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Microsoft is reportedly developing a new phone and software to go with it

Microsoft is reportedly developing a new phone and software to go with it

Looking at reduced support for Windows 10 Mobile over the past year, combined with plummeting sales of Windows phones, we wouldn’t blame you for thinking Microsoft’s last big push into the mobile space would be its last. However, it looks like the technology bigwig is warming up for another crack at bat as industry sourcesRead more about Microsoft is reportedly developing a new phone and software to go with it[…]

ams uses closed-loop sensing for tight LED light control

ams uses closed-loop sensing for tight LED light control

AS7221 block diagram Following the AS7221 smart lighting manager introduced earlier this year, this new device, the AS7220, combines a precise calibrated-for-life colour sensor with an intelligent Cognitive Lighting Engine for standalone closed-loop maintenance of  the output from strings of warmer and cooler white LEDs. “The result is a luminaire which automatically adjusts for theRead more about ams uses closed-loop sensing for tight LED light control[…]

Infineon future-proofs cryptography

Infineon future-proofs cryptography

“The phantom of the quantum computer is keeping academia and the IT industry on high alert,” says Infineon’s  Thomas Pöppelmann (pictured). Quantum computer attacks on today’s cryptography are expected to become reality within the next 15 to 20 years, says Infineon. Once available, quantum computers could solve certain calculations much faster than today’s computers, threateningRead more about Infineon future-proofs cryptography[…]

This brand-new iPad is a North Korean exclusive

This brand-new iPad is a North Korean exclusive

North Korean technology company Myohhang recently launched a brand-new tablet they’ve ‘lovingly’ christened after Apple’s trademarked iPad. According to NK News, the Ryonghung iPad has been designed to let users read the news, work on documents and use more than 40 pre-installed apps, including one that can diagnose 1,200 ailments and suggest remedies.  It’s poweredRead more about This brand-new iPad is a North Korean exclusive[…]

#USAF F35 Lightning II and Boeing 737 Max 10 to fly @ParisAirShow

#USAF F35 Lightning II and Boeing 737 Max 10 to fly @ParisAirShow

The Paris Air Show is coming soon to the skies of our Gallic pals across the English Channel, with a couple of notable planes to be spotted. The US Air Force’s F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter is scheduled to appear at this year’s Show, with Lockheed Martin pilots performing the first aerial demonstration in theRead more about #USAF F35 Lightning II and Boeing 737 Max 10 to fly @ParisAirShow[…]

Microchip adds high-quality graphics processing to PIC32

Microchip adds high-quality graphics processing to PIC32

It is aimed developers of embedded products wanting high-quality images and animations on displays up to 12inch. Up to 24bit colour is available in multiple input and output formats – with a global colour palette look-up table (CLUT) supporting 256 colours built in. One argument for such colour depth, according to Microchip product marketing managerRead more about Microchip adds high-quality graphics processing to PIC32[…]

New iPhone 8 images show conflicting fingerprint scanner positions

New iPhone 8 images show conflicting fingerprint scanner positions

Update: A new image shows an iPhone 8 case with a fingerprint scanner on the back, once again making us question Apple’s placement. Full details and the image itself are below. Some years Apple does a decent job of keeping its upcoming handsets secret, but this year isn’t one of them. We’ve had a steadyRead more about New iPhone 8 images show conflicting fingerprint scanner positions[…]