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Meet Microsoft's Sharks Cove: A Raspberry Pi-style mini-PC running Windows 8.1

Microsoft has announced its own Raspberry Pi look-alike, but don't expect a cheap price for this Windows flavored tiny PC.

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New development kits make Arduino easier for the do-it-yourself crowd

But knowing how to program in Arduino still matters

Put an Android phone to use in your Arduino projects

A new Arduino board makes all the sensors in an Android smartphone available to a project.

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For the high-tech tinkerer, we pick 10 incredibly useful tools

If Santa had a high-tech workshop (and he probably does), he'd have these calipers, clamps, and other essentials.