A team of National Geographic Explorers set out to the Okavango Delta in the African wilderness to measure water quality, wildlife sightings, and more using open hardware and the Raspberry Pi as well as open source software. They created a portal to share data openly, preserving a piece of African... Read more
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. This week: December 8 - 12, 2014.
Eben Upton, Raspberry Pi Founder and CEO of Raspberry Pi's engineering team, recently announced the new Raspberry Pi A+ model. Luis Ibanez buys one and tinkers around. Read his review and how-to article on this great gadget.
2014 has been a record year for Opensource.com. And, we couldn't have done it without you: our readers, writers, community moderators, editors, sharers, and supporters. Thank you. Thanks for making Opensource.com a vibrant community full of amazing stories. We, the open source community, have a... Read more
Recently, we published our annual open source gift guide for the holidays, serving up open source gadgets and gifts that kids, adults, hobbiests, and beginners are sure to love and appreciate. Of our 14 fabulous open source gifts, which is your favorite?
Open gaming roundup: week of November 8 - 14, 2014. In this week's edition, we take a look at Gamebuino's Arduino console, Oculus VR's SDK for mobile release, women in gaming, and more!
Smaller than a credit card, BITalino is a low-cost hardware and open source software toolkit, aligned with the DIY (do-it-yourself) movement. It enables anyone to create quirky and serious projects alike for wearable health tracking devices. The base kit includes sensors to measure your muscles,... Read more
3D printing is all the rage. 3D printing changes lives. 3D printing is fun and amazing! We saw for ourselves this past spring when we held our first Open Hardware Day at Opensource.com. Here, we're printing a gear.
New open hardware! Check out our review of the Raspberry Pi model B+.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at more accessible open source security, a new platform for learning to code, open source home design, and more!