Category Archives: Devices

MacBook Pro Trackpad Goes Berserk, Fixed By SMC & PRAM Reset

The trackpad sensor on my 2011 MacBook Pro recently went berserk making my laptop virtually unusable. I had read about the device’s sensitivity to moister and was concerned that I had damaged the sensor recently by getting a few rain … Continue reading

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Yocto Project

https://www.yoctoproject.org/about I didn’t know about this. Wow. The Yocto Projectâ„¢ is an open source collaboration project that provides templates, tools and methods to help you create custom Linux-based systems for embedded products regardless of the hardware architecture. It was founded … Continue reading

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Andreas Olofsson, Adapteva: UKMAC 2012 keynote address

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Adapteva Launches $99 Parallella Open Computing Platform

This is a really interesting hardware architecture with a lot of out-of-the-box potential. The architecture reference link (PDF below) is particularly interesting. Adapteva Launches $99 Parallella Open Computing Platform http://www.adapteva.com/products/eval-kits/parallella/ http://www.adapteva.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/epiphany_arch_reference_3.12.10.03.pdf @adapteva on Twitter. In section 2.2 of the “Epiphany … Continue reading

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Framing the SCDL Data Model in HTML 5

I’ve been very busy working on the single page HTML 5 Schema application for Encapsule Project. Most of you don’t know about this project, or if you do don’t really understand it yet. For those of you I know personally … Continue reading

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3GS denied iOS 5 upgrade drains battery in envy?

There’s buzz about iPhone 4GS/iOS 5 battery life issues and talk about iOS 5 performance on older 3GS device hardware that has some 3GS owners like me holding off on the OS upgrade. iTunes offers me the upgrade but I’ve … Continue reading

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