2020-06-04 - Kay Annamalai

USB Type-C port implementation challenges and design solutions

USB from 1.1 to 3.2 and Beyond First launched in 1996, the universal serial bus (USB) unified the roles of…

2020-06-01 - Brian Dipert

COVID-19: Our new normal

Here's how COVID-19 will impact the environment, transportation, the deployment of autonomous vehicles, and social engagement, and leave us increasingly…

2020-05-28 - Martyn McKinney

Create radio receiver circuits with the LM386 audio amplifier

Use the LM386's undocumented attributes to create simple high performance regenerative receivers.

2020-05-25 - Brian Dipert

Hackintosh: Choose your microprocessor

It’s time for this engineer to delve into the details of his Hackintosh systems' processors.

2020-05-25 - Clientron Corp.

Stylish AIO POS with 3-inch Thermal Printer

Clientron Debuts the Essential POS Terminal - PSL540 Built with 3-inch Printer...

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...

2020-04-28 - John Dorosa

Power Tips #97: Shape an LLC-SRC gain curve to meet battery charger needs

The LLC-SRC provides a higher-power alternative to traditional battery chargers that use flyback converters.

2020-04-18 - Brian Dipert

What’s next for USB and Thunderbolt?

Can your application leverage the functional, performance, and other benefits of advanced interfaces, or is a COM port good enough…

2020-04-14 - Brian Dipert

Surface Pro upgrade offers more memory plus LTE connectivity

Insufficient memory, coupled with a longstanding desire to be a mobile computing warrior, fuel yet another system upgrade.

2020-03-19 - Brian Dipert

Designing for margin versus volume

There are benefits to being a high-end product supplier, although there are also risks.