Homemade Portable 8-Bit Computing
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/31/2014 2 comments
Missing the fun of programming a TI-84, but wanting something with a few more features, Jack set out to make something new.
LPC UARTS Reduce Board Space 8x
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 1/30/2014 Post a comment
If you’re looking for serial connectivity for factory automation, process controllers, network routers, and single board embedded computers, especially in a small form factor, look no further.
AMD Delivers With ARM
Blog 1/28/2014 11 comments
AMD announces its first ARM v8 server processor codenamed Seattle based on the ARM Cortex-A57 CPU core, from Open Compute Summit.
DesignCon Revs to 28 G, Beyond
Blog 1/27/2014 7 comments
Here are eight hot sessions on high-speed design -- many driven by the move to 100G Ethernet -- at least some of which Rick Merritt hopes to see this week.
Nvidia’s G-Sync Nears Gamers' Nirvana
Blog 1/27/2014 11 comments
The Holy Grail in computer graphics and in particular games is the suspension of disbelief. If the graphics are good enough the player will become immersed and lose himself in the game.
Raspberry Pi Drives Lego Car
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/24/2014 2 comments
Lego and engineering crash together to create an amazingly fun toy yet again. This time, there's a Raspberry Pi in the mix.
6 Giant Spider Bots You Can Ride
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/23/2014 8 comments
One person's nightmare is another's wildest dream. If the thought of giant steel spiders piloted by peculiar individuals sounds good to you, check out these six eight-legged examples.
PegLeg, My First Robot
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/23/2014 3 comments
Jeremy learned a lot building PegLeg, and he ended up with a pretty neat robot in the end, too!
Feature Phones Are Back?
Blog 1/23/2014 30 comments
The mobile market has a strange way of refreshing old products and making them new. A case in point is the so-called Bluetooth dialer.