BlackBerry CEO says iPhone is outdated (Update)
Apple's iPhone is outdated, according to the chief executive of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion Ltd.
How does family life influence consumer response to television advertising?
Family interaction and everyday activity strongly influence how television advertisements are experienced and interpreted at home, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Multitasking can be done differently, affect perceptions of work practices
(PhysOrg.com) -- In an age in which "multitasking" is often cited as a core competency for employees, organizational communication researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have begun to better understand the nuances ...
Study: Working moms multitask more and have worse time doing so than dads
Not only are working mothers multitasking more frequently than working fathers, but their multitasking experience is more negative as well, according to a new study in the December issue of the American Sociological Review.
Nvidia says Kal-El chip will have five cores
Study: Multi-tasking on the street not a good idea for older people
Older adults may put themselves at risk by talking on cell phones while crossing the street, researchers report in a new study. The researchers found that adults aged 59 to 81 took significantly longer than college students ...
Competition likely to refine tablet offerings
I love the iPad. But I'm happy that it will soon see some serious competition. Google last week showed off the first version of its Android operating system designed specifically for tablets. Tablets running that system - ...
Android, iPhone competitors wage weak battle
In the smart phone business, the conventional wisdom is that everyone is battling for third place behind Google and Apple.
Tablets: Apple iPad has strong head start, but Samsung gaining ground
This time last year, tablet computers were just remembrances of clunky laptops with articulating hinges that really failed to sell.
Think multitasking is new? Our prehistoric ancestors invented it
Answering e-mail while toggling between telephone conversations. Monitoring social networking sites while working. Supervising the kids' homework while listening to the news and cooking dinner. The abundance of contemporary ...
Exercising to piano music appears to help reduce falls among older adults
Introducing a music-based multitask exercise program for community-dwelling elderly people may lead to improved gait (manner or style of walking), balance and a reduction in the rate of falling, according to a report posted ...
Measuring preference for multitasking
A new study led by Elizabeth Poposki, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, may help employers identify employees who enjoy multitasking and ...
Experiment proves that women are better multitaskers than men
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, UK, have conducted research providing definitive evidence that women can multitask more effectively than men.
Do creative work activities create stress?
The demands associated with creative work activities pose key challenges for workers, according to new research out of the University of Toronto that describes the stress associated with some aspects of work and its impact ...