2021-01-04 - Brian Dipert

Balanced headphones: Can you hear the difference?

Learn the differences in balanced and unbalanced headphone...

2020-12-31 - EDNA Staff

Readers’ choice: The top 10 articles of 2020

This year, top articles run the gamut from DIYs and design ideas to coding methods, teardowns, and more. Read on…

2020-12-21 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: Google Home smart speaker

This smart speaker differs from its more diminutive sibling predominantly in its transducer allotment.

2020-11-16 - Brian Dipert

The transition to Apple silicon Arm-based computers

Apple announced its overall strategy for them this summer, and they're finally here: the company's first Apple silicon Arm-based systems.

2020-11-10 - Brian Dipert

Breaking down the Google Home Hub

The Google Home Hub contains a heat-sink-adorned primary PCB, plus a secondary PCB containing an ambient light sensor and two…

2020-06-15 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: The router that took down my wireless network

When life gives you a failed router, take the opportunity to tear it apart.

2020-05-18 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: What makes the Amazon Fire TV Stick tick?

Cracking open the Apple Fire TV Stick is easy, but identifying all the components is a different story...

2020-04-27 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: Voice-activated, Wi-Fi-connected dimmer switch

Want to put "smart" lighting in your house? This smart dimmer combines a dual-microphone array and speaker, voice-command processing, and…

2020-04-07 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: Fitbit Flex doesn’t easily give up its secrets

Sometimes to understand where we are and where we might be going, it can be useful to look back at…

2017-10-16 - Daniel Yang, TechInsights

Teardowns Explore Bluetooth, Cellular IoT

TechInsights explored some of the Bluetooth and cellular IoT devices that it expects will dominate the Internet of Things for…