Rumor: Unlocked iPhone 4 to come to USA
Disasters unfold 'intelligently' on phone screens
(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, a computer scientist has developed a method of making smart phones able to show a disaster unfolding in real-time on phone screens.
Army tests iOS and Android devices for potential combat usage
Cell brings multimedia to life
On May 27TH the top cell biology journal, Cell, will publish its latest issue with multimedia components directly attached to the print version. The issue uses QR code technology to connect readers to the journal's multim ...
Broadening uses put MEMS technology on the map(s)
Behind the smart phone's continuing transformation into the quintessential multipurpose tool is the rise and diversification of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), tiny machines that work the speakers, projectors, gyroscopes ...
I-maginary Phone: iPhone as a hand phone? (w/ video)
Payment startup Square rolls out iPad sales app
(AP) -- First, mobile payment service Square made it easier for merchants to accept credit cards anytime, anywhere, with just a smart phone and a tiny, plastic credit-card reader. Now the startup led by Twitter co-founder ...
Intel updates Atom processor roadmap
Researchers develop hardware encryption for new computer memory technology
Security concerns are one of the key obstacles to the adoption of new non-volatile main memory (NVMM) technology in next-generation computers, which would improve computer start times and boost memory capacity. But now researchers ...
An app for learning to learn
Students who take ECE 473/573 learn about emerging social technology and how to design applications for smart phones that might be marketable.
Softbank reports robust earnings on smartphones
(AP) -- Softbank Corp., the only Japanese mobile carrier offering the hit iPhone, said annual profit nearly doubled despite suffering damage from the March 11 quake and tsunami that battered northeastern ...
Alcatel-Lucent loss narrows in 1st quarter
(AP) -- Alcatel-Lucent SA said Friday its net loss narrowed sharply in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, when a components shortage caused the telecommunications gear maker's losses to balloon.
Usefulness of 'Cloud' is a little hazy
"The Cloud," which is also simply known as online storage, got a bit more crowded recently with the launch of a new Internet locker from Amazon.
Researchers use GPS data to model effects of tidal loads on Earth's surface
(PhysOrg.com) -- For many people, Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite technology is little more than a high-tech version of a traditional paper map. Used in automobile navigation systems and smart phones, ...