Bandwidth-borrowing handsets are in the wings
Apple Watch reportedly set for spring 2015 release
Hoping to give your loved one an Apple Watch for Christmas? The Chinese New Year? Valentine's Day?
Beating battery drain: Power-conserving chip may increase smartphone battery life
Stream video on your smartphone, or use its GPS for an hour or two, and you'll probably see the battery drain significantly. As data rates climb and smartphones adopt more power-hungry features, battery life ...
Air Umbrella R&D evolves as shield from pelting rain
A solar cell that stores its own power: World's first 'solar battery' runs on light and air
Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery.
Using intelligence to unlock the market for electric vehicles
Our fuel-based economy must be radically overhauled if Europe is to achieve its ambitious emission reduction targets. One important piece of this jigsaw could be the increased commercialisation of electric cars, which use ...
Live long and phosphor: Blue LED breakthrough for efficient electronics
In a step that could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and lower power consumption for large-screen televisions, researchers at the University of Michigan have extended the lifetime of blue organic ...
Water-based nuclear battery can be used to generate electrical energy
From cell phones to cars and flashlights, batteries play an important role in everyday life. Scientists and technology companies constantly are seeking ways to improve battery life and efficiency. Now, for the first time ...
Intel launches Core M family, targets 2-in-1 devices
Ineda developing low power companion processors to increase battery life for wearables
Review: Evolutionary advances in new smartwatches
New Android wristwatches from Samsung and LG make a few evolutionary advances, though I won't be rushing out to buy either.
Review: Pulse O2 activity tracker doesn't quicken my pulse
Wearable devices may be the next big thing in consumer electronics. But it's still not clear how they'll work, what they'll look like or even what they'll do.