Battery selection for IoT design

When making an IoT project the battery choice is something really important. Batteries stands for autonomy, sizing, price and usage conditions. There is no universal solution to power your device,…

Why Do New Electronics Have a Weird Smell?

Elnur/Shutterstock So, you’ve cracked open that new phone or laptop, only to be greeted by a familiar, plastic smell. Where does this strange “new electronics smell” come from, and why…

Why Can’t You Use a TV as a Monitor?

Gaurav Paswan / Shutterstock Televisions and computer monitors are similar and use mostly the same technology to drive the panels. You can usually use a TV with your computer, but…

How to Use a PS3 Controller With Your Windows PC

Sony Controller support is limited on Windows PCs. While the latest generation of console controllers will work out of the box with Windows, even last-generation gamepads like the PlayStation 3’s…