60-second review: The Palm Pre
Product: The Palm Pre, sold by Sprint
Washable keyboard, mouse are easy to clean but not very functional
Your toilet is probably cleaner than your computer keyboard. Sad (and disgusting) but true. One researcher at the University of Arizona found that the average desk has 100 times more bacteria than a kitchen ...
Court rules against Microsoft in China font case
A Chinese court has ruled Microsoft Corp. infringed a Chinese company's intellectual property rights by including certain fonts in its operating systems, the companies confirmed Tuesday.
New Motorola Android phone on Verizon: the Devour
(AP) -- Verizon Wireless has a second handset from Motorola Inc. that uses Google Inc.'s Android software: The Devour.
Germ Genie kills keyboard germs
Scientists at the University of Hertfordshire proved the effectiveness of Germ Genie, a tool to prevent infections from keyboards, which was launched in October.
The hand as a joystick
You need a mouse and a keyboard, a touch-screen or a joystick to control a computer system. In the future, a new gesture command system will make it possible to use just the fingers of a hand.
Review: Acer media-center PC has built-in touchpad
(AP) -- Flat-panel TVs and PCs go great together - the PC gets a giant screen, and the TV gets access to tons of online video.
Music in the air
The days of sitting at keyboard with a pencil and a sheet of manuscript paper to compose music could be long gone with the development of software by researchers from Monash Universitys Faculty of Information ...
Tablet keyboard cases turn Android devices into netbooks
Tablets made netbooks obsolete almost overnight, and for the most part, it was a mercy killing.
Review: Seeking a keyboard that enhances the iPad
(AP) -- The great thing about using an iPad is that you can tote around a skinny device instead of lugging your laptop. The bad thing is that the iPad's virtual keyboard isn't great for extended typing sessions. ...
TapSense touchscreen technology distinguishes taps by parts of finger (w/ video)
Smartphone and tablet computer owners have become adept at using finger taps, flicks and drags to control their touchscreens. But Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found that this interaction can ...
'Hallucinating' robots arrange objects for human use
(Phys.org) -- If you hire a robot to help you move into your new apartment, you won't have to send out for pizza. But you will have to give the robot a system for figuring out where things go. The best approach, ...
Students hope glove keyboard will revolutionize use of devices with one hand
Give a hand to some computer engineering students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville for designing a tool that could revolutionize new ways of using electronic devices with just one hand.
A look at RIM's much-delayed BlackBerry 10
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion says it's now testing its much-delayed BlackBerry 10 smartphones with 50 wireless carriers around the world. RIM calls it a key step. ...