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posted in August 2012
Deciphering phone and embedded security - Part 4: Ideal platform for next-generation embedded devices
Design How-To  
8/31/2012   Post a comment
The final part of this series leverages the security solutions described in previous installments and applies them to embedded products other than mobile phones.
Will there be a Nokia Win8 tablet?
The Engineering Life - Around the Web  
8/24/2012   8 comments
When Microsoft first announced the Surface, everyone was overwhelmed, Microsoft for the first time, would be building a complete experience, combining both hardware and software into one holistic product.
Judge scolds Apple, Samsung as decision nears
News & Analysis  
8/16/2012   6 comments
Apple and Samsung lawyers both got a dressing down from Judge Lucy Koh as the clock ran down on their high-profile patent infringement case.
Timing (to market) is everything
Blog  
8/15/2012   Post a comment
You know that you need to get a quality product to market. What you may not realize is how much timing can impact profitability - and why choice of RTOS makes a difference.
Oracle releases Java SE 7 Update 6, expands OS support to Mac OS X, Linux JavaFX
Product News  
8/15/2012   Post a comment
Oracle has released Java Platform, Standard Edition 7 Update 6 (Java SE 7 Update 6) and JavaFX 2.2, as well as the first release of JavaFX Scene Builder.
Deciphering phone and embedded security - Part 3: Unsigned, signed, locked and encrypted bootloaders
Design How-To  
8/10/2012   Post a comment
Part 3 of this series covers various flavors of bootloaders that are offered by the manufacturer to provide levels of protection/security and the way some of them get compromised.
London Calling: Wind River, Marconi and Mars
News & Analysis  
8/7/2012   Post a comment
From Lincoln, England, to Gale Crater, Mars, is a very long way but the distance can be bridged with a couple of leaps of imagination.


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Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
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A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
42 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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