Top 20 open source gifts for the holidays
Nov 18, 2013, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Ouya Game Console
OUYAThe Ouya is an Android-based, open source gaming console that was born out of a successful Kickstarter project. The $99.00 console is now available to the public, and features more than 500 games that you download directly to the console. You can get the entire console (and a slew of free downloadable games) for slightly more than the price of a single game on a proprietary console.
SparkFun's RedBot KitSparkFun RedBot
If you've ever wanted to build and program your own little vehicle, then the RedBot Kit from SparkFun is a great place to start. This nifty kit that lets you built a simple hackable robot, solder-free, with a selection of sensors so it can actually react to the world around it. The RedBot Kit won't be able to operate on Mars but it will definitely fuel your curiosity about robotics for $74.95.