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Raspberry unveils new 8GB Pi 4 and 64-bit OS

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has finally released the 8GB version of the Pi 4.

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Qualcomm rolls out next generation Wi-Fi technology to improve remote work, online schooling

One thing that remote work and online schooling made clear over the last several weeks of coronavirus shutdowns is the importance of good quality Wi-Fi.

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IBM sees AI benefits in phase-change memory

In a development that holds promise of more sophisticated programming of mobile devices, drones and robots that rely on artificial intelligence, IBM researchers say they have devised a programming approach that achieves greater ...

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A soft touch for robotic hardware

Robots can be made from soft materials, but the flexibility of such robots is limited by the inclusion of rigid sensors necessary for their control. Researchers created embedded sensors, to replace rigid sensors, that offer ...

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Cooking Raspberry Pi for the smart home

Researchers in India describe the potential of the low-cost Raspberry Pi computer to be used as a control system for home automation using the so-called Internet of Things. They outline details in the International Journal ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Next up: Charge earbuds wirelessly with NFC

It's going to get a lot easier to wirelessly charge earbuds and smart watches following the release of upgraded specifications for Near Field Commincation (NFC) technology.

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Coming soon: 16K video over USB-C

USB4 will fully support the latest implementation of DisplayPort 2's warp-speed standards.

Hardware

AI enhancement for printed circuit boards

Without printed circuit boards (PCBs), there would never have been an electronics revolution. A PCB is the platform upon which minuscule electronic components interact with one another. Today, PCBs are found in an ever-greater ...