Networking, security and machine learning are among five key areas to track this year as the Internet of Things goes mainstream.
There are many design contests in which to participate, but deciding whether to do so involves many hard-to-assess and personal factors.
The market for wearable electronics is evolving, with new products that blend conventional fashion and high-tech functionality.
Currently, the most widely-used storage device is the Hard Disk Drive (HDD), but its popularity is rapidly declining.
When the next rainy day comes, get off your seat and tackle those real projects.