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Nice graphs which prove conclusively how many cores are being used on a phone...
 
Fact or Fiction: Android apps only use one CPU core. http://goo.gl/ek7byq

Quad-core and octa-core devices seem to be the norm at the moment, but can Android apps use so many cores? I did some testing and this is what I found out.

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We have had multi-core processors in our PCs for over a decade, and today they are considered the norm. At first it was dual-core, then quad-core, and today companies like Intel and AMD offer high end desktop processors with 6 or even 8 cores. Smartphone processors have a similar history. Dual-core energy efficient processors from ARM arrived about 5 years ago, and since then we have seen the release of ARM based 4, 6 and 8 core processors. Howev...
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Behold the JVC Videosphere from the early 1970's. Following the success of the Moon Landing in 1969, the Videosphere was designed to mimic a spaceman's helmet & was available in bright orange or white, with or without clock functionality.  They don't make TV's like this anymore.
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Ain't that the truth...
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Yep, like I said, its the truth. There is something to be said that the monetizers are paid disproportionately higher than the guys writing the code though. 
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I tend to avoid posting anything to do with politics but if this is accurate it shows a somewhat fascinating correlation.
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Add in docks and steelworks and it makes even more sense.
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Nice project!
 
Find out how to build your own adjustable bench power supply with simple parts and wire connections !
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What a cool project!
I would have used a Raspberry Pi personally but hey :)

https://youtu.be/jaVi06DaTk0?list=WL
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Amazing project, watched the video last week. Loads of hard wiring and trouble shooting LED's :-) incredible attention to detail too. 
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I agree with +Gary Sims​ The Forbes article is wrong, 8 cores especially with architectures like Samsung's big little have huge benefits.
 
Why 8 and 10 CPU cores in smartphones are a good idea - a lesson from the kitchen. http://goo.gl/ZCfSsg

Patrick Moorhead recently wrote an article for Forbes about why 8 core CPUs are a bad idea for mobile. I think he is wrong, so here is my rebuttal.

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The processor in my smartphone has more CPU cores than my desktop PC! It is true, but it doesn't sound right. How is it that this little handheld device is sporting eight-cores but my PC only has four? Does my smartphone perform better than my PC? Does my smartphone need 8 cores, or even 10? These are good questions and according to a Forbes article written by Patrick Moorhead, the well known technology commentator, 8 and 10 CPU cores in smartpho...
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I must admit to scratching my head a little when I realised that my recently purchased Sony Xperia Z3 Compact and Sony Smartwatch 3 were both quad-core based. This article makes sense of that and affirms that I made a reasonable choice with these devices. They are pretty cool too 😁
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This could be interesting to watch...
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Hmm. A 85nm SPARC design to be comparable with i5/7 chips... Colour me cynical on this one
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A Ford Windsor V8 Cortina project by a Friend, many years in the making.
Check out more details here:
http://www.mk5cortinaestate.co.uk
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Nicely done...
 
Wow. Oh wow.
Atari. Atari 4160 ST Dark Mod. This project was inspired by an Atari ST2 concept. I like the design and wanted my ST to look like that. Here is the end result. Finished project 01. Technical info: - Atari ST 4160 full black with LED backlit keyboard (The custom made Atari badge is actually a ...
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I was always useless at computer games, I'd well given up by the time the 16 bit era started and was concentrating on programming :)
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