News tagged with computer game

Mobile gadget gamers take lead in US: NPD

People who play games on smartphones or tablet computers in the United States now outnumber "hardcore gamers" devoted to videogame consoles, according to NPD Group findings released Wednesday.

Sep 05, 2012
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Building ultra-low power wireless networks

(Phys.org)—Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received funding from the National Science Foundation to create distortion-tolerant communications for wireless networks that use very ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Connoisseur of chaos

As a high school student in a Detroit suburb in the 1990s, Russ Tedrake did not fit the standard profile of a future computer science professor. Although he had a talent for math—"I won some of the little ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Neuroscience joins cryptography

(Phys.org) -- Security experts are turning to cognitive psychology for fresh ideas on authentication. Hristo Bojinov of Stanford University and others on his team have a new authentication design based on ...

Jul 19, 2012 report
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Phones, tablets transform handheld game market

Smartphones and tablet computers are expanding the market for handheld video games and challenging traditional devices, forcing game developers to adapt to a rapidly changing landscape.

Jun 08, 2012
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Teaching tree-thinking through touch

A pair of new studies by computer scientists, biologists, and cognitive psychologists at Harvard, Northwestern, Wellesley, and Tufts suggest that collaborative touch-screen games have value beyond just play.

Jun 04, 2012
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