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Our hardware articles include Raspberry Pi and Arduino, open wearables, Linux and hardware compatibility, laptop reviews, monitoring tools, and more. For background, read our introduction to open hardware.

Old UNIX computer

Install OpenBSD and the Xfce desktop to give a new spin to an old machine—for free.
Computer hardware parts

Documentation is an important foundation for any open source project, to guide your community and keep it open.
Science lab with beakers

Review finds significant cost savings when using free and open source scientific hardware over proprietary equivalents.
Penguin with green background

Boot up Linux on the small but powerful Intel NUC. Use it for coding, video conferencing, and more.
Two people chatting via a video conference app

Open source can give pre-owned computers the necessary boost to make them useful with today's popular video conferencing tools.
Multiple USB plugs in different colors

An open source project contains a public repository of all known IDs used in USB devices.
Puzzle pieces coming together to form a computer screen

Programming a chip is hard, but RTOS solves many of the major issues on embedded systems
System76 Lemur Pro laptop

A quick overview of a lightweight professional computer for Linux users.