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Reprogrammable Chips Could Enable Instant Gadget Upgrades


Reprogrammable chip

This chip can be reconfigured to implement new designs, allowing device hardware to be upgraded.

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Obsolescence is the curse of electronics: no sooner have you bought a gadget than its hardware is outdated. A new, low cost type of microchip that can rearrange its design on the fly could change that.

From Technology Review
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