New technology dramatically extends battery life for mobile devices
Technophiles who have been dreaming of mobile devices that run longer on lighter, slimmer batteries may soon find their wish has been granted.
Motorola Xoom an impressive tablet, but no iPad
Motorola's Xoom is the best non-iPad tablet so far. But it helps illustrate just how far ahead of its rivals Apple remains.
Samsung makes 1TB hard drive platters
Fujitsu Stylistic Q550: Windows 7 tablet coming in April
Taiwan's Sintek in tie-up with S. Korea's Samsung
Sintek Photronic, a leading Taiwan flat-screen component maker, has tied up with Samsung to produce advanced touch-screens for next-generation smartphones, officials said Wednesday.
Iowa State engineer developing technology to enhance battery life in portable devices
Soldiers carrying sophisticated communication and navigation devices into the field have the same battery headaches as civilians working their smart phones at the airport.
Israel gears up to go electric
These heralds of a new age are remarkably quiet. No drums, no trumpets, just the whirr of a robot changing batteries and an electric car silently gliding around the Better Place test track.
Asus bets on variety of forms to win tablet fans
(AP) -- Taiwan's AsusTek Computer Inc. plans to start selling an array of tablet computers - including hybrids that sit somewhere between a laptop and a tablet - with the hope that variety is the best weapon ...
RFID chip monitors blood, sensitive freight
In cooperation with partners, Siemens has developed a system that continuously monitors highly sensitive products with the help of RFID chips. Originally conceived for use with banked blood, the chips are ...
Sample shipments of 30nm process 4-Gigabyte DDR3 SO-DIMM out by Elpida
Elpida Memory, Japan's leading global supplier of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), today announced it has begun sample shipments of its newly developed 30nm process 4-gigabyte DDR3 SO-DIMM. The new memory module was built ...
Smart phone rivalry plays out in patent suits
Competition among smart phone makers is heating up at retail, in advertising and, increasingly, in the courtroom as handset and software makers wield patent lawsuits to protect their turf and slow down their rivals.
Apple iPods: Original music player is all grown up
Apple revamped its iPod lineup Sept. 1, and gracing store shelves are new models of the iPod Touch, Nano and Shuffle.
Review: MacBook Air uses iPad technology to add brawn to beauty
When the MacBook Air first launched almost three years ago, it was very expensive and not all that powerful. Things have changed.
Research paper on magnetic control makes the top 10
A study of the electric field control of magnetism led by a Northeastern engineering professor was named one of the top 10 papers of the past decade by the prestigious journal Advanced Functional Materials.