New Microsoft-Nokia smartphone is... Android (Update)
Microsoft on Tuesday opted for the Android operating system from arch rival Google for its new Nokia smartphone, in a move aimed at regaining momentum in the competitive mobile sector.
Robot valet to park cars at German airport
Plane to catch and don't feel like hunting for parking?
From the smartphone to the Cloud and back again
Mike Panciera had already helped a blind man navigate the perilous fantasy worlds of video games. It made sense that the next step would be to design a mobile app to help the blind find their way through ...
Plant pathologist creates new plant disease assessment app
Fresh from his success with two widely utilized smartphone apps, CTAHR (College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources) plant pathologist Scot Nelson has created a new and more technical app, the Leaf ...
App to save motorists from parking fines
A smartphone app developed with support from The University of Queensland's ilab start-up accelerator is set to save motorists hundreds of dollars in parking fines.
How a 'sensor society' quietly takes over
As our cars, phones and computers get "smarter" they – and the companies that provide them – know a lot more about us than they used to.
Gadget Watch: Whistle, a fitness tracker for dogs
Bad news for lazy dogs: A new device, called Whistle, lets pet owners track how much exercise—or sleep—their four-legged friends are getting.
Retailers contort brick-and-mortar experience to fit phone-sized space
Diamond retailer Blue Nile prides itself on being one of the pioneers of e-commerce, but its first inkling that smartphones would bring yet another revolution to the online marketplace took the company completely by surprise.
Italy heritage sleuths launch stolen art app
Italy's top art detectives, global experts in finding stolen works, launched a smartphone app Wednesday to get people to collaborate on cracking crimes.
Nokia has bigger welcome mat for Refocus camera app
Gotta pee? There's a website for that
It has been the ruin of many a pleasant outing: Nature calls, but there's nowhere to go.
Promise and peril in an ultra-connected world
(AP)—We're in the beginning of a world in which everything is connected to the Internet and with one another, while powerful yet relatively cheap computers analyze all that data for ways to improve lives.
Angry Birds site hacked after surveillance claims (Update)
Angry Birds creator Rovio Entertainment Ltd. says the popular game's website was defaced by hackers Wednesday, two days after reports that the personal data of its customers might have been accessed by U.S. ...
Tech gets in your head, literally, to ease stress
Yes, technology can get into your head, says the maker of a new brain-sensing headband that promises to reduced stress.