Archive for February 2011

Light Peak is now Thunderbolt I/O

Info PR: n/a I: 14,100 L: 0 LD: 23,965 I: 14,800 Rank: 80410 Age: Mar 01, 2000 I: 0 whois source Robo: yes Sitemap: no Rank: 28845 Price: 13397 Links: 86|8 Density Apple and Intel unveil Thunderbolt I/O technology today. After years of waiting Apple has launched its implementation of Intel’s Light Peak standard and

Inductor and dB calculators

You need a certain inductance and looking for the corresponding number of turns, but don’t have the equations on hand or do not have all the data on the cores you have. What do you do? The answer is to use Mini Ring Core Calculator software. It can do calculations for all kinds of inductors

Simple electronics simulation tool

Electronics Demonstrations page has demonstrations that use a Java applet that simulates electronic circuits. This is a pretty nice simple electronics circuit simulator that shows you clearly what happens on different electronics circuits. The movement of yellow dots indicates current flowing on the circuit. Check the demonstrations on the Electronics Demonstrations page and check also


Have a bad habit of overwhelming Firefox with a few dozen too many tabs? So you keep open tabs like libraries keep books… Aren’t you afraid Firefox will consume all your memory? Don’t you fear browser restarts because it takes so long to reload all your tabs? BarTap for Firefox keeps background tabs from loading

Tips To Bring Your Product to Market

EEVblog #106 – Top 5 Tips To Bring Your Product to Market is an interesting video to look at. It tells that releasing your design open source, and selling kits or pre-build boards sounds like a really good way to avoid the hassle of trying to sell my idea to other businesses. Patents don’t stop

Nokia future: Windows Phones :-(

Nokia will adopt Windows Mobile as its main smartphone platform in a wide-ranging agreement with Microsoft. Today two companies announced plans for a broad strategic partnership that combines the respective strengths of our companies and builds a new global mobile ecosystem. Nokia will adopt Windows Phone as its primary smartphone strategy, innovating on top of

How did WordPress win?

Why did WordPress win the Blogging Battle? How did WordPress win? tells the story why this happened. The truth is that WordPress won for a whole host of reasons and this article breaks this down.

555 timer design contest

The 555 Timer IC is an integrated circuit (chip) implementing a variety of timer and multivibrator applications introduced in 1971. The 555 part is still in wide use, thanks to its ease of use, low price and good stability. 555 Contest claims to be biggest, newest, most-independently conceived 555 timer design contest the world has

Last IPv4 Addresses Allocated

Today is a historic milestone for the Internet: the allocation of the last remaining IPv4 Internet addresses from a central pool. The ICANN pool of available unallocated addresses for IPv4 is completely depleted. The allocation of the final IPv4 addresses is analogous to the last crates of a product leaving a manufacturing warehouse and going

LEDs Deliver More from Less in Car

LEDs Deliver More from Less article tells that LEDs continue to penetrate automotive lighting applications due to their long life and design flexibility. LEDs continue to penetrate automotive lighting applications due to their long life and flexibility of use for body styling and interior design. LED lighting, used for the headlights, daytime running lights and