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Texas Instruments RM57L Microcontroller

The Difference Between A Microcontroller And A Raspberry Pi

Single-board microcomputers such as the Raspberry Pi and Beaglebone Black have made waves in recent years, and microcontrollers have firmly retained their place in electronic designs. Why? After all, the Raspberry Pi has significantly more processing power than nearly all microcontrollers. The 1.2 GHZ quad-core processor in the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (or 1.5…

Thunderboard Sense development kit.

Thunderboard Sense IoT Kit Review: IoT Inspiration In A Tiny Package

I received a Thunderboard Sense IoT inspiration kit from Silicon Labs, and despite concerns that i’d have a hard time getting started with it (since it’s a recent model, which isn’t well known-yet), I was excited to try out my first ZigBee-capable development kit. If I was to guess, the Thunderboard Sense is called an…

How To Book A European Vacation From Your Smartphone

Your smartphone is a powerful planning tool that can help you handle everything from brainstorming to booking your vacation. Use these smart tips and apps to streamline European travel so you’re never more than a tap away from the city’s most comfortable rooms, best hidden gems, and most delicious dining options. Research Your Options The…