Code green: Energy-efficient programming to curb computers' power use
Soaring energy consumption by ever more powerful computers, data centers and mobile devices has many experts looking to reduce the energy use of these devices. Most projects so far focus on more efficient cooling systems ...
Intel smartphone chips as energy-efficient as competitors', report concludes
In a milestone that is expected to help Intel's push into the smartphone and tablet markets, the Santa Clara, Calif., tech giant finally has made its brainy microchips as energy-efficient as those from companies ...
Watches, glasses and super-tablets: tech predictions for 2014
With Microsoft losing its controversial CEO, Apple launching new iPads and iPhones and the rise of wearable devices all making headlines, it's been another huge year for technology. That's before you look ...
New battery technology extends life of bomb disposal robots
Safe removal of roadside bombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) is critical in hostile environments. Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) crews often rely on remotely operated robots to disarm explosives ...
India unveils new version of 'world's cheapest tablet' (Update)
India has launched a new version of what is dubbed the world's cheapest computer—on sale to students at the subsidised price of $20—with a quicker processor and an improved battery.
Samsung will open up on big.LITTLE processor at ISSCC
World's thinnest wireless touch surface (w/ Video)
Bluetooth Smart innovator CSR plc has developed the world's thinnest wireless touch interface to demonstrate the revolutionary potential of the technology for computing interfaces. The flexible device, w ...
Review: New Intel chips power skinny laptops
(AP) -- Tiny, cheap laptops known as netbooks have been a big success. But not everyone likes their small screens and keyboards, and their processors aren't powerful enough for some common tasks, like playing ...
Microsoft program will return sound
Q. I recently removed the Roxio Easy Media Creator program from my Toshiba laptop, but I think the process also removed my system's sound. I've updated the system drivers, but when I check properties for the sound devices, ...
Research firm: New iPad more expensive to make
Apple appears to be making less of a profit from each new iPad than it did when it launched the previous model a year ago, according to a research firm's analysis.
Microsoft focuses on tablets in bid to catch up to Apple
Microsoft Corp. had a rough go with the first generation of its Surface tablets, but the company hasn't let those early struggles deter its mission to compete in the tablet market.
Amazon takes on iPad with larger Kindle Fire (Update 3)
Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire tablet computers on Thursday, including ones with larger color screens, as the online retailer steps up competition with Apple ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Ads in free mobile apps have hidden costs for both users and developers, study finds
There's no such thing as free - especially with smartphone apps, according to a new study.
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.