News tagged with handheld device

Researchers developing smaller micromanipulators

Micromanipulators are used for precision procedures such as medical surgery and cell manipulation, where a higher level of dexterity is required than is achievable with the human hand. The micromanipulator ...

Sep 25, 2014
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Tablets thrust Thai classrooms into digital era

In a rural classroom in the Thai highlands, hill tribe children energetically slide their fingertips over tablet computer screens practicing everything from English to mathematics and music.

Jun 18, 2013
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Making frequency-hopping radios practical

The way in which radio spectrum is currently allocated to different wireless technologies can lead to gross inefficiencies. In some regions, for instance, the frequencies used by cellphones can be desperately ...

May 15, 2013
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Google-Samsung relationship profitable but could change

The world's leading smartphone maker managed to spotlight a youthful tap-dancer, Broadway actors and plenty of lame jokes during an hourlong event to show off its latest high-end gadget - but there was barely a mention of ...

Apr 04, 2013
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