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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.

Build a clock for your entertainment center with a Raspberry Pi

Learn how to build a simple clock with a Raspberry Pi.
A hands-on look at SparkFun's new Spectacle kit

SparkFun's new Spectacle kit was created with artists in mind.
No coding required: Node-RED on a Raspberry Pi

Node-RED is an easy-to-use programming tool that can be used to quickly integrate and test hardware...
How to upgrade your system BIOS using FreeDOS

Upgrading your BIOS can seem tricky for free software users, but it doesn't have to be.
What's happening with open hardware in Latin America

Check out some of the great maker hardware projects popping up in Central and South America.
Why you should certify your open hardware

The open source hardware movement has been gaining momentum since 2010 with new industries joining...
3 off-the-shelf Linux computers compared

Check out these feature-packed Linux computers from OEMs ZaReason, System76, and Dell.
The first open source 3D printer filament

Until very recently, 3D printing companies sold only proprietary hardware and materials (including...