Nanopillar fabrication to lead to more efficient electronics
A University of Texas at Arlington engineering researcher will build nanoscale pillars that will lead to more energy-efficient transistors in electronic devices and gadgets.
PC sales declined—again—in first quarter
Weak demand for desktop computers caused PC sales to plunge again in the first quarter of this year, reflecting the industry's ongoing struggles with the shift to smartphones, tablets and other mobile gadgets.
Wireless show photo gallery: On the ground in Barcelona
Couldn't be in Barcelona this week?
Low-power barometric pressure sensor for mobile and wearable gadgets and iot devices
Infineon Technologies AG has launched an ultra-high ±5cm resolution, miniature MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) pressure sensor for use in mobile and wearable gadgets and IoT (Internet of Things) devices. The DPS310 ...
Under Armour buys fitness app startups
Athletic clothing maker Under Armour on Wednesday announced it is building its digital muscle with a pair of fitness application makers.
US reaps $41 bn in wireless spectrum auction (Update)
The US government is getting more than $41 billion from an auction of wireless spectrum, highlighting surging demand for new devices that connect to the Internet, officials said Friday.
Microsoft to offer up peek behind curtain of new Windows
Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows.
Training the next generation of power engineers
Most people only think about the electricity that powers our homes and gadgets when it isn't there. When the power is humming, we tend to take it for granted. The trouble is, the network that delivers the ...
Review: CES shows Internet of Things' potential and challenges
The Internet of Things may be in its early stages but it's evolving rapidly - and experiencing some difficult growing pains.
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," ...
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.
Internet of Things will transform life, but experts fear for privacy and personal data
It will help you avoid traffic jams as you travel from work to that hot new spot you've been dying to try out, tell you on the way about the bar's half-price coupons and let you check your home video monitors while knocking ...
Health T-shirts and a mind-reading bar unveiled in Japan
Glasses that tell you how to get home, adverts that know where you are looking and a T-shirt that knows how fast your heart is beating were on display at a huge tech gathering in Japan Tuesday.
Review: Tech goodies to bring along on trips
(AP)—Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out.