FOSSASIA is an organisation that promotes free open source software and open hardware across Asia. It organises events, software and hardware projects, coding workshops etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @fossasia

More info on the official site at

Tall Dog Electronics is a small independent electronics company that makes open source hardware. You can follow them at:

➡️ @tall_dog

Their website is at

They are currently crowdfunding the TinyNES, a small open source version of the Nintendo Entertainment System that runs the original cartridges directly (not emulation). More info at

FossJobs posts jobs available at companies and organisations that develop or improve Free Open Source Software, Open Source Hardware and related projects. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @fossjobs

Their website is at

Nitrokey sell privacy-friendly FOSS security keys, smartphones, laptops etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @nitrokey

Their website is at

Nitrokey's latest product is the NitroPhone, a de-googlised Android smartphone with GrapheneOS pre-installed. More info at

Sean Hodgins runs a video channel about making your own gadgets/projects using electronics, open source hardware, 3D printing etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @seanhodgins

It covers a wide range of skill levels, from beginner to advanced.

If the videos aren't visible on your instance yet, you can see them all at

Pine64 make cheap open hardware including Linux smartphones, laptops, tablets and smartwatches. You can follow them at:

➡️ @PINE64

They also have a video channel at:

➡️ @pine64tilvids

Their website is at

Pine64 products are mainly aimed at technology fans, and people who like to customise or build libre systems.

Pocket Popcorn Computer is an upcoming handheld Linux-based computer using open source hardware and software. You can follow at:

➡️ @pocketpopcorn

The website is at

FossAsia is an organisation that develops and promotes free open source software and hardware across Asia. They have just joined the Fediverse and you can follow them at:

➡️ @fossasia

Their website is at and their co-founder is at @hpdang

FossAsia also organises meetups and conferences across Asia throughout the year.

Bonfire is a new project that aims to combine an open source hardware device with FOSS federated social networks to allow you to physically control your own data, and to operate offline too if you want. You can follow at:

➡️ @bonfire

The official website is at

(Bonfire was previously known as CommonsPub.)

Sean Hodgins does video tutorials making open source hardware using 3D printers, recycled hardware and other materials, covering both advanced and simple projects. You can follow at:

➡️ @seanhodgins

Here's an open source torch/flashlight tutorial, aimed at beginners:

The complete set of videos is visible at

Olimex manufactures open source hardware including low-price home servers, mini computer boards, laptop kits and components. You can follow them at:

➡️ @olimex

You can buy their hardware from

One of their most notable products is the FreedomBox kit which includes everything you need to run your own @freedomboxfndn self-hosting home server. More info is available at

Nitrokey is a USB security key based on free open source software and hardware. You can follow the official account at:

➡️ @nitrokey

Their website is

The physical key makes it easier to securely store and transport passwords, logins or any other data. It works with Linux, Mac and Windows.

Olimex is a manufacturer of open source hardware and components, follow their new account here:


Their website is at

Amongst other projects, they make the Pioneer FreedomBox home server running software by @freedomboxfndn :

They also make an interesting DIY laptop:


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