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The best way to get the latest Android blog posts as soon as they are published? RSS!

All the blogs on Electronics Weekly (as well as News and Products articles) support the use of RSS. The content will come to you as soon as we write it.

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CSR Bluetooth Smart devkit is Android friendly

CSR has a new devkit to get Bluetooth Smart prototypes up and running fast. It’s Android friendly in the sense that the kit includes example source code for Android (and iOS) to help app developers quickly get to grips with the Bluetooth Smart element.

The kit includes a full…

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ST LSM6DB0 sensor module fully supports Android KitKat

ST is describing its new low-power, always-on inertial motion sensors as the “brainiest” 6-axis MEMS device on the market.

It has announced the LSM6DB0, a new family of always-on 6-axis inertial motion sensors. The family features a 6-axis inertial motion-sensing device that can…

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CSR targets appcessories with CSR1012 Bluetooth Smart platform

CSR has announced the launch of its CSR1012 Bluetooth Smart platform, which is aimed at developers looking to create low-power wearable accessories such as smart watches and activity monitors.

CSR says it is an addition to the CSR µEnergy range, aimed at smaller form factor packages.
“IHS has just…

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Monster M7 Android-based tablet features CSR audio codec

The latest 7 inch Monster M7 Android-based tablet incorporates CSR’s aptX Low Latency audio codec to support Bluetooth headphones or speakers with CD-like quality wireless audio, CSR has announced.

According to the company, standard Bluetooth technology has inherent latency of more than 150ms which means it is…

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IDF 2013: Intel Atom "Bay Trail" Z3000 targets Android tablets

Welcome to Intel’s latest attempt to crack the low-power, smartphone-friendly market – the Atom Z3000 series. The low-power systems-on-a-chip (SoC) codenamed “Bay Trail” are aimed at both Android and Windows tablets.

It contains four CPU cores, clocking up to 2.4GHz, and has Intel…

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