Items tagged with Adafruit

Do you have an old Nintendo Wii sitting around collecting dust? At the very least do you have a Wii Nunchuk Adapter for the Wii-mote? You might be able to get just a little more use out of it thanks to products like the Pi Zero 2 W. In the Raspberry Pi subreddit, Redditor tonystark29 decided to share a fun little... Read more...
We’re sure there’s a mathematical formula somewhere that demonstrates that if you give a nerd enough time plus sufficient gadgetry and the proper amount of nostalgia, you’ll get hilarious, amazing results. Case is point is a t-shirt on which you can play Tetris. “I always wanted a playable Tshirt, well now I made one... Read more...
An enterprising tinkerer named David Hunt built a “smartphone” from a Raspberry Pi and off-the-shelf parts. Appropriately, he named the contraption the PiPhone, and it actually functions. Hunt used an Adafruit touchscreen as a display and popped in a SIM900 GSM/GPRS module to enable phone calls, send... Read more...
We love a good mod around here, and this one is priceless: Using a Rasperry Pi, a pair of hacked-up video glasses, a tiny wireless keyboard, and some 3D-printed parts, you can create your own Google Glass-like spectacles that will mount on virtually any sunglasses or prescription frames. Basically, you can pull apart... Read more...
If you’re one to tinker with computers, you probably already know about the Raspberry Pi Model B, which is a tiny, barebones computer that consumes very little power and cost a mere $35. It really is a no-frills system – it doesn’t even have a case – which is what makes the system so appealing to many DIYers: what you... Read more...
The initial fervor over the Raspberry Pi Linux PC has perhaps faded a bit, but that’s fine because the thing has been available long enough for master tinkerers such as Adafruit Technologies to do terrific things with it. Adafruit has actually developed its own Linux distro for Raspberry Pi called... Read more...
If you’re a DIY electronics geek, Adafruit should be one of your favorite playgrounds. The open source hardware maker’s site offers a plethora of kits, parts, plans, and other electronic miscellany, and it recently announced FLORA, a wearable electronics platform. FLORA is a tiny board that measures just 1.75 inches in diameter,... Read more...