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Gourmet brand, dead as magazine, returns as an app

June 22, 2010 12:05 pm | News | Comments

Gourmet may be dead as a magazine, but the brand lives on.Conde Nast, which closed the money-losing print magazine last fall, said Tuesday that it is launching a digital product called "Gourmet Live" for the iPad and other mobile gadgets.It is another bet by Conde Nast on the world of apps -...

MQX Software Solutions integrated with IAR Embedded Workbench

June 22, 2010 11:57 am | Iar Systems Software | Product Releases | Comments

IAR Systems today announced that Freescale MQX Software Solutions has been integrated together with IAR Embedded Workbench, to provide a reliable and powerful development tool suite for embedded applications running on Freescale’s ColdFire devices.


Freescale ARM Cortex-M4 family gains early support from IAR Systems

June 22, 2010 11:52 am | Iar Systems Software | Product Releases | Comments

Earlier this year IAR Systems released support for the ARM Cortex-M4 processor core. Now support has been added for Freescale’s Kinetis family, which is the first microcontroller family based on the new core to reach the market.


PDUs allow removal of standard plug-in UPS systems

June 22, 2010 10:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tripp Lite has introduced a line of Hot-Swap Power Distribution Units. These new PDUs make it possible to remove standard plug-in UPS systems for maintenance or replacement without interrupting power to the connected load.


Field-Installable Industrial Ethernet Connector Requires No Tools

June 22, 2010 10:21 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

Bensheim -- June 18, 2010 -- Now available from Tyco Electronics is an IP65/67 field installable Industrial Ethernet RJ-45 push-pull connector. Utilizing the company's common core design, the product can be applied in the field without the need for any tools. This significantly reduces...

Avoiding Semiconductor Failures - The Expanding Role of Quartz

June 22, 2010 9:11 am | by Jim Horvath, President, Technical Glass | Blogs | Comments

Some of the avoidable stress factors effecting semiconductor reliability have led many fabricators to choose fused quartz as the material of choice for semiconductor wafer processing as well as laboratory and testing applications.


Apple sells 3 million iPads

June 22, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple says it has sold 3 million iPads less than three months after the new device went on sale.The touch-screen tablet computer launched on April 3 in the U.S. and began selling last month in Asia and Europe. Apple Inc. plans to roll out the device in nine more countries in July.The company...

100Mbps level translators save processor overhead

June 22, 2010 8:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX14548E/MAX14548AE, ±15kV ESD-protected, 16-channel, bidirectional level translators. These devices provide level shifting for data transfer in multivoltage systems by accepting a voltage range from 1.1V to 3.6V on the VL side and from 1.7V to 3.6V on the ±15kV ESD-protected Vcc side.


Tiny Water-Resistant Fan Delivers High Output

June 22, 2010 8:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing an output of 0.57 CFM,  Jaro's newest ultra-thin, micro-sized (15 x 4) fan has an IP 57 (water resistant) rating


Double-Stacked Socket Tests Processor and Memory Simultaneously

June 22, 2010 8:32 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics recently introduced the CBT-BGA-7002, a double-stacked socket addressing high performance requirements for testing processor and memory simultaneously.


Quantum gas in free fall

June 22, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) Physicists produce a Bose-Einstein condensate at zero gravity -- a step towards extremely sensitive quantum sensors for gravitation.

Another Via-in-Pad reason

June 22, 2010 8:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

Just the other day - No not that one. The other one - I was reading through some of the open source Beagleboard information again and I came across an interesting tid bit. In one of the early revisions, they...

Power Supplies Serve LED Indoor-Outdoor Lighting Apps

June 22, 2010 8:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Zenaro’s power supply series provides LED indoor/outdoor lighting engineers and designers with four different types of power consumptions: 54 W, 66 W, 102 W and 132 W. The entire series has passed ENEC certification and are guaranteed


Dolby Laboratories opens research center in China

June 22, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dolby Laboratories Inc., the audio technology company, said Tuesday it has opened its first research and engineering center in China.Dolby said the center, which is based in Beijing, is an attempt to attract and develop talent in the region.The company said it has had a presence in Chinese...

Development Kit Serves Low Power, 16-bit, “Value” MCUs

June 22, 2010 7:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments announced its new MSP430 MCU Value Line LaunchPad development kit. For $4.30, the open source kit includes the hardware and software needed to launch designs based on the company’s MSP430 Value Line MCUs, which are presented as offering



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