"Hardware" tag

Jumpstart Linux Kernel Module Programming

Here’s an introduction to the Linux kernel module, along with an explanation on how to write a simple pluggable module to the Linux kernel and load the module into the existing kernel. The…

Pep Up Your Device with Paranoid Android

Paranoid Android is one of those rare innovations to have come out of open source software that thoroughly reinvents the way software is designed. With features like Hybrid UI, Pie Controls and the…

naptol

FOSS Helps Naaptol Take E-Commerce to New Heights!

Naaptol, a leading virtual home shopping platform, grew phenomenally by placing its bets on open source technology. Adopting the FOSS model not only helped the e-commerce giant cut down on its early investments,…

A Peek into Open Source Licences

Open source is the mantra of today’s tech world. While it is being used in that personal computer sitting on your desk, it is also being used in the computing systems in NASA’s…

A Bird’s Eye View of Android System Services

Android is gaining unprecedented momentum in the smartphone and tablet market. This huge success is usually attributed to factors like the open ecosystem, the choice of Java as the application programming language, the…

Here’s How You Can Choose the Right Database For Your Business!

Choosing a database is a long term decision and altering that decision later can be a difficult and expensive proposition. So, IT managers need to get it right the first time around. Choosing…

The RoboMSR team

Open Hardware Sparks Innovation in Robotics

Open hardware helps sort out many issues that hamper the advance of robotics in India — the lack of advanced components, insufficient know-how to patch these together into finished products, the high cost…

Question bank

CodeSport (September 2010)

Welcome to CodeSport. This month, we feature a medley of questions about operating systems, computer architecture and algorithms. Last month’s column featured three questions on mutual exclusion, the memory consistency model and synchronisation….

Building a Server from Scratch

Why buy expensive ‘branded’ servers? Build one yourself using off-the-shelf hardware.

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