2018-05-03 - Brian Dipert

Google Home Mini setup is exceedingly user-friendly

Rarely does a consumer product setup process complete successfully the first time and rarely is it straightforward. Google scores on…

2018-03-27 - Brian Dipert

Apple’s obvious misfires

Injuries like the ones Apple's currently suffering from aren't guaranteed to be fatal, but as the saying goes, the first…

2018-03-13 - Cherukupalli Rama Murthy

Is it the usual suspects in this TV repair?

An educational troubleshooting, repair, and modification adventure ends up in an unexpected place.

2018-02-06 - Michael Dunn

Why do problems come in pairs?

Computers are infamous for manifesting unrelated problems in groups of two, but now my hardware is doing it too.

2018-01-08 - Brian Dipert

Reflecting on Apple’s latest products: Are you impressed?

The stock market seems to love Apple lately, based in no small part on recent product announcements. This engineer isn't…

2018-01-01 - John Chinnick

Maximizing BLE security & privacy features

Let's consider what it takes to achieve privacy over BLE. True anonymity is not trivial.

2017-10-26 - Bill Schweber

Goodbye, Digital Camera; It Was Fun, But We’re Done

Change comes quickly and can make a hit new product obsolete faster than we anticipated, as the digital camera clearly…

2017-09-07 - Brian Dipert

Taking the pulse of a fitness watch

The pulse measurement technique employed by this fitness-tailored watch ended up being less exotic than originally thought, but the overall...

2017-04-25 - EDN Asia

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 success comes at a cost

Galaxy S8's launch comes at a delicate time for Samsung, which is eager to restore consumer confidence following the Note…

2017-03-13 - Silego Technology

Switches cover up to 4A high-side power control apps

Silego is offering nFET and pFET with low R(DS)ON performance, minimising thermal gradients in medium-current applications.