The team at Xpriti have been publishing a magazine, one that if you’re here I bet you’ll like. Check it out at XPRITI MAGAZINE #2 In this edition, Marco Mansi, wrote a great 7 page article, one that’s perfect for our Hardware Friday project… Building a Robot Kit with a Raspberry PI 2 and Windows… Read More Let’s learn about a couple of the primary electronic capacitors – the inductor and the capacitor – by building a working radio from scratch. We’ll get really simple and just use tin foil and wire for this. The only component we’ll need to use is a simple diode. I think you’ll have fun watching… Read More This week on Channel 9, Nikola and Mark discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:29] Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn [01:27] Xbox Introduces Future of Gaming Beyond Console Generations and Without Boundaries [Will Tuttle], YouTube Live at E3 2016 – Xbox One S Unboxing [04:42] Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14366 & Mobile… Read More Meet the Tessel 2. This cool, little IoT device makes things really easy. Getting started is really quick and easy and you get to write your app using JavaScript (or even TypeScript for an extra dose of awesome!). Let me give you a brief introduction to the Tessel 2 and get you started. Then… Read More

I guess Magic Mirror projects are the “new shinny.” Last year it was, “Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who’s the…” Smart Mirror! Last week it was MagicMirror². This week we’ve got another, one that uses some of the latest and greatest Windows tech… Building an IoT Magic Mirror with Hosted Web Apps and Windows 10… Read More Did you know that Windows 10 can run on a $35 Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 computer? Makers have taken the world by storm, creating countless gadgets and automated systems, connecting everything around them. This session is for makers – neophytes and veterans alike – who want to explore the capabilities of Windows 10… Read More

Last year we highlighted a project inspired by the MagicMirror project, “Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who’s the…” Smart Mirror! Only seemed fair to now highlight the new and improved MagicMirror itself, MagicMirror²! MagicMirror², a huge announcement. When I built my MagicMirror 2 year ago, I could have never predict the popularity of the project.… Read More If you are like me, you have a box of old power supplies. Those old “Wall Warts” and “Power Bricks” from electronics that have long since been sent to that big recycling center in the sky. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could use them to power your projects? Turns out you probably can.… Read More

Come on! You KNOW you want to play The Secret of Monkey Island or Zork: Grand Inquisitor on your Raspberry Pi… Now you can 🙂 ScummVM sails onto the Raspberry Pi By way of a Pi Day gift, we’ve news that ScummVM, a popular collection of game engines allowing gamers to play point-and-click adventure games,… Read More Microsoft.IoT.Devices is a free open source library that makes it easy to add support for many sensors and devices to Windows IoT Core. A portion of this library (the scheduler) was already demonstrated in Episode 13 – Breaking out of the Loop. In this Maker Mini we cover why the library was created, the… Read More