Portable Handsets -Small, Thin and "Cool"

East, John
December 2007
Portable Design;Dec2007, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p16
The article offers information on the continuing challenges on the development of portable gadgets in the electronics industry in the U.S. The designs of portable devices particularly regard the aspects of power efficiency and battery life. It also considers the significance for a portable designer to ensure the quality and capacity of a gadget's power. Furthermore, it highlights the application of field-programmable gate arrays which reduce cost and increase battery life of portable devices.


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