It took a year to take a mess of wires, hardware and WiFi dependency and turn it into a new solution to monitor plants and the environment anywhere without a WiFi password. This is BLE-IOP.

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The 3D printing frenzy continues this week!

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I built an alternative clock using a 3D printer and laser cutter.

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Why pay hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on expensive tabletop and board game accessories if you can just 3D print or make them yourself?

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Remixing Anouk Wipprecht's Kitty Ear soldering project shared on OSHPARK and Shapeways.

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Check out these techniques for making your very own soft electronic components!

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Get ready for a monthlong celebration of crafting with electronics!

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We reached out to some longtime customers and fans of SparkFun to see what they were working on 10-15 years ago.

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A fun crystal-themed project in honor of SparkFun's 15th year.

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Follow along as Feldi attempts to build a ceramic 3D printer using OS plans she found online.

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EL Wire Lab Coat

I am no expert at soldering, coding or developing, but I know how to plug something in and press a power button.

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Let's recap a fun DIY build from last month and examine how those infamous Imperial hover bikes were made for "Return of the Jedi."

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Check out these fun and festive holiday-inspired projects!

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Check out these fun and festive holiday-inspired projects!

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A couple classic, turkey-related projects for your holiday. Or if you just really like turkey all the time.

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How a hamster ball and Blynk app can detect not only motion, but perhaps something paranormal?

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Stand out at graduation using the Spectacle ecosystem to decorate your cap!

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A tour of our humble R&D abode and some of the projects we've been cooking.

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Five of my favorite slick DIY projects that somehow relate to IoT

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