Pantech Vega LTE smartphone works by wave of the hand (w/ video)
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 ...
New technologies harvest energy from movements, sound and more
Fed up with constantly having to recharge or replace batteries in your ever-expanding trove of electronic gadgets? The solution may be just a few steps away.
RCA's Airenergy charger converts WiFi energy to electricity
Tests: New iPhones less durable than iPhone 5 (Update)
As Apple pitches its newest smartphones, users may find something lacking compared with last year's model: They could break more easily.
Controlling magnetic clouds in graphene
(Phys.org) —Wonder material graphene can be made magnetic and its magnetism switched on and off at the press of a button, opening a new avenue towards electronics with very low energy consumption.
Raise your home's IQ: smart gadgets take center stage at CES (Update)
Imagine a world in which your garage door opens automatically as you pull into the driveway. The living room lights and heater turn on—perhaps the oven starts warming up, too. In the so-called "smart home," ...
3-D Chip Design Challenges
Samsung launches new oversized smartphone
Samsung launched Wednesday the newest version of its oversized smartphone Galaxy Note, just a week after Apple's iPhone 5 hit shelves, in an apparent bid to outpace its rival with a wider range of gadgets.
Samsung to unveil 'smartwatch' next month: reports
South Korea's Samsung Electronics will unveil its new Galaxy Gear "smartwatch" early next month, ahead of Apple's iWatch, Bloomberg news and a fan site said Saturday.
Optimus G: LG Electronics launches new flagship smartphone (Update)
LG Electronics will launch the Optimus G smartphone next week in South Korea, pinning high hopes on the new Android device to help revive its loss-making mobile business.
Internet transition to speedier IPv6 accelerating
The transition to the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6 is set to speed up this year as web addresses under the previous system IPv4 run out, a senior industry figure said at a meeting about the future ...
Measuring progress in nanotech design: Team uses laser spectroscopy to size-up band offset
Engineers working in the nanoscale will have a new tool at their disposal thanks to an international group of researchers led by Drexel University's College of Engineering. This innovative procedure could ...
'Smart' potty or dumb idea? Wacky gadgets at CES
From the iPotty for toddlers to the 1,600-pound (725-kilogram) mechanical spider and the host of glitch-ridden "smart" TVs, the International CES show is a forum for gadget makers to take big—and bizarre—chances.