ON Semiconductor lets us know that the fake ATmega328s are actually NCP5318 buck regulators for Intel processors.

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GeekDad, Ponoko and SparkFun are teaming up for a unique design competition with a very impressive prize.

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There's a Mini-Maker Faire in Aspen this Saturday (July 10th).

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A Scooter battery meter grows into something a little bit crazier!

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How to launch a helium balloon to 100,000 feet and take a picture of the curvature of the earth. And then lose the whole contraption out in a wheat field somewhere unknown.

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SparkFun starts to package up items for retail sale. We even got our own UPC! Let us know what you think and what we should package next.

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We have a few new/revised products we wanted to quickly highlight!

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For all you Apple aficionados out there, a handy application that'll increase your "geek factor."

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Don't forget - the SparkFun sale ends tomorrow!

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SparkFun is heading to a mini-Maker Faire in Aspen on July 10th!

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We unleash the professionals at Atmel to inspect the insides of our defunct ATmega328s. We found ON Semi written inside. Tim gives us a tour of the Failure Analysis labs at Atmel, Colorado Springs campus.

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Check out a new tutorial that will help you explore using GPS!

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Custom stingray covered gaming watch, plus Antimov videos now accepted

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SparkFun Sale!

It's time for a sale! Plus, we're announcing a new product section: the Sale Category.

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SparkFun Tours

Want to come check out SparkFun HQ?

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Bildr in Private Beta

Bildr - a new site for collaborative technical information on parts, modules, and technology. A wiki of sorts. Created by geeks, for geeks, for building cool stuff.

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Antimov Competition

Introducing the Antimov competition! Who can build the robot that does the most insignificant task, fail spectacularly, and then self destruct?

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Ultra-cool ultrasonic sensors are a perfect and simple way to add object or distance sensing to your project!

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Franken-Chumby Parts

New category for Chumby parts and IRC tonight!

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Wired and reading on an iPad. And sure enough, the iPad blends!

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