TSMC Shows Path to 16nm, Beyond News & Analysis 10/2/2013 39 comments Chip bellwether TSMC detailed its steady progress on its 20 and 16nm nodes, but said little about the expected costs increases they will carry.
iPhone 5s Teardown, iFixit Style Slideshow 9/20/2013 10 comments SK Hynix, Q'comm, B'comm, and TI have won sockets in the iPhone 5s, which iFixit calls a great example Apple's iterative design. Here's a look inside.
Qualcomm’s Naked EV Ambition Slideshow 9/10/2013 11 comments When FIA launches the electric-car competition in 2014 as an alternative to Formula 1, Qualcomm will be first in line, serving as a technology partner to the Formula E championship.
Big Iron Shines at Hot Chips Slideshow 8/29/2013 6 comments IBM and Oracle showed competing Power 8 and M6 server CPUs at the annual Stanford event where Microsoft and others put in a few surprises.
The Archives of Factory Automation Slideshow 8/29/2013 7 comments I love slideshows. Here’s one on what automated manufacturing, robotics, the factory floor, automotive, and production used to look like. Can you imagine working in these environments today?
Qualcomm Opens DSP Core Slideshow 8/27/2013 8 comments The mobile chip vendor will invite third-party programmers to write apps for its Hexagon core and has been asked to license the part to other chip vendors.
Inside M'soft Xbox One Slideshow 8/26/2013 25 comments Xbox One sports a new Kinect with a homegrown time-of-flight sensor and an SoC that puts CPU and GPU cores on one coherent memory bus.
Slideshow: Looking back at electronic test, part 3 Design How-To 6/13/2013 3 comments Ever wonder what HP's first product looked like? How about Keithley's? Check out this slideshow of some old test equipment, back in the day when test equipment was more hardware than software...and sometimes took four hours to warm up!
Slideshow: How NASA uses LEDs Design How-To 6/3/2013 2 comments Pictorial essay showing how NASA is using LEDs in a number of ways--including medical applications, photographs from Rovers, and growing plants.