Geiger counter for Arduino and smartphones versus uranium glass

Microcontrollers and even smartphones and their apps can use a wide array of sensors including those less obvious like Geiger counters. Simple Geiger counters can be used to showcase natural radioactivity of some objects like glass and ceramics doped with uranium compounds, old glowing in the dark clock dials and more.

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World of Warcraft on handheld and UMPC devices

With the release of Steam Deck handheld console there was a rise in interest of playing WoW and other games on the go on a handheld device. Such form factor devices are already available on the market although they are a bit of a niche, lets look at what's available.

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Review of Pipo W12 - a cheap ARM Windows 10 tablet

Pipo W12 is one of ARM based devices running ARM version of Windows 10. Equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 SoC it is current an entry level device in this category. Let's see how it performs, what does it offer and what are the limitations and problems.

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Testing out World of Warcraft natively on Windows 10 ARM

Windows on Qualcomm Snapdragon ARM SoCs is still a niche in the Microsoft ecosystem. Blizzard during patch 9.1 development released an initial ARM Windows version of World of Warcraft, likely as a followup to their Apple M1 ARM version. Let see how it performs on one of the cheapest Windows ARM devices - Pipo W12.

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Taking a look at Thin Mini-ITX AM4 motherboards

Thin Mini-ITX standard was created by Intel for small form factor and integrated PCs. AMD based system were absent from this form factor but Asrock and some OEMs did ventured into it with A320 chipset supporting early Zen APUs. Let's take a look at such OEM Thin Mini-ITX board - Quadro A4-320.

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