The shipments are coming in and we're starting to get a lot new products. Check out what we've got for this week!

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Check out beat jazz musician Onyx Ashanti's project!

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How to use SparkFun's LilyPad products to incorporate light into your textile projects!

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Create an optical RS-232 link with an RGB LED and a color sensor.

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New tutorials (newtorials?), courtesy of Dave and SparkFun's education department!

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Friday means new products here at SparkFun. We've got a few things, so let's talk about what we've got!

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If you see us out at Maker Faire in New York City, come say hi!

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We'll be headed west before you know it, so check out the latest details!

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When a company relies too much on their intellectual property they become intellectually unfit - they suffer from IP Obesity. There have been numerous companies in history that have had long periods of prosperity only to be quickly left behind when technology shifted. Cloners are gunna clone regardless of your business plan.

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We've got a few new products this week, so check out the goods and see if there's anything you can use.

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Test your bare LEDs with a set of hacked tweezers - and don't worry about polarity!

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It's time to sharpen your captioning skills!

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Come check out the Boulder Arduino Hackfest! It's going to be awesome.

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We've got some new products this week and are focusing a bit heavier on a special product this week, the Electric Imp.

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SparkFun went to Maryland in August to teach the teachers. Check out our adventures there!

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Help bring Sylvia and her family to Maker Faire New York and the Open Source Summit!

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