Content tagged with Consumer Electronics
posted in September 2012
Teardown: Inside Apple's iPhone 5
9/28/2012  23 comments
Analysis by UBM TechInsights finds Apple largely stuck with incumbent suppliers for the latest iPhone.
Slideshow: Kindle Fire HD Teardown
9/24/2012  23 comments
Amazon is not only introducing a new version of the Kindle Fire, but three other tablets meant to further establish the company as a viable competitor to Apple’s iPad family and Google’s foray into the tablet space, Nexus 7.
There's a Mystery Glitch in the Pipe Organ
Sherlock Ohms 
9/24/2012  15 comments
Fixing the electronics in a pipe organ from 600 miles away can be a challenge.
Slideshow: Scenes From DESIGN East
9/21/2012  8 comments
Dubbed "The Center of the Engineering Universe," the DESIGN East Expo Hall was packed with engineers and exhibitors looking to make their mark on the engineering world.
DESIGN East, a.k.a. ESC Boston, Starts Next Week
9/13/2012  3 comments
The conference formerly known as ESC Boston starts next week. Have you signed up yet?
10 Hot Topics at DESIGN East
9/12/2012  5 comments
Here are 10 things you can do if you are going to DESIGN East in Boston. They range from the highly practical to the merely cool.
Video: Create 3D Scans of Everything
9/7/2012  7 comments
The Kinect@Home crowdsourcing project will help engineers create a catalog of scans that will help robots recognize what's around them.
Making Beautiful Music With Smart MEMS Microphones
Guest Blogs 
9/6/2012  5 comments
The true sound of music can be recorded with a quality once reserved for musicians and rich wannabes with private recording studios.
Honda's Latest Robot Mows Your Lawn
9/4/2012  54 comments
Miimo is a robotic lawnmower that works via electronic sensors to continuously cut grass and safely navigate slopes and obstacles.

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