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Boards Recap: From No Chips to New Chips, 2021 Has Been the Craziest Year

Boards Recap: From No Chips to New Chips, 2021 Has Been the Craziest Year

Struggling to find your favorite microcontroller, or even buy a new car this year? Here’s why everything is suddenly out of stock.

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A Chip Is Born: RP2040-Based Boards Go From 0 to 60+ With Impressive Speed

A Chip Is Born: RP2040-Based Boards Go From 0 to 60+ With Impressive Speed

The microcontroller market — where chips designed for real-time embedded use are placed into development boards typically referred to as “microcontrollers” themselves — is rarely shaken up. If you want something friendly to beginners, you pick an Arduino with a Microchip ATmega328; if you want connectivity, an Espressif ESP32-based board; for performance, STMicro’s STM32 series. […]

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Pi’s The Limit: Eben Upton on Raspberry Pi’s  Exciting Year — and Their New Pi Zero 2 W

Pi’s The Limit: Eben Upton on Raspberry Pi’s Exciting Year — and Their New Pi Zero 2 W

Raspberry Pi’s CEO talks with Make: about custom silicon, the Pico microcontroller, their new Pi Zero 2 W, and lots more.

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