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Posts tagged with “littlebits”

Bring some Bits to your Hour of Code™ December 1, 2017

  According to the US Department of Labor, 65% of today’s students will have careers that don’t exist yet. So how can educators play their part in ensuring students are future-ready? By teaching foundational skills that set them up for success in a broad range of fields. 21st-century skills should pair with 21st-century ways of […]

littleBits Droid Inventor Kit & Swift Playgrounds August 31, 2017

The littleBit Droid Inventor Kit can be controlled using code on iPads with Apple’s Swift Playgrounds. To install and use the Droid Inventor Kit playbook, follow these instructions: 1. Download and install the latest version of the Swift Playgrouds app from the App Store. 2. Visit the link to the playground. 3. Tap on “Open in […]

The Making of Gizmos & Gadgets October 8, 2015

OUR MISSION At littleBits, we are on a mission to democratize hardware by empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small, with our platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. For the past 4 years at littleBits, we have been growing on all levels. We’ve launched more than 70 new Bits, 13 new Kits, and grown our […]

Advice from the Ultimate Makers (Our Moms!) May 8, 2015

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and we thought we’d celebrate our awesome moms by spotlighting some tidBits of wisdom that they’ve given us throughout the years! We asked our team members to share the best bit of advice they’ve received from their moms. And, for some extra giggles, we encouraged our bitsters to compare their heroes to […]

Hospital Makerspaces April 27, 2015

  Having a chronic illness is no reason to stifle creativity and learning. Gokul Krishnan, a learning scientist and engineer, has taken an innovative approach to alternative therapies to kids with chronic illnesses. His solution? Mobile makerspaces. Gokul has put together an experience that combines the littleBits library with 3D printing and design challenges to help […]

Introducing: MIDI, CV, and USB I/O March 31, 2015

Since the launch of the Synth Kit in November 2013, many users requested the addition of modules that would allow the Synth Kit to be connected to the rest of the equipment in their music studios. The design and engineering teams at littleBits and Korg agreed that adding this kind of functionality would unlock additional power […]

Pranks For The Memories! March 27, 2015

April Fool’s Day is around the corner, and our office is buzzing with excitement! We’ve got silly handshakes, creepy portraits, and even a joke that you can play on your favorite house cat! Check out a few of our pranks, made possible with buttons, buzzers, servos, wireless modules, and more. Prank Handshake Looking for a […]

Get Lucky With These St. Patrick’s Day Projects! March 17, 2015

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and we’re feeling lucky! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite community projects to show off our green spirit today. Try making these bitified projects and you’ll be well on your way to finding your very own pot of gold. From The littleBits Engineering Studio: The drinkerBot Alright, so. Fair warning. This […]

Host Your Own Bitified #Oscars Party February 20, 2015

Between the comedic stylings of Neil Patrick Harris, the thrilling best picture nominees, and the opportunity to witness some unforgettable red carpet fashion faux pas, the Oscars are bound to make for a memorable night. In addition to tweeting your feels on a soon-to-be trending hashtag, the Academy Awards present the perfect opportunity to host […]

littleBits Valentine’s Day Cards February 4, 2015

We love you so much that we’re willing to fist up with Hollywood studios to bring you romcom Valentine’s puns. We’ve put together some silly goodness for you to share with your friends and lovers on this corporate sponsored holiday. Download our free cards and fill in our mad-lib style cards. Even better, hack your cards […]

The era of “fitting in” is over. January 21, 2015

Every once in a while it’s good to step outside ourselves and realize we are part of something bigger. Yesterday I watched the State of the Union Address by President Obama, and I felt deeply inspired and energized and most importantly proud to remember that we are contributing to a larger human and social mission. […]