Posts Tagged ‘blog’

What is… Android?

I can see from the site traffic stats that the posts are proving quite popular – it’s the What is…? series on the Eyes on Android blog.

We take a look at different aspects of the Android platform, which are usually mentioned only in passing, and examine them in a…

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Gadget Master builds its own student section

Just to flag that the Gadget Master blog is expanding – we’ve added two new sections to the DIY gadget blog:

The Build Your Own section
The Student Gadget Meisters section

How to Build your own

It’s a round-up of the many and varied posts that help you…

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RIP Google (RSS) Reader, you will be missed

One for the Digital Life category…

Okay, if you don’t use RSS to keep on top of all the content available online then you can safely ignore this blog post, but for those of us who value the use of automatic feeds the passing of Google Reader (due to…

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University electronics research has a new home

I’m pleased to announce a new addition to the Electronics Weekly stable of blogs. Please visit the University Electronics Research blog – you can find it under “Blogs” in the main navigation at the top of the site.

It will be the home for the very latest news and announcements…

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Graphene in the spotlight

Graphene – the new lightning fast semiconductor material – always proves a popular topic on the site… Time, I think, to highlight some of our coverage of graphene-related developments:

Graphene may re-define the ampere
Graphene makes better supercapacitors
Photosensitive graphene
Edison battery uses graphene
University of Manchester Graphene Institute gets…

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Keep up with Embedded World AND Mobile World Congress

Like London buses, you wait months for a major electronics-related show and then two come along together…Keep on top of the latest news from Embedded World in Nuremberg – see Embedded World: Your Electronics Weekly guideAnd of course there is also the Mobile World Congress. read the latest developments…

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Optical motion control of maglev graphite

Thanks to reader Mike Meakin for sending this one in. He writes:Having just looked at the  ‘Ball Bearing Motors’ article in the Engineer in Wonderland blog, you have to look at: http://www.techthefuture.com/science/light-controlled-levitating-magnets/ Watch the video and be amazed. I got the…

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OhmArt Cartoon: A day at the traces

It’s time for another in our series of posts featuring the excellent electronics cartoons from OhmArt! Check out more on Barney’s blog, too…Laying bets on laid traces is today’s topic. Barney writes:”And here’s Relay Fast, out of the final turn! He’s charging into…

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OhmArt Cartoon: The winding ways of a ferrite core

It’s time for another in our series of posts featuring the excellent electronics cartoons from OhmArt! Check out more on Barney’s blog, too…A Ferrite Core is today’s topic. Barney writes:Harness the power of the humble “apple”. Wrap a bit of enamelled wire around the core…

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OhmArt Cartoon: Volatile RAM

It’s time for another in our series of posts featuring the excellent electronics cartoons from OhmArt! Check out more on Barney’s blog, too…RAM, volatile or non-volatile, is today’s topic. Barney writes:Volatile vs non-volatile RAM: being able to switch off at the end of…

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