Computer program recognises any language
If computers are rendered capable of recognising speech it will one day be the norm to give commands by voice rather than via a keyboard. “Speaking” with a mobile phone is already commonplace ...
Early laptop designer Moggridge dies at 69
(AP)—Bill Moggridge, a British industrial designer who came up with an early portable computer with the flip-open shape that is common today, has died. He was 69.
BlackBerry maker RIM's stock rebounds after results
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion's stock rallied sharply Friday a day after reporting a narrower-than-expected loss, as analysts debated whether the smartphone maker is poised for a rebound.
Company unveils haptic EMP feedback keyboard at CES
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.
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, ...
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 ...
Google rolls its own keyboard app for Android 4.0 and up
Makers hope new 'ultrathin' notebooks fill a niche
Those in the market for a laptop this fall will find a batch of new, mid-priced models that promise less weight and longer battery life than traditional notebook computers, but more performance -- and a bigger ...
Samsung Extends Reach to Youth Audience with Launch of the Corby Family
Samsung Electronics has followed the successful launch of the Samsung Corby (model: S3650) by announcing two new mobile phones designed around the Corby concept, which aims to deliver stylish devices to support ...
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.
Logitech intros iPad 2 case with built-in keyboard
Logitech today unveiled the Logitech Keyboard Case, delivering type-and-go convenience for your iPad 2. Smart and sleek, Logitechs first offering designed especially for tablets provides an extra measure ...
BlackBerry launches long-awaited comeback campaign
A new generation of more versatile BlackBerry smartphones is finally about to hit the market after excruciating delays allowed mobile devices made by Apple, Samsung and others to build commanding leads in ...