Robin Mitchell

Robin Mitchell is an electronic engineer who has been involved in electronics since the age of 13. After completing a BEng at the University of Warwick, Robin moved into the field of online content creation, developing articles, news pieces, and projects aimed at professionals and makers alike. Currently, Robin runs a small electronics business, MitchElectronics, which produces educational kits and resources.

Intel gathering old hardware to provide security updates

It has been recently discovered that Intel has been on a hardware finding mission to gather all their old processor technologies in order to provide better security for older syste

Security | 07-12-2021

Qualcomm introduces Always-On technology – and completely misunderstands privacy concerns

Qualcomm recently announced that it has developed its latest technologies to allow cameras to always be on. What exactly does the new technology claim to do, why is it a complete b

Privacy | 06-12-2021

Taking data protection to the next level – Russian flash drive with self-destruct

A recent development in Russia has seen a NAND flash drive fitted with a self-destruct button no dissimilar to those seen in Hollywood films. Why is non-volatile memory challenging

Privacy | 06-12-2021

Researchers create a wearable device able to counteract opioid overdose

Recently, researchers have demonstrated a wearable device that can deliver Naloxone to those suffering from an opioid overdose. Why are opioids a major problem, what did the resear

Wearables | 03-12-2021

Researchers create new security method for wireless transmission

Most security measures in communication systems focus on encryption, but researchers have recently developed a new security feature that makes signals appear as noise. Why is encry

Security | 02-12-2021

Apple to use TSMC for in-house 5G modems

Recently, Apple revealed that they will be using TSMC to fabricate their first in-house 5G modems that will be used in iPhones from 2023. Why is Apple manufacturing their own 5G mo

5G | 02-12-2021

The UK introduces cybersecurity law against default passwords

All engineers developing Internet-related technologies will need to ensure that their products do not use default passwords under a new law introduced by the UK government. Why has

Security | 30-11-2021

Could wearable sensors provide early warning signs of respiratory infections?

A recent paper published by Duke University showed that wristbands fitted with biosensors can be used to detect early cases of respiratory infections such as influenza and the comm

Wearables | 30-11-2021

Researchers use a low-cost wearable device to help Parkinson’s patients

Recently, researchers have combined low-cost wearable technology with AI to help Parkinson’s patients deal with freezing of gait. What exactly is FoG, how did the researchers use l

Wearables | 29-11-2021