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Jul 4, 2011 - 1 minute read

Blackpool LUG Meeting 02/07/2011

This week we started work on our new banner, which is 2 metres tall, by 80 centimetres wide. This is the current design, and is still a work in progress. Any comments are welcome.

Jun 25, 2011 - 1 minute read

Blackpool LUG Meeting 25/06/2011

Today we had Donald * Arran * Colin * Jon * Mike * LesIt was a less techy meeting today, with general chat being the order of the day. We started by taking a look at Mike’s new toy A Kogan Agora 7” Tablet PC From http://www.kogan.com.au/shop/7-inch-tablet-pc-android/ Mike is still getting to grips with it, but initial impressions are very good. The device has a 1Ghz ARM CPU, and is running Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread).

May 21, 2011 - 1 minute read

Meeting 21st May 2011

This week, Jon did a follow up on last weeks openshot talk with questions and answers session about openshot.

May 15, 2011 - 7 minute read

Angstrom Linux Quick Installation Procedure for WindowsCE-ARM based devices

ie. iPAQ H3970 and H3975 Pocket PC ROM http://www.angstrom-distribution.org/releases/2007.12/images/h3900/ _©2007-8 by Paul Sokolovsky_ This document is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. It is contributed to the documentation set of the Angstrom project. Image courtesy of Michael Opdenacker. These instructions describe how to get started with Angstrom quickly on WindowsCE-based ARM devices, like PocketPCs and WindowsMobiles. This guide is intended for novice users, and thus does not describe all available options and omits technical details which are otherwise good to know.

May 15, 2011 - 53 minute read

Newbie's Guide to AVR Timers

Introduction - The AVR Timer The timer systems on the AVR series of Microcontrollers are complex beasts. They have a myriad of uses ranging from simple delay intervals right up to complex PWM (more on this later) generation. However, despite the surface complexity, the function of the timer subsystem can be condensed into one obvious function: to time. We use timers every day - the most simple one can be found on your wrist.

May 14, 2011 - 1 minute read

Meeting 14th May 2011 Openshot

Jon gave a talk on video editing using openshot. Les recorded the sound and video during the talk. A very informative session, thanks to Jon and Les.