How energy-efficient is cloud computing?
Metaio announces AR processing unit for phones
Record-setting p-type transistor demonstrated: New design boasts the highest 'carry mobility' yet measured
Almost all computer chips use two types of transistors: one called p-type, for positive, and one called n-type, for negative. Improving the performance of the chip as a whole requires parallel improvements ...
Using light to control light: Engineers invent new device that could increase Internet download speeds
(Phys.org)—A team of scientists and engineers at the University of Minnesota has invented a unique microscale optical device that could greatly increase the speed of downloading information online and reduce ...
New invention can turn your plastic bags into fuel at home
Banking on predictability, the mind increases efficiency
(PhysOrg.com) -- Like musical compression saves space on your mp3 player, the human brain has ways of recoding sounds to save precious processing power.
Intel Launches 6-Core i7-980X Extreme Edition Processor (w/ Video)
New chip to make eReaders cheaper
NEC phone is liquid-cooled and gender-specific
Researchers find brain activity response different for virtual reality versus the real world
Researchers capture wasted heat, use it to power devices
(Phys.org) —Imagine how much you could save on your electricity bill if you could use the excess heat your computer generates to actually power the machine. Researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School ...
Review: Tablet-PC hybrids a study in trade-offs
Since Windows 8's debut in October, there have been a range of hot-looking devices that try to combine elements of tablets and traditional PCs. These hybrids seem as if they would be great both for relaxing ...
World record silicon-based millimeter-wave power amplifiers
Two teams of DARPA performers have achieved world record power output levels using silicon-based technologies for millimeter-wave power amplifiers. RF power amplifiers are used in communications and sensor ...
Trees used to create recyclable, efficient solar cell
Solar cells are just like leaves, capturing the sunlight and turning it into energy. It's fitting that they can now be made partially from trees.