Researchers combine mobile phone technology and microscopy
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an optical accessory that turns an ordinary camera phone into a high-resolution microscope. The device is accurate to one hundredth of a millimetre. Among those who will ...
Google launches Chrome browser for Android smartphones
With more and more people connecting to the Internet through a phone or a tablet instead of a PC, Google Inc. is bringing its fast-growing browser, Chrome, to the newest Android-powered mobile devices.
Windows 8 preview set for February 29
Microsoft on Wednesday revealed plans to unveil a test version of its latest Windows computer operating software later this month.
Google loses appeal in Taiwan over app refund
Taiwan said Friday it had rejected an appeal by Google against a fine imposed on the US Internet giant for refusing to grant customers a seven-day trial period on its mobile phone apps.
Review: Super Bowl online decent, won't replace TV
(AP) -- The television set won't be the only place to watch video of the New York Giants and the New England Patriots this Sunday. For the first time, U.S. football fans will be able to watch the Super Bowl ...
Nokia loss tempered by Windows phone launch
Mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. on Thursday posted a fourth-quarter net loss of euro1.07 billion ($1.38 billion) as sales slumped 21 percent even as the company's first Windows smartphones hit markets in Europe and Asia.
HP to make webOS software public by September
Hewlett-Packard said Wednesday it will make its webOS mobile operating system available to the open source community by September.
Review: Thunderbird innovates, but Web mail wins
The last time I relied on email software for personal messaging, George W. Bush was starting his second term, Pluto was still a planet and the Motorola Razr was America's most popular mobile phone.
Apple scores hit on HTC in US patent case
Apple scored a hit in an ongoing patent brawl with mobile handset giant HTC with a US trade authority ruling the iPhone maker has rights to features using one-tap screen commands.
FBI contacted phone monitoring firm about software
A senior executive at a technology company that makes monitoring software secretly installed on 141 million cellphones said Thursday that the FBI approached the company about using its technology but was reb ...
Review: Samsung's Galaxy Nexus a sweet smartphone
As fans of Google's Android mobile software well know, each new version is named after a sugary treat, such as Gingerbread or Honeycomb. Android is about to get even sweeter with Ice Cream Sandwich - a smooth, ...
HP to offer webOS as open-source software
(AP) -- It may be one of the technology world's most expensive efforts to give something away: Hewlett-Packard Co. said Friday that it's making its webOS mobile system available as open-source software that anyone can use ...
Digital music lockers offer compelling bargain
If you've got a big digital music collection, you may want to consider signing up for a digital music storage locker.
RIM forced to change name of software
BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has been forced to change the name of its new operating system from BBX after the company lost a trademark ruling.