We need more USB ports
February 16, 2016
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  In the pursuit of ever-slimmer laptops, manufacturers are removing what appears to be “bulky” USB ports from their new product releases. That may result in a slimmer notebook, but more often than not, individuals end up adding dongles and further bulk so that existing peripherals can still be used. Mobile developers on our team […]

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When USB lights get too hot
September 21, 2015
2 Mins read

USB powered lights are convenient for reading, off-center lighting for mobile photo-taking and the like and on the market are some low-cost and simple USB-powered reading lights such as the S$2 Xiaomi Mi LED light. Unfortunately, we found that the light output is not sufficient for certain conditions. A quick tear-down revealed a SAM semiconductor […]

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