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  • Irdeto Perspective

    Irdeto Perspective


    Understanding and Management – the key to Android TV implementations
    Published. September 14, 2018

    In recent times, Google has begun to make serious, some might say game-changing in-roads, into the middleware market. So much so that Android TV (Operator Tier) is arguably the middleware that is on the fastest track to growth....


  • All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft


    Microsoft updates 'Your Phone' for Android with SMS support
    Published. September 7, 2018

    Microsoft also rolled out to testers yet another new Fast Ring test build of its October 2018 Update....


  • Open Source Initiative blogs

    Open Source Initiative blogs


    20 Years with, and at OSCON
    Published. August 7, 2018

      OSCON, the annual open source conference organized by O'Reilly Media, is always a great event for the open source community to come together to acknowledge the advancements of the open source software movement and the communities that enable it. However 2018 was a special year as several open source projects and communities marked significant milestones and celebrated anniversaries, including the OSI (you may have heard, it's our 20th). In recognition of the success of the open source software...


  • Google’s Official Android Blog

    Google’s Official Android Blog


    Android has created more choice, not less
    Published. July 18, 2018

    If you buy an Android phone, you’re choosing one of the world’s two most popular mobile platforms—one that has expanded the choice of phones available around the world.Today, the European Commission issued a competition decision against Android, and its business model. The decision ignores the fact that Android phones compete with iOS phones, something that 89 percent of respondents to the Commission’s own market survey confirmed. It also misses just how much choice Android provides to thousands...


  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source


    ?How to add Linux to your Chromebook
    Published. July 18, 2018

    With a sufficiently advanced Chromebook, you can now install and run Linux natively on it....


  • Functional Verification Blog

    Functional Verification Blog


    Simulation Acceleration—Maximizing Simulator Performance
    Published. May 25, 2016

    "Simulation Acceleration” or “Accelerated Verification” are terms commonly used to describe a verification environment in which the Device Under Test is synthesized and runs on the emulator, while the testbench runs on the simulator. This blog describes a technique for maximizing the performance of the simulator and thus increasing the overall performance of the Simulation Acceleration. In Simulation Acceleration (SA), the verification environment is partitioned into two levels. The lower...


  • The Moth

    The Moth


    Multi-Device Development in Visual Studio
    Published. May 28, 2014

    You've read on Soma's blog post that Microsoft is broadening Visual Studio's reach to other platforms (including for example Android)…  specifically this is what Soma wrote: "With bring-your-own-device trends in the enterprise, and heterogeneity in the consumer mobile device market, developers are increasingly focused on building apps that can target a variety of devices. We are committed to enabling developers to build apps for this heterogeneous, mobile-first world with Visual Studio for...


  • Inside HPC

    Inside HPC


    SUSE offers Optimized HPC Modules at ISC 2018
    Published. July 16, 2018

    In this video from ISC 2018, Jeff Reser from SUSE describes how the company's software enables High Performance Computing with HPC Modules, lower costs, and support for ARM. "SUSE Linux Enterprise for High Performance Computing provides a parallel computing platform for high performance data analytics workloads such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. Fueled by the need for more compute power and scale, businesses around the world today are recognizing that a high performance computing...


  • Arduino Blog

    Arduino Blog


    Morse code input for Android with Arduino
    Published. July 12, 2018

    Morse code may not be as widely used as in its heyday, but it still certainly has its adherents. One avid user is Tanya Finlayson, who has been using this as her method of communication for roughly 40 years. Now, with the Gboard phone keyboard supporting input via dots and dashes, the world of Android […]...


  • Steven Brown's Blog

    Steven Brown's Blog


    AMIQ and Cadence demonstrate Accellera PSS v1.0 interoperability
    Published. July 12, 2018

    There’s nothing like the heat of a DAC demo to stress new technology and the engineers behind it! Such was the case at DAC 2018 at the new locale of Moscone Center West, San Francisco. Cadence and AMIQ were two of several vendors who announced and demonstrated support for the new PSS v1.0 portable stimulus standard. An SoC example was used to show the PSS v1.0 interoperability of Cadence Perspec System Verifier and AMIQ Design and Verification Tools (DVT) Eclipse integrated development environment...


  • Collabora

    Collabora


    The docker.io Debian package is back to life
    Published. July 4, 2018

    Last week, a new version of docker.io, the Docker package provided by Debian, was uploaded to Debian Unstable. Quickly afterwards, the package moved to Debian Testing, the first time in two years that docker.io has migrated to "testing"....


  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog


    Compulab releases MintBox Mini 2 PC with Linux Mint 19 pre-installed
    Published. June 30, 2018

    Announced earlier this year, the fanless mini-PC has a $299 starting price and ships with a quad-core Intel Celeron processor and the latest flavor of Mint....


  • Electronics Engineering Video Blog

    Electronics Engineering Video Blog


    EEVblog #1056 – Digilent Open Scope MZ Review
    Published. February 15, 2018

    Dave looks at the Digilent Open Scope MZ Review, an $89 open source oscilloscope, logic analyser, and function generator. Forum HERE...


  • Tech Design Forums Blog

    Tech Design Forums Blog


    Workshop sees the RISC-V ecosystem expand
    Published. December 1, 2017

    The RISC-V workshop in California at the end of November 2017 provided the opportunity for Western Digital to commit its own work on processors for internal use to the open-source architecture and for the ecosystem of off-the-shelf cores and tools to expand....


  • scalability.org

    scalability.org


    Best comment I’ve seen in a bug report about a tool
    Published. March 16, 2017

    So … gnome-terminal has been my standard cli interface on linux GUIs for a while. I can’t bring myself to use KDE for any number of reasons. Gnome itself went in strange directions, so I’ve been using Cinnamon atop Mint and Debian 8. Ok, Debian 8. Gnome-terminal. Some things missing when you right mouse button […]...


  • Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog

    Stephane Boucher's DSP Blog


    Windows XP and Win32 - the Platform of the Future!
    Published. October 7, 2013

    Over the past decade I often wondered why anyone uses Windows.  It's just so... proprietary.  And pedestrian.  As I grew up my OS of choice went nothing to CPM to DOS (on Apple ][), GEM on Atari ST,  MS-DOS, DOS extenders, Mac OS, Windows NT, Windows XP, Linux...  Now, I again find myself a fan of Windows XP, the platform of the future.  (I am still a fan of bare......


  • Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana IoT Security Blog


    Mocana's Weekly News Roundup, Ed 17
    Published. November 13, 2015

    To summarize many of these articles, there is a "lack of priority in mobile security." (see first article below) As mobile devices become more integrated into our daily lives, it is essential we address the problems that lack of proper security poses to our personal and professional lives.  Both Apple and Android well as many apps that run on those platforms have proven security risks and flaws. ...


  • Verification Horizons Blog

    Verification Horizons Blog


    Accellera Approves UVM 1.2
    Published. July 9, 2014

    Accellera has announced the completion of a multi-year effort to update its latest edition of the Universal Verification Methodology (UVM).  In completing this effort, the UVM 1.2 Class Reference Document was approved as an Accellera standard and the UVM Working Group has supplied an accompanying open-source reference implementation.  Questa supports UVM 1.2. In addition to […]...


  • Electrical Engineers  Talk Tech

    Electrical Engineers Talk Tech


    Part 2: LynuxWorks becomes Lynx Software Technologies
    Published. June 9, 2014

    LynuxWorks reboots to real time roots as “Lynux Software Technologies”. In this Part 2 of 3, I editorialize three companies in the embedded market that are changing or enhancing their strategies. What you need to know…and why they’re doing it. For … Continue reading →...


  • Rands In Repose

    Rands In Repose


    If You Happen to Building a New Operating System…
    Published. April 6, 2014

    You could do a lot worse than the design for webOS. The team recently released a wiki full of documents, design assets, and working samples to the open source community. Gorgeous examples of flat design.#...


  • Ed Burnette's Dev Connection

    Ed Burnette's Dev Connection


    PlayFirst abandons PC/Mac market for greener mobile pastures
    Published. October 9, 2012

    PlayFirst calls it quits on PC and Mac, doubling down on iOS and Android instead. Flo fans will just have to go buy a tablet to get their daily dash on....





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