• All About Microsoft

    All About Microsoft

    Microsoft brings 'Known Folder Migration' feature to OneDrive consumer users
    Published. August 15, 2018

    Microsoft is adding a new option to OneDrive consumer to encourage Windows users to automatically back up their Documents, Pictures and Desktop folders to the cloud....

  • Windows Server Division WebLog

    Windows Server Division WebLog

    Everything you need to know about Windows Server 2019 – Part 1
    Published. August 15, 2018

    This blog post was authored by Vinicius Apolinario, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server. You should know by now that Windows Server 2019 is available as a preview in the Windows Insiders program. In the last few months, the Windows Server team has been working tirelessly on some amazing new features. We wanted to share Read more...

  • 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...

  • Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Laptops and Desktops Blog

    Lenovo Miix 630 ARM-based 2-in-1 Windows tablet goes on sale for $900
    Published. July 11, 2018

    The 12.3-inch convertible is one of the first Windows 10 devices powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 processor, which promises up to 20 hours of battery life....

  • Linux and Open Source

    Linux and Open Source

    ?How to install Linux Mint on your Windows PC
    Published. July 3, 2018

    Are you a Windows power-user? You can get and install Linux Mint running on your PC -- either to try it out or as a replacement for Windows....

  • Tech Design Forums Blog

    Tech Design Forums Blog

    PCB tool rewrite to expand platform choices
    Published. December 18, 2017

    Altium has rewritten its PCB-design software to improve graphics performance and provide the opportunity to port to non-Windows operating systems such as OS X....

  • Electronics Engineering Video Blog

    Electronics Engineering Video Blog

    EEVblog #1032 Part 2 – John Kenny Keysight Interview
    Published. October 23, 2017

    Interview with John Kenny from Keysight Part 2 of several more to come, released daily, stay tuned! Patrons and forum supports will get all the videos early. This one covers the early days of PCB tools, Rubylith, gerber copying, simulation, EEsoft RF design and layout tool, Sabre by Synopsis, Matlab, Simulink, Windows CE development and ......

  • Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana IoT Security Blog

    Mocana Secures the IoT Cloud Edge
    Published. September 12, 2017

    Today, Mocana announced that we've integrated our IoT Security Platform with the IoT cloud platforms of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure IoT, and VMware to make it easier for developers to use Mocana's strong, embedded security on devices they want to connect to the cloud....

  • Functional Verification Blog

    Functional Verification Blog

    Creating Code from Tables
    Published. November 30, 2016

    Some things are best described with tables—each column shows the values for one category, and each row encapsulates one given set of values for all categories. e verification language code is a perfect fit. This blog describes how to use tables in your verification environment code to make the code more readable and more easily maintained. The tables can be written in the code or they can be pulled in from an external file. For example, you can pull a Microsoft Excel file defining device configuration...


    Its 2016, almost 2017 … fix your application installer so it doesn’t need to reboot my machine!
    Published. November 1, 2016

    There I was running my windows in a window on my desktop. Running a nice little word processor from a company in Redmond, WA. Working on a document. About 15 minutes in, and I usually save at 30 minute boundaries … because … hey … they haven’t quite figured out that the word processor should […]...

  • 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......

  • Rands In Repose

    Rands In Repose

    The QA Mindset
    Published. December 3, 2014

    My first job in technology was a QA internship. The summer between my freshman and sophomore years, I tested the first release of Paradox for Windows at Borland. As an intern, I started by following someone else’s QA test plan – dutifully checking each test off the list. After a few weeks, I knew my… More...

  • Verification Horizons Blog

    Verification Horizons Blog

    ARM® Techcon Paper Report: How Microsoft Saved 4 Man-Months Meeting Their Coverage Closure Goals Using Automated Verification Management & Formal Apps
    Published. November 17, 2014

    Few verification tasks are more challenging than trying to achieve code coverage goals for a complex system that, by design, has numerous layers of configuration options and modes of operation.  When the verification effort gets underway and the coverage holes start appearing, even the most creative and thorough UVM testbench architect can be bogged down […]...

  • 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...

  • Mike Jensen's Blog

    Mike Jensen's Blog

    EDA vs. Windows 8
    Published. March 17, 2014

    I have read a lot in recent months about Windows 8, Microsoft’s latest incarnation of its flagship Windows operating system. While there are many new features over and above its Windows 7 predecessor, one thing that makes me quite curious about Windows 8 is its optimization for touchscreen technology. Note that I have yet to […]...

  • Electrical Engineers  Talk Tech

    Electrical Engineers Talk Tech

    An Interview with PICMG President and Chairman Joe Pavlat
    Published. July 29, 2013

    PICMG is the standards organization responsible for AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA, CompactPCI, and several other hardware form factors. They’ve had a VERY busy twelve months, with myriad standards updates on the way. From CompactPCI Express, to faster Ethernet, to lower priced memories … Continue reading →...

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