Researchers make progress in understanding, predicting solder joint failures
(Phys.org)—The reliability and longevity of electronics are critical to our interconnected world that is so dependent upon Internet and telecommunications technology. The computers, routers and switches, ...
Electronics startups abound as barriers to entry come down
Tucked into the tiniest of corners of the gargantuan Consumer Electronics Show one night this week was Sonny Vu, the founder of Misfit.
US braces for holiday clash of tech giants
It's beginning to look a lot like a big season in the United States for mobile gadgets, with the still-rumored launch by Apple in September of a new iPhone, expected to ignite fresh growth in the smartphone ...
Wi-Fi to come in a much faster, short-range flavor
The industry group that supports Wi-Fi is adopting a new technology that should boost data speeds more than 10 times at short distances, which could replace video cables in the home entertainment center.
Tech push transforms TV viewing experience
For decades we've been watching TV. Now a new generation of televisions is beginning to watch us. Technological advances are giving the old clunky "boob tube" an IQ injection. Some of the new breed of smart TVs comes equipped ...
'Digital health' movement in focus at tech show
With an app, a game or a gadget, technology startups and major companies across all sectors are trying to tackle some of the thorniest problems in health and medicine.
Mobility takes center stage at CES
Qualcomm chief Paul Jacobs was officially crowned the star of the mobile-centric tech industry Monday, offering a glimpse of the power of new devices to transform people's lives.
Delayed Shield game gadget to hit market on July 31
Graphics chip star NVIDIA has set a July 31 release date for its Shield handheld gaming and entertainment device powered by Google's Android software.
Apple design chief faces new world without Jobs
Printed on the back of every iPod, iPhone and iPad is "Designed by Apple in California."
Global tech sales to surpass $1 trillion in 2012: forecast
Smartphones and tablet computers will help push worldwide consumer electronics spending over $1 trillion this year but growth is sluggish compared to last year, according to industry analysts.
Review: Two new 3-D laptops still feel shallow
(AP) -- In its search for another technology to excite us, the consumer electronics industry is reaching deep - into the third dimension. The big push for 3-D TV won't happen until next year, but already ...
NPD: US holiday electronics sales drop 5.9 percent
(AP) -- U.S. sales of consumer electronics fell 5.9 percent this past holiday season, as smartphones cannibalize sales of standalone gadgets like cameras, camcorders and GPS navigation devices.
Tablets to push US electronic sales above $200 bn
US consumer electronic sales are expected to top $200 billion for the first time this year, propelled by strong growth in tablet computers, an industry group said Tuesday
Smartphones fuel Samsung profit to record
(AP) -- A surge in Galaxy smartphone sales fueled earnings at Samsung Electronics to a record high in the first quarter, usually a tough season for the global consumer electronics industry, outshining handset ...