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News

This week's Weekly Roundup there's a serious amount of new SBCs, as well as the usual AI boards and thankfully we're well past all those stupid robots that we saw last year. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #53 – New Maker Products // News→
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I've got some pretty exciting news on a new SBC that's about to be released. Read on to find out what it is. Continue reading Announcing the mmBoard! A MickMake SBC with all the goodies.→
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Reviews

The LeMaker HiKey seems to be one of the better 8 core SBCs around. Here's why... Continue reading LeMaker HiKey: A very cool 8 core SBC // Review→
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Projects

So you want to know how to make a Bluetooth enabled Doorbell that you can build in a day? What about controlling it from your smart phone? This tutorial will show you how easy it is! Continue reading How to make a Bluetooth doorbell and phone app // Project→
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Tutorials

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Setting up the Mosquitto MQTT Broker is pretty easy. In this video I'll show you how to setup a Broker in under 5 minutes. Continue reading MQTT Mosquitto on a Pi Zero W in under 5 minutes // Tutorial→
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This QuickBits video will show you two ways to setup your Raspberry Pi Zero W from scratch without a keyboard or screen using WiFi or USB connectivity. This is often called a headless setup. Continue reading Headless Pi Zero W: 2 easy ways of connecting // Tutorial→
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In this QuickBits episode we'll be seeing why MQTT was invented, what it is, how it works and why it's so popular with FaceBook, Amazon and Makers alike. Continue reading What Is MQTT? // Technology→
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Mailbags

A bunch of goodies arrived. The IkaLogic guys sent me one of their IkaScopes to review, a bunch of Tindie goodies for the MickMake/Tindie competition and a few appliances that I really need to hack. Continue reading MickMake Mail #21: IkaScope, Tindie goodies & appliance hacking.→
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Not much coming in to the MickMake studios this week so I delve in to a 3D printer I received from BangGood a couple of weeks back. Continue reading MickMake Mail #20: SAMG53, SAM4S & Anet 3D printer // News→
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This MickMakeMail has the NanoPi Duo from the friendly guys, SiFive from an older mailbag, the MetaMotionR from mbientlab and best of all a music player for dementia patients. Woohoo! Continue reading MickMake Mail #19: NanoPi Duo, SiFive, MetaMotionR & DQMusicPlayer // News→
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