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Protostack ATmega32A Development Kit Review

Protostack ATmega32A Development Kit Review

Protostack's latest development kit breaks the ATmega328 trend and introduces us to the ATmega32A. Let's take a full look at it in this review. | Dec 10, 2013 at 4:31 pm CST

Makerspaces: What are they, and why do they matter?

Makerspaces: What are they, and why do they matter?

Makerspaces are a major part of the DIY / Maker movement, and this is why you need to be a part of one. Charles explains why in this article. | Dec 1, 2013 at 9:04 pm CST

Hands-on with the BeagleBone Black, a 32-bit Micro Computer

Hands-on with the BeagleBone Black, a 32-bit Micro Computer

The BeagleBone Black is the latest development board to hit the Maker / DIY scene and packs one heck of a punch in terms of hardware. | Nov 16, 2013 at 12:14 pm CST

TweakTown's Guide to 3D Printing: Part 2 - 3D Printer Kit Selection

TweakTown's Guide to 3D Printing: Part 2 - 3D Printer Kit Selection

In our last installment, we discussed what made up a 3D printer, and what one should pay attention to when considering purchasing one. Today we are going to take a few more steps down the 3D printing road and discuss how to select a DIY kit. | Jun 2, 2013 at 9:59 pm CDT

TweakTown's Guide to 3D Printing: Part 1 - What makes up a 3D Printer?

TweakTown's Guide to 3D Printing: Part 1 - What makes up a 3D Printer?

Not all 3D printers are alike, and buying a 3D printer without any guidance can quickly amount to a lot of wasted money or wasted time trying to get everything adjusted. This series will help educate you on what a 3D printer is, and get you ready to purchase your first 3D printer. | Mar 29, 2013 at 2:22 pm CDT

What is a Maker? What it really means to be a 'Maker'

What is a Maker? What it really means to be a 'Maker'

Charles Gantt delivers his thoughts on what he and others define as a "Maker", ahead of a flow of DIY maker articles and guides he will deliver to TweakTown. | Mar 29, 2013 at 9:10 am CDT