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What is Android? A beginner’s guide

Android is an open source and Linux-based Operating System for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Android was developed by the Open Handset Alliance, led by Google, and other companies. Android offers a unified approach to application development for mobile devices which means developers need only develop for …

Will the new Bill Gates please stand up

Will the new Bill Gates please stand up? Circuit Cellar together with Texas Instruments have launched a design contest around the Stellaris LM3S9B96 microcontroller. This 100 pin controller is based on a 32-bit ARM Cortex–M3 core with 256 KB flash memory, 96 KB RAM and it sports many interesting features …

Are you a PIC fanatic or an AVR lover

Are you a PIC fanatic or an AVR lover? Twenty years ago life was easy. Nobody really used the term embedded yet and there were only a few microprocessors to choose from. The choice was roughly limited to Intel’s 8051, the 6809 from Motorola, MOS Technology’s 6502, the Z80 by …