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- 3-processor SoC for digital still cameras incorporates an ARM 1136J-S RISC processor core plus separate image and video processors
- 39 low-cost boards for embedded Linux application development starting with Raspberry Pi. Want the list?
- Xilinx Zynq EPPs based on two ARM Cortex-A9s create a new category that fits in among SoCs, FPGAs, and microcontrollers
- 3D Thursday: Intel Penwell SoC for mobile phones employs POP (package-on-package) LPDDR2 SDRAM to reduce power
- 3D Thursday: 28nm design and 2.5D packaging saves Xilinx a ton of power. You can too even if you're not designing FPGAs!
- EDA360 and the brand new Hewlett-Packard 15C Limited Edition RPN pocket scientific calculator
- ARM big.LITTLE multicore IP architecture wins a Microprocessor Report Analysts’ Choice Award
- The WORD on ARM’s big.LITTLE Cortex-A15/A7 design philosophy from Jack Ganssle, a leading expert and consultant on embedded design and firmware development
- Learn to use AI in design work after a great slice of Costco pizza. The talk is free. Pizza: $2
- Ingenious architectural features allow ST to extract maximum performance from new microcontroller family based on ARM Cortex-M4. Cost: less than 6 bucks in 1000s
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Tag Archives: Microsoft
Add ARM, HP, and SK hynix to the growing list of companies in the Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium (HMCC). The three new members join the original founding companies, Micron and Samsung, along with Altera, IBM, Microsoft, Open-Silicon, and Xilinx plus … Continue reading
Coming this holiday season is the Star Wars edition of the Microsoft Xbox 360. The game unit is styled to resemble the droid R2D2 and the hand controller is plated in gold and silver to remind you of C3P0. Other … Continue reading
“In-Game” at msnbc.com has just published a short video review by Todd Kenreck (see below) of the new Microsoft Avatar Kinect, a sort of social media and communications app that makes good use of the Microsoft Kinect’s tracking features to … Continue reading
Apps and gestures on tablets and smartphones: If I can see you shake your booty, what is it you expect me to do about it?
Rick Merritt in EEtimes reports today that Qualcomm has just acquired some of the assets of gesture-recognition pioneer GestureTek and plans to insert that technology into future Snapdragon SoCs targeting smartphones, tablets, and consumer devices. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoCs are based … Continue reading
IHS iSuppli predicts that ARM CPUs will grab nearly 25% of the PC market by the year 2015. Believe it?
Well here’s a controversial prediction. IHS iSuppli just published a report titled “Desktop and Notebook PC Technology Penetration Forecast” that forecasts that ARM processors will ship as the main CPUs in almost 25% of all new PCs by the year … Continue reading
Shortly after posting the video about the Kinect: Star Wars app for Xbox, I found this Microsoft video about planned future developments to take Xbox and Kinect more deeply into the world of ads (and revenue generation for Microsoft). Yet … Continue reading
The news that Microsoft has closed a deal to buy Skype for $8.5 billion is all over cyberspace this morning. I found out about it here on gigaom.com. I like Om Malik’s analysis of why this deal is going down. … Continue reading
Friday Video and Apps-Driven: Microsoft uses app to resurrect Clippy! What’s next, cats and dogs raining from the sky?
Sorry, this Friday couldn’t end without this unbelievable news. CNN reports that Microsoft has developed an app that helps to train you in the use of various Microsoft Office applications. The app takes the form of a game and it’s … Continue reading
What did it cost to get Nokia to pick Microsoft Windows Phone 7 over Google Android as the OS for its new smartphones? According to a Bloomberg BusinessWeek report published yesterday, it will ultimately cost a cool billion dollars. That’s … Continue reading
Here’s a project you might never expect someone to attempt. Andrew Tait (aka “TheRasteri“) took a fresh copy of VMWare and installed every major iteration of Microsoft’s Windows operating system from version 1.0 to Windows 7 to see how well … Continue reading