Steve Jobs was nearly everyone's "person of the year" in 2010. The Apple CEO's technologies also were among the top stories covered by EE Times during the past year.
Based on total page views, our analyses of Apple's A4 processor were the top electronics stories of 2010. What follows is a list of our top 10 stories for the year as determined by our readers:
Apple's A4 dissected, discussed...and tantalizing
The Apple A4 discussion kicked off in earnest when Steve Jobs introduced the iPad on Jan. 27. In an infamous series of slides tracing the roots of Apple back to the two Steves in his garage, Jobs introduced the Apple A4 processor that powers the iPad, operating at a clock frequency of 1GHz.
These are all pretty optimistic views. This level of activity meshes with the reports of new hiring activity, where companies are leading off by hiring engineers. I'll be looking forward to the first article about the lack of supply of engineers in one industry or another. My bet is that aerospace or defense will be the first.
With regards to the CMOS image chips, I certainly hope that we see an improvement in dynamic range and sensitivity over cmos chips... The last couple camera's that I've played with have been disappointing.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 13 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...