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 ...
With 'Internet of Things,' your fridge will know when milk is low
The "Internet of Things" is here. Americans are adapting to a world in which virtually everything - from cellphones and cars to washing machines and refrigerators - is going to be connected to the Internet or networks. Many ...
New wireless network to revolutionise soil testing
A University of Southampton researcher has helped to develop a wireless network of sensors that is set to revolutionise soil-based salinity measuring.
Engineer harnesses untapped power of sensors to monitor structures
Shamim Pakzad, an assistant professor of structural engineering in the department of civil and environmental engineering, has received a five-year CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to ...
3-D Air-Touch display operates on mobile devices
Microwires as mobile phone sensors
Microwires were created in the former Soviet Union for military purposes. They formed the basis of the camouflage of a model of spy plane used by the Soviet army, but for a long time the scientific community ...
Apple sends event invites amid rumors of iPad update
Apple sent out invitations on Tuesday to a special event on October 22 in San Francisco, revealing little about what is expected to be a day devoted to iPad updates.
Toshiba's dual-camera system enables second-chance manipulations
Apple buyers rue high price of new 'low cost' iPhone (Update 2)
Apple fans clamouring for the two new iPhones formed a kilometre-long queue in Tokyo Friday, but high prices in Asia and the lack of a new tie-up in the vast China market dampened the global roll out.
Mobile diagnostics by smartphone and image analysis for detecting antibiotic resistance
Fraunhofer FIT demonstrates a mobile wireless system that monitors the health of elderly people in their own homes, using miniature sensors, and also a novel optical system for detecting antibiotic resistance, ...
Apple's Touch ID: Time to come to grips with a touchy subject
Apple's latest and greatest – the iPhone 5s – met a muted reception last week in San Francisco. Although the device's admittedly evolutionary-not-revolutionary updates target early adopters and high-end co ...
Sony launches camera phone with add-on lenses (Update)
Sony Mobile unveiled a new addition to its Xperia smartphone lineup Wednesday: a device that sports a massive 20.7-megapixel camera and is capable of attaching better lenses.
Air quality measurements: New manufacturing method for nano gas sensors opens doors
Nano-sized gas sensors in mobile telephones that measure the atmospheric humidity are nothing new as such. However, so far it was necessary to rely on complex lithographic methods to produce the required nano-structure of ...