802.11a/b Card: Downconversion delivers Teardown 8/13/2003 Post a comment Let's face it"wires are so yesterday, says David Carey in this teardown report written solely for Planet Analog. Never mind going into an electronics store, even urban coffee bars are likely to feature 802.11 wireless connectivity. The WLAN industry is twisting 802.11 into new shapes in order to get higher throughput and less crowded spectrum. This Netgear card operates at either 2.4 or 5 GHz, and includes a number of surprising IC brands.
Nintendo GameBoy eases down the road Teardown 8/11/2003 Post a comment Nintendo's latest iteration on the popular GameBoy family, the GameBoy Advance SP, shows just how much can be packed into a handheld when tightly focused ASIC design meets up with advances in displays.