• 5 Tech Gifts That Say “Be Mine”

    This Valentine’s Day, think outside the box of chocolates and store-bought flowers and consider gifts that say “I love you” year-round. We put together a list of tech gadgets that are anything but predictable. From wearables to smart assistants, here are the top five tech gifts you should consider this Valentine’s Day. 1. The Oura

  • Constantly Connected: A Look at Wearable Trends

    The release of new and exciting gadgets each month shows that the explosion of connected devices is not slowing down anytime soon. Consumers are becoming increasingly connected in more ways than one – from their smartphones and laptops, to “wearing” their connectivity. According to research firm IDC, the wearables market will nearly double by 2021,

  • Bringing to Life the Auto, IoT and USB Technology of the Future at CES 2017

    CES is where the most innovative companies gather to showcase the technologies that will shape our lives for years to come. The show debuted in 1967 showing off the latest transistor radios and black-and-white TVs. Now 50 years later, the show represents just how far technology has advanced since the late 1960s as we’ve moved

  • Super Bowl 2020: Commercial Trends to Expect

    A total of $4.5 billion has been spent on advertising in the first 50 years of the Super Bowl, according to Ad Age. Today, companies spend approximately $4.8 million for one 30-second commercial spot alone. Super Bowl 50 will debut the ads of technology companies such as Amazon and LG. As trends change, so do

  • Core & Code Continues to be a Technical Resource for Embedded System Designers

    In March, Cypress and Spansion announced the close of a merger between the two companies, thus forming the new Cypress. It’s an exciting time for the semiconductor industry and for more on what the merger means for Cypress, check out CEO T.J. Rodgers’ blog post here. You may also be wondering what the merger means

  • CES 2015: A Closer Look at the Top Tech Showcased

    This past Tuesday when I was in taxi in Las Vegas, the driver told me that he loves the city so much because he can find the best shows and food here. While I’m not sure whether he is right, I agree that the best electronics show in the world is hosted here, the International

  • Innovation on Display: The Maker Movement Invades the Bay Area

    Maker Faire Bay Area kicks off this weekend and the show promises to be full of interactive exhibits and presentations highlighting the creativity, innovation and DIY mindset that defines the culture of the Maker Movement. With so many stimulating ideas and inspiration available across the web, people around the globe have taken technology innovation into

  • CES 2014: A Flash-y Show

    Last week I got the chance to stop in at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.  Tech companies from every segment of the industry come to CES, making it a great place to see the latest automotive electronics, computers, mobile devices, wearable gear, televisions, media players, tablets and just about every other kind