2020-10-29 - Richard Quinnell

Emerging standard defines IoT security requirements

An emerging standard from the ETSI is defining a baseline security requirement for consumer IoT designs.

2020-10-27 - Brian Dipert

Pixel smartphone variants offer better value

With its “a” variants, Google’s seemingly perfected the recipe for Pixel smartphone success.

2020-10-19 - Brian Dipert

Apple introduces its new Watch, iPhone, and tablets

Has Apple moved away from its longstanding simplicity stance with its latest product updates?

2020-10-06 - Brian Dipert

Reviewing a premium digital audio player

At the heart of the XDP-02U digital audio player's appeal is its hardware design, but you also need to consider…

2020-10-05 - Brian Dipert

Guide to replacing a swollen Kindle battery

A swollen battery was no match for this engineer's aspiration to keep a decade-old ebook reader going.

2020-09-29 - Brian Dipert

Obsolescence by design case studies

"Obsolescence by design" encompasses not only hardware and software flaws in devices but also suppliers' reticence to fix them.

2020-09-28 - Majeed Ahmad

Motion engines in visual processors transform video on mobile devices

Here is how motion engines bolster video and gaming content on small LCDs and OLEDs by optimizing color accuracy and…

2020-09-23 - Richard Quinnell

End-to-end security remains a challenge in IoT development

Ensuring end-to-end security of data flow in the IoT remains an essential, and still unsolved, challenge that is hindering development.

2020-09-03 - Asem Elshimi

Designing a Bluetooth bracelet system for contact tracing

Here is how a bracelet system design can send data to the server and detect proximity with each other using…

2020-08-28 - Susan Nordyk

MEMS speaker delivers high-fidelity, full-bandwidth sound

Montara, a monolithic true MEMS speaker from xMEMS Labs, delivers high-fidelity, full-bandwidth sound with low THD for in-ear audio devices.