Tag Archives: iPad

Software development for SoCs requires “bespoke” software enablement platforms

I’ve always wanted to use the British English word “bespoke” in a blog and Cadence Group Director of Product Marketing for the System Development Suite Frank Schirrmeister has now given me that opportunity with his EDPS forecast on system-level EDA … Continue reading

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[Friday Video] iFixit tears down an iPad 3 4G LTE using spudger, heat gun, and guitar picks. Finds new processor, more RAM, new battery, etc.

Those folks at iFixit stop at nearly nothing to be the first to tear apart shiny new toys like the new Apple iPad (the iPad formerly known as the iPad 3). They flew to Australia to get a new iPad … Continue reading

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Nikkei Electronics Teardown Squad tackles iPad2 and finds lots of tape

I just stumbled onto a 4-part article by the Nikkei Electronics Teardown Squad as they tackled the disassembly of the Apple iPad 2. The article points out the difficulties of prying apart a new product when you don’t know how … Continue reading

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Want to know a secret about Apple’s iPhone apps? Things didn’t go exactly as planned according to San Jose Mercury News story

Chris O’Brien of the San Jose Mercury News often writes extremely interesting tech stories from Silicon Valley and today’s newspaper carried a page-1 story about Apple’s iPhone apps, as told to O’Brien by former senior director of worldwide product marketing … Continue reading

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Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen predicts Android tablets will overtake Apple iPad

Speaking at yesterday’s D9 Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen predicted that sales of Android-based tablets would overcome iPad sales in the same way that Android phone sales have finally overtaken iPhone sales. You can’t tell … Continue reading

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Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang explains why Android tablets aren’t selling, yet

This CNET blog covers an interview with Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. It caught my eye over the weekend. In the blog entry, Huang gives his opinion and reasons why Android-based tablet sales trail those of Apple’s iPads. Huang has an … Continue reading

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Apps Driven: Turn your iPad into an arcade game for $99.99 with the iCade

How appropriate. For this 200th EDA360 Insider blog entry, I present the iCade—a box with buttons that turns your iPad or iPad2 into an arcade game complete with a real arcade-like joystick, big colorful trigger buttons, and a coin slot. … Continue reading

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