Don't sound the death knell for the PC just yet
A year ago, pundits were declaring the personal computer dead. Smartphones and tablets were cannibalizing sales, and the once-revolutionary PC seemed unnecessary—and boring.
Researcher sees laptop-cooling technology as way to less-thirsty power plants
Every minute in the United States, power plants that generate electricity use nearly triple the amount of water that surges over Niagara Falls during that same time, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Can Hewlett-Packard survive the tablet trend?
Personal computer sales have been in a slump for years, as customers flock to increasingly powerful smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Now Hewlett-Packard, the Silicon Valley stalwart that was ...
Enhancing fuel cell efficiency
Researchers in the renewable energy sector are working hard in this respect. In this context, researchers in the UPV/EHU's Department of Applied Chemistry are exploring possible solutions to improve the efficiency ...
A 3D-printed laptop prepared for crowdfunding campaign
Tablet sales slow as PCs find footing
Tablets won't eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation (IDC).
Security event to learn about side-channel attacks on PCs
A Closer Look: Multitasking on mobile devices
Smartphones and tablets would be much more useful if they allowed us to multitask the way desktop and laptop computers do.
Microsoft hires Qualcomm exec to make more deals (Update)
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has lured away an executive from smartphone chip maker Qualcomm to hammer out more deals that will expand the software maker's presence in the mobile device market.
A dead phone may stop you entering the US—here's how to keep it alive on the move
I find international travel tedious. While the destination is always exciting, the journey is simply a chore to be endured. Watching a movie on your laptop or browsing the internet on your phone can make ...
The future of batteries: Q&A with the director of the national laboratory battery hub
Everywhere you look, you see lithium-ion batteries. They're in your laptop, your cell phone, your power tools, maybe even your car. Lithium-ion battery research accounts for about 95% of all battery research ...
Review: Warming up to tablets with keyboard covers
It took some travels across the country for me to appreciate a tablet with a keyboard cover.
A theoretical model for vibrations in laptops provides design strategies for reducing hard drive failures
Laptops have the advantages of being more versatile and portable than their desktop counterparts. But these attributes impose considerable demands on the electronic components in a laptop—particularly the ...
Transformer Book V: Asus launches new 'five-mode' hybrid laptop
Leading Taiwanese tech firm Asus unveiled a hybrid device which combines a laptop, tablet and mobile phone Monday in what it hailed as a "world first".