Ramtron International presenteed the FM25P16, claimed as the world’s lowest energy nonvolatile memory product with a power draw 1/1,000th the energy of Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) devices.
The massive online protest last Wednesday, in which Wikipedia and thousands of other websites closed down or otherwise protested and helped to kill controversial online piracy legislation, was widely heralded as an unprecedented case of a grassroots uprising overcoming backroom lobbying.
Tired of long waits at the hospital for medical tests? If Korean researchers have their way, your smartphone could one day eliminate that -- and perhaps even tell you that you have cancer.
The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show was a colossal disappointment...though I believe it's endemic of the event's declining importance. Still, CES is always a fun show, and it's always worth the trip. Enjoy these highlights!
Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has released the findings from their annual survey of manufacturers of projectors, optical engines, and components showing a worldwide pico projector market forecast of 58 million units by 2015, up from about 3 million units in 2011.
CES 2012 was a mammoth display of the trend toward smart, connected devices for every form of consumer activity: toys, appliances, entertainment, health, mobility, etc.
Although the last official DMC 12 left the production line in the early 80's, a company in Texas have all the original factory presses and parts to start making 'as new' cars again in 2013, one option will be an Electric model.
In today's podcast we talk to Bart Giordano, Director of Product Marketing for Wireless at Marvell about wireless architectures, industry standards issues, and the rise of older tech in new places like beamforming in smaller systems.
OKW has added more versions and accessories to its ‘MINITEC’ range of miniature enclosures. These multi-colored housings are designed for personal electronic devices which are carried in the hand, on a key ring, wrist strap, or lanyard. Typical applications
News that VIZIO plans to enter the PC market caught quite a few CES attendees off-guard, and it was a common topic of conversation at the show this week. The company announced plans to market all-in-one (AIO) and notebook PCs.
Apple Inc unveiled a new digital textbook service called iBooks 2 on Thursday, aiming to revitalize the U.S. education market and quicken the adoption of its market-leading iPad in that sector.
EU regulators set on Thursday a new February 13 deadline to decide whether to clear Google's takeover of U.S. handset maker Motorola Mobility after the Internet search engine came forward with new documents to support its case, the EU Commission said.
Molex Incorporated introduced today the Mini-Fit Plus HMC (High Mating Cycle) crimp terminals for applications that require a high number of mating cycles including medical devices, consumer appliances, networking and telecommunications equipment and
Microchip Technology Inc. announced the HID-class MCP2210 USB to SPI protocol converter — the simplest, smallest-footprint and most cost-effective option for adding USB-Certified connectivity to SPI-based systems, according to the company. Microchip also
As HD audio and speaker quality continue to evolve, the demand for higher quality audio increases. Audio streaming will compete with other types of media, including HDTV, video streaming and games. To help meet these HD-quality expectations, MPEG Surround enhances the streaming experience.
The SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000 solution from Texas Instruments is a flagship device family aimed at expanding the “Internet of Things” with easy-to-implement, proven Wi-Fi technology.
As many as 10 fake iPad 2s,Â all made of slabs of modeling clay, were recently sold at electronic stores in Vancouver, British Columbia. Best Buy and Future Shop have launched investigations into how the scam was pulled off.
Wilocity is an Israel-based start-up that has been aggressive in pursuing the WiGig or 802.11ad silicon market. At CES, it has announced a marketing strategy for its 60 GHz solution that emphasizes the ability to use the technology at work, on the go, or at home.
At CES 2012, Qualcomm announced two more e-readers using its 5.7” mirasol display; these will be from Chinese companies Shanda and Hanvon. In November, Korea-based Kyobo released the first e-reader with mirasol display technology.
For a company that changed the world with its PC operating systems and dominated CES for over a decade, Microsoft left a mute impression in its swan song at the world’s largest consumer electronics show. Even the star power of American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest
The Droid RAZR calls on state-of-the-art space-saving technology as well nostalgia, claiming once again to be the thinnest phone in the universe.
The Kindle Fire is Amazon's new 7.5" x 4.7" x 0.45" tablet, with a 7" multi-touch display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixel at 169 ppi with 802.11b/g/n WiFi and the Amazon Silk cloud-accelerated browser.
Ken Chuang, Marketing Director at Conexant Systems, discusses their new low-power, high-compression video encoder.
The year 2011 has unmistakably been the year of smartphone and ecosystems housing this magic gizmo.
A new breed of app could soon be finding its way onto mobiles or set-top boxes, taking advantage of a new open platform for smart buildings put forward by STMicroelectronics. ST's GreenNet Wireless Sensor Networking technology addresses the challenge to most efficiently use energy and for increase consumer safety via monitoring of their environment.