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It might not be cute as a button, but Intel’s button-sized Curie Compute Module (just a fancy name for a new SoC) promises to greatly advance the low-power wearables market. The chip giant first introduced Curie at CES earlier this year, but Intel today announced that the first product that will use Curie is the Arduino 101 microcontroller board. If you recall, an inventive engineer used an Arduino Pro Mini board to carry out an epic Mjolnir on unsuspecting passersby. Unfortunately, Arduino 101 isn’t small enough to allow for a true wearable (it measures 7cm x 5.5cm) but it does open up a number of possibilities for those looking to tinker with electronics — especially in the education sector,... Read more...