Google's top Android exec unexpectedly steps down (Update)
Andy Rubin has stepped down as the executive in charge of Google's Android operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, ending a seven-year reign that reshaped the technology industry.
Android-powered watches get Internet savvy
The Internet was strapped to wrists at the Consumer Electronics Show on Wednesday in the form of Android-powered "smart watches" that serve up online content along with telling time.
Samsung had best-selling Q3 smartphone, survey says
Samsung's Galaxy S3 overtook Apple's iPhone 4S in the third quarter to give the South Korean firm the world's best-selling smartphone model for the first time ever, a research firm said Thursday.
Nintendo seeks to shake up gaming again with Wii U (Update)
It can scan zombies, replace a TV remote, open a window into virtual worlds and shoot ninja stars across a living room. It's the Wii U GamePad, the 10-by-5-inch touchscreen controller for the successor to ...
New computer model will help design flexible touchscreens
Electronic devices with touchscreens are ubiquitous, and one key piece of technology makes them possible: transparent conductors. However, the cost and the physical limitations of the material these conductors ...
Robot knows who wants one for the road
Sprint dials wrong number with HTC EVO 4G sales figures
US wireless carrier Sprint Nextel said it mistakenly inflated first-day sales figures for the new EVO 4G smartphone from Taiwan's HTC.
RIM shares up as CEO says tablet to cost below 500 dollars
Shares in Research In Motion surged on Wall Street on Wednesday after the chief executive of the company behind the BlackBerry said its upcoming tablet computer would cost below 500 dollars.
Apple surpasses HP as largest buyer of chips
(AP) -- Driven by the success of the iPhone and iPad, Apple Inc. has become the world's largest buyer of chips for computers and phones, a research firm said Wednesday.
LiquidText software supports active reading through fingertip manipulation of text
Many reading tasks require individuals to not only read a document, but also to understand, learn from and retain the information in it. For this type of reading, experts recommend a process called active ...
TapSense touchscreen technology distinguishes taps by parts of finger (w/ video)
Smartphone and tablet computer owners have become adept at using finger taps, flicks and drags to control their touchscreens. But Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found that this interaction can ...
Gift guide to the hottest smartphones and tablets
Choosing the right gadget can be hard, especially if you are unfamiliar with the mobile landscape. Many ask, "What's the best?" But priorities vary among users. You'll have to weigh those for yourself.
RIM says will still make keypads for BlackBerrys
(AP) -- Research in Motion Ltd. says future BlackBerry models will still offer physical keyboards.
Samsung sells 3 mn Galaxy Note II smartphones since debut
Samsung Electronics said Friday that global sales of its large Galaxy Note II smartphone had topped three million since its debut in late September, as archrival Apple's iPad mini hit stores.