Apple faces competitive hurdle in Brazil market
On a recent vacation to Orlando, Fla., from his home in Brazil, Tulio Avellar made sure to stop by such world famous tourist destinations as Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.
FIXD tells car drivers via smartphone what is wrong
3D printing goes flat out
The ability to "print" objects ranging from plastic toys to bionic ears and even 3D artworks, has been described as possibly heralding a new industrial revolution, by freeing up – and speeding up – product design, prototyping ...
US senator concerned about Apple fingerprint tech (Update)
A U.S. senator is asking Apple for more clarity on privacy and security concerns he has with its use of fingerprint recognition technology in the new iPhone 5S.
Apple's Touch ID: Time to come to grips with a touchy subject
Apple's latest and greatest – the iPhone 5s – met a muted reception last week in San Francisco. Although the device's admittedly evolutionary-not-revolutionary updates target early adopters and high-end co ...
Femtocell hackers from iSEC hear, see smartphone content
iPhone 5S fingerprint scanning: Thumbs up or down?
Technology to acquire and use biometric data such as fingerprints has been around for several decades and has made its way from forensic investigation to laptop computers – and now, with this week's introduction ...
A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone
Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket - and miss.
Google's ADM phone finder coming this month
Obama administration overrules Apple import ban
President Obama's trade representative has vetoed a ban on imports of some Apple iPads and older iPhones, dealing a setback to rival South Korean electronics company Samsung.
Apple unveils two new iPhones, starting at $99 (Update 2)
Apple on Tuesday unveiled two new iPhones, fielding a slick new top-end model along with one aimed at budget-conscious smartphone shoppers around the world.
Scarcity of elements in products like smartphones needs addressing, say scientists
Many of today's technological innovations from the iPhone to electric motors for hybrid cars require the use of materials—elements—that are scarce or difficult to obtain. As demand for these devices grows, the problem ...
Tech sector slips into surprising slump
In a surprising turn, the tech industry is in a slump even as the U.S. economy picks up steam. The announcement last week that Silicon Valley giant Cisco Systems, which sells networking and telecommunications equipment, plans ...
Review: With Galaxy S5, Samsung proves less can be more
Samsung Electronics Co. has produced the most formidable rival yet to the iPhone 5S: the Galaxy S5. The device, released over the weekend, is the fifth edition of the company's successful line of Galaxy S ...