From the planning stages of Circuit Playground we’ve had a lot of features we’ve been really looking forward to – things like a kid’s game module “angry circuits!” 🙂 to amazing new calcs like Op Amp Calculators. The Op Amp calcs just made it in with today’s release *and* so did “Show and Tell”. Show-and-tell is an extension of our weekly live video show and tell on Google+ Hangouts live (tons of makers, 31 weeks & 12+ hours of show and tells!). The iPhone/iPad can take photos so we figured it would be a great way for makers to share their photos of their projects. Just load up Circuit Playground, hit the show and tell menu item and send off a photo of your project from the camera or your stored photos. That’s it! Our team will check it out and post to our site. We’ll eventually add video and other features, please try this out – we’ll think you’ll really like it!
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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