Qeexo screentouch experience puts knuckles and nails to work (w/ video)
Researchers find way to boost WiFi performance 400-700 percent
As many WiFi users know, WiFi performance is often poor in areas where there are a lot of users, such as airports or coffee shops. But researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new software program, ...
'Nanoresonators' might improve cell phone performance
(Phys.org)—Researchers have learned how to mass produce tiny mechanical devices that could help cell phone users avoid the nuisance of dropped calls and slow downloads. The devices are designed to ease ...
Kinect@Home crowdsources for 3-D models
Communication scheme makes popular applications 'gracefully mobile'
The Secure Shell, or SSH, is a popular program that lets computer users log onto remote machines. Software developers use it for large collaborative projects, students use it to work from university servers, ...
Duolingo launches as crowdsourced translation service
Apple patent sends password secrets to adapters
Wearable depth-sensing projection system makes any surface capable of multitouch interaction (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- OmniTouch, a wearable projection system developed by researchers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University, enables users to turn pads of paper, walls or even their own hands, arms ...
Security experts warn of new 'almost indestructible' TDL-4 botnet threat
Picture-driven computing (w/ Video)
Until the 1980s, using a computer program meant memorizing a lot of commands and typing them in a line at a time, only to get lines of text back. The graphical user interface, or GUI, changed that. By representing ...
Iowa State engineers use keyboard, mouse and mobile device 'fingerprints' to protect data
We've all typed in a password to access a computer network. But how secure is that? Passwords can be hacked or hijacked to get at sensitive personal, corporate or even national security data.
'Password fatigue' haunts Internet masses
Looking for a safe password? You can give HQbgbiZVu9AWcqoSZ mChwgtMYTrM7HE3ObVWGepMe OsJf4iHMyNXMT1BrySA4d7 a try. Good luck memorizing it.
UK regulator orders Google to delete private data
Britain's data regulator Friday ordered Internet giant Google to delete personal data scooped up in its Street View project—or face a contempt of court action.