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CentOS 6.X yum does not work

16 Apr

I was recently working on a job that called for centOS.
not knowing what type of hardware the customer had, I opted to build a VM using i386.
Everything went fine until…
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Sweet deal over at Texas instruments

18 Aug

Texas instruments is running a discount on the following products:
eZ430-Chronos-433 – eZ430-Chronos Wireless Watch Development Tool
eZ430-Chronos-868 – eZ430-Chronos Wireless Watch Development Tool
eZ430-Chronos-915 – eZ430-Chronos Wireless Watch Development Tool
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OpenRISC Asic

07 May

If you are interested in supporting a good cause for a public domain CPU design, then pop over to OpenCores and make a small donation (Say a Dollar)

It is for a good cause.


10.1″ Utopian wet Dream

06 May

Ok so we have the  brand new Utopia G10 from Hiapad
We had actually started to take a look at the device, but we seem to have a couple of issues related to the USB & HDMI connections.

We also have photos of partial disassembly, that was until we dropped the digital camera.
Luckily, we have been able to recover a couple of the photos, unfortunately it is going to require a new photo session to get a clear breakdown of the full device.
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A really small and cheap computer

06 May

A registered charity over in the UK is looking to get into the computing industry in a small way:

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Utopia 10.1″ iMX515 pad

17 Apr

We have access to the new Utopia iMX515 pad computer currently called A10


Key features:

  • No more screen wobble or jumping, (as per the revision one 8″ tablet)
  • HDMI output (Built in)
  • Screen side Camera (Built in)
  • Fully Working Android Market.

We will of course be stripping this baby down and taking a look at any additional expansion possibilities.