Portable and consumer electronic systems? needs present greater challenges today than ever before. Engineers strive to design smaller, faster, lower-cost systems to meet the market demand. Consequently, the semiconductor industry faces a growing need to increase operating speed, minimize power consumption, and reduce packaging size. Texas Instruments manufactures a variety of Little Logic semiconductor devices that are ideal for such applications. This application report provides in-depth analysis of each of the various TI Little Logic product families by examining performance and features, along with the variety of available package options. The information provided in this report will assist designers of new and existing designs in selecting the correct Little Logic device for their application.