Breaking News
Content by junko.yoshida
junko.yoshida
Member Since: May 8, 2010
Blogger
Blog Posts: 1738
Posts: 2910

posted in September 2009

All (23)           Blogs (6)           Comments (17)          
All
Analysis: Behind the downfall of Silicon Image's CEO
News & Analysis  
9/30/2009   4 comments
The sudden resignation of Silicon Image CEO Steve Tirado may not have surprised those following the company's recent financial results.
ADI to upstage Silicon Image with new HDMI 1.4 IC
Product News  
9/29/2009   5 comments
Some new AV receivers or sound bars -- scheduled for Christmas launch -- may come with HDMI 1.4 features including audio return channel and 3D processing, but they will be powered by Analog Devices' new HDMI 1.4 transceiver IC, rather than those by Silicon Image.
Netbook, smartbook, tablet PC: Can anybody straighten this out?
News & Analysis  
9/28/2009   1 comment
Scan the dyslexicon of products targeting the territory between laptops and mobile phones--e-books, mini-notebooks, mobile Internet devices, netbooks, smartbooks, smartphones, tablet PCs and tomorrow's cloudbooks--and you understand why consumers are confused.
For notebooks, Light Peak is in, USB 3.0 is out? Join the conversation
News & Analysis  
9/25/2009   10 comments
At IDF, Intel said zip about its plan to support USB 3.0 for its PC chip set. Instead, the company heavily promoted Light Peak, which could be thought of as USB 4.0. Is this a bait and switch?
Opinion: Nokia exec's defection portends problems
News & Analysis  
9/23/2009   Post a comment
Benoit Schillings, until recently Nokia's chief technologist and technology advisor to its CEO, has left the world's largest mobile handset company to work for Myria Group, a relatively small mobile software developer in Switzerland. What does this mean?
Smartphone migration to capacitive touch screens fuels chip battle
News & Analysis  
9/8/2009   2 comments
The smartphone market is going through a massive migration from resistive to capacitive touch screens, ratcheting up the race for more robust and accurate touch screen technologies among chip vendors including Atmel and Cypress.


Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Vetinari Clock: Additional Possibilities
Max Maxfield
12 comments
In my previous blog on the topic of my Vetinari Clock project, we pondered a number of possibilities for the positioning of switches on the front panel, and we ended up with a number of ...

Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock

Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
1 Comment
As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
2 comments
It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
5 comments
I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...