Raspitab Raspberry Pi Tablet Launches From £149 On Kickstarter (video)

Raspberry Pi Tablet

Developer’s, hobbyists and makers that enjoy using the Raspberry Pi mini PC might find this new Kickstarter project for a Raspberry Pi tablet called Raspitab worth more investigation.

The Raspitab has been designed to provide users with a Linux tablet that is both hackable friendly and includes enough internal space for self engineering, together with a Raspberry Pi mini PC at its centre. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about this unique Raspberry Pi Kickstarter project.

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Raspberry Pi BerryIMU Orientation Sensor (video)

Raspberry Pi BerryIMU

Raspberry Pi single board mini PC users might be interested in a new sensor developed especially for the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC called the BerryIMU.

The Raspberry Pi BerryIMU sensor is equipped with an accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer that is tailored for the Raspberry Pi. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the BerryIMU project and see it in action.

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Kossel Mini DIY 3D Printer Now Available For $580

Kossel Mini DIY 3D Printer

If you are looking for a project to keep you busy over the holiday season you might be interested in a DIY 3D printing kit in the form of the Kossel Mini DIY 3D Printer which is now available to purchase for $580 from the Brando website.

Kossel is a parametric delta robot 3D printer, built by Johann in Seattle, USA, based on his Rostock prototype and is named after Albrecht Kossel, German biochemist and pioneer in the study of genetics.

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THINGY Programmable Bluetooth Module (video)

Programmable Bluetooth Module

Makers, developers and hobbyists that are looking for a programmable Bluetooth module for their project may be interested in a new device called THINGY that has been developed by 2333 Designs.

THINGY  is Arduino platform compatible and has been created to assist in making your day to day life run smoother by solving life’s simplest issues, says its creators. Check out the video below to learn more about the Bluetooth THINGY module.

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Spark Photon WiFi Module Adds Wireless Connectivity To Any Project For $19

WiFi Module

Spark has this week started taking pre-orders for its new stamp sized hackable WiFi module which is available to for $19 and has been design edit add wireless connectivity to any projects with ease.

The Photon WiFi module is equipped with a STM32F205 ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller, and is supplied with everything you require to get your project connected by simply attaching a sensor or actuator.

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Raspberry Pi And Arduino Smartphone Device Browser (video)

Raspberry Pi

Makers and hobbyists that enjoy building projects using the awesome Raspberry Pi a single board mini PCs or the Arduino platform might be interested in a new device browser called DeB, that allows you to create smartphone user interfaces for your Arduino and Raspberry Pi projects.

DeB doesn’t require you to have any knowledge of writing smartphone applications and allows you to create a smartphone user interface in minutes. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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CHIP Arduino Electronic Kits For Children Builds S.T.E.A.M Skills (video)

arduino electronic kits

Soldering Sunday has developed new Arduino electronic kits called CHIP especially designed for children. Enabling them to enter into the world of soldering and electronic device together and then customising it using coding skills.

The cute playful CHIP kit has been created to aid the development of S.T.E.M and S.T.E.A.M or Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math education. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the $10 electronic kit project and see it in action.

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Maker Club Lets You Learn How To Build Arduino Robots And Code Them (video)

Maker Club

Anyone who is interested in building working robots and coding using Arduino might be interested in a new initiative called Maker Club which has been created teach the electronics, programming and CAD design required to create 3D printed robotic projects.

Maker Club is a new start-up and is currently looking for funding over on the Indiegogo crowdfunding website to raise £10,000 to help create its first range of robotic learning kits.

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Raspberry Pi Servo Card Controls 3 Servos, 2 LEDs and Reads 3 Switches (video)

Raspberry Pi Servo Card

Makers, developers and hobbyists that enjoy using the Raspberry Pi mini PC to build projects may be interested in a new Raspberry Pi servo controller that is capable of controlling up to 3 servos, 2 LEDs and reading 3 switches from a Raspberry Pi.

Doug Gilliland has created the Raspberry Pi servo controller and is looking to raise $500 to help make a small production run of the cards. Watch the video below to learn more about its functions.

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AllPixel LED Controller Developer Board (video)

LED Controller

Maniacal Labs has this week launched a new Kickstarter campaign for their LED controller USB interface called AllPixel which has been designed to provide an easy way of controlling up to 680 pixels on any popular LED strip that is equipped with a USB port.

The AllPixel is a small board measuring 2.7 x 0.9 inches, that provides easy USB control of all the major programmable LED strips. It is compatible with Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms and can be controlled using a Raspberry Pi if desired. Watch the video after the jump to learn more.

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Awesome 3D Printed Lightsaber (video)

3D Printed Lightsaber

If you have ever fancied 3D printing your very own Lightsaber 3D printing columnist Sean Charlesworth explain how he recreated the 14 piece 3D printed Lightsaber with thanks to Jacky (aka Valcrow) who has created the CAD drawings.

There is also a 4 piece version available for ease of assembly and all the files can be download to be printed on your very own 3D printing machine if you are lucky enough to own one or printed via online service such as Shapeways.

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RFID123 Arduino Compatible RFID Reader And Decoder Set (video)

Arduino Compatible RFID Reader

Makers, developers and hobbyists looking for a quick way to program RFID cards might be interested in a new Arduino compatible RFID reader development board called the RFID123 which has been created by serial Kickstarter entrepreneur Patrick Thomas Mitchell.

In the past Patrick has created a range of excellent electronic devices that have ranged from laser systems to motion detectors. Check out the video below to learn more about his latest creation.

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