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Good Example Projects Using Embedded Linux

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      To fully appreciate the good example projects using embedded Linux mentioned here, it is important that you understand the details about what embedded software is today. The easiest way to describe embedded software is to say that embedded software is the software which is supplied with electronic hardware like consumer electronics or a component such as a computer graphics card. We can also describe embedded software as the software which is programmed directly onto the hardware components.

    These descriptions would therefore classify the lesser thought of device drivers as being embedded software even though they reside in larger operating systems.

    A Better Understanding

    The above descriptions however, may or may not be enough to get a clear picture of embedded software.

Choosing Your Power Cable Accessories

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There is a wide array of power cable accessories available in the market and if one has to name a few of them then heat shrink tubing, PVC caps, insulation tape, inline transition joints etc get included in the list. However, while choosing the right set of accessories, it is wiser to follow the checklist given below:

• Voltage: Buy an accessory whose voltage is similar to that of your application.
• Raw materials: Ensure that the raw materials used are of top quality. This can be checked from the package of the item you buy.
• Usage: Ensure that the accessory you buy really fulfils your requirement.
• Price: Remember that price is not directly proportional to quality and this means that a higher price necessarily need not mean top quality of the item.
• Certification: Ensure that the item you buy is licensed and fulfils the regulatory requirements as to the quality standards.
• Certified manufacturer: Ensure that the manufacturer of the item has the ISO certification.

The items that you buy have to be used in the suggested manner.

How Does Microsoft Surface 3 Compete With Apple and Google? Here’s What You Need to Know

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How Does Microsoft Surface 3 Compete With Apple and Google? Here's What You Need to Know

    The Surface

      First introduced in 2012, the original Surface and Surface RT confused consumers and failed to sell well. The Surface 2 released late in 2013 was likewise met with a lack of enthusiasm.

How Is Reading Digitally Different From Reading Print?

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Has the title question ever struck you? What do you think? Read on for lovely highlights.

It is a subtle question. Since our childhood we have studied books in print when the digital devices for reading were nonexistent. We had no other option other than to read in print.

Now that the digital age is here, how has digital reading changed things for us? We like to read fictions or self-help eBooks or any other eBook in another niche in kindle devices, iPads, tabs, notebooks and laptops where the reading format of the eBook needs to match the particular reading device.

Creating Your Own Personal DVR: Options

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      Were going to need a few components to make this work correctly. Assuming you have an old PC or laptop and basic computer network, your total cost shouldnt be more than about $120. Considering the high cost of cable, you should be able to recoup your costs in a month or two. Heres a list of everything youll need:

    1. A PC or laptop running Windows 7 as long as the machine meets the minimum specs for Windows 7 you should be fine.

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How Internet Communication Is Different From Face to Face Communication

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How Internet Communication Is Different From Face to Face Communication

Internet Communication is all about virtual reality while face to face communication is all about genuine reality. How else are they different? What really is missing from Internet Communication? Any ideas? Read on to find about.

Internet Communication can be done by Viber, Skype or Facebook video chat.

A Happily Ever After for Chatbots & Messaging Apps?

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On the aftermath of their debut on messaging apps, chatbots have been at the epicenter of an ongoing conversation about personalisation. Why did this collaboration happen? And how far will this go? It’s time to take a deep dive.

In the ’60s, renowned media analyst Marshall McLuhan argued that the ‘Medium is the message’. He was certain that it had a role in shaping and controlling “the scale and form of human association and action” up to an extent. According to this theory, the medium embeds itself onto anything it transmits, and it directly influences the way the actual message is perceived.

Dealing With Common Windows PC Problems To Improve Efficiency

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Dealing With Common Windows PC Problems To Improve Efficiency

If you rely on your PC to get most of your work done, then you understand how frustrating even the slightest computer issues can be. One of the best ways of ensuring that your computer performance is efficient and reliable is by at least learning to solve common problems. There are a number of Windows PC problems that can easily be solved getting you back into enjoyable performance and they include the following:

Slow computer – It is one of the commonest problems among Windows users.

Microsoft Paid How Much for LinkedIn?

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    Microsoft Did What?

      Many heads were scratched and shaking in disbelief this June when Microsoft announced it was acquiring the popular business social network LinkedIn for just over $26 billion dollars. What was Microsoft thinking?

    First off, LinkedIn is a profitable company. Not as profitable as some wish they were, but with an EBITDA margin of 26% and free cash flow of $300 million, LinkedIn was doing pretty well on their own.

Avoiding Digital Probate

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Many of my friends are professional musicians, just like my saxophonist grandfather.

It’s a tough life. For all but the top few, it means barely scraping by, in exchange for opportunities to do what they really love – opportunities that are diminishing year by year.

Musicians inhabit the same world we do, however, and that means they have all sorts of digital connections.

In fact, they’re more likely than most to use mobile banking, so they can deposit checks from their gigs instantly.