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Solving the 8192 Character Command Line Limit on Windows

There is a really annoying issue with using command line tools on Windows: the maximum length of the command line passed to cmd.exe is 8192 characters (see… 959 more words

Tips & Tricks

Intel-based Macs: When Apple went to the dark side

”As some consider the implications of 14 years of OS X, what about over nine years of Intel Inside? It also boggles the mind, especially considering how Intel and Microsoft were once regarded as one humongous competitor,” Gene Steinberg writes for The Tech Night Owl. 619 more words


Altium File for Freescale FRDM-K25Z Board

If you are designing your own board for the Freescale FRDM boards, then having the matching PCB design files is a good thing to have. 149 more words


FRDM-KL25Z Arduino Headers with Altium

In case you are using Altium to design your boards, then this one might be useful for you: 41 more words

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Attaching to a Running Target with Segger J-Link, GDB and Eclipse

This happens several times for me: I have a board running for a while (even for days), and then it crashes or is stuck somewhere. Yes, I usually use a watchdog do recover from that situation. 535 more words

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NXP Semiconductors to Acquire Freescale Semiconductor (1,500 est. layoffs)

As we previously reported, Freescale had been exploring strategic alternatives.

Transaction Details:

  • Announce Date: March 1st, 2015
  • Expected Closing Date: Second Half of Calendar 2015…
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Acquisition Announcements

MWC: Semiconductor Consolidation Cont'd

One of the biggest pieces of news last week was the sale of Freescale to NXP. Both companies have products targeting mobile, but neither can be considered overly reliant on mobile. 388 more words