Under the Hood: Sendo X Smartphone promotes analog underground Teardown 6/27/2005 Post a comment The ever-present mobile phone continues to connect, entertain, organize, and occasionally annoy, but to be sure the technology never stands still, writes David Carey in this teardown report for Planet Analog. In the battle to deliver big things in small packages, Sendo of the UK has rolled out the Sendo X, which hides a wealth of unconventional features behind a very conventional phone appearance. Might be the name for a rock group, he jests: "Analog Underground."
PDA has power of PC in hand Teardown 6/27/2005 Post a comment We've all heard the line about having more processing power in your palm than companies had years ago in multiple computer rooms. This certainly holds true for the Hewlett-Packard iPAQ 4355, jam-packed with features and sporting a qwerty keyboard, a 3.5-inch QVGA display, Bluetooth, 802.11b and IrDA communications, and the Microsoft PocketPC operating system-all built around a 400-MHz Intel Xscale microprocessor.
Class-D Amplifiers Energize Audio in Flat-Panel Displays Design How-To 6/3/2005 Post a comment New developments in audio power amplifier (APA) technology are increasing the sound quality in flat-panel displays to match the superb image quality. As DLP, LCD TV, LCD monitor and plasma display TV screens increase in size, audio performance must continue to keep pace. Heat dissipation and power consumption are two inherent problems with traditional Class-AB, or linear, APAs that prohibit them from being excellent solutions in the latest flat-panel displays.
InsideDSP Archive Design How-To 6/1/2005 Post a comment The InsideDSP magazine was produced by BDTI and CMP Media from 2004 to 2005. Here is a index to the online version of the magazine.