F resh rumors are suggesting that Apple could be working on a small form factor tablet to share shelf space with the iPad and iPad 2. Specifically, a Taiwanese website called the United Daily News reported Tuesday that Apple has received samples of 7.85-inch displays based on the iPad’s 1024 x 768 resolution.
Custom MMIC Design Services was awarded a 2011 Army Achievement Award in recognition of its innovative work on high efficiency, low power, low noise MMIC amplifiers for SATCOM applications. Paul Blount, President and CEO of CMDS, accepted the award on behalf of the company at a ceremony at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA.
Telmap, pioneers in mobile location-based services, announces the launch of Optus Go Places, a mobile location-based service that is based on Telmap’s Mobile Location Companion, especially designed to accompany users throughout their on-the-go experience, going beyond in-car and pedestrian navigation.
Mouser Electronics announces that it is an authorized global distributor for the complete portfolio of National products from Texas Instruments (TI). Building upon record sales and an ongoing commitment to global expansion, the addition of National products from TI increases Mouser’s offering of analog products to its global customer base.
Intercept Technology announces the availability of its next major software release, Pantheon 7BETA. A monumental departure from its former version, the new Pantheon includes a completely redesigned user interface with significant performance and productivity increases across the entire design team user flow.
Nielsen, a global information and measurement company, and Carrier IQ, the standard for mobile intelligence solutions, today announced an alliance to measure the performance of mobile services, networks, and devices. Together, they will deliver critical insights into the consumer experience of mobile phone and tablet users worldwide, which adhere to Nielsen’s measurement science and privacy standards.
Rogers Corporation and Hitachi Chemical Co are pleased to announce that they have entered into a strategic collaboration agreement to expand global adoption and improve customer support of printed circuit board (PCB) materials for use in high speed digital (HSD) applications. The Agreement enables Rogers and Hitachi Chemical the ability to provide customers with a wider range of products, faster delivery, and enhanced technical support to meet rapidly growing material demand driven by HSD applications, which include high speed server, router, and telecommunication devices operating at speeds greater than 1Gb/s, for use in internet data and video transmission services.
GreatCall, a leader in wireless services focused on helping customers stay connected, healthy and safe (and creator of the Jitterbug cell phone) announced the immediate availability of the 5Star Responder and 5Star Urgent Response service -- the first of its kind wireless device for personal security – anytime, anywhere.
El Segundo, Calif., October 18, 2011—Shipments of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) for use in smartphones is set for remarkable triple-digit growth this year, outpacing the expansion of the entire DRAM market by a factor of three, according to an IHS iSuppli DRAM Market Brief from information and analysis provider IHS (NYSE: IHS).
Mozilla is planning a makeover for Firefox on Android. The company has announced it plans to abandon the usual Firefox look on Android mobile devices and will instead use Android’s native user interface widgets. Switching to native widgets on Android will mean a faster, more responsive mobile browser, but it might also make for a Firefox no one recognizes.
Aitech Defense Systems now offers full support and a product availability guarantee for all boards and systems developed by the company for a minimum of 12 years from initial production date. Unique in its long-term commitment to the industry, Aitech's three-phased COTS Lifecycle+ program ensures that, in a time when component obsolescence is on the rise in many military COTS applications, customers will be able to rely on Aitech to obtain the needed component parts and support to keep systems running effectively well into the future.
Today's the day we've been anticipating for months: iPhone 4S launch day. Apple fans hit retailers in droves to get their hands on the new handset, braving wind, rain and, perhaps most dangerously of all, other Apple aficionados. The iPhone 4S has shown phenomenally strong pre-order numbers, and by the looks of it, first-day sales won't be too shabby either (some estimates are pegging sales of over 4 million for this weekend alone).
Fox Electronics recently reorganized its North American sales territories into three regions (East, Central and West) and has named Peter Sedlak to manage the west region from the new sales office in Silicon Valley. The expansion comes as Fox is experiencing increased demand for its products across all North America and follows the introduction of Fox Electronics Canada earlier in 2011.
Interconnect Devices has been awarded a Raytheon 3-Star Supplier Excellence award. Raytheon Company presented supplier excellence awards to 39 companies for their exceptional performance in supporting the company’s Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business during 2011 at its annual Supplier Excellence Awards Dinner held on September 26 in Los Angeles, Calif.