi Handbook The Official Raspberry Pi Handbook is available as a free digital download, or you can purchase a print edition from the Raspberry Pi Press store. Print copies can also be bought from The Raspberry Pi Store in the Grand Arcade, Shopping Centre, Cambridge; plus WH […]

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This robotic bartender serves up drinks using a Nano RP2040 Connect and the Arduino Cloud

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — September 22nd, 2021 Mixing up perfect, custom cocktails often requires months or even years of training, in addition to having to know a plethora of recipes. But Jithin Sanal wanted to pour his favorite drinks without spending the extra time and effort, so he concocted a robotic cocktail mixer to perform this task for him. It […]

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Keeping things creative: Real-world learning from a remote perspective

Reading Time: 2 minutes Keeping things creative: Real-world learning from a remote perspective Arduino Team — September 22nd, 2021 Teaching students complex concepts from a remote distance is something that many educators have had to get to grips with over the last 18 months. Especially where engineering is concerned. Keeping things hands-on and with a strong connection to real-world […]

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New free resources for young people to become independent digital makers

Reading Time: 5 minutes Our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation is to help learners get creative with technology and develop the skills and confidence they need to make things that matter to them using code and physical computing. One of the ways in which we do this is by offering learners a catalogue of more than 250 free […]