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.
Researchers seek longer battery life for electric locomotive
(Phys.org)—Norfolk Southern Railway No. 999 is the first all-electric, battery-powered locomotive in the United States. But when one of the thousand lead-acid batteries that power it dies, the locomotive ...
$99 Google laptops for schools sold out
US teachers have flooded school-centric charity website DonorsChoose.org to snap up Chrome notebook computers Google made available to classrooms for just $99 each.
Samsung will open up on big.LITTLE processor at ISSCC
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.
Intel will highlight next-gen Haswell processors at next week's IDF
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.
NVIDIA takes one step closer to Linux support
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.
Physicists almost double light efficiency in LC projectors
Researchers from North Carolina State University and ImagineOptix Corporation have developed new technology to convert unpolarized light into polarized light, which makes projectors that use liquid crystal ...
Intel lines up 14 Ivy Bridge processors
Free apps drain smartphone energy on 'advertising modules'
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have shown that popular free smartphone apps spend up to 75 percent of their energy tracking the user's geographical location, sending information about the user to advertisers and downloading ...
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.
Review: Vita sets new standard for portable games
(AP) -- The PlayStation Vita won't replace your smartphone. For starters, it isn't a telephone (although it will eventually let you use Skype). And it's too big to fit in your pants pocket, unless you're wearing ...