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Miniature computers. The C Book. This is the online version of The C Book, second edition by Mike Banahan, Declan Brady and Mark Doran, originally published by Addison Wesley in 1991. This version is made freely available. While this book is no longer in print, its content is still very relevant today. The C language is still popular, particularly for open source software and embedded programming. We hope this book will be useful, or at least interesting, to people who use C. If you have any comments about this book, or if you find any bugs in its presentation, please send a message to

Although we ourselves do not have the time and tools to prepare this book in PDF format, we are very grateful to Professor Carlos José de Almeida Pereira of the University Estadual de Santa Cruz in Brazil for his work which he modestly describes as 'simply printing your "printer friendly" pages to a PDF file'. Why Your Desktop PC Draws Power Even When You Shut Down or Hibernate.

Many people say they use Hibernate instead of Sleep mode because Hibernate draws no power.

Why Your Desktop PC Draws Power Even When You Shut Down or Hibernate

Unfortunately, when it comes to desktop PCs, they’re wrong.


Cryptography. Fake IT Support scam. There are lots of ways you can be conned on the internet, there is a new way, by fake IT support ringing you up caiming to be microsoft or other computer company and claiming something is wrong with your computer, when there is nothing wrong with your computer it is working as it should, watch the video below to find out how this scam works.

fake IT Support scam

Support Scammers Now Using MS-DOS To Scam You. Modular. Gamenews. Computer. 2 go pc. Computer hardware (cgittings StumbleUpon) 7 examples of technology actually functioning at the Sochi Olympics. Czech Republic’s Sarka Pancochova takes a jump during the women’s snowboard slopestyle qualifying.

7 examples of technology actually functioning at the Sochi Olympics

(Sergei Grits/AP) The urinals lack pipes. The hotel doors don’t work. The elevator shafts don’t always have elevators in them. Sure, the shower-monitoring technology may be working, but that’s disturbing. Germany’s Lisa Zimmermann takes a jump during freestyle skiing slopestyle training. 1. This is more of an accomplishment than you may think.

“I think they’re going to pull it off, but if you looked at just the weather you’d have picked some place else,” said Robin Smith, a snowmaking consultant with TechnoAlpin. Sochi’s organizers hatched a program called “Guaranteed snow.” Race conditions will be kept fair through a process called salting. American speedskater Shani Davis shows off his speed in a training run. The future of the desktop is a tabletop. One day, the future of Intel’s desktop business will lie within something that looks like the Microsoft Surface.

The future of the desktop is a tabletop

No, not the tablet—the older, tabletop version. Remember that? Image: Intel In a world increasingly defined by mobile devices, one might think that Intel’s desktop business would be the equivalent of Siberia. In fact, the opposite is true, according to Lisa Graff, the vice president of the PC Client Group and general manager of the Desktop Client Platforms Group. Last quarter, Intel shipped a record number of its Core i5 and i7 chips, Graff said in an interview, with more unit sales going to businesses than consumers.

In fact, Intel sees its desktop business bifurcating: shrinking into smaller devices, such as the Next Unit of Computing (the NUC), where Intel’s traditional desktop components are packed tightly within a chassis slightly smaller than a Rubik’s Cube. When does a smart TV become a dumb PC? Computers (cgittings StumbleUpon)


The Complete Guide to Solid-State Drives. Computers instructables. Self drive car. Here is the one million dollar question self driving cars what do you think about the idea?

self drive car

Would you have a car that drives itself, if you could? Do you want your own KITT from knight raider? Scared about the idea of cars driving them shelves? What ever you think of the idea they are coming to a road near you soon and Google has built one Google says “We’re building a car with no steering wheel, why, because it does not need one as it drives itself” check out the video below. Google: We’re building car with no steering wheel.

Actually, the cars wouldn’t even have a wheel.

Google: We’re building car with no steering wheel

Or gas and brake pedals. The company says the vehicles will use sensors and computing power, with no human needed. Google Inc. hopes that by this time next year, 100 of the two-seaters will be on public roads, following extensive testing. The cars would not be for sale and instead would be provided to select operators for further tweaking and have limitations such as a 25 mph top speed. The announcement presents a challenge to automakers that have been more cautious about introducing fully automated driving and to government regulators who are scrambling to accommodate self-driving cars on public roads. To date, Google has driven hundreds of thousands of miles on public roads and freeways in Lexus SUVs and Toyota Priuses outfitted with special sensors and cameras.

Instead of the standard controls, the prototypes would have buttons to begin and end the drive. Smart doorbell.