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Review of PocketC.H.I.P. Hackable & Portable Linux Computer

It’s not that easy to describe PocketC.H.I.P in a couple of words, as it’s so versatile. It’s a Debian based portable Linux computer with a resistive touchscreen and battery, but also a retro gaming console thanks to PICO-8, as well as a hardware development platform for IoT application with expansion header providing access to I/Os […]

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Geek Reading June 24, 2016 #1135

It was a slow news day, but we still have plenty of good articles. First Johanna Rothman has started a series on Product Owners and learning. I highly recommend these posts if you have any interest in how product features are defined. Today we have part 1 and part 2. On the Android Developers Blog […]

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Micrium µC/OS RTOS Is Now Free for Makers and Startups

According to UBM embedded market study for 2015, Micrium µC/OS real-time operating system only came second after FreeRTOS when the company asked close to 1,000 engineers and managers around the world which operating systems they were currently using in their embedded products. The OS appears to be particularly popular in Asia, and the results are […]

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Dreamcade Replay is a Retro Gaming Console Powered by Intel Braswell or Cherry Trail Processor (Crowdfunding)

If you are old enough to have played with Sega or Atari game console, and feel nostalgic about playing retro games, Dream Arcades Inc. plans to launch a vintage gaming console powered by Intel Braswell or Cherry Trail processor, running Windows 10 and preloaded with licensed retro games such as Pacman, Asteroids, Canyon Bomber, Slot […]

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Does Amlogic S905X Support USB 3.0?

Despite Amlogic roadmap claiming none of the upcoming Amlogic TV box SoCs will support USB 3.0, I’ve been informed that Amlogic S905X might already support USB 3.0. So I had a check with NEXBOX A5 TV box. First we can see dwc3 (DesignWare USB3) module is loaded: lsmod Module Size Used by dwc3 17981 0 […]

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Geek Reading June 23, 2016 #1134

Another acquisition leads our day. RedHat is acquiring 3scale, an API Management company. I have worked with 3scale in the past and they were a pleasure to work with, so this is a great exit for them. Google Cloud Platform talks about a better way to bootstrap MongoDB on their platform. This is cool because […]

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Geek Reading June 22, 2016 #1133

Yet another acquisition to start our day, Twitter acquires Magic Pony Technology. This is an interesting purchase as it seems to be another technology buy from Twitter. On Google Analytics, we get a post about a wealth of features in Google Data Studio. The push to get social data into the tool is a slightly […]

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