Review: IOS 6 disappointing, but worth downloading
The iPhone 5 isn't the only product Apple is updating this week. On Wednesday it released a new version of iOS, the software that underlies its handheld devices.
Children in Switzerland are using mobile phones to go online
In no other country in Europe do more children surf the Web using their mobile phones than in Switzerland. As a study by the University of Zurich shows, children in Switzerland are adept at handling social media—they don't ...
BMW forced to respond to BBC report showing its cars at easy risk of being stolen
iPods in classroom can boost academic time and resources for English language learners
(Phys.org)—Providing English language learners (ELLs) with iPod Touches, or similar handheld devices, can increase learning time and motivation, according to a study from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.
Intel's plans for quadcore SoC chips discovered
Def Con hackers reach for digital wallets
Hackers at a notorious Def Con gathering that ends here Sunday have come up with ways to reach into digital wallets.
Sony plays up Vita and blockbuster videogames
Sony shook off its financial woes as it played up its Vita handheld gaming devices and heart-pounding titles for its PlayStation 3 videogame consoles.
Engineering students using such design tools as SMART boards are more successful at completing projects: study
(Phys.org) -- Classrooms have become smarter, thanks to the use of digital devices such as computers, SMART boards, and other handheld devices. But are these technological advancements birthing a new and smarter generation ...
Comparing apples and oranges
Every year, U.S. supermarkets lose roughly 10 percent of their fruits and vegetables to spoilage, according to the Department of Agriculture. To help combat those losses, MIT chemistry professor Timothy Swager and his students ...
Smartphones wallets going mainstream: survey
Using smartphones or tablets as digital "wallets" will be common within a decade, largely replacing cash and credit cards, according to a Pew Research survey released on Tuesday.
100 million TVs will be Internet-connected by 2016, report predicts
Soon, the living room TV will become as hyper-connected as the people watching it.
Sony says it has sold 1.2M of the PlayStation Vita
Sony says it has sold 1.2 million PlayStation Vitas worldwide, exceeding the company's expectations amid stiff competition from mobile devices and Nintendo.
Handheld device for doing blood tests moves closer to medical use
Scientists are reporting a key advance in efforts to develop a handheld device that could revolutionize the complete blood cell count (CBC), one of the most frequently performed blood tests used to diagnose ...
Portable device will quickly detect pathogens
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two Cornell professors will combine their inventions to develop a handheld pathogen detector that will give health care workers in the developing world speedy results to identify in the field ...