Websites We Love
DatasheetPro - Datasheet Search Engine
CapacitorFaks - capacitor search tool
The Art of Electronics is our favorite general book for electronics
WikiDev - A hardware database, especially useful for chipset comparisons
Rules of Thumb
Bogatin's Rules of Thumb - A series of 32 articles covering electrical design techniques. Recommended for all EEs
Trends in Integrated Circuits that Affect ESD Protection Requirements - a useful application note
Bolt VC Blog - advice on hardware product development
Dragon Innovation Blog - manufacturing-focused blog
Battery University - Your product probably has a battery, and this website contains an information treasure trove.
China Law Blog - read this website before you start manufacturing in China to avoid common mistakes
USB PID Codes - Provides open source hardware projects with an official VID/PID, saving you $5000
Books We Love
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