Computer vision and mobile technology could help blind people 'see'
Computer scientists are developing new adaptive mobile technology which could enable blind and visually-impaired people to 'see' through their smartphone or tablet.
Mobile app helps Chinese kids learn English
A University of Michigan researcher has collaborated on the creation of a mobile app that will help young children in China learn English.
New app sheds light on phone usage
A year ago, Northwestern University PhD student John Rula accidentally left his smartphone in a taxi. After exiting the car, he checked his pockets multiple times only to find them empty. That's when the ...
Wet computer server could cut internet waste
A revolutionary liquid-cooled computer server that could slash the carbon footprint of the internet is being tested at the University of Leeds.
Google trumpets Dart release as first stable version
Android apps are full of potential leaks, finds study
Kaspersky Lab nails 'Find and Call' trojan bearing phone-book service
For app developers, more big changes are coming soon
The App Store revolutionized the tech world when it opened in summer 2008, spawning a billion-dollar industry in one fell swoop. It was neither the first nor the largest back then, but the store quickly exploded in popularity, ...
Review: Apple Pay in action
If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't ...
Microsoft releases Office apps for iPhones, iPads
Microsoft is releasing new, beefed-up versions of its popular Office software apps for iPhones and iPads, part of the company's push to stay relevant to workers in an increasingly mobile world.
Xamarin has previews of new platform features for developers
Medicine goes mobile with smartphone apps, devices
Thanks to smartphones, email, video games and photo sharing are available at the touch of a finger. But attach a special case and that same phone can produce an electrocardiogram (EKG) from the electrical ...
The Physical Web project aims to ease smart object interactions
Promise and peril in an ultra-connected world
(AP)—We're in the beginning of a world in which everything is connected to the Internet and with one another, while powerful yet relatively cheap computers analyze all that data for ways to improve lives.