Note: The following is an interview between Bilal Ghalib and Omar El-Safty conducted at the Fab Lab Egypt in Cairo about the very first Maker Faire in Egypt. The event is happening this weekend, March 7, 2015. Go to the Cairo Mini Maker Faire website for more information. […] Read more on MAKE
Shares of DRAM and NAND chip maker Micron Technology (MU) are down $1.55, or 5%, at $29.69, after the stock was downgraded today to Neutral from Buy by Nomura Equity Research’s Romit Shah, who has been a fairly ardent bull on the stock till now. Shah, cutting his price target to $30 from $40, writes that [...]
Latest #PSoCMaker News: The deadline to enter the PSoC Pioneer Challenge is now April 6, 2015 (11:59pm PDT). One lucky maker will win $2,500 for travel to Maker Faire Bay Area in May. Read more to find out about this unique contest or purchase a PSoC 4 BLE kit with our special discount link. Read more on MAKE
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) and Arrow Electronics today announced the PSoC® Pioneer Challenge: Maker Faire™ Edition, a global design competition that gives engineers the opportunity to prototype new devices for the Internet of Things. Show More Summary
This year we’re celebrating 10 years of making in the Bay Area! Saturday-Sunday, May 16-17, 2015. You’ll experience hands-on making opportunities, talks from makers of all kinds, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. Buy your tickets today and save with the Early Bird discount (the best discount around!) in […] Read more on MAKE
You are invited to attend a Maker Faire Bay Area Town Hall Meeting, February 24th, at our new location in San Francisco – Maker Media Lab (located at The Palace of Fine Arts Exhibition Hall, now called Innovation Hangar, and formerly the location of The Exploratorium). If you’ve never been […] Read more on MAKE
As I mentioned yesterday, this year’s Toy Fair in New York was flooded with products looking to help kids join the maker movement. One new series of kits that meets my definition of a genuine maker toy is the Maker Studio Construction Sets from ThinkFun. The building sets are a departure […] Read more on MAKE
HTC announced earlier this year that it would be taking the stage at Mobile World Congress on March 1st. Although the smartphone maker didn’t say what it would be showing off in Barcelona, it seemed fairly obvious that a new phone would make an appearance. Show More Summary
There will be plenty of whiz-bang playthings at Toy Fair next week, but one exhibitor is decidedly old school. Husband-and-wife team Vlad and Cristina Dragusin launched Candylab Toys after a... To view the full story, click the title link.
During an earnings call, the electric-car maker's chief technology officer says the company will unveil a battery for home and business use "fairly soon."
[Before we begin, a moment of silence for amazing TF2 video maker kitty0706 and the equally amazing Monty Oum from Rooster Teeth -Mike] Today’s post will be fairly short, but important. Due to scheduling conflicts, "Between 2Fort" with ChillyBilly is being rescheduled for the future at some point. Show More Summary
Scalextric was the height of toy racing tech when I was a kid but 3DRacers knocks that right off the track. The 3D-printed mini cars are the product of an Italian team, which first presented them at the Rome Maker Faire last year. They’ve now kicked off an Indiegogo campaign. Show More Summary
Onsite in Johannesburg: Check out what makers, designers and developers got up to at Maker Faire Africa held in Johannesburg in December 2014. From Hack-a-Thons, to 3D printing and rubric's cube machine solvers, it was all there...
Hazard4 – one of my favorite gear makers (I use a Hazard4 “M.O.D.” briefcase for work every day) – had a fairly large display of their Cordura gear, accessories, bags, and packs. Hazard4 did unveil three new products for SHOT. So new,...Show More Summary
BlackBerry's Passport is already a fairly exclusive device by dint of the company's small market share, but the Canadian smartphone maker just kicked things up a notch. It's now selling a very limited edition (just 50 units) Black & Gold Passport tha...
Thingiverse, Makerbot’s collection of public 3D models, is one of the keys to its continued success. However, thus far it has been a fairly lonely affair with users uploading their models and interacting with individuals only rarely....Show More Summary
If you’ve ever been to a Maker Faire, perused Thingiverse, or been within 100 feet of a 3D printer, you’ve probably seen a plastic set of planetary gears with a little crank or maybe a set of hyperbolic planetary gears. Those don’t serve...Show More Summary
A ThisDay report on the promise of hands-on education: image of Enos Akpomiemie courtesy of ThisDay...He didn’t possess a winning smile or a charismatic ambience that fills a room. But lying at his feet was a fairly large prototype of a car run on batteries. Show More Summary
Hash reporting from Maker Faire Africa 2014: One of the most ambitions items at Maker Faire Africa this year in Johannesburg, South Africa is Samuel Ngobeni’s “art car”. He’s a designer from Germinston, who has spent the last three years building his ANIMAL car, from the ground up, that means the frame and all. Show More Summary
The Smithsonian teamed with 3D software company Autodesk to create the first-ever 3D-printed Presidential portrait. The portrait of President Barack Obama, which was first displayed as part of the White House Maker Faire (previously), is now on display at the Smithsonian Castle in Washington D.C. image via The Smithsonian submitted via Laughing Squid Tips