Tech news tagged ‘Android’

Microsoft opens new Windows on Arduino

This is an interesting one, coming out of the Build maker community conference in San Francisco this week. The Arduino organisation has certified Windows on Arduino boards. Windows 10, to be precise…

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Udoo Neo module hits IoT

Welcome the Neo board, from Udoo, makers of the educational Udoo single-board mini PC that was intended for students to learn the basics of coding and electronics…

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The weird and the wonderful world of CES 2015

I must do a quick roundup of some of the weird and wonderful gadgets and technology being showcased at CES 2015, currently underway in Las Vegas

How about the Android oven (see right) that accepts remote smartphone control? Dacor embedded an Android display in the Dacor Discovery IQ Wall Oven…

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Gadget Watch: Asus ZenWatch brings Android Wear to your wrist

My impression was that things had gone quiet on the smart watch front, with the Android Wear announcements and the Apple Watch heraldry, but here comes another.

Asus is one of the more interesting companies in the Gadget space, IMHO, and they have launched the ZenWatch, with its curved glass…

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Seeing the future with eye-tracking control

A highlight of Droidcon London, which finished at the weekend, was a demo of the EyeTribe Eye Tracker. It takes a lot to make a cynical old hack sit up, but controlling a tablet by use of my sight alone was certainly impressive…

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Gadget Watch: Samsung Galaxy Tab S, with 10.5inch Super AMOLED display

Samsung has a new flagship tablet – the Galaxy Tab S, coming in 10.5 and 8.4 inch Super AMOLED screen versions. They run the latest version of Android (“KitKat”, 4.4). The screen is the thing for Samsung in terms of product differentiation, and both versions have the same…

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Android development a RioT with new devboard

One for Gadget Masters to note – Element14 has launched a single-board development system for Android-based handheld devices.

Based around a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 core in a Freescale i.MX 6Solo microcontroller, it’s called the RioTboard, writes Steve Bush, and it is priced at £46.

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Megapad modding brings Android to the kitchen table

We’ve previously mentioned a DIY Android Gadget Starter Kit and an Android IO breakout board, but now check out the Megapad, a large custom built touchscreen Android tablet built by one Martin Drashkov. Measuring 23-inches, the screen supports some Minority Report-style swishing with Google Earth, and the…

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Odys Loox Android tablet competition terms and conditions

1. This competition is open to all UK residents aged 18 or over except employees of Reed Business Information Limited and their immediate families.

2. The Competition closes on Friday 28 August 2012.

3. The winner will be chosen by ElectronicsWeekly.com, the team behind Gadget Master.

4. The prize…

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