Now available for Verizon's CDMA network, Apple's iPhone 4 continues to lead the industry as one of the most advanced smart phones available.
The Kinect is a horizontal bar of sensors connected to a small base with a motorized pivot, and is designed to be positioned lengthwise below the video display. The Kinect is not a handheld game controller like the Wiimote or the Playstation Move...
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Jason Posselt of Bridgelux about their latest LED arrays, presented as having twice the output of currently available commerical devices...
APEM has introduced two Hall effect switches, designed to work in rugged and harsh environments. The new IH Series of switches are low maintenance, contact less, sealed pushbuttons that come in two versions
JARO's new JRB2235 Series blower rotates at 8500 rpm and produces 1.2 cfm of super-cooled air (with a static pressure of .122" of H2O). Operating voltage is 4.0 V to 5.5 VDC. The availability of single or dual unit configurations provides
C&K Components expanded its snap-acting switch line to include subminiature versions that can be used as detect switches. Designated the ZMA Series, the detect switches feature a
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. expanded its portfolio of TMBS rectifiers using Trench MOS Barrier Schottky technology. Twenty new 45-V devices in four power package types were added, featuring
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOS) introduced two power MOSFETS. The new low-voltage devices are optimized for use on the secondary side of high efficiency DC/DC converters. By combining
PLX Technology introduced SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) general-purpose peripheral controllers that bridge USB 3.0 to PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0, thus matching the high-performance 5 Gbps bus speed . This controller family
ON Semiconductor expanded its portfolio of AC-DC power solutions for home electronics with the introduction of the NCP1234 and NCP1236 family of fixed frequency pulse width modulation (PWM) current mode controllers. These solutions are
Fairchild Semiconductor’s FAN302HL PWM controller for low standby power charger applications incorporates the company’s mWSaver technology to minimize standby input power consumption to <10 mW at 230 VAC to meet
Maxim Integrated Products launched a new Teridian/Maxim energy-measurement system on chip (SoC), the 78M6613. This energy-measurement solution for AC/DC power supplies brings a high level of management and control to servers and other equipment in data centers. The SoC enables
Energy Micro has released its first version of Simplicity Studio, a software console providing instant access to the tools, documentation, software and other resources needed to develop systems based on
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Sinclair Vass, senior director of marketing and business operations at JDSU, about the top tech trends for 2011.
This issue addresses consumer electronics, including and especially automotive infotainment. An article discusses the EDS show, while former Editor-in-Chief, Alix Paultre, editorializes about the “weaponized internet.”
Texas Instruments expanded its DaVinci digital media processor platform by introducing the TMS320DM8168 and TMS320DM8148 video processors. The high-performance DM8168 DaVinci digital media processor offers
Anritsu Company introduced TD-LTE measurement software for its MT8820C One-Box Tester. The addition of TD-LTE support to the analyzer provides designers and manufacturers of mobile handsets with a single-instrument, solution for
The MacBook Pro 15- and 17-inch models bring quad-core power to almost everything you do.
The Logitech Revue is the first set-top box device on the market with Google TV.
A look inside the Sony Playstation Move shows that in addition to the internal electronics, the sphere at the end of the PlayStation Move handheld motion controller allows the PlayStation Eye Camera to pinpoint every movement and position within the room.
We look inside the Motorola Droid 2. It has an improved keyboard over its predecessor, as well as a faster processor and twice the RAM.
This Month we look into the The Magic Trackpad, presented as the first full desktop Trackpad that supports a full set of gestures, including click, scroll, swipe, and rotate, all at the tip of your fingers.
Subscribers on contract-based cell phone plans hung up on T-Mobile USA in record numbers in the fourth quarter, as it continues to lose the battle against larger carriers. T-Mobile, the fourth-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., on Friday said it lost 318,000 subscribers...
National Semiconductor announced what it asserts is the industry’s first stereo analog subsystem with integrated Class G headphone amplifier and automatic level control (ALC) for smartphones and feature phones. The PowerWise LM49251’s Class G headphone amp dynamically
Wireless mind-control system developer Emotiv is employing Nordic 2.4GHz proprietary transceivers in its off-the-shelf EPOC Neuroheadset platform. Emotiv is now actively promoting the headset to the mainstream consumer gaming industry.