• Google AIY Starter Kits are now available!

    The Google AIY Voice Kit for Raspberry Pi allows you to add do-it-yourself artificial intelligence to your maker projects. This kit, when completed, will give directions, send a hands free email, check the weather, and more!

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  • The BBC Micro:bit has arrived in Canada!

    The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer designed for beginners in electronics and coding. The micro:bit makes getting into these often daunting fields as easy as possible.

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Boxing Day Sale 2017 – December 26th to 29th

With the rush up to the holiday, we will not be having a new product roundup this week. Instead we are just going to announce our annual Boxing Day Sale! This year we are going to keep it simple – 15% off just about everything in the store. The sale starts at 12:01 AM Pacific Time on December 26th and runs through to 11:59PM on Friday December 29th. The sale coupon code will be made available on the front page of the site at the start of the sale!

Final Holiday Shipping & Showroom Hours 2017

For all you last minute folks: Outside of Southwest British Columbia today is the last day to get anything shipped out and have it arrive before the Holidays. If you are trying to beat that deadline be sure to have your order in before 4:00 PM Pacific Time. At the checkout please ensure no items are backordered and select Express Shipping to ensure everything processes smoothly.

During the holiday season, our Showroom will be closed from Sunday, December 24th, 2017 through until Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018. For those of you ordering online, orders placed after 4:00PM on Friday, December 22nd will not ship until the following Wednesday, December 27th due to the Christmas holiday. Canada Post will be closed during these dates. Shipping will continue as per normal on Wednesday, December 27th, Thursday, December 28th and Friday, December 29th. Any orders placed after 4:00PM Friday, December 29th will not ship until the following Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018.

As always, please contact us if you have any questions!

Holiday Shipping Cutoff – Standard Shipping Western Canada

Just a week left until the big day – and our last shipping cutoff for Standard Shipping in Western Canada is quickly approaching. After 4:00 PM today we suggest selecting Express Shipping for all orders in Canada. The last recommended date does vary depending on distance, but outside of Southwest British Columbia anything shipped after Wednesday at 4:00PM will likely not arrive. As always, if you have any questions please let us know!

New Product Roundup – December 10th to December 16th

It is Saturday – and that means it is time for another New Product Roundup! This week we have a few different products to showcase; A new Servo Controller mini HAT for the Pi Zero by SparkFun, a Raspberry Pi Camera / Touchscreen cable extender thingy by Adafruit, a new type of breakaway header, and a 4 pack of tactile buttons that are much better for solderless breadboards! Let’s jump in and have a closer look at each.

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Holiday Shipping Cutoff – Eastern Canada / United States

Just a quick reminder – tomorrow (Thursday) @ 4:00 PM Pacific Time is the recommended order cut-off for all holiday shipments to Eastern Canada using our Standard Shipping or Free Shipping options. Also, for our friends to the South: shipments to the United States using XpressPost should be in by 4:00 PM Friday. Don’t want to have the hassle of shipping? Our electronic gift certificates are the perfect option!