Plenty of new micro:bit products, Printed Sensors from Bare Conductive, and the new guidebook for the SIK v4.0!

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Interface even easier with your micro:bit with SparkFun's new gator:bit carrier board, turn your Raspberry Pi into an Amazon Alexa, and expand your pixels with a new RGB LED matrix!

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It's Friday, and we have two more fantastic Qwiic boards and two micro:bit learning kits to share!

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The micro:bit is an awesome piece of tiny hardware, and I just wanted to make sure we gave you another programming environment with which to play.

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Today we officially announce our new micro:bit product line!

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It's the first Friday of summer, and we are proud to bring you the highly acclaimed micro:bit Go Bundle and three beginner electronics kits!

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Let's compile some Getting Started lessons for the micro:bit.

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Someone has been stealing my sandwiches. We'll use the two-way radio communication on the micro:bit to catch the thief.

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For Part 3 of the "Getting started with micro:bit" series, we read temperature from a built-in sensor and rotate a servo.

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For part 2 of Getting Started with micro:bit, we create a virtual Magic 8 Ball.

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The BBC micro:bit is being released in the United States! I'll show you how to get started with it using Microsoft's MakeCode block editor.

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