Motorola broadens Razr brand with new smartphones
Motorola is broadening the use of its Razr brand to a family of smartphones in its first major product launch under new owner Google.
Dell Upgrades Inspiron Mini 10: New Design and Longer Battery Life
Dell's redesigned Inspiron Mini 10 netbook includes a fresh new look and longer battery life to go along with technology enhancements and easy connectivity capabilities, makeing it a fashionable and functional ...
Wave of wearable gadgets expected at CES event
(AP)—Will 2014 be remembered as the year wearable computing took off?
Powering pacemakers with heartbeat vibrations
Sick hearts may help to keep themselves beating longer with a device that could harvest energy from heartbeat-induced chest cavity vibrations.
What's mine is virtually yours: Collaboration between mobile phone users can speed up communications
Applications on modern wireless devices make demands on data rate and connectivity far beyond anything experienced in the past. One way to meet these stringent requirements is to give the device multiple antennas or multiple-input ...
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 ...
Review: $99 WikiReader is a pocket encyclopedia
(AP) -- When I was a kid, my dad bought a copy of the Encyclopedia Britannica. It had 32 volumes and took up 4 feet in the book case. I loved to sit on the couch and flip through it, reading articles at random.
Researchers customizing electric cars for cost-effective urban commuting
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have converted a 2001 Scion xB into an electric commuter vehicle that will serve as a test bed for a new community-based approach to electric vehicle design, ...
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.
Freescale Xtrinsic accelerometers optimize resolution and battery life in consumer devices
The global MEMS market is expected to expand by 11 percent in 2010, propelled by strong sales in mobile handsets, gaming controllers and digital cameras, according to iSuppli Corp. The majority of these devices use motion ...
Efficient new wireless system can save 10 percent of bandwidth
Driven by fast-growing use of smart phones and Internet videos, wireless communication among Americans is expanding so rapidly that a tsunami of megabytes could soon threaten to overwhelm the bandwidth available.
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.
Microsoft adds touch screen, Web browser to Zune
(AP) -- The next generation of Microsoft's Zune music player, due in the fall, will have a touch screen, Web browser and an HD Radio receiver.
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.