NXP says energy efficiency will drive IoT
Design How-To 10/22/2012 Post a comment
Buildings and automobiles will be two locations where the Internet of Things will roll out, but the driver behind myriad applications will, in some way or other, be energy efficiency, according to chip company NXP Semiconductors.
Entrepreneur says Win 8 marks end of PCs
News & Analysis 10/19/2012 77 comments
Microsoft will start promoting apps written for the byte code interpreter in Win 8 rather than the x86 compiler, starting what an industry veteran calls the end of traditional PCs.
Xi3: Most un-boring desktop PC ever
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 10/8/2012 12 comments
If you thought the desktop computer was dead, think again.
Hardware startup Xi3 says it’s on a mission to “change the way computers are built, serviced and upgraded,” by eliminating obsolescence and stuffing as much into a tiny, gorgeous little cube as it can. Welcome to modular computing at its cutest.