Communiqué http://electronicdesign.com/blog/2864/feed Blogs on topics such as wired and wireless networking. en 5 Reasons You May Not Want an Apple Watch http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-reasons-you-may-not-want-apple-watch <div class="node-body blog-body">As an iPhone user, I have seriously considered the Watch as a future purchase, but for now I have decided not to engage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-reasons-you-may-not-want-apple-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/5-reasons-you-may-not-want-apple-watch#comments Embedded Communiqué Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:04:00 +0000 836821 at http://electronicdesign.com Happy Pi Day! http://electronicdesign.com/blog/happy-pi-day <div class="node-body blog-body">In case you didn’t know, Saturday, March 14 (or 3/14), is Pi Day, a day set aside to celebrate and recognize the mathematical value of pi (π). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/happy-pi-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/happy-pi-day#comments Communications Communiqué Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:55:00 +0000 836121 at http://electronicdesign.com The FCC Just Imprisoned the Internet http://electronicdesign.com/blog/fcc-just-imprisoned-internet <div class="node-body blog-body">The Federal Communications Commission voted to impose Title II rules and regulations of the Communications Act of 1934 on the Internet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/fcc-just-imprisoned-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/fcc-just-imprisoned-internet#comments Communications Communiqué Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:00 +0000 835641 at http://electronicdesign.com RadioShack: Tragedy or Inevitable? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/radioshack-tragedy-or-inevitable <div class="node-body blog-body">In case you have not heard, RadioShack is now in bankruptcy as of February 5. We are about to lose one of the icons of electronics retailing. Could this have been avoided? Probably. Was it inevitable? Not really.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/radioshack-tragedy-or-inevitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/radioshack-tragedy-or-inevitable#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:00:00 +0000 835231 at http://electronicdesign.com G.fast Promises Faster DSL Over Existing Wiring http://electronicdesign.com/blog/gfast-promises-faster-dsl-over-existing-wiring <div class="node-body blog-body">G.fast—the latest and fastest version of DSL—may eventually deliver a super-fast upgrade in speed to DSL users. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/gfast-promises-faster-dsl-over-existing-wiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/gfast-promises-faster-dsl-over-existing-wiring#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000 834391 at http://electronicdesign.com 10 Tips for Writing Your First Technical Book http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-tips-writing-your-first-technical-book <div class="node-body blog-body">Ten tips for writing your first technical book from Lou Frenzel, author of 23 different books.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-tips-writing-your-first-technical-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-tips-writing-your-first-technical-book#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 833561 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s Happening With Heathkit and Radio Shack? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-heathkit-and-radio-shack <div class="node-body blog-body">One of our favorite electronic suppliers is gone and the other may be on their way out of business. I wonder why? Given the continued growth and popularity of electronic equipment and the emergence of the maker DIY movement, you would think business would be booming for both.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-heathkit-and-radio-shack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-happening-heathkit-and-radio-shack#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:38:00 +0000 832901 at http://electronicdesign.com 10 Steps to Making and Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-steps-making-and-keeping-your-new-year-s-resolutions <div class="node-body blog-body">It is that time of year again. Time to set your resolutions for the coming year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-steps-making-and-keeping-your-new-year-s-resolutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/10-steps-making-and-keeping-your-new-year-s-resolutions#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 05 Jan 2015 14:42:00 +0000 832551 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s HOT at Globecom 2014? http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week I attended the IEEE Globecom conference in Austin, Texas. This is the annual meeting of the IEEE’s Communications Society. I have been a member for decades. This is one of the best communications-related conferences, especially if you are an engineer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/what-s-hot-globecom-2014#comments Blogs Communications Communiqué Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:01:00 +0000 831841 at http://electronicdesign.com Drones: Good News and Bad News http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-good-news-and-bad-news <div class="node-body blog-body">Growth of the drone business has been spectacular the past few years and it is now so influential that the government is ready to act to regulate it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-good-news-and-bad-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/drones-good-news-and-bad-news#comments Blogs Communiqué Mon, 01 Dec 2014 20:09:00 +0000 822421 at http://electronicdesign.com