Smartwatches: To Get or Not To Get?

The questions of getting a smartwatch is slowly getting to minds of people who are not exactly the geeky type. Having used 3 different types since last December, I thought maybe I should narrate my opinion and share my “wish list” for the devices that will come. Summary of My Inventory   LG G2 Garmin […]

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Google’s Commitment Issues, Miracast, and Android Fragmentation

I bought a recently released HP 7 Plus tablet, a very nice device with bare minimums and a decent price tag ($100). But it still is on Android Jelly Bean. What it means is some (popular) apps, such as Instagram, no longer support it. It makes some sense, as it is not the latest flavor […]

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TinyOS/nesC tip: ActiveMessage

Just a quick note for those who are looking on the web for the reason that their nesC code is not working: calling AMSend.setSource( *amsg,  addr) may change the source address locally, but when you are sending the packet it will be reset to ActiveMessageAddressC$addr. After almost two days of wondering why I couldn’t forge […]

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Home eNB: Great Oppotunity for 3GPP LTE

In the recent years more and more wireless providers have started to provide femtocells to their customers. The customer can deploy the femtocell in any location that the coverage of normal towers are weak or absent.  Consider a product like Samsung’s Ubicell. The user can plug this femtocell in their home internet switch, and use […]

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