iFixit blasts Apple for tiny torx screws
News & Analysis 2/1/2012 9 comments
During a teardown at this year’s DesignCon 2012 in Santa Clara, CEO of iFixit, Kyle Weins, blasted Apple for switching out its Phillips screws for new tamper-resistant screws.
New versions of Wi-Fi expected to boost tablets
News & Analysis 2/1/2012 4 comments
Chip makers and consumer electronics manufacturers are working to improve the tablet user experience within the home, turning to newer versions of Wi-Fi to improve connectivity and the ability to stream content from tablets to TVs, according af Broadcom executive.
CEA-Leti opens 3-D IC packaging service
News & Analysis 2/1/2012 Post a comment
French research institute CEA-Leti has announced the launch of a 3-D packaging platform and service that provides industrial and academic partners with what it describes as a "mature" process for the production of 3-D interconnected products and projects.
Aeroflex upgrades digital radio test set
Product News 2/1/2012 Post a comment
Aeroflex Incorporated announced that an upgrade to its 3920 Radio Test Set supports P25 Phase II TDMA test functions and adds features for the development, manufacturing, and field test of both analog and digital private mobile radios (PMRs) and base stations.