Monitor your energy use with 'simple' smart plugs
(Phys.org)—Glancing at one's daily consumption of energy would lead to usage that is more reasonable and less greedy. Such a challenge gave birth to eSMART. This EPFL spin-off is in the process of installing ...
Nintendo gives 2nd glimpse of Wii U game machine
Nintendo Co.'s upcoming Wii U game console will come with a controller that has a big, touch-enabled screen. At first glance, that seems like an obstacle to the kind of casual multiplayer gaming that made ...
Intel backs ultra-light laptops with new age controls
US chip giant Intel on Monday heralded a coming wave of affordable high-powered, thin laptops that could double as tablet computers and be controlled by gestures or spoken commands.
RIM expects keyboard BlackBerry in US in late May
The maker of the BlackBerry expects a new version of the phone with a physical keyboard will be available in the U.S. by the end of May.
Organic light-emitting diode screens ready to go mainstream
It's not yet lights-out for LCD and plasma, but OLED displays are finally ready to begin pushing those technologies out of the limelight.
Apple iPhone to Receive Some Upgrades
Computing with a wave of the hand (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- The iPhone’s familiar touch screen display uses capacitive sensing, where the proximity of a finger disrupts the electrical connection between sensors in the screen. A competing approach, ...
Transparent Carbon Nanotube Films Likely Successor to ITO for Commercial Applications
Touch-screen steering wheel keeps drivers focused on the road
Trade commission sides with Apple in Motorola patent case
The US International Trade Commission on Monday tossed out a Motorola Mobility patent claim that threatened to block the import of some Apple iPhone models into this country.
Transparent electronics from graphene-based electrodes (w/ Video)
Flexible, transparent electronics are closer to reality with the creation of graphene-based electrodes at Rice University.
Stereolize creates a 234-inch touch screen (w/ video)
HTC launches 3D smartphone in Taiwan
Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC Wednesday launched its first 3D cellphone onto the local market, picking what a local telecom operator said was an opportune time ahead of the iPhone 5.
'The Daily' doomed by dull content and isolation
It was too expensive. It lacked editorial focus. And for a digital publication, it was strangely cut off from the Internet. That's the obituary being written in real time through posts, tweets and online ...