DIY thermoelectric device charges hiker's smartphone
Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping
An Israeli inventor has created a scanner that he says could change the way we shop and take care of ourselves—by reading the chemical makeup of foods, drugs and other items we use.
Toshiba, SanDisk to mass produce high-power '3D' memory
Japan's Toshiba is teaming up with US chip giant SanDisk to produce a "3D" memory chip they hope will allow users to save up to 50 hours of ultra-high definition video.
3D printer wows world's top high-tech fair
Of all the futuristic gadgets on show at CeBIT, the world's top high-tech fair, few drew bigger crowds Tuesday than a 3D printer creating solid objects in plastic from a computer display.
Jury rules Apple iPhone violated MobileMedia patents
A federal jury on Thursday found Apple guilty of infringing on smartphone call handling and camera patents held by a licensing firm in which rivals Sony and Nokia hold stakes.
Review: Samsung's Galaxy S4 less innovative than it seems
When Samsung announced its new Galaxy S4 in March, it put some serious doubts into this longtime iPhone user.
Tokyo gadget show offers glimpse of tomorrow (Update)
A car that drives itself and glasses that translate a menu as you read it are some of the glimpses of tomorrow on offer at a gadget fair near Tokyo that began on Tuesday.
Windows Phone an overlooked worthy alternative to Android, iPhone
There are many smartphone users who are not giving Microsoft's Windows Phone the look it deserves. Together Android and iOS hog more than 80 percent of the U.S. market share. Android's large chunk of the market is split among ...
Google's Android is eating Apple's lunch
Smartphones and tablets powered by Google's Android software are devouring the mobile gadget market, eating into Apple's turf by feeding appetites for innovation and low prices, analysts say.
Leap Motion creates finger-happy gesture control (w/ Video)
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.
As cost goes down, 3-D printers begin to make an impression
Diego Porqueras' Deezmaker store in Pasadena, Calif., is a geeky version of Santa's workshop, brimming with action figures, chess pieces and jewelry. But instead of relying on elves, Porqueras has built his own one-man factory ...
Review: Samsung Galaxy Note a too-big phone, too-small tablet
When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note in September, the South Korean tech giant pitched the Note as a gadget that offers the best of a smartphone and a tablet in one groundbreaking new category of device.
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.