E-paper display powered by NFC from smartphone (w/ Video)
Could HYCCUPS boost phone battery life?
A new system that goes by the name of "hybrid contextual cloud in ubiquitous platforms comprising of smart phones" or HYCCUPS for short, has been developed by Romanian computer scientists. The system discussed in a forthcoming ...
Intel's Haswell to extend battery life, set for Taipei launch
Toshiba's low-power SRAM chip aims to cut device drain
Volkswagen will debut XL1 hybrid at March auto show
Google aims to win developers over to image format WebP
Engineer designs self-powered nanoscale devices that never need new batteries
(Phys.org)—It's relatively simple to build a device capable of detecting wireless signals if you don't mind making one that consumes lots of power. It's not so easy to design energy-efficient devices that ...
'Gently does it' drives you further in electric vehicles
Drivers of petrol and diesel cars are usually aware that driving at high speed, harsh acceleration and hard braking all contribute to lowering their fuel economy. Scientists can readily explain in terms of the thermodynamics ...
Spanish scientists design a revolutionary data storage device
University of Granada researchers have developed a revolutionary data storage device in collaboration with the CEA-LETI lab at Grenoble (France), an institution of the Campus of International Excellence CEI ...
China's BYD hopes for turnaround with Si Rui sedan
(AP)—Chinese automaker BYD Co. may be hoping that Si Rui (pronounced suh-ray), the name for its new midsize sedan, translates into turnaround. The ailing company, which counts billionaire Warren Buffett ...
Ex-MIT company rethinks power-feasting amplifiers
Uh-oh, Intel. Globalfoundries to fast-forward into 14nm
Intel will highlight next-gen Haswell processors at next week's IDF
Fast and flexible: Electronics for the next generation
(Phys.org)—This year's thin, powerful smartphone quickly becomes yesterday's underperforming battery hog in today's consumer electronics market.