Troy Wolverton: Microsoft Surface Pro tablet a pricey disappointment
For those eager to embrace the tablet era but who need to keep a foot in the PC past, Microsoft's new Surface Windows 8 Pro would seem to be the perfect device.
Motorola debuts new wireless device called Backflip
Motorola Inc. debuted a new wireless handset late Wednesday designed to further the company's position with the burgeoning Android operating system.
Samsung launches ST5500 and ST5000 digital cameras
Perfectly capturing and sharing the things you love just became effortless, with the launch of the innovative and easy-to-use performance features of the Samsung ST5500 and ST5000 cameras. The new range is ...
Sony plans a Kindle rival with wireless downloads
(AP) -- Sony plans to offer an e-book reader with the ability to wirelessly download books. That adopts a key feature of the Kindle from Amazon.com and enhances the competition in a small but fast-growing ...
Software allows interactive tabletop displays on web
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have developed a new type of software that enables people to use large visual displays and touch screens interactively over the Internet for business and homeland security applications.
Guns, grenades and iPads for Singapore soldiers
New recruits to Singapore's military, air force and navy are to get a new standard-issue item of equipment besides their rifle -- the iPad.
A personalised robot companion for older people
A highly customisable robot companion designed by EU-funded researchers to offer support to older people is currently being presented across Europe and could find its way into people's homes within two or ...
WiFi hubs to replace New York pay phones
Thousands of high-tech terminals offering free WiFi and other services will soon replace New York's remaining fleet of seldom-used pay phones, the city mayor said Monday.
Nokia strikes back against 'smart' rivals
Faced with increased competition from up-and-coming rivals, Finnish telecom giant Nokia plans to launch a slew of new products this year but analysts say it faces a tough battle to hold on to its position ...
Netbooks popularity expected to continue in 2010
Small and inexpensive "netbooks" were some of the most popular computers in the recession, wooing consumers with their portability and prices that were often below $400. Now with the economy improving, consumers ...
Samsung's Omnia II smart phone works but lacks punch
The Samsung Omnia II smart phone with Windows Mobile 6.5 on Verizon Wireless is as dependable and exciting as a McDonald's burger.
New Motorola Android phone on Verizon: the Devour
(AP) -- Verizon Wireless has a second handset from Motorola Inc. that uses Google Inc.'s Android software: The Devour.
Taiwan design house files complaint against Apple
A Taiwanese company said Tuesday it had filed a complaint against Apple urging the US to prevent the electronics giant from selling touchscreen products such as the iPhone, iPod and the new iPad.
Artificial 'muscles' may pump up touch-screen typing
Any high schooler sneaking a text message in class can confirm that fingering the right buttons on a cell phone is a cinch, even if it's hidden in your pocket. But how about on a glass touch screen?