BlackBerry wins ruling against iPhone keyboard
Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry has won an early round in its legal battle against an iPhone keyboard made by a startup co-founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest.
Review: Laptop features costly in Samsung tablet
Samsung's new Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablet blurs the distinction between a laptop and a tablet computer.
Review: Asus Chromebox great as streaming device
Devices that let you watch Netflix and other streaming video services on a big TV screen are popular, but there are limits to what you can watch.
Gadget Watch: Case makes iPhone a BlackBerry clone
If you love your iPhone but would prefer a physical keyboard, Typo could be for you.
BlackBerry sues startup founded by Ryan Seacrest
(AP)—Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. is accusing a company backed by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest of being a rip-off artist.
Computer program lets users learn keyboard shortcuts with minimal effort
A computer scientist from Saarbrucken has developed a software which assists users in identifying and learning shortcuts so that they can become as fast as expert users. This new interface mechanism is easy ...
Once-cool BlackBerry failed to keep pace with rivals
In just a short time, BlackBerry went from being the coolest gadget-maker on the planet to one apparently destined for the history books.
Pianists play their instruments as fast as experienced typists on a QWERTY keyboard
It is quite simple for pianists like the Chinese virtuoso Lang Lang: Whether it is music by Mozart, Rachmaninoff or Tchaikovsky, they can play the piano quickly. Saarbrücken researchers transferred this ...
Learning cursive in the first grade helps students
By 2014, 45 American states will stop teaching cursive writing in favour of keyboard proficiency. In Québec, there are no plans for the moment to abandon this type of writing. "Teaching and daily use of handwriting are essential, ...
Flip phones are back: Samsung's new device runs on Android
Flip phones are making a comeback thanks to Samsung.
Silver coating kills bacteria on campus door handles
Can a door handle keep you healthy? That depends on what's on it. Most are teeming with bacteria: staph, E. coli, Enterococcus and sometimes even Salmonella. That stuff can make you sick.
Skype makes monsters of us all
When God saw that our egos needed deflating, he invented Skype. Skype is the 21st-century invention that sci-fi movies had been predicting for decades: phonavision. Actually it's "computavision," with a tiny ...
Review: NEC Terrain is a bit behind the times, on purpose
Until Apple introduced the iPhone and the touch-screen genre, almost all phones had a physical keyboard. The coolest phones had a full QWERTY keyboard for fast message typing.