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.
Gadgets: Gifts for the Apple lover
Having an iPod, iPhone, iPad or laptop is pretty common and the gift choices this holiday season seem endless.
Gift Guide: Tech gadgets for frequent travelers
(AP) -- If you have people on your gift list who travel a lot, you may want to think about giving them something to keep them comfortable and entertained while on the go, even if they're not as nomadic as ...
Review: New MacBook Air still skinny on power
(AP) -- The first MacBook Air laptop hit the catwalk in 2008 as an elegant but somewhat impractical statement about how far Apple would go to make the thinnest laptop ever. It wasn't very powerful, had a ...