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    Getting a taste for implementing Lollipop's Material Design

    We all know Android 5.0 “Lollipop” has been released and individual apps are already reflecting its Material Design theme, so this is just to flag some example coding techniques to implement such features…

    If you want your own apps to reflect Material Design principles checkout out 20 officially Google…

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    Android Studio finally leaves Beta

    I’ve been unavoidably out of the office for a few weeks, but I must flag this one quickly, for posterity’s sake. Android Studio leaving Beta…

    Google’s own Android development environment, and an alternative to the Open Source Eclipse (with Android plug-ins), has reached official 1.0…

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    Fable: The Fateful Blow

    Half a century ago, the UK government was spending a third of what the US government was spending on semiconductor R&D…

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    From Breadboard to Printed Circuit - Part II

    The second guest blog in a three-part  series by Benjamin Jordan, Senior Manager, Content Marketing Strategy at Altium…

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    REF 2014 results guide UK research funding

    Whenever it comes to university ranking tables I always say “caveat emptor”. It should be no different with this latest one, but the REF (Research Excellence Framework) results do influence UK government investment. For this reason alone it is noteworthy.

    Specifically, the research was conducted jointly by the Higher Education…

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    SOX To Beat NASDAQ Three Years In A Row

    If the SOX out-performs the Nasdaq next year it will be three years running that it has done so.

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