Teardown

Teardown: Aukey’s DRA1 dash cam

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This dash cam teardown reveals some feature set discrepancies; were they the result of an honest mistake or creative marketing?

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2020 in Review: Top 10 Most-Read Stories

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Here’s a look back at our top 10 most popular stories during this tumultuous Year 2020…

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Teardown: Google Home smart speaker

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This smart speaker differs from its more diminutive sibling predominantly in its transducer allotment.

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Teardown: Identifying Apple M1’s Distinct Circuit Blocks

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Apple M1, the first product from Apple’s chip design team meant for the personal computer line, surpassed many competing microprocessors.

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Teardown: Microbolometer-based Intelligent Thermal Camera

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Hikvision’s thermal camera, developed in 2016, caught the eye of analysts at System Plus Consulting, for one key reason: AI…

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Apple Mini M1 SoC Teardown

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After years of speculation and months of anticipation, Apple launched their first desktop and laptop computers powered by their own chip design — M1 SoC…

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Teardown: Microsoft Surface with Windows RT

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Dead hardware provides an opportunity to intimately examine a once-unique, now-trendsetting Arm-based PC: the Microsoft Surface RT.

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5G iPhone Teardown: What’s Apple’s Next Step?

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An iPhone teardown: There is no better entertainment than speculating about Apple’s next step in its silicon development in order differentiate its iPhones from others…

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Teardown: Google Home Hub smart speaker and display

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The Google Home Hub contains a heat-sink-adorned PCB and a secondary PCB containing an ambient light sensor and MEMS microphones.

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Teardown Analysis of Vayyar 4D Imaging Radar

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With radar getting adopted even in consumer products, Systems Plus Consulting got curious about how it was being implemented. The technology and costing analysis firm decided to tear down a radar chip, but which one?

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Replacing a dying Kindle battery

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A swollen battery was no match for this engineer’s aspiration to keep a decade-old ebook reader going.

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Teardown: Amazon’s Echo Look is packed with tech

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See how Amazon (and Intel) pulled off this design, with sensors, processors, memory, and wireless connectivity, under the BOM “cap.”

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Teardown: High-quality and inexpensive security camera

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This teardown aspires to find out how a security camera delivers so much for such a small price tag.

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Teardown: Tesla’s Hardware Retrofits for Model 3

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Tesla Model 3 is a three-year old vehicle. But With software updates and a hardware swap, Tesla is promising to make it ready for full self-driving future…

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MP2307 Digital Power Supply Module: Teardown Analysis Part 2/2

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TK continues to explore the MP2307 power supply he sourced from China. His overall analysis of the device is that it is worth the money.

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MP2307 Digital Power Supply Module: Teardown Analysis Part 1

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In this first part teardown, TK looks at a low cost power supply sourced from China. Is there true value in the buy, or was it just a waste of money? Read to find out.

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