Tony Fadell's book "Build" provides a sneak peek at consumer electronics design while providing accounts of iPod, iPhone and Nest thermostat.
Another September brings new Apple iPhones, watches, AirPods and the chips powering them.
A quick perusal of the instruction sheet educated me that the CO alarm was the “end of life signal” operating state, and it would need to be replaced. The word “teardown” near-immediately popped into my still-groggy brain.
Active noise cancellation sounds (pun intended) great in theory, but its reality is underwhelming if not degrading.
Foldable smartphones deliver compelling use case benefits, unfortunately in combination with (getting-fixed) bugs and performance limitations.
Will standalone cameras completely disappear? Not any time soon. But for the masses, they're increasingly being supplanted by image capture-capable smartphones.