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Microsoft launches Surface Go tablet at just $399

Microsoft stepped up its tablet game by releasing the all-new Surface Go yesterday. The 10-inch Windows tablet looks exactly likes its expensive and popular...
Amazon Echo vs Google Home

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: Next-gen IoT war

IoT has been around for a while now and big players like Google, Apple and Amazon have been creating buzz around smart devices over...

5 DIY IoT projects you can build under $50

Lately, IoT is beginning to play an integral part in various industries, be it at the consumer-level, or at the enterprise side of it....
Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Core: What you need to know

Windows 10 IoT Core: What you need to know

Microsoft had initially come up with Windows IoT which was formerly known as Windows Embedded. It was rebranded with the release of Windows 10...

Aquarium Monitor

In this article by Rodolfo Giometti, author of the book BeagleBone Home Automation Blueprints, we'll see how to realize an aquarium monitor where we'll...

Getting Started with Intel Galileo

In this article by Onur Dundar, author of the book Home Automation with Intel Galileo, we will see how to develop home automation examples...

Central Air and Heating Thermostat

In this article by Andrew K. Dennis, author of the book Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino Second Edition, you will learn how to build a...

Hardware configuration

The hardware configuration of this project is not really complex. For each motion sensor module you want to build, you'll need to do the...

Internet of Things or Internet of Thieves

While the Internet of Things(IoT) sounds like some hipster start-up from the valley, it is in actual fact sweeping the technology world as the...

Pulse width modulator

(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) PWM allows us to drive a certain pin to on and off at desired frequency and...

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