Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers 

  • Getting Started With Real-Time Clocks
    by Caleb Kraft on January 18, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    A real-time clock (RTC) chip is basically just like a watch — it runs on a battery and keeps time for you even when there is a power outage. Using an RTC in your project, you can keep track of long timelines, even if you reprogram your microcontroller or disconnect it from USB or its power plug. Read more on MAKE The post Getting Started With Real-Time Clocks appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • This DIY Camping Shower Folds Down To Almost Nothing
    by Caleb Kraft on January 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm

      When you’re out camping, a shower after a couple days can get to be a necessity, but being fully exposed to the wilderness while you scrub isn’t for everyone. Wesley Harville is back again with a fantastic build to accompany his off-road rugged camper. This time he’s added a nice […] Read more on MAKE The post This DIY Camping Shower Folds Down To Almost Nothing appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Adafruit, Cartoon Network, and Microsoft Join Forces To Get Kids Into Making
    by Caleb Kraft on January 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    A wonderful collaboration has begun that I think will usher in a whole new group of young makers. Adafruit, Cartoon Network, and Microsoft MakeCode are joining up to inspire people to make projects based on their favorite cartoons. There are a few really cool aspects all coming together at the […] Read more on MAKE The post Adafruit, Cartoon Network, and Microsoft Join Forces To Get Kids Into Making appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Get Started with In-Circuit Debugging
    by Caleb Kraft on January 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Use a debugger to spy on your microcontroller code while it’s working   Read more on MAKE The post Get Started with In-Circuit Debugging appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Bug Squashers: 3 Debugging Tools To Consider
    by Hep Svadja on January 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    With the rise of IoT and embedded devices, information security has never been more important. We trust these devices to track our habits, manage our data, move our money, and watch us sleep. Check out some of the tools that specialists use for debugging, and incorporate them into your own […] Read more on MAKE The post Bug Squashers: 3 Debugging Tools To Consider appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • DIY R/C Hovercraft From Cardboard and Trash Bags
    by Caleb Kraft on January 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    these things rip! Make a bunch and race your friends Read more on MAKE The post DIY R/C Hovercraft From Cardboard and Trash Bags appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Make:’s 15 Favorite Finds From CES 2019
    by Mike Senese on January 11, 2019 at 11:18 pm

    There's a lot of cool stuff at CES. Here's what stood out to us the most. Read more on MAKE The post Make:’s 15 Favorite Finds From CES 2019 appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • The Curious Case of Underwater Drones at CES
    by Mike Senese on January 11, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    The one new trend we spotted at CES 2019: lots and lots of underwater rovers. Read more on MAKE The post The Curious Case of Underwater Drones at CES appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • Brandon’s Player Piano Took Patience, and A Whole Lot of Solenoids
    by Caleb Kraft on January 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Brandon Switzer had a grand image in mind when he set off to create this player piano. Like most of us, he had an arduino that had been sitting there doing nothing for quite some time. He needed a project to focus his attention and learn some things. He landed […] Read more on MAKE The post Brandon’s Player Piano Took Patience, and A Whole Lot of Solenoids appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

  • LittleBits Goes Big: Ayah Bdeir Shares History and Lessons Learned
    by Caleb Kraft on January 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Ayah Bdeir’s desire for accessible, creative electronics helped bring her maker building blocks into the mainstream Read more on MAKE The post LittleBits Goes Big: Ayah Bdeir Shares History and Lessons Learned appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

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