Category: Electronics

  • iWatch

    The rumor mills are ablaze. Two things bother me about this though. 1) available later this year, and 2) prototype has battery life issues. Apple, as a rule, doesn’t let these two kinds of things go together. Battery life is almost certainly an early design goal. “Later this year” would mean “production now”. If something […]

  • Zygote Fuzz Pedal

    Germanium. It sounds exotic. It’s an inferior material for an electronic part but something makes it desirable some 50 years after its original use in guitar effects. So of course, I had to build a fuzz based on this element. These are not good starter projects for a few reasons, one being the polarity is […]