US libraries lend digital books to Kindle readers
Thousands of US libraries on Wednesday began lending digital books over the Internet for reading on Amazon's popular Kindle devices.
HTC launches 3D smartphone in Taiwan
Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC Wednesday launched its first 3D cellphone onto the local market, picking what a local telecom operator said was an opportune time ahead of the iPhone 5.
EA Scrabble lets iPhone play with Android
US videogame titan Electronic Arts (EA) on Monday released a version of word game Scrabble that people can play together whether they are using Apple devices, Android gadgets, or Facebook.
Electronic Arts merging big games, gadgets
US videogame publishing titan Electronic Arts is merging blockbuster titles with social play, popular new gadgets and downloadable content in a changing world of interactive entertainment.
While consoles slug it out, mobiles games zip in
The big three game console makers brought their latest kick-ass wares to the industry's annual get-together this week, but some question their future amid an explosion of super-nimble mobile gaming.
Chameleon magnets: ability to switch magnets 'on' or 'off' could revolutionize computing
(PhysOrg.com) -- What causes a magnet to be a magnet, and how can we control a magnet's behavior? These are the questions that University at Buffalo researcher Igor Zutic, a theoretical physicist, has been ...
Lenovo launches 'LePad' tablet in China
Chinese computer giant Lenovo has warned that supplies of its just-released tablet computer could be restricted after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan disrupted production of memory chips.
Smartphone top US electronics buy in 2011: survey
US consumers are more likely to buy a smartphone than any other electronic gadget this year, according to a new survey.
The best gadgets from CES 2011
After spending last week at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a common question is: What was the best thing I saw at the show?
Tablets, smart gadgets rule at Consumer Electronics Show
Slick touchscreen tablet computers and smarter devices for the home and the car took center stage as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wrapped up on Sunday.
Gadget charger harnesses walking power
A US company has come up with a baton-shaped device that charges gadgets using power generated by walking, hiking or running.
Taiwan scientists claim microchip 'breakthrough'
Taiwanese scientists on Tuesday unveiled an advanced microchip technology which they claimed marks a breakthrough in piling ever more memory into ever smaller spaces.
'Perfumery radar' brings order to odors
Scientists are announcing development and successful testing of the first "perfumery radar (PR)." It's not a new electronic gadget for homing in on the source of that Eau de Givenchy or Jungle Tiger in a crowded room. Rather, ...
Record US holiday spending on gadgets: CEA
Americans will spend a record amount on consumer electronics this holiday season, devoting nearly a third of their gift budget to gadgets, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) said Tuesday.