For this week, the new CryptoShield, a new version of the SparkFun Trackballer, and a hacking board for the MiP Self-Balancing Robot.

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A brief overview of the numerous internet-enabled devices I've used to monitor my aquaponic systems.

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It's time to announce the winner of our most recent caption contest.

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Join us at 3:00 for some fun e-textiles projects.

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With over 5 Million units sold in 2014 alone, Chromebooks are a growing trend among schools and homes. One of the biggest drawbacks to Chromebooks has been the inability to connect it to any hardware (i.e. Arduino) -- until now.

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New for this week, Chibitronics Circuit Stickers, check out the demo video.

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A look at implementing the Arduino blink.ino sketch as an explicit state machine. To further explore state machines, an alarm clock state diagram is drawn and implemented.

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We want to update our customers on where we stand with the on-going Arduino saga.

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Rob Walker, author from Fast Company, did a great feature on the past, present and future of SparkFun Electronics.

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Time to get ready for the next episode of SparkFun Live.

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It's been a really slow week for new products so let's take a look at a few revs and a few older parts from the catalog.

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Exploring a simple von Neumann architecture computer

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Get ready - it's time for a quick contest!

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We've got some fresh "According to Pete" for your viewing pleasure!

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SparkFun makes its triumphant return to the White House for the 2015 Science Fair!

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This week we have a new Flexible LED Matrix, a BLE module, and an itty-bitty IC.

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The Internet of Things is a notion of a new age of internet connected devices. It stands to be a great time in technological advancement. You, as our customer, are in a position to get into it from the beginning.

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Competitors, the info you've been waiting for!

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Join us for a fun workshop at Wondercon in Anaheim!

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