Color my numbers
For as many as 1 in 20 people, everyday experiences can elicit extra-ordinary associated sensations. The condition is known as synaesthesia and the most common form involves "seeing" colours when reading words and numbers. ...
5 top publishers plan rival to Kindle format
(AP) -- Five of the nation's largest publishers of newspapers and magazines plan to challenge Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle electronic-book reader with their own digital format that would display in color and work on a variety ...
Xerox Develops Silver Ink for Cheap Printable Electronics
Cash register receipts a new BPA concern
If you read environmental news on a regular basis then you know that consumers are in an uproar about the revelation that SIGG water bottles contain bisphenol-A (BPA), despite the company's previous BPA-free advertisements. ...
The Shrinky Dink solution
Toys don't usually inspire high-tech innovation, but Michelle Khine's childhood favorite did just that.
Scientists Use Squid Ink to Draw its Jurassic Period Owner
Sluggish PC, ink sales hurt HP; results still beat
(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co.'s 19 percent drop in quarterly profit shows that the company still relies heavily on printer ink and the troubled personal computer market, despite the aggressive transformation ...
New Sony e-book reader $100 cheaper than Kindle
(AP) -- Electronic books are often mentioned in the same breath as Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle digital reader. Now e-book rival Sony Corp. is determined to recapture consumers' attention with a smaller reader ...
Power-sipping cell phone displays come closer
(AP) -- The first factory dedicated to making a new type of power-thrifty cell phone display has started operations, Qualcomm Inc. said this week.
Kindle display maker E Ink to be bought for $215M
(AP) -- E Ink Corp., the maker of the innovative display for the Amazon Kindle e-book reader, said Monday it has agreed to be acquired by a Taiwanese company for $215 million.
HP profit drops 17 pct; PC, ink sales stumble
(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co.'s quarterly profit dropped 17 percent on lighter sales of personal computers and printer ink, two of its biggest sellers and a sign that the woes in consumer technology spending dragged on beyond ...
Samsung Incorporates E-Ink Panel Technology for Their Alias 2 Phone
Xerox looks to make color printing more affordable
(AP) -- The economics of color printing in big offices are simple: A page of black and white costs about 2 cents per page, while color runs about 8 cents.
Report: Amazon's $359 Kindle 2 costs $185 to make
(AP) -- If you aren't sure whether Amazon.com Inc.'s latest Kindle electronic reading device is worth its $359 price tag, an analysis by research firm iSuppli may shed some light.