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Assembly Summer 2009 Festival

Assembly Summer 2009 is Finland’s largest computer festival. It takes place in Helsinki 6th to 9th of August 2009. ASSEMBLY is a four day computer festival, in which thousands of people and their computers spend the long weekend by meeting friends, playing games, surfing on the net, talking on IRC and enjoying the great productions

Floating measurements

A floating measurement reads the voltage between two points, neither of which is at ground potential. A most typical floating measurement done quite often is when doing voltage measurements with a battery powered multimeter. The floating insulated multimeter allows doing floating measurements of slowly changing signals easily. The advent of switching power supplies and motor

Hard disk vs. solid-state drive

Solid-state disk (SSD) drives are all the rage among techies. The drives use non-volatile NAND flash memory, meaning that there are no moving parts and they are faster in reading and, in most cases, writing data. Computerworld magazine has published a worth to read article Review: Hard disk vs. solid-state drive — is an SSD

Ban on incandescent lamps

Ban on incandescent lamps is coming to Finland and other EU countries. Decision makers think that consumers and the environment alike would benefit from replacing the familiar incandescent lamps with energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs or LEDs. At present, some 80% of the electricity used for lighting by Finnish households is consumed by incandescent bulbs,

Dealextreme

DealExtreme says they have cool gadgets at the Right Price. And they are right on this. DealExtreme (DX) is a Hong Kong-based online shopping site which specialises in a wide range of inexpensive electronic goods and other related items. Products range from useful and potentially useful to completely useless. Some of the most popular gadgets

Circuitry Snacks

Circuitry Snacks web site at http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/circuitsnacks gives tips how to make circuitry snacks! Those snacks look like electronics circuits. If your two favorite things in the world are playing with electronics and playing with food, this site is well worth to visit. The page begins by gathering up appropriate snack-food building blocks and making food-based

Welcome to ePanorama blog.

Welcome to ePanorama blog. In this blog we try to cover special and nice things in the area of electronics! The writers for this blog are Tomi Engdahl and other members of the ePanorama team.