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 ...
LED lights point shoppers in the right direction
Looking for an item in a large department store or mall can be like searching for a needle in a haystack, but that could change thanks to a hybrid location-identification system that uses radio frequency transmitters and ...
A device attempts to elevate the iPad's keyboard
Even if you love the iPad, you're probably not keen to write your next novel using its on-screen virtual keyboard. You may not be thrilled to type up a lengthy email with it, either.
Apple fixing iPhone 4S battery drain
Apple said it is working to squash software bugs that have evidently been eating away at battery life in the iPhone 4s and other gadgets powered by its latest mobile operating system.
3-D battery structure shows new twist in battery design
Smartphone battery life could dramatically improve with new invention
A new "subconscious mode" for smartphones and other WiFi-enabled mobile devices could extend battery life by as much as 54 percent for users on the busiest networks.
AMD Fusion APUs plumped, primped, stretched
WiFi 'napping' doubles phone battery life
A Duke University graduate student has found a way to double the battery life of mobile devices such as smartphones or laptop computers by making changes to WiFi technology.
Review: 5 e-book readers for less than $175
(AP) -- When Amazon.com's ground-breaking Kindle e-book reader came out in 2007, it cost $399. Now, some e-readers, including the most recent Kindle entry, can be had for just north of $100.
Video recording spy glasses coming to a face near you
Asus shows off concept model of the semi-hybrid mobile device Padfone
Review: Eee Pad tablet transforms into laptop
(AP) -- The tablet computers that compete with the iPad have mostly been uninspiring. The Eee Pad Transformer stands out with a design that isn't just copied from the iPad: It's a tablet that turns into a ...