Top 10 smartphone innovations of 2011
Blog 12/30/2011 26 comments
As smartphones become ever more ubiquitous and the speed of mobile innovation increases exponentially month by month, keeping track of the big innovations over a full year can seem a futile task. The changes, once recorded seem almost incremental when looked at through the year’s rear view mirror.
Getting a buzz
Engineering Investigations 12/27/2011 5 comments
A shocking development while dangling 80 feet off the ground. Oh my!
Now that they have our attention!
Automotive DesignLine Blog 12/16/2011 65 comments
NTSB's recommended banning of cell phone use in cars has certainly focused debate about distracted driving causes. (And listen here to a discussion with the chairman of the board.)
It makes you want to cry…
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 12/16/2011 7 comments
One of the big news items in England at the moment is the cost and size of the security operation for the forthcoming 2012 Olympics, which are to be held in London…
Design Contests & Competitions 12/15/2011 3 comments
We have a run away winner for the November caption contest ... taking an amazing 75% of the votes.
Chronic Christmas gadget conundrum
Blog 12/14/2011 23 comments
According to Accenture, customers returning electronics products will cost “U.S. consumer electronics retailers and manufacturers nearly $17 billion this year, an increase of 21 percent since 2007.”
Top 10 innovative USBs and peripherals
Blog 12/14/2011 22 comments
The following list takes a look at some of the more innovative, original and flamboyant USBs and USB peripherals, ranging from the secure and practical right through to the gimmicky and flamboyant.
Google doodle celebrates Robert Noyce
Blog 12/12/2011 16 comments
The doodle for Dec. 12, 2011 on www.google.com celebrates 84 years since the birth the Robert Noyce, one of the inventors of the integrated circuit and a co-founder of both Fairchild Corp. and Intel Corp.
Top 10 CE innovation gadgets at CES
Blog 12/9/2011 25 comments
The Consumer Electronics Association will present its choices of Best of Innovations Design and Engineering Award honorees at the upcoming 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The awards comprise outstanding design and engineering advancements across 32 consumer electronics product categories.