Archive for March, 2015

Disabling Touchscreen in Windows 8.1

If you happen to have a convertible notebook that features a digitalizer pen input such as the Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga you will find out that it can be rather annoying to write with these things using the pen. The touchscreen that works without the pen (finger touch input) is disabled as soon as the tip […]

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Using the Serial Port on the DE1-SoC

The micro USB port that can be found in the upper right corner of the DE1-SoC is connected to the HPS of the Cyclone V chip and is therefore accessible from the Linux running on the board for communication. However, it is not a real USB port but a serial port with an FTDI serial-to-USB […]

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