manufacturing

Rumoured Ultra-Slim MacBook Air to Enter Production in Early 2015

A new rumour from Digitimes suggests that alongside the Apple Watch, Apple’s latest upgrade to the MacBook Air is due to enter production in early 2015. The report says ...

December 23, 2014 at 2:22 am by

Samsung Invests $3 Billion in a New Vietnamese Manufacturing Plant

In an interesting move, Samsung have announced that they are to spend up to $3 billion on a smartphone manufacturing plant in Vietnam. The new plant will join their existing ...

November 11, 2014 at 2:26 pm by

HP Seek 3D Printing Future With ‘Multi Jet Fusion’ Technology

HP are eager to be a big player in the 3D printing business, maybe so they can overcharge for the inks… just kidding. They’re eager to show the world their ...

October 30, 2014 at 2:18 pm by

Print Circuit Boards Fast and Cheap With Squink

3D printing has proven a smash hit, with people using it to create prototype products and a multitude of cool and innovative things. However, they’re not well suited to ...

July 16, 2014 at 8:52 am by

BMW 3D Printing Augmented Thumbs To Make Their Workers Stronger

While it is still a far cry from the augments we see in games such as Dues Ex, German car manufacturer BMW are using 3D printers to augment their car-plant workers. ...

July 4, 2014 at 10:47 am by

InWin Factory Tour Computex Part 3

Welcome back to our tour of the InWin factory in Taiwan, we’ve already looked at how InWin create their plastic chassis moulds and metal components in the last two parts ...

June 1, 2014 at 10:24 am by

InWin Factory Tour Computex 2014 Part 2

Welcome to part two of our InWin factory tour, we’ve already seen how they produce their tooling components and injection moulds to create the plastic components of a ...

June 1, 2014 at 10:08 am by

InWin Factory Tour Computex 2014 Part 1

We’ve been very fortunate this week, as the eTeknix team were invited along to a special tour of the InWin factory in Taipei, allowing us a first hand look at every ...

June 1, 2014 at 10:04 am by

IBM Builds Graphene Circuit Boards, Sends Text Messages Faster At Lower Power Cost

Recent reports point to IBM creating a graphene-based circuit that they say performs 10,000 times better than existing options. It was reliable enough that they used it to ...

January 30, 2014 at 11:00 pm by

Mass Production Of Carbon Nanotube Made Possible Thanks To Japanese Researchers

First of all, carbon nanotubes, or CNTs, are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure. Short version of the story, they are favorable materials in nanotechnology, ...

December 27, 2013 at 11:56 pm by

New Graphene Manufacturing Method Inspired By Tree Frog Feet

Graphene is the cool kid in the world of materials, it’s incredibly strong and conductive, making it perfect for a wide range of applications, and especially good for ...

December 13, 2013 at 9:32 am by

Could We Break Moore’s Law? The Broadcom CTO Thinks We Will

Anyone who has spent some time in the computer industry will be familiar with Moore’s law, which states that the number of transistors on a computer chips doubles ever ...

December 8, 2013 at 10:59 am by

Apple’s New Supplier “Pegatron” Are Worse Than Foxconn Says New Report

Apple are shifting many of their contracts from Foxconn to Pegatron and while we all know that Foxconn don’t exactly have a clean record for how they treat their staff, ...

July 29, 2013 at 4:24 pm by

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