Archive for October 2009

Dive into HTML5

Dive into HTML5: What Does It All Mean is a good overview to new  HTML5 techologies and how to use them already today for making normal web pages. I saw this article mentioned at Kenneth Falck’s Blog.

Higher Speed Ethernet

Advances in data center technology and Internet usage have pushed enterprises to 10 Gigabit Ethernet (Gbps) links. Services like search engines, carriers, ISPs need even higher speeds. Lacking alternatives to 10-Gbps connections, carriers and enterprises have resorted to using multiple 10 Gbps connection (expensive solution). Projected Internet traffic growth mandates the need for higher speed

What If They Turned Off the Internet?

What would happen if they’ve turned off the Internet. After the riots have settled down and the withdrawal symptoms have faded, how would you cope? asked you to Photoshop what life would be like in an Internet-addicted society learning to cope without it. The World of Tomorrow (If The Internet Disappeared Today) picture collection

Linux for netbooks

Some users believe that Windows is the best netbook OS. You might have read countless Microsoft-funded “studies” trying to persuade that Windows is already dominating the netbook space. Linux is not going anywhere but up in the netbook market. 10 reasons Linux should be your netbook operating system article lists reasons why Linux is a

Broadband Access Becomes Legal Right In Finland

Starting next July 2010, every person in Finland will have the right to a one-megabit broadband connection. Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has made 1-megabit broadband Web access a legal right, YLE, the country’s national broadcasting company, reported on Wednesday.The government had already decided to make a 100 Mb broadband connection a legal right

Goodbye to CRT technology

Prosessori magazine reports that traditional CRT display technology is dying much sooner than expected earlier. The sales of CRT based displays has practically ended in Western Europe, Japan and North America. And the sales of traditional CRT based TVs is also dropping very quickly on developing markets as well. According to Displaysearch research center people

Use right ground symbol

Use right ground symbol in your electronics schematics and other drawings. Earth-ground symbol represents a real connection to earth. That connection could be for example 10-foot-high copper-clad steel bar driven into the earth (at your premises or nearby provided by power company) or metal water lines. That earth ground is wired to the neutral of

Nokia N900

I had yesterday change to play a little bit with Nokia N900 mobile communicator at at Expert Expo in Helsinki. This brand new Nokia smartphone that you can’t yet buy anywhere, just pre-order. This device runs on Maemo Linux operating system and worked well. This device felt much better than Nokia N97. The tough screen

Digital audio isolation

Isolator for digital audio is needed in cases where coaxial S/PDIF digital audio link forms a ground loop in your audio system. Typically in coaxial S/PDIF connections the coaxial cable shield is connected to equipment cases. This arrangement easily creates ground loops which can cause noise problems in various places in audio system. A suitable