… some key points waterfall Every project and product development start with the idea to create something, followed by a feasibility study, advantages vs. disadvantages, benefits vs. costs, and know-how […]

The Mission When I joined Mobile Information Systems (Offering real-time solutions for the time-sensitive, same-day transportation industry) the company wanted to move to, i.e., develop and release the new generation […]

Migrate a Library in Android Studio

This was then … For our technology we have a portfolio of c programs working in Windows (VisualStudio), iOS (Xcode), Android (Android Studio). They are available as SDKs in form […]

print size in byte of various variable types (c/c++, m/mm, java) History With 8 and 16 bit machines, an int or integer had two byte (whereas, when Intel defined it, […]

some time ago I wanted to store a date/time stamp  (yymmdd + hhmmss) with in a 4 byte (32 bit) variable; here the small code snippet I came up with: // // CC_datetime.cpp […]

Mobile Phone QoS / QoE Monitor

Preamble:  Though this document (authored as white paper a few years ago) describes the service as seen from mobile phones to server environments, the same principles hold true when connecting other clients […]

HDD to SSD migration on HP Pavilion 15-AB063CL Notebook

HP Pavilion 15-AB HDD~SSD jm 20160306 Key specifications Operating system: Windows 8.1 Processor: AMD Quad-Core A10-8700P APU Display: 15.6-inch diagonal Full HD(33) WLED-backlit touchscreen display (1920×1080) Memory: 12GB DDR3L SDRAM […]

Good bye Bluehost.com.  And hello to GoDaddy.com! After 10 years I now had to drop Bluehost.com as my Hosting provider! Reason: w/o telling anybody (not even their technical support team!) […]

The Embedded System Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley in San José is always a fun event, and I enjoy going to the Expo, two or three days each year. And I […]

Similar to the CES in January the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Show in Las Vegas mid April is quite huge and very well visited.  Though not as packed as […]