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 ...
Verizon's 4G Droid Charge is brilliant, speedy, reliable and expensive
No doubt you've seen the commercials telling us we all need to upgrade to 4G smartphones this summer.
New Qualcomm chips promise phone video in Ultra HD
TV makers are trotting out sets with "Ultra HD" resolution at the International CES electronics trade show in Las Vegas this week.
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?
Kindle 2 will no doubt find lots of new fans
The Kindle 2, the second version of Amazon's breakthrough electronic book reader, is cheaper ($359), thinner (0.36 inches), can hold more books (more than 1,500 compared with 200), and has a longer battery ...
Warp Power May Soon Add Extra Life to Your Cell Phone and iPod Batteries
Roman Lysecky, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Arizona, has been awarded a grant of more than $400,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop high-performance customizable ...
Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops
Apple updated its line of MacBook Pro laptops on Tuesday, extending battery life, adding faster processors and more powerful graphic chips from Nvidia.
Apple conference likely to yield new iPhone
(AP) -- After a series of leaked prototypes, it's almost a given that Apple Inc. will unveil a new version of the iPhone during its annual software developers conference that opens Monday in San Francisco.
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.
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 iPad 2 on sale in 25 countries
Apple's eagerly-awaited iPad 2 will go on sale Friday at 16:00 GMT in 25 countries in Europe, Oceania and the Americas, two weeks after its official launch in the United States.
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 ...
Gift guide to the hottest smartphones and tablets
Choosing the right gadget can be hard, especially if you are unfamiliar with the mobile landscape. Many ask, "What's the best?" But priorities vary among users. You'll have to weigh those for yourself.
Intel begins shipping new Atom processors
Intel today announced the availability of the latest mobile Intel Atom processor-based platform, formerly codenamed "Cedar Trail." Designed to provide small, compact, on-the-go computing with great battery life at an affordable ...