Electronics

Sparkfun Free Day Over

Free Day is over at SparkFun.com. Over $100k was given away in just under 1 hour and 45 minutes. According to their site they had over 1,000 orders and nearly 70,000 unique visitors.

By pixel, ago
Release Notices

Arduino 0014 Released

Arduino 0014 is now available from the software page: http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software There are only a few changes, mostly an updated version of the AVR tools: [core / libraries] * Fixing bug that prevented multiple outgoing Client connections with the ethernet library. [environment] * Clarifying ATmega168 vs. ATmega328 in the Tools > Read more…

By pixel, ago
General

Pownce.com will be Shutting Down

Pownce.com will be shut down by December 15, 2008. If you would like to keep your content, we have created an export tool to assist you under Settings > Export. But please be sure to have exported your content by December 15, 2008 as it will not be accessible after Read more…

By pixel, ago
Electronics

USB 3.0 Released

USB 3.0 spec has been released! Varying reports, but it looks like USB 3.0 will have 10x higher data rates (4.8Gb/s vs 480Mb/s), higher current (900mA vs 500mA), and a new interrupt driven protocol. You may notice that they have changed the female plug which means I wouldn’t hold my Read more…

By pixel, ago