Apple says Mavericks operating system will be free
Apple says its latest operating system for Mac computers is available free of charge, a knock to rival Microsoft, which is selling its Windows 8 Pro operating system for $199.
Electron 'sniper' targets graphene
Because of its intriguing properties graphene could be the ideal material for building new kinds of electronic devices such as sensors, screens, or even quantum computers.
Noise is not necessarily detrimental to quantum devices
The researches of the Aalto University and the University of Oulu have succeeded to simulate a phenomenon called motional averaging, which demonstrates that in certain conditions externally-induced fast fluctuations ...
Samsung announces Exynos 5 Octa for new generation of mobile devices
Samsung Electronics announced that its new Exynos 5 Octa application processor is scheduled for mass-production in the second quarter of 2013. The Exynos 5 Octa features an unprecedented eight-core ARM big.L ...
Physicists observe new magnetic state of bismuth ferrite
(Phys.org) —Using computer models, a graduate student at the University of Arkansas has collaborated with scientists in the United States and Europe to observe a new magnetic state of bismuth ferrite.
Wearable computers a smart fashion trend
The notion of being fashionably smart is getting a makeover as Internet-linked computers get woven into formerly brainless attire such as glasses, bracelets and shoes.
MIT groups develop smartphone system THAW that allows for direct interaction between devices
New insight into early growth of solid thin films
(Phys.org) —The foundation of many modern electronic devices, such as computer chips, are thin films – nanoscale-thickness layers of one material grown on the surface of another. As consumers continue ...
Asus touts 'world's first' three-in-one tablet computer
Taiwan's computer manufacturer Asus unveiled a mobile device Wednesday that it described as the world's first three-in-one tablet, laptop and desktop computer.
Google Glass test an eye-opening experience
In the past month, Google has been handing out the first editions of its much-anticipated Glass wearable computer devices to a select group that was chosen to be the first to try it out. One of them was avid ...
Intel mobile chip strategy could prove costly
Just when Intel Corp. finally is making real progress in the desperate push to get its chips into smartphones and tablets, the tech titan finds itself in a Catch-22.
Review: 'Mega' phone is huge, with limited appeal
Please turn off all electronic devices, the flight crew instructs as we approach Los Angeles. With a small phone, I might have gotten away with ignoring safety regulations. Samsung's new Galaxy Mega phone ...
Apple patent shows future iPads, iPhones could be more touch sensitive
Apple has applied for a patent that describes a method the Cupertino, Calif., company could use to improve the accuracy of the touchscreen on its iPad and iPhone devices.
Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event (Update)
Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company.