• Download the new Arduino IDE 1.6.10! Juli 27, 2016
    Great news, Makers! We’re excited to announce the immediate availability of the Arduino IDE 1.6.10, AVR core 1.6.12 and SAM core 1.6.9. The most notable feature of this release is the introduction of an up-to-date bundled toolchain for AVR containing the latest goodies from Atmel, GCC and AVRDUDE devs. Thanks to LTO (Link Time Optimization), […]
  • Control with your smart devices by staring and gesturing Juli 26, 2016
    As part of a recent Microsoft HoloLens hackathon in San Francisco, Maker Ian Sterling developed a new app that interacts with you smart home via augmented reality. The proof of concept, dubbed “IoTxMR,” allows a user to simply glance at a gadget and control it through gestures. As you can see in the video below, IoTxMR enables Sterling to connect various Android and Arduino-based devices with the […]
  • The Floppotron is back with the Pokémon theme song Juli 26, 2016
    A few weeks ago, we heard Pawel Zadrozniak’s computer hardware orchestra perform a cover of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” Now, the Floppotron is back–this time with its own geeky rendition of the Pokémon theme song. The Floppotron is comprised of 64 repurposed floppy disk drives, eight hard disks, and two scanners. Every column of floppy drives is connected to […]
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